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American Idol Rewind Season 4 Episodes

Season 4 Episode Guide

19 Episodes 2009 - 2010

Episode 1

S5 Chicago Auditions

Sat, Sep 26, 2009 60 mins

The Season 4 premiere of "Rewind" looks back at Chicago auditions held during Season 5 of "Idol." Included: Simon is questioned about his rudeness.

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Episode 2

S5 Greensboro Auditions

Sat, Oct 3, 2009 60 mins

The Season 5 auditions in North Carolina, where the judges discover eventual finalists Kellie Pickler, Paris Bennett and Bucky Covington. Included: in a 2009 interview, Pickler reveals that she almost walked out on her audition.

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Episode 3

S5 Las Vegas/Austin Auditions

Sat, Oct 10, 2009 60 mins

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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Episode 4

S5 Denver Auditions

Sat, Oct 17, 2009 60 mins

Season 5 auditions in Denver, featuring the debut performances of Top 12 finalists Chris Daughtry, Ace Young, Melissa McGhee and Lisa Tucker.

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Episode 5

S5 Boston Auditions

Sat, Oct 24, 2009 60 mins

The Season 5 Boston auditions, where Top 12 finalists Elliott Yamin and Kevin Covais are discovered.

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Episode 6

S5 San Franscisco Auditions

Sat, Oct 31, 2009 60 mins

The Season 5 auditions in San Francisco include the discovery of eventual runner-up Katharine McPhee. Also: one judge walks out following an intense disagreement.

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Episode 7

S5 Hollywood Week

Sat, Nov 7, 2009 60 mins

Season 5's Hollywood Week features 175 hopefuls. Included: a finalist almost gets thrown off stage; Simon offers a humbling public apology; and Chris Daughtry critiques his own dance moves.

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Episode 8

S5 Top 12

Sat, Nov 14, 2009 60 mins

Season 5's Top 12 finalists meet Stevie Wonder and perform his songs. Included: backstage song swaps; Kellie Pickler's confidence problem; and Chris Daughtry's bold song rearrangement.

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Episode 9

S5 Top 11

Sat, Nov 21, 2009 60 mins

Season 5's Top 11 contestants sing songs from the 1950s and receive guidance from Barry Manilow. Included: In a 2009 interview, Chris Daughtry discusses the controversy surrounding his rearrangement of Johnny Cash's classic "I Walk the Line."

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Episode 10

S5 Top 10

Sat, Jan 30, 2010 60 mins

Season 5's Top 10 contestants perform. Included: Chris Daughtry belts out a hard-rock song; and Taylor Hicks sings a soulful ballad. Also: Katharine McPhee discusses flawed song choices in a 2010 interview.

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Episode 11

S5 Top 9

Sat, Feb 6, 2010 60 mins

Season 5's Top 9 contestants sing country songs. Included: Simon's dislike of country music; Chris Daughtry's country roots; and a surprising elimination.

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Episode 12

S5 Top 8

Sat, Feb 13, 2010 60 mins

Season 5's Top 8 contestants perform Queen songs after getting mentored by the band. Included: Chris Daughtry sings "Innuendo"; Katharine McPhee makes a last-minute song switch; and Kellie Pickler tackles "Bohemian Rhapsody."

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Episode 13

S5 Top 7

Sat, Feb 20, 2010 60 mins

Season 5's Top 7 contestants are mentored by Rod Stewart as they sing classic standards. Included: Chris Daughtry performs "What a Wonderful World." Also: Kellie Pickler talks about a mishap that had Stewart blushing.

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Episode 14

Chris Daughtry Special

Sat, Feb 27, 2010 60 mins

A look back at Chris Daughtry's rise to success. Included: his first audition; his most memorable performances; and footage from his band's tour. Also: interviews with the singer and his band members.

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Episode 15

S5 Top 6

Sat, Mar 6, 2010 60 mins

Season 5's Top 6 contestants perform classic love songs and receive mentoring from Andrea Bocelli and David Foster. Included: Katharine McPhee experiences a wardrobe malfunction; and Simon apologizes to a finalist after issuing a harsh criticism.

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Episode 16

S5 Top 5

Sat, Mar 13, 2010 60 mins

Season 5's Top 5 contestants experience the stress of tackling two songs each for the first time. Included: Chris Daughtry reflects on the heavy workload the contestants carry.

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Episode 17

S5 Top 4

Sat, May 1, 2010 60 mins

Season 5's final four contestants sing Elvis Presley songs, and Ryan reveals the surprising news that Chris Daughtry has been eliminated. Included: Katharine McPhee describes the negative audience reaction she received; and Taylor Hicks talks about losing one of his biggest competitors.

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Episode 18

S5 Top 3

Sat, May 15, 2010 60 mins

Season 5's Top 3 contestants battle it out for a spot in the finals after visiting their hometowns. Included: Elliott Yamin reflects on his experience on the show and discusses his late mother.

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Episode 19

S5 Finale; Results

Sat, May 22, 2010 60 mins

Taylor Hicks and Katharine McPhee compete to be crowned the Season 5 winner, with Hicks claiming victory in the end. Included: info about McPhee's hospital stay a few days before the finale; and details about an on-stage mishap.

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