Dancing With The Stars All-Stars Week 9 “Performance Show” Recap 11/19/12

Dancing With The Stars All-Stars Week 9 “Performance Show” Recap 11/19/12

Tonight on ABC DANCING WITH THE STARS: ALL STARS we’ll kick off the semi-finals week.  Tonight the five remaining couples pay homage to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson with a night of meaningful performances.   On last week’s show the seven remaining couples performed, a Ballroom and Latin Trio round.  The remaining couples faced two eliminations and we lost Kirstie Alley and Gilles Marini.  If you missed last week’s performance show you can read a recap here!  If you missed any performances, you can see all the videos here.  If you missed the elimination show you can read a recap here!

On tonight’s show each of the remaining five couples will dance to a classic song from Michael Jackson “Bad” album. Also on Monday night, each couple will dance a dance style they have not yet danced to a theme which was chosen for them by another couple on last week’s Results Show.

Tomorrow night’s “Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars the Results Show” will feature the UK’s new boyband sensation, The Wanted, will perform a medley of their current single “I Found You” and their biggest hit, “Glad You Came.” Legendary performer and world famous choreographer Paula Abdul returns to the ballroom to perform in our final “Macy’s Stars of Dance” with a groundbreaking number.  And before the night’s end, two more couples will be eliminated.

Tonight’s episode is going to have all the usual glitz and glam in the ballroom, which you won’t want to miss. So be sure to tune in for our live coverage of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars All-Stars Week 9 Performance Show – tonight at 8PM EST! While you wait for our recap, hit the comments and let us know what you thought of last week’s episode of Dancing With The Stars All-Stars.

Tonight’s recap:

Melissa Rycroft and partner Tony Dovolani dancing the Caveman Hustle

Judges Comments:

Len“Fred and Wilma have never danced so well, I thought you captured the flavor of the caveman, Tony had the muscle and Melissa had the hustle!”

Bruno“So much whiplash, a couple of turns through you lost your footing, you can’t be shaking side to side!”

Carrie Ann“I loved it, it was the perfect way to bring the two dances together!”

SCORES: Carrie Ann: 9 Len: 9  Bruno:  9.5  TOTAL: 27.5/30

Shawn Johnson and partner Derek Hough dancing a Knightrider Bhangra

Judges Comments:

Len“Shut up, this dynamite was fantastic”

Bruno: “This time they have done it Bhangra style!

Carrie Ann“What do you say to that, Sean is out of breath, it was great!”

SCORES:  Carrie Ann:  10  Len:  10  Bruno: 10  TOTAL: 30/30

Apolo Ohno and partner Karina Smirnoff dancing the Big Top Jazz

Judges Comments:

Len“There were a couple of awkward moments but well done!”

Bruno: “It was a blend of Cirque de Soliel – you only lost stepping in the beginning, other than that it should have been a ten!”

Carrie Ann“I loved the concept and the routine, but it kind of threw you off, it was really sloppy – I wanted it to come together but it didn’t!”

SCORES: Carrie Ann: 8.5 Len:  9  Bruno:  9.5  TOTAL: 27/30

Emmitt Smith and partner Cheryl Burke dancing the Espionage Lindy Hop

Len“I like the concept, I like the energy, the whole package well done!”

Bruno: “That was a Looney Tunes version of James Bond, the most fun performance!”

Carrie Ann“it was your most animated performance ever!”

SCORES: Carrie Ann: 9  Len: 9  Bruno: 9  TOTAL: 27

Kelly Monaco and partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy dancing a Surfer Flamenco

Judges Comments:

Len“I thought it had verb, it had attack, your energy was fantastic.”

Bruno“Kelly has been upstaged by a Speedo, there is one thing, the placement was not there!”

Carrie Ann: “I have to agree, it was all Paso, it was lacking the Flamenco, it was almost non-existent.”

SCORES: Carrie Ann: 8  Len:  9  Bruno: 8.5  SCORES: 25.5/30

Melissa Rycroft and partner Tony Dovolani dancing the Argentine Tango to “Dirty Diana”

Judges Comments:

Len“I would be really disappointed if you were not here next week!”

Bruno“That sequence of lifts was extraordinary, you really excelled all expectations and deserve to be in the final!”

Carrie Ann“That was beyond anything I could have imagined for you, the lifts were out of this world!”

SCORES: Carrie Ann: 10  Len: 10  Bruno:  10  SCORES: 30/30 GRAND TOTAL: 57.5/60

Shawn Johnson and partner Derek Hough dancing the Argentine Tango to “Bad”

Judges Comments:

Len“Part one you learn the routine, part one you sell it and you did two parts”

Bruno: “That was very interesting, you went for shakes, lines and styles, pure Argentine Tango, it was brilliant!”

Carrie Ann“Your movements were excellent but I felt you lacked the passion and the intimacy of the dance, it was still beautiful!”

SCORES:  Carrie Ann:  9  Len:  10  Bruno: 10  TOTAL: 29/30 GRAND TOTAL: 59/60

Apolo Ohno and partner Karina Smirnoff dancing the Rumba to “Man In The Mirror”

Judges Comments:

Len“It was like the sea, it was wave after wave exciting, it was fabulous!”

Bruno: “You nailed it, it was perfectly pitched!”

Carrie Ann“That is what I am talking about, you don’t have to over dance in this competition!!”

SCORES: Carrie Ann:10  Len:  10  Bruno:  10  TOTAL: 30/30 GRAND TOTAL: 57/60

Emmitt Smith and partner Cheryl Burke dancing the Tango to “Leave Me Alone”

Judges Comments:

Len: “I think you had the biggest challenge, your challenge was ease and elegance, I think you coped marvelously well!”

Bruno“I loved your criminal intent, the footwork could have been more exact!”

Carrie Ann“In both of your routines you have brought your A game, we have to judge on technique though.”

SCORES: Carrie Ann: 9  Len:  9  Bruno:  9  TOTAL: 27/30 GRAND TOTAL: 54/60

Kelly Monaco and partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy dancing the Rumba to “I Can’t Stop Loving You”

Judges Comments:

Len“It had control, the lines were fantastic, you did it wonderful, well done.”

Bruno“That was smoldering, you performed like you never had and it was good to see!”

Carrie Ann: “That was beautiful, it was honest vulnerability, it was beautiful  and breathtaking.”

SCORES: Carrie Ann: 9.5  Len:  9.5  Bruno: 9.5  SCORES: 28.5/30 GRAND TOTAL: 54/60

THE END – Join us tomorrow to see who the 2 couples eliminated are!!!