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Lady Gaga and 300 drones rock Super Bowl 2017 halftime show

The singer flies in through the stadium's retractable roof and wraps up her performance with a mic drop. But then where did she go?

Lady Gaga performs during the Super Bowl 51 halftime show in Houston.
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Lady Gaga thought she'd drop in on Super Bowl LI Sunday night. Literally.

The retractable roof at NRG Stadium opened up so the singer could make a Spider-Man-like appearance, leaping from the roof to the stage below.

Before making the impressive jump, she performed a brief patriotic medley, singing bits of "God Bless America" and "This Land Is Your Land," and quoting the Pledge of Allegiance.

After landing, Gaga performed a variety of her hits, including "Born This Way" and "Bad Romance." She encouraged her Houston audience to roar at their home-state "Poker Face" opening line, "I wanna hold 'em like they do in Texas, please."

Gaga was backed by dancers and singers -- and 300 Intel drones that shone like stars in the night sky, a routine that was pretaped because the drones weren't allowed to fly live due to FAA regulations.

She ended her concert with not only a dramatic mic drop while standing in high heels atop a tower with flames flashing behind her, but by catching a football and then immediately plummeting off the tower. (Top that, Tom Brady and Matt Ryan.)

Reactions to Gaga's dramatic performance continued to light up social media Monday. You can watch the entire 15-minute Super Bowl halftime show here.

But one fan question about the performance remains: Where did Lady Gaga land after her final leap?

On Sunday night, fans declared the performance to be a touchdown.

Though some had fun with her aerial entrance.

Some had anticipated a political statement against President Donald Trump and his policies, but Gaga steered clear of anything overt.

Still, the inclusive lyrics to "Born This Way" thrilled some -- and had others wondering how Vice President Mike Pence, who attended the game, was reacting.

Even after the halftime show, Lady Gaga's music could be heard during the game. An ad for the new NatGeo series "Genius" showed an actor dressed as Albert Einstein playing Gaga's "Bad Romance" on the violin -- and it sounded pretty good!

First published Feb. 5, 6:02 p.m PT.
Update, Feb. 6 at 10:20 a.m. PT:
Adds a link to the performance and additional social media reaction.

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