In an apparent ode to Jerry Maguire, Metta asked "Who's coming with me?" to no one in particular.
"I just mourn all of the antics we're going to miss from this moment on," commented Tom Bergeron, who considered Metta's farewell to be one of the most gracious goodbyes in the show's history.
Also on the results show, Harry Connick Jr. performed "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever" from his Broadway revival of the same name that opens December 11.
The singer admitted that he had a good feeling about Chaz Bono's chances in the competition. Later, Chaz' pro partner Lacy Schwimmer could hardly hide her surprise when they were deemed safe from elimination.