Casey Abrams is saved on “Idol.” (Michael Becker/Fox)

How much good that does in the long run remains to be seen. The “save” has only ever been used twice before.

Last season, Michael Lynche found his “Idol” stay extended an extra four weeks, and the previous season, Matt Giraud got one more week before he was booted out again.

Check back tomorrow morning for the full performance show recap.

Meanwhile, here’s Casey getting saved and nearly killed on last week’s show: