Last Comic Standing eliminated Karlous Miller, determining the eighth season's Top 5 finalists during Thursday night's broadcast on NBC.

Karlous, a comic from Oxford, MS, who currently resides in Atlanta, GA, was eliminated from last night's show after he lost the stand-up challenge to his opponent Joe Machi from State College, PA, who currently resides in New York, NY.

The episode began with the 6 remaining finalists competing in their fourth and final challenge which required each comic to roast the famous comedian Gilbert Gottfried in front of a large audience.

The group's mentor for this challenge was Jeff Ross, who ended up picking the winner. Nikki Carr from Bronx, NY, was declared the champion and therefore earned an automatic spot in the upcoming "Title Round." She also received immunity from the season's fourth head-to-head vote.

The comics then each voted for someone whom they believed they're funnier than. The comic to receive the most votes typically gets to choose whom he or she would like to compete against in the stand-up challenge out of the contestants who cast their votes for him or her. Since Nikki won the previous challenge, no one could vote for her, however, her vote still counted.

Joe racked in the most votes and chose to face-off against Karlous in this week's stand-up challenge at The Comedy Store. He opted to compete against Karlous rather than Rocky LaPorte from Chicago, IL.

It was then up to Last Comic Standing judges Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters to determine the winner of the stand-up challenge. They agreed Joe's act impressed more, so Karlous was sent home.