American Idol: Season 8 (2009)

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Season 8
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Episodes

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Air date: Jan 13, 2009
2
Air date: Jan 14, 2009
3
Air date: Jan 20, 2009
4
Air date: Jan 21, 2009
5
Air date: Jan 27, 2009
6
Air date: Jan 28, 2009
7
Air date: Jan 29, 2009
8
Air date: Feb 3, 2009
9
Air date: Feb 4, 2009
10
Air date: Feb 10, 2009
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Critic Reviews for American Idol Season 8

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

Maybe this season of [American] Idol become the Labradoodle of television: immensely popular, cuddly, trendy and maligned by over-educated people who like to complain.

Mar 19, 2019 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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Call him the "dark horse," the "Come-from-Behind Kid," the humble crooner. Call him whatever you like. But from now on you also need to call Kris Allen your American Idol.

Mar 25, 2019 | Full Review…

The fact that the more-mainstream Kris won shouldn't be that surprising, as Adam was a polarizing figure whose dramatic stage-style alienated as many people as were captivated.

Mar 21, 2019 | Rating: 9.2/10 | Full Review…

[Adam] Lambert is another offensively easy call at a point when the show overall had grown hard to love and impossible to enjoy.

Mar 20, 2019 | Full Review…

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