After a week absence, we our back in the saddle with this
week's Dancing With the Stars recap. Where were we last week? Our DVR messed up
and didn't record, most likely rejecting the theme of '80s week as if it were a
surgical malady. Or perhaps our DVR knew we weren't strong enough to watch
Carson Kressley be eliminated. (Goodbye Carson, tell Jai Rodriguez "hi" for
Luckily we have been blessed with a week of Broadway-themed dances,
penance most likely by some ABC executive for making us put up with a Tim Allen
comeback. Fingers crossed that Nancy Grace will be dressed up like a feline from Cats!
Rob Kardashian and Cheryl cha-cha to "Walk Like a Man" from
Jersey Boys. But first, can we talk about that number from the Sister Act
musical? More specifically, why they chose to make Sister Act and not Ghost
into a Whoopi Goldberg musical? We want Whoopi to be on Dancing With the Stars,
mostly to see if physical activity causes her to push her glasses up from the
edge of her nose. (You're an Oscar winner Whoopi, wear your glasses correctly.)
We didn't pay much attention to Rob Kardashian, which he's probably used to at
this point in his life. They get a 22.
Nancy Grace and Tristan foxtrot to "Always Look on the
Bright Side of Life" from Spamalot. Spamalot is a perfect fit because when we
think of who has a great sense of humor and best personifies Monty Python's biting satire, we think Nancy Grace. During practice Nancy and Tristan argue
and bicker over whether the choreography is too hard. It's just like the "Dead
Parrot" sketch, Nancy's a total John Cleese! They "earn" a 24.
David Arquette and Kym quickstep to "We Go Together" from
Grease. It's crazy how Grease became a hugely popular show with kids
considering how risqué it is. Did you know they refer to their cars as Pussy
Wagons in "Grease Lightning"? David is excited about getting to do Jazz Hands
this week. Their cute dance gets a 23. Who knows, maybe a 23 is good enough for
Courtney Cox to take David back (Spoiler: it isn't!)
Ricki Lake and Derek quickstep to "Luck Be A Lady" from Guys
and Dolls. There's nothing bitchy to say about the dance, which is nearly
flawless and Guys and Dolls is one of the best shows ever so instead let's say
something mean about Ricki's dress. We know its autumn but bronze isn't a
flattering color for you. 29! (Minus one point for the ugly dress)
Chaz Bono and Lacey tango to the titular song from Phantom
of the Opera. Shocker, it's awful, probably because Chaz wore the Phantom mask.
At this point all we really just want Chaz to stick around long enough to wear
a silly, oversized six-button suit with giant lapels like Steve Harvey would.
Chaz brags about seeing Phantom three times. That's a shockingly low number of
times to see your favorite show, Chaz! Don't say that or you may lose your LGBT
support. Quick, brag about seeing Godspell 30 times! They walk away with a 19.
Hope Solo and Maks rumba to Rent's "Seasons of Love". Anyone
see Hope naked in ESPN the Magazine? Very erotic. Just wanted to throw out that
we find women arousing after revealing our very deep knowledge of Broadway
shows this week. "Seasons" isn't much of a dance friendly song, "Out Tonight"
would have been a much better choice. 20, sorry Hope!J.R. Martinez and Karina quickstep to "Hot Honey Rag" from
Chicago. It's hysterical how much of a foregone conclusion a J.R. and Ricki
Lake showdown in the finals is. Who do they think they are, Mitt Romney? Does
that make Chaz Ralph Nader? David Arquette Herman Cain? Poiltical Humor! J.R.
and Karina get a 29 because why wouldn't they?
And that's it for this week! Our prediction is for the
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Master Kardashian to take his exit this week. See you on Halloween (our money
is on Nancy Grace dressing like a pumpkin!).