Dancing With the Stars Recap 10/11/21: Season 30 Episode 4 “Disney Heroes Night”

Dancing With the Stars Recap 10/11/21: Season 30 Episode 4 "Disney Heroes Night"

Tonight on ABC the glitz and the glimmer finally return to the ballroom as Dancing With The Stars when season 30 episode 4 of DWTS airs! We have your all-new Monday, October 11, 2021, season 30 episode 4 Dancing With The Stars recap below! On tonight’s DWTS Season 30 episode 4 “Disney Heroes Night,” as per the ABC synopsis, “The magic of Disney Week will transform the ballroom as the remaining 13 celebrity and pro-dancer couples take on iconic Disney characters across two nights with “Disney Heroes Night.”

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In tonight’s DWTS episode the episode begins with Tyra Banks who says she is ready for a roaring night, it is Disney heroes night. Tonight there is a Mickey dance challenge and the couples will have to incorporate some of the moves into their dance routines. Figuring out how to incorporate Mickey’s dance moves into all of the dance styles tonight is a serious challenge. At the end of the night, the judges will award two points to the couple that they think rose to the Mickey Dance Challenge.

Popstar and dancer JoJo Siwa and pro Jenna Johnson dancing the Viennese Waltz to “A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes” from “Cinderella.”

Judges Comments: Len: “It was beautifully danced, your footwork was fantastic and I enjoyed watching you so much, well done.” Derek: “As Tyra mentioned, everyone has to incorporate the Mickey Dance Challenge and you guys did that so well, it fit right in. You were so clean, so elegant, a breath of fresh air.” Bruno: “You to are a dream come true. This was a waltz for the twenty first century. Full of charm, grace and always beautifully executed. The Mickey Challenge added some extra magic.” Carrie Ann: “Jojo, I am so proud of you, you just showed the whole world that girls can do everything guys can do, maybe even better. Well done.:”

Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 9, Len 8, Derek 9, Bruno 9 = 35/40

Spice Girl Melanie C and pro Gleb Savchenko dancing Jazz to “Step In Time” from “Mary Poppins.”

Judges Comments: Derek: “Well done, this was a full musical production, you danced it so well. Fantasitc.” Bruno: “That was so difficult, the tempo was spend up and you did the Mickey Challenge perfectly. Way to go.” Carrie Ann: “That was jam packed, unfortunately the beginning was little out of synch, and especially because it was in the Mickey Challenge.” Len: “That was like Disneyland, it was fun, full of joy and enchanting.”

Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 7, Len 8, Derek 8, Bruno 8 = 31/40

Matt James (“The Bachelor”) and pro Lindsay Arnold dancing the Quickstep to “The Incredits” from “The Incredibles.”

Judges Comments: Bruno: “I like the kinky boots, and your feet are getting better.” Carrie Ann: “We still need to work on your technique, I smiled the whole time and I liked the way you did the Mickey Challenge.” Len: “I admire your tenacity and your dedication. It was fast and energetic.” Derek: “I love the commitment, you went full out and wore the outfit. The glasses were stressing me out, I didn’t want you to fall. Well done.”

Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 6, Len 6, Derek 7, Bruno 7 = 26/40

Country singer Jimmie Allen and pro Emma Slater dancing the Paso Doble to “I’ll Make A Man Out of You” from “Mulan.”

Judges Comments: Carrie Ann: “That was incredible, there was dignity, there was passion, I loved how you did the Mickey Challenge. It was delicious, I loved it.” Len: “There was a little bit of walking about that I wasn’t keen about, but I loved the Mickey Challenge, there was strength, I loved it.” Derek: “I am so impressed with your texture and your movement, you just don’t hit it, you moved through it. And, that was my favorite Mickey Challenge so far.” Bruno: “Great, I loved the mincing warrior, great Mickey Challenge. But when you lift your arms, don’t lift your shoulders.”

Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 8, Len 7, Derek 8, Bruno 7 = 30/40

Talk show co-host of “The Talk” Amanda Kloots and pro Alan Bersten dancing the Rumba to “You’ll Be In My Heart” from “Tarzan.”

Judges Comments: Len: “There was control, romance, you moved your hips to show us a rhythm of the dance, I thought it was brilliant. But you missed the Mickey Mouse challenge.” Derek: “I didn’t think you missed the Mickey Challenge at all, it was really well done. I love the way your move, every fiber and muscle in your body is moving, well done.” Bruno: “Both of you, thank you for the eye candy by the way. You really made the Rumba look easy, brilliant.” Carrie Ann: “Amanda you seemed a bit catious, but you did a proper Rumba, I agree with Len on the Mickey Challenge.”

Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 8, Len 8, Derek 8, Bruno 8 = 32/40

Beauty vlogger Olivia Jade and pro Val Chmerkovskiy dancing the Samba to “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King” from “The Lion King.”

Judges Comments: Derek: “I am not a cat person, but I love your makeup. You make the Samba effortless and you are becoming my favorite performer on this show. When you dance it is so fun to watch you, well done.” Bruno: “The spirit of a wild cat but you had the lightness of a gazelle.” Carrie Ann: “I loved everything about that, you dealt with a music change, I love your chemistry and trust.” Len: “Lots of zip and no do dah anywhere, well done.”

Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 8, Len 9, Derek 9, Bruno 9 = 35/40

WWE superstar The Miz (“Miz & Mrs.”) and pro Witney Carson dancing the Quickstep to “Friend Like Me” from “Aladdin.”

Judges Comments: Bruno: “The genie of the ballroom burst into action, you worked very hard and gave everything you got, we loved your performance.” Carrie Ann: I loved the funky remix for the Mickey Challenge. I love that you are honing your energy into your steps, you elevate the mood of the room and you are so much fun to watch, well done.” Len: “You danced it with control, I thought it was terrific, you are light on your fight for a big guy. Terrific job well done.” Derek: “You got hand it to you, you are full committed. A little more body contact.”

Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 8, Len 7, Derek 8, Bruno 8 = 31/40

Real Housewife Kenya Moore (“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”) and pro Brandon Armstrong dancing Contemporary to “How Far I’ll Go” from “Moana.”

Judges Comments: Carrie Ann: There was such a freedom in your expression tonight, open and joyous and open hearted. I was rooting for you, but there were to mishaps with the lift, I thought it was beautiful.” Len: “It was beautiful and I complement you on the way you perfumed that. When you came to the Mickey Challenge you were in mirror position, I liked it. It was a first class performance.” Derek: “I felt like you started off timid, then you opened up and I got chills.” Bruno: “I felt the emotion of the water and the waves rolling, it was lovely until your partner hit the rock.”

Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 7, Len 7, Derek 8, Bruno 7 = 29/40

TV actor Brian Austin Green (“Beverly Hills, 90210”) and pro Sharna Burgess dancing the Waltz to “Someday My Prince Will Come” by Ray Chew Live (from “Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs”)

Judges Comments: Len: “I thought the waltz was never going to come it was so much kissing and cuddling and messing about, then you did a little bit of waltz. I would have liked to have seen a much more tradition waltz.” Derek: “The opening was as pretty as a picture, when you are in frame, your frame is fantastic. That was beautiful, well done.” Bruno: “You have your prince under control, I’m still waiting. Sometimes too much sweetness gives you a toothache. You need more traction, more action. We know you love each other, more sweeping power.” Carrie Ann: “There was a little lift, you are not supposed to lift in waltz.”

Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 6, Len 6, Derek 7, Bruno 6 = 25/40

Olympic gymnast Suni Lee and pro Sasha Farber dancing the Salsa to “Colombia, Mi Encanto” from “Encanto.”

Judges Comments: Derek: “I loved seeing you open up more and more. That was so great, so much fun. Well done.” Bruno: “It was a fiesta of a salsa, you are getting free and express more every week, well done. The Mickey Challenge added extra flavor to the salsa.” Carrie Ann: “I love that every move you do is perfect, I want a little more of the attitude.” Len: “That was the most expressive that I have seen you, you really came out of your shell, well done.”

Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 8, Len 8, Derek 9, Bruno 8 = 33/40

TV and film actress Melora Hardin (“The Bold Type”) and pro Artem Chigvintsev dancing the Quickstep to “I Wan’na Be Like You” from “The Jungle Book.”

Judges Comments: Bruno: “The queen of the jungle is in good form, the best quick step I have seen so far this season. You managed to put a lot of comedic slaps, the content was brilliant.” Carrie Ann: “I loved the Mickey Challenge, you bring all these textures and styles. You are special.” Len: “That was by far your best dance so far. It was great, your technique and hold was great, never doubt yourself.” Derek: “For me, that was the best dance of the night, well done.”

Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 9, Len 9, Derek 9, Bruno 9 = 36/40

Celebrity fitness guru Cody Rigsby and pro Cheryl Burke dancing the Jive to “Stand Out” from “A Goofy Movie.”

Judges Comments: Carrie Ann: “Welcome back, it is so good to have you back. My favorite part of that was the Mickey Challenge, you lit up Cody. Maybe you could work on finishing your moves.” Len: “I don’t like to be a party pooper, but it was too much side by side, not enough jive in there. I was a wee bit disappointed.” Derek: “I love your hair. You have great energy, I little more kick and energy with your partner though, but well done.” Bruno: “Your power surge almost blew my fuses. Jive, more kicks and flicks.”

Judges Scores: Carrie Ann 7, Len 6, Derek 7, Bruno 7 = 27/40

NBA basketball star Iman Shumpert (“We Got Love Teyana and Iman”) and pro Daniella Karagach dancing the Foxtrot to “Let It Go” from “Frozen.”

Judges Comments: Len: “You delivered a really elegant fox trot. I love to see a big guy show romance and movement, a really good job.” Derek: “You can see your improvement, you were so smooth, I loved it, well done.” Bruno: “Tap into the feeling of commanding the room because you’ve got it.” Carrie Ann: I absolutely agree. You are a hero in real life by being here, we could see the love in every movement and it is what makes you stand out.”

Jusges Scores: Carrie Ann 8, Len 6, Derek 8, Bruno 8 = 30/40

Winner of the Mickey Dance Challenge and two points: Jimmie Allen and pro Emma Slater

The rest of the results will air tomorrow night.