The judges return, and Cat slightly chides them for being late. We're live, you guys! First up, the girls. Nigel says they were not unanimous. Nigel calls Jaimie forward, says her solo wasn't great, a little desperate, but she will be dancing another day. So it's down to Lauren and Anya. Nigel says they don't feel like Lauren's ever really reached her potential, and Anya's always had trouble with her solo work. "However, tonight for the first time, two of us felt that Lauren achieved what we always hoped she would." Lauren's safe, Anya's going home.
"What a lady you have been throughout this competition," says Cat, as we go to what will be the sexiest montage video of any of the eliminated contestants, guaranteed. I'd have kept her over Lauren, but I admit I'm basing that on the strength of her entire body of work, and not just tonight's solo, which is I realize where the judges make their decision.
Now, the guys: Nigel praises Hok's uniqueness; he adds that b-boying is well represented this year, with him and Dominic (and Sara). But, says Nigel, Sara and Dominic have shown more diverseness than Hok has, and it's the end of the road. A resigned Hok tells Cat that he kind of knew it was coming. And as much as I like Hok, I have to admit Nigel's right: Hok's great at what he does, and he's great only at what he does, and that's not enough for this show. But there is this: if the judges make their decision based on the dancers dancing for their lives (as they keep telling us, like tonight, which is the only reason they could have kept Lauren over Anya), I defy them to tell me that Hok's solo was not ten times better than Neil's tonight. Or Danny's, for that matter. What a load.