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Simon Cowell makes surprise American Idol reunion

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Simon Cowell, who previously promised he wouldn't return to American Idol, showed up for the epic series finale Thursday night.

Surprising Ryan Seacrest and former judges Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, Cowell brought his trademark snark and sarcasm. But he also got a little nostalgic and emotional.

Watch what he had to say in the video above.

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