Season 1 Episodes

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Top 2 Perform

Season 1, Episode 39 - Air Date: 5/19/2009
The final two perform.
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EL FINALE!

Season 1, Episode 25 - Air Date: 9/4/2002
The episode begins as usual, with the whole thing starting. They go behind the scenes for the first hour and the final 10 come back, sing for about half an hour, and then the question on everyone's mind since the series began, who is the american idol?
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El Finale!

Season 1, Episode 24 - Air Date: 9/4/2002
Kelly vs. Justin who will win?
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Showdown!

Season 1, Episode 23 - Air Date: 9/3/2002
Last night, the Top 3 finalists performed two songs. Tonight, the show is live and the votes are in.
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Two More

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 8/28/2002
Tonight the Top 3 will each perform two songs live for the nation, vying for the American Idol title.
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Three Do Two

Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 8/27/2002
Last night, the Top 4 finalists performed two hits from the 80's and 90's. Tonight, the show is live and the votes are in.
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What? Who? You're Sure Now?

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 8/21/2002
Tonight the Top 4 will perform two songs live for the nation, vying for the American Idol title. The contestants will give it their all in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week.
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Two for Each One

Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 8/20/2002
Last night, the Top 5 finalists performed love songs. Tonight, the show is live and the votes are in.
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RJ Is Short for

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 8/14/2002
Tonight the Top 5 will perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol title. The contestants will give it their all in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week.
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Five Alive (and an Assortment of Other Bad Puns)

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 8/13/2002
Last night, the Top 6 finalists performed hits from the Big Band era. Tonight, the show is live and the votes are in.
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Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 8/7/2002
Tonight the Top 6 will perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol title. The contestants will give it their all in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week.
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Jump

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 8/6/2002
Last night, the Top 7 finalists performed hits from the 70's. Tonight, the show is live and the votes are in.
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Ryan-ara!

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 7/31/2002
Tonight the Top 7 will perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol title. The contestants will give it their all in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week.
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Clash of the Titanic Egos

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 7/24/2002
Last night, the Top 8 finalists performed hits from the 60's. Tonight, the show is live and the votes are in.
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Pride Goeth Before the 'Fro

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 7/23/2002
Tonight the Top 8 will perform live for the nation, vying for the American Idol title. The contestants will give it their all in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week.
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The Unkindest Cuts

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 7/17/2002
Live in Hollywood! They have a new set, full orchestral arrangements, and a live studio audience. The theme is Motown and performing tonight are Ryan Starr, R.
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The Live Album!

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 7/16/2002
Last night American Idol rocked to Motown. The Top 10 finalists gave it their all. But tonight two dreams are about to come to an end.
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Wild!

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 7/10/2002
10,000 auditioned... 121 made it to Hollywood... 30 sang for your vote and 9 are through to the next round.
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Judge Fight!

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 6/3/2002
The show is live and the votes are in! The final choices are revealed as the last three contestants advance to the Final 10.
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The Bad

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 7/2/2002
They sing. You vote. You decide. Brian Dunkleman and Ryan Seacrest host as Group Three performs for America.
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Six Pack

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 6/26/2002
The show is live and the votes are in! Three more contestants will advance to the Final 10. Watch to see who moves one step closer to becoming the American Idol.
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Army of the Mediocre

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 6/25/2002
They sing. You vote. You decide. Brian Dunkleman and Ryan Seacrest host as Group Two performs for America.
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Dewey Defeats Truman!

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 6/19/2002
The show is live and the votes are in! America will see which 3 contestants they voted for will move on to the final 10.
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No Way Jim Moves on After That Performance. Right

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 6/18/2002
They sing. You vote. You decide. Brian Dunkleman and Ryan Seacrest host as group one performs for America.
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Episode Two

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 6/12/2002
After going through their first round, things start to heat up when the competion gets harder. Now the contestants have to learn routines, and sing/dance in groups of threes and fours.
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Debut

Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 6/11/2002
A humorous debut for this hit reality show series. It showed three judges, which were Randy,Paula, and Simon, getting starting to search for the next American Idol.

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