The Cadence, a group of mostly Missouri State students, are next to perform. They are a rock percussion group of affable looking, clean (but not too clean!)-cut Midwestern boys in matching jeans, button up shirts, black ties, and hair gel. They are also total rip-offs of Stomp, but Stomp started in what, 1990? That's like pre-MySpace and pre-historic! How are these young whippersnappers supposed to know of such things? Oh right, YouTube. They have buckets and drums and green day-glo drumsticks. They are energetic and engaging and the audience really likes them. At the end of their performance, The Hoff and his vest says that he really liked their act, but they need to add music, like Stomp. He votes yes anyway. Sharon pipes in that they really need to think of an audience sitting for an hour and a half and she does not think they are there yet. She totally kicks the puppy and votes no. Piers doesn't usually go for this sort of thing, but since the audience really liked them and they are just so darn cute, he is going to vote yes. Happy puppies!
Ooh Shimshi the magician took the stage and gets voted to Vegas for cutting his assistant into thirds. Now, cutting her in half would be boring, but thirds? Ooh la la! And people claim that Americans are bad at fractions. Also going to Vegas are the juggling acrobatic LaSalle Brothers, impersonator Matthew Piazzi (we saw a meh George Clooney), and Kazual, an a cappella group. Then the stage is filled with the extras from March of the Penguins who are performing as the Tapping Dads. Apparently there are a whole heck of a lot of dads with a yen for tap dancing in Temecula, California. Upon inducting them into Vegas, The Hoff gives a weird jingoistic speech about how this is America, and how these tap dancing dads have guts and tenacity and made their kids proud.