American Idol's Top 9 results show offered more good than bad.

The good came courtesy of two former contestants who returned to the stage, Casey Abrams and Jessica Sanchez.

As to what order Candice Glover, Angie Miller, Janelle Arthur, Kree Harrison and other Idol fan favorites finished in ... apparently we'll never know.

But in the process of booting Paul Jolley Thursday night, Idol viewers did make a bit of history.

For a recap, head here.