Britain's Got Talent 2015 kicked off with one of the show's best ever opening episodes tonight, featuring a daredevil rollerskating act, a talking dog, and a man playing the... err... comb.
Here's a rundown of who made it on to the judges' shortlist for the live shows - and who was sent packing.
One Man and his Dog - Yorkshire Terrier Max had the country in stitches when he completely ignored his owner Dave to run off stage and growl at presenter Ant McPartlin. But despite providing what we reckon was one of the best moments in reality TV history, Max's refusal to do his planned act meant they went home with four nos. "It’s just brilliant that it all went to plan," smirked David Walliams.
Tracy and Yolo - Tracy tried her best to get her two-year-old dog Yolo to score goals with a football, but he kept knocking it off stage. While giving the pooch a hug, Simon Cowell said: "You’re very cute, but head butting balls in to a net isn’t good enough. I’m gonna have to say no to you sweetheart."
Marion and Feathers - The judges may constantly be looking for acts they've never seen before, but Marion's BGT first of an agility course featuring her chicken Feathers failed to take flight.
Mal Jacobs - Mal and his puppet vulture were buzzed off stage during their underwhelming ventriloquism performance, with Simon telling him: "I could see you moving your lips."
Tony and Andrew - The professional organists faced a battle to impress Simon, who declared that he "hates organs". They were eventually buzzed off, with Alesha Dixon claiming they weren't the right act to "represent BGT around the world".
Vision - Duo Tracey, 38, and Sue, 60, attempted to cheer up the crowd with their original song 'Smile' - but failed miserably due to their downbeat cello music. "I didn’t like it... I hated it," David reacted.
Jade Scott - Close siblings Jade and Callum both turned up to audition separately as solo singers. 22-year-old Jade went first, but Simon halted her performance of Jessie Ware's 'The Crying Game'. She was given a second chance, singing U2's 'With Or Without You', but fell flat again.
Simon said her vocals were partly "out of tune" and "a bit club singer-ish", while Alesha commented: "Your voice is very unique but you didn’t get in to the song."
Calum Scott - After Jade walked off stage in tears, Calum awkwardly stepped up to the mic and begun his own stripped-back version of Robyn's 'Dancing On My Own'. In one of the most emotional moments of the episode, he received a standing ovation from the audience and the judges - and got the highest praise possible when Simon decided to press the Golden Buzzer.
A still-tearful Jade ran back out to give her brother a hug, before the recruitment manager walked up to the desk to greet Simon, describing the moment as "surreal".
The music mogul told him: "I’ve never heard a guy with the talent you’ve got. The version was sensational, and that shows you’re more than a singer, you’re an artist."
Amanda Holden added: "You sound like you’re already there. You shone."
The result means that Calum now has a guaranteed place in the live semi-finals.
Narinder Dhanni - Narinder proved to be the most divisive act when he played a medley of hits - on a COMB. Simon quickly buzzed him, but the other judges got up to cheer him on - while Ant and Dec joined in with their own combs.
He made it on to the shortlist with three yesses from Alesha, Amanda and David, with the latter gushing: "I’d put money on you being in the final!"
Matt McCreary - Freerunner Matt won four yesses after wowing the panel by jumping off a balcony and somersaulting over Ant and Dec - although David quipped: "I’d say jumping over two people that short isn’t really such a big deal."
Magdalena Stilova - Bulgarian 56-year-old Magdalena made jaws drop with a talent she describes as 'extreme contortion'. "I loved it and it made me cringe all at the same time," said Alesha.
Billy and Emily England - However, the most shocking spectacle of the night came from this brother-sister duo as they spun around on rollerskates - with Billy supporting an airborne Emily as she completed several crazy tricks.
Amanda praised them for bringing "something fresh" to BGT, and Simon claimed he'd "never seen an act like that before" - although you may know Emily from her appearance on E4's Big Brother Celebrity Hijack in 2008.
Ysgol Glanaethwy - This Welsh choir had the most ever people ever on the BGT stage - a whopping 162 ranging from ages 8 to 68. "One thing I’ve always wanted to happen is for a choir to win," gushed Simon. "I might be looking at the winners."
Marc Metral - Another thing that Simon's been waiting years for is a singing dog, and his wish finally came true when Marc Metral appeared to make his beloved pet Miss Wendy MIAOW in an incredible ventriloquism act. "It’s one we’re never gonna forget," said David.
Ruby Red Performers - These 12 ladies closed the show with an initially tame dance routine that made Simon buzz - but he changed his mind when they stripped to their undies. Alesha thanked them for "giving confidence to women", with Amanda adding: "I actually feel really emotional. You say you couldn’t even show that, and now you’re standing in your pants in front of the British public. You make us proud to be women."
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Britain's Got Talent continues next Saturday at 8.00pm on ITV.