Film and TV

So You Think You Can Dance: The Top 20 Perform

So far in the show, we've kept ourselves from making the inevitable joke about how Nigel Lythgoe sounds like a creepy old man, mostly because 1. It's a show about dance, and you're going to make comments about people's legs anyway, 2. He doesn't really sound that creepy when he talks about it, just matter-of-fact and English and 3. During Jordan Casanova's stripper-like audition, he acknowledged the fact that it's kind of weird for a 50-something-year-old guy to be making comments on 18-year-old girls' sexiness, anatomy or anything else inappropriate.

Still, it's hard not to giggle or roll your eyes when he says things like "that lava erupted all over the stage," or "You have fabulous feet" (that was to a dude). Yeah, we're taking his quotes out of context, but as the competition inches closer to finding America's Greatest Dancer, Nigel's vocabulary becomes more technical, his eye a bit more critical and we figured we'd get this point taken care of while we still could.

Let's recap.

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