SYTYCD’s sixth season finale tonight includes “well-behaved” performance by Adam Lambert

The top six performed on So You Think You Can Dance‘s final performance episode last night, and danced with each other, although only in opposite-sex couples, unlike previous seasons. One of the finalists–Ashleigh Di Lello, Ryan Di Lello Russell Ferguson, Jakob Karr, Kathryn McCormick, and Ellenore Scott–will win $250,000 for being America’s favorite dancer.

Although husband and wife Ashleigh and Ryan got to dance together for the first time and were praised by the judges, the panel seemed to go the most nuts after Jakob and Kathryn danced. Nigel Lythgoe told them, “You guys just stopped the show,” saying that Kathryn is “my favorite girl” and Jakob is “outsandingly brilliant,” while Mary (“one of best performances I’ve ever seen”) and Adam (“game-changer”) agreed.

Tonight’s the two-hour results show, and unlike most bloated results shows, So You Think You Can Dance tends to have entertaining finales, primarily because they feature dance instead of unrelated nonsense. However, those scheduled to appear tonight include Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige, Leona Lewis, and Adam Lambert.

Without ever actually quoting Nigel Lythgoe (really? in the entire story? not one quote?) The AP reports that Nigel is “confident that guest star Adam Lambert is going to be well-behaved.”

Let’s hope that’s not true, because I was really looking forward to Adam rubbing Nigel’s face in his crotch.

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