American Idol: Relive Harry Connick Jr.'s Best (and Funniest) Week 1 Moments!

It’s no secret that neophyte American Idol judge Harry Connick Jr. created more good will with viewers in a week than Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj managed in an entire season — combined — during last year’s bad-vibes spectacular.

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But on the off chance you missed Idol‘s two-part premiere, or simply need a little pre-show pick-me-up before tonight’s installment (8/7c on Fox), we’ve put together a slide show of Connick’s finest Week 1 moments.

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Click through the gallery below for the whole enchilada, then hit the comments and sound off if we missed any of your favorite zingers!