The top nine come together to take on the songs of Lennon and McCartney Tuesday. Who'll have a hard day's night?


"Teflon Tim" and his pan are still here. (Isn't Teflon supposed to keep something from sticking?) Only one title comes to mind for Tim, but it's viewers who'll need it: "Help!"


Well, she was just 17, you know what I mean? It's this: Her lack of maturity often makes it difficult to take her performances seriously. (Really, "Chain of Fools"?)

THIRD LOWEST Andrew Garcia

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Last week Mama Garcia showed more personality in 20 seconds than Andrew has all season. With a trip home possible, Andrew's mom may soon get to say here comes the son.

- Daniel Bubbeo,


GOING HOME Tim Urban. Do you want to know a secret? Urban knows he can't win the competition, but he also knows that he hit "Idol" paydirt: a spot on the summer tour. "Teflon Tim" will be laughing all the way to the bank.


We thought cutie Katie and her grandma back story would win the hearts of America, but with two visits already to the bottom 3, it's obvious we're going to lose that girl pretty soon.

THIRD LOWEST Andrew Garcia

It's been a long and winding road for Garcia since his straight-up sensation in the Hollywood round. But can this boy sustain the much-needed momentum he picked up last week?

- Ronnie Gill,