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The X Factor: Series 9 - Elimination - 4

The remaining finalists perform live for the fourth time hoping to impress both the judges and the viewers at home. This week's theme is Halloween. Lucy is unable to perform this week due to illness. Robbie Williams offers advice to the finalists before they perform. Jahmene and James manage to impress the judges while District 3 and Jade fail to impress.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 9x18
Airdate: Saturday October 27th, 2012
Special Airtime: 08:20 pm

Director: Phil Heyes

Guest Stars
Robbie WilliamsRobbie Williams
As Himself
Kelly BrookKelly Brook
As Herself
Sam MendesSam Mendes
As Himself

Co-Guest Stars
Peter DicksonPeter Dickson
voiced Announcer
Main Cast
Louis WalshLouis Walsh
As Judge
Gary BarlowGary Barlow
As Judge


With “MK1” out of the running for the big prize, it is up to The Boys: James Arthur, Jahmene Douglas, Rylan Clarke, Tulisa and The Girls: Ella Henderson, Lucy Spraggan and Jade Ellis, Gary and The Over28s: Kye Sones and Christopher Maloney and Louis and The Groups: “District 3” and “Union J” to take home the prize. Tonight is Halloween Week and no one is safe. Dermot comes out and welcomes the crowd. Lucy will not be performing due to sickness. They kick off the performances. ..

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Episode Notes
Lucy Spraggan was unable to perform due to illness and was given a free pass into next week's live shows.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Christopher Maloney(I Just) Died in Your Arms 
District 3Every Breath You Take / Beautiful Monster 
Ella HendersonBring Me to Life 
Jade EllisFreak like Me 
Jahmene DouglasKilling Me Softly with His Song 
James ArthurSweet Dreams (Are Made of This) 
Kye SonesLet Me Entertain You 
Rylan ClarkToxic / Horny / Poison 
Union JSweet Dreams 

Episode Quotes
Louis: (to Ella) We are looking for a recording voice and you have a recording voice without a doubt!

Nicole: (to Christopher) I felt like I was watching an 80's Halloween pop opera! That was fun!

Gary: (to District 3) I felt it was an absolute mess, I'm really fed up with mash ups!

Louis: (to Jahmene) Jahmene you are the best singer in the competition by a mile!

Nicole: (to Jade) Thank god it's Halloween because that was frightening!

Tulisa: (to James) I think you are one of the most current relevent performers in the competition.

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