American Idol

One Must Go Home Tonight! Only 3 Finalists Will Remain When The Voting Results Are Revealed

Season 5, Ep 37, Aired 5/10/06
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  • Episode Description
  • Last night, the Top 4 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight live who will be in the Final 3 and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition

  • Cast & Crew
  • Rebecca Romijn

    Audience Member

  • Jerry O'Connell

    Audience Member

  • Melissa Rivers

    Audience Member

  • Fan Reviews (40)
  • this episode SUCKED!!!

    By streak9381, Jun 01, 2006

  • Nooooooo..... Chris is gone!

    By tvlvur007, May 28, 2006

  • BS alert!!!!

    By mstheresa1969, May 22, 2006

  • Chris leaves the most exciting competition ever in the history of the United States, leaving Katharine, Elliot, and Taylor competing for the precious title!!

    By stey79, May 15, 2006

  • Unbelievable. Shocking.

    By kurby123, May 14, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • Ryan Seacrest: A lot of people predicted both of you could be in our finale... a lot of people predicted that Chris, that you could be the next American Idol. Chris you are going home tonight.

    Notes (5)

    • The group number was an Elvis Presley medley which included the songs: "Don't Be Cruel", "Blue Suede Shoes", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", "Love Me Tender", "I Just Can't Help Believin'", and "Burning Love".

    • Chris Daughtry was the first person to get a record deal placing in any place other than 1st or 2nd. yet he got a platinum award quicker than anyone to date on the show.

    • This week, Chris Daughtry and Katherine McPhee were in the bottom 2, where 2 weeks prior they were in the top 2.

    • Voted Off: Chris Daughtry

    • Bottom 2: 2.Katharine McPhee 1.Chris Daughtry

    Trivia (6)

    • During Chris' journey through Idol piece there was a piano version of the Bad Day song that plays.

    • Ford music video: "Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong. Katharine wants to park her Hybrid car but when the garage gets opened it is full of junk. The guys clean it out and put a garden in it. Katharine pulls in and Kermit the Frog appears in her car to say "I guess being green isn't that hard".

    • Ryan did not mention how many votes there were

    • Actors Jerry O'Conell,Rebecca Romijn and TV host Melissa Rivers were all in the audience.

    • Chris Daughtry being eliminated was one of the biggest idol "Shockers" since the show started.

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    Allusions (1)

    • Kermit the Frog: "I guess its not that hard being green"

      Kermit the Frog is a Jim Henson muppet, and he is known for saying "It isn't easy being green", so this line is a play off of this.

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