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So You Think You Can Dance Season 5 Episodes

23 Episodes 2009 - 2009

Episode 1

Episode 1

Thu, May 21, 2009 120 mins

The fifth season begins with the first two rounds of auditions.

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Episode 2

Auditions #3 and #4

Wed, May 27, 2009 120 mins

Auditions in Miami and Memphis are featured in Season 5's second installment.

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Episode 3

Auditions #5 and #6

Thu, May 28, 2009 120 mins

Auditions in Los Angeles and Seattle are featured.

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Episode 4

Vegas Callbacks #1

Wed, Jun 3, 2009 120 mins

The first round of callbacks in Las Vegas.

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Episode 5

Vegas Callbacks #2

Thu, Jun 4, 2009 60 mins

The second round of Las Vegas callbacks results in the selection of the Top 20 finalists.

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Episode 6

Top 20 Perform

Wed, Jun 10, 2009 120 mins

The Top 20 dancers perform.

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Episode 7

2 of 20 Voted Off

Thu, Jun 11, 2009 60 mins

In the first results show of the season, two of the Top 20 dancers are eliminated. Also: Rapper Sean Kingston performs "Fire Burning."

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Episode 8

Top 18 Perform

Wed, Jun 17, 2009 120 mins

The Top 18 dancers perform.

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Episode 9

2 of 18 Voted Off

Thu, Jun 18, 2009 60 mins

Two of the final 18 dancers are eliminated. Also: R&B singer Kristinia DeBarge performs "Goodbye."

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Episode 10

Top 16 Perform

Wed, Jun 24, 2009 120 mins

The Top 16 dancers perform.

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Episode 11

2 of 16 Voted Off

Thu, Jun 25, 2009 60 mins

Two of the final 16 dancers are eliminated.

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Episode 12

Top 14 Perform

Wed, Jul 1, 2009 120 mins

The Top 14 dancers perform.

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Episode 13

2 of 14 Voted Off

Thu, Jul 2, 2009 60 mins

Two of the final 14 dancers are eliminated. Also: Kelly Clarkson sings "I Do Not Hook Up"; dancers Desmond Richardson and Patricia Hachey perform a pas de deux.

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Episode 14

Top 12 Perform

Wed, Jul 8, 2009 120 mins

The Top 12 dancers perform.

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Episode 15

2 of 12 Voted Off

Thu, Jul 9, 2009 60 mins

Two of the final 12 dancers are eliminated. Also: Kelly Rowland and David Guetta perform "When Love Takes Over."

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Episode 16

Top 10 Perform

Wed, Jul 15, 2009 120 mins

The Top 10 dancers perform.

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Episode 17

2 of 10 Voted Off

Thu, Jul 16, 2009 60 mins

Two of the final 10 dancers are eliminated. Also: The Black Eyed Peas perform "I Gotta Feeling."

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Episode 18

Top 8 Perform

Wed, Jul 22, 2009 120 mins

The Top 8 dancers perform.

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Episode 19

2 of 8 Voted Off

Thu, Jul 23, 2009 120 mins

In the series' 100th episode, two of the final eight dancers are eliminated. Also: Katie Holmes performs "Get Happy"; Season 2 contestants Travis Wall and Heidi Groskreutz dance a pair of Wade Robson's routines; Season 3's Jaimie Goodwin and Hok Konishi perform Mia Michaels' "The Bench."

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Episode 20

Top 6 Perform

Wed, Jul 29, 2009 120 mins

The Top 6 dancers perform.

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Episode 21

2 of 6 Voted Off

Thu, Jul 30, 2009 60 mins

Two of the final six dancers are eliminated. Also: Sean Paul sings "So Fine," from his album "Imperial Blaze"; a performance by the dance troupe JabbaWockeeZ.

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Episode 22

Top 4 Perform

Wed, Aug 5, 2009 120 mins

In Part 1 of the two-part Season 5 finale, the remaining four dancers---Brandon Bryant, Evan Kasprzak, Jeanine Mason and Kayla Radomski---perform.

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Episode 23

Winner Announced

Thu, Aug 6, 2009 120 mins

A Season 5 winner is chosen in the conclusion of the two-part finale. Also: performances by the Rage Boyz Crew; and "So You Think You Can Dance Australia" Season 2 winner Talia Fowler.

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