In a twist of irony on this night of election results and “Dancing with the Stars” 200th results show one celebrity still remains, even with the lowest scores once again. Perhaps it did not seem fitting for her to leave during a political election. Now that it’s over will she be game?
For the second week it was another shocking elimination and yes, Bristol Palin is now in the Top Five. In her backstage interview with Brooke Burke she stated she missed her family and Alaska. I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again. Be careful what you wish for because you might get it. Perhaps Palin wanted to stay on the show initially, but now she wants off, but her voters are keeping her on. That is the price of being a celebrity.
This was one of my favorite results show, because I enjoyed the kooky awards they gave out to celebrate the 200th episode. Rod Stewart performed an American classic while Taylor Swift sang her latest release and performed one of her biggest hits. It was the Broadway cast of “Mary Poppins” who sang and danced wile Mary Poppins flew overhead with the aide of her umbrella.
Naturally it went to the team with the highest score, which was Team Apolo. They were as sharp, tight and smooth as they were on Monday night.
Brandy and Maks had the highest scores and Bristol and Mark with the lowest scores. Brandy and Maks were safe, but Bristol and Mark remained in jeopardy.
Most Dramatic Award
We saw clips of dramatic moments from various seasons on “Dancing with the Stars” including the numerous emotional meltdowns from Kate Gosselin, Kelly Monaco’s wardrobe malfunction in mid-routine and Marie Osmond’s fainting spell during Len’s critique. Marie Osmond won the award in what looked like a pre-taped thank you speech with her former dancer partner in the audience.
Broadway’s Mary Poppins from the Macy’s Stars of Dance
The song and dance number of “Step in Time” featured not only Mary Poppins and her charges, but the chimney sweepers in their high-energy dance. It was amazing to see Mary Poppins fly overhead with her umbrella.
Many of the commercial breaks featured election results for the viewer’s local and state races. Thankfully they only last a couple of minutes.
Taylor Swift – “Speak Now” and “White Horse”
Earlier in the show Taylor performed her latest release “Speak Now” from her album that has already sold a million copies in one week. Towards the end of the show she sang a familiar hit “White Horse” against a backdrop that included a number of winners from “Dancing with the Stars” finals for the mirror ball trophy.
Best Worst Dancer Award
No real surprise it went to Kenny Mayne since he is on the show during the Top Five every year with Dance Center. They also showed some other nominees such as Master P. Thank goodness I did not watch it back then.
Rick and Cheryl along with Jennifer and Derek were up next for their results. Rick and Cheryl were in jeopardy while Jennifer and Derek are returning.
I appreciated Rod Stewart during his early years. When he went disco I fell out of favor with him. Now I’m not sure what to make of him trying to tackle the American Classics. His voice is certainly not suited for these challenging songs. He took on the classic tune “I Get A Kick Out of You.”
Kyle and Lacey plus Kurt and Anna were the last couples to learn their fates. Kurt and Anna were safe, so Kyle and Lacey were in jeopardy. Is it a coincidence all of Team Kristi are in jeopardy?
Kyle, Rick and Bristol were now left standing. When they announced Bristol as safe I thought it was a joke. Believe me it was very real. That left Kyle and Rick. In the end it was Rick Fox to leave the ballroom. I definitely did not see that coming whatsoever.
Next week one of their dances will be an “Instant Dance”. They will learn only the choreography. Then on Monday night they’ll receive the music in the last minute to practice with before going onstage. Each couple will have two dances to learn, but only one is impromptu. Next week should be interesting for one couple on “Dancing with the Stars.”
Dancing with the Stars, ABC
Allyssa Lee, “‘Dancing with the Stars’ results recap: Out Fox(ed)”, Los Angeles Times
Dancing with the Stars (U.S. season 11), Wikipedia