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"So You Think You Can Dance": Who was cut this week?

The bottom four contestants on "So You Think You Can Dance," July 21, 2011. Fox

(CBS) "So You Think You Can Dance" has reached a point when eliminations are almost anticlimactic.

The male and female dancers who are cut won't be competing on the hit Fox show any more, but they aren't gone for good. They will rejoin the group for the U.S. tour this fall and proibably be back on TV as All Stars. (SPOILER ALERT)

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At least, that's what executive producer and head judge Nigel Lythgoe said as he told Mitchell and Clarice that it was time for them to go. He said the decision had been unanimous and praised the work of both.

Also in the bottom four this week and spared elimination were Ricky and Jordan.

The highlight of the rather dull show was a quirky ballet performance by Daniil Simkin, a Russian-born soloist with the American Ballet Theater. He put a contemporary spin on "Les Bourgeois" by Jacques Brel.

The other performance - rather lackluster - was Snoop Dogg with Blush, the reality TV-based pan Asian girl band.

For the second night, host Cat Deeley hyped next week's guests on the judging panel - director Rob Marshall and pop singer Lady Gaga. (We have a whole week to wonder what she will be wearing.)

All-Stars dancing next week will be Ivan, Jaimie, Anya and Pasha, Lauren G., Neil, Ade, and Lauren F.

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