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A look at `American Idol,' beginning with the first season and including behind-the-scenes footage.
First Aired: October 10, 2009
Season 5 auditions in Austin and Las Vegas, where eventual winner Taylor Hicks is discovered. Also: a Season 5 audition by Season 7 finalist Carly Smithson.
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