Abdul, who will join “So You Think You Can Dance” as a judge this summer, recalled her days on the show.

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" PHOTOS: Paula's wackiest outfits of all time Godley clearly failed to see the error of his ways."I was in key, everything was going well," he reasoned of the performance.

"My pants were down and I was jumping around and all of a sudden the audience turned against me.

The iconic series returns for its 15th and final season in January and ET caught up with original judges Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson to find out what they have planned for the milestone.

I was there for almost a decade when you think about it -- eight seasons, nine years.

VIDEO: Simon and Paula goof off in an X Factor promo Chronicling the Los Angeles and Seattle auditions, Wednesday's episode featured contestant Geo Godley, a 43-year-old Internet blogger who delivered a performance Abdul, 49, will not soon forget.

A." Reid: "That was offensive, disgusting, distasteful, upsetting…get him out of the building please!WATCH: Pregnant Kelly Clarkson Proves She's the Best With Epic 'Greatest Hits' Medley on 'American Idol' Finale With Cowell showing off his signature snark, Abdul looking increasingly annoyed and Jackson laughed uncomfortably while standing off to the side, it felt like fans had been transported back to the very first season of But before things could get too awkward, Cowell changed course and shared a message of heartfelt appreciation."On behalf of us, thank you, America, for inviting us into your homes," Cowell said with his arm around Abdul's shoulders., revealed some seriously intimate details of his alleged affair with the show’s ex-judge Paula Abdul, 54, during a deposition under oath relating to his lawsuit against E!Television Network, in which he claimed he had been unfairly characterized in an episode."I'm very grateful for the amazing time that I had.