Happy Halloween, Gasmii. OK, by the time you read this, it will most likely be All Saints Day. Last week, we had Guilty Pleasures Night. This week, it’s Country Night. Meh. I never cared much for modern country music. These days it’s just pop music with cowboy hats. Also, it makes Tom say “ya’ll stars.” Shut up, Tom. I used to like you a lot.
I hereby revoke his speaking privileges.
Tonight, each dance will feature a solo performed by the “celebrity.” Also, later in the evening, there will be a group dance. First up, Gilles and Peta are performing a cha-cha to…”Man, I Feel Like a Woman”? Really? I guess it’s good to put our dancers in a situation that is outside of their comfort zones, but a man doing a solo to one of the ultimate female anthems is just going to look silly. I wonder if the producers were drunk when they decided on this.
So, yeah, that happened. Don’t get me wrong, it was danced well. It just seemed off. Again, watching Gilles do a solo to that song was just weird. It would have made a lot more sense had a woman been dancing by herself. Also, I’m going to take a moment to rant about one of my biggest pet peeves with “DWTS.” I hate it when they basically recreate a music video or movie scene. I’d rather see a couple interpret a song in their own way. As much as I didn’t care for Melissa and Tony’s dance last week, at least the “mad scientist” theme was creative. Gilles and Peta just chose a cop out theme this week. *Rant over.*
Since I didn’t care for that dance, I’m sure the judges are going to love it. It’s the way it always goes. Len lovs that Gilles commits 100% whenever he dances, but he was a little bit loose in the legs. Bruno would like to pay a visit to whatever country Gilles was representing. A cold shower for Bruno, please. Carrie Ann makes sure she is sufficiently strapped into her chair. She thought that the dance was creative. Yes, it was creative when Shania Twain did in back in the late 90s. Carrie Ann also thinks that Gilles sometimes has T-Rex hands. I love the imagery for that. Gilles hopes that those of us on the East Coast still have TV. Don’t worry about power or anything like that – just TV.
Carrie Ann – 9
Len – 9
Bruno – 9 and a HALF
Before I get to the next dance, here is something not dance related, but cute. I got up for a minute just to go the bathroom and someone else decided to take over my recap writing.
She’ll take credit for all the funny stuff, I’m sure.
Sabrina and Louis are dancing a rumba to a song I’ve never heard before. I really need to listen to more popular music. I’m just too much of an old woman to like anything new. Sabrina gives us this big sob story about her ex-boyfriend and his drug use. Apparently, it wasn’t a bad relationship, he was just really into drugs. That seems to be the very definition of a bad relationship, Sabrina!
I know Sabrina said that there was real emotion behind this dance. However, I still felt like she was forcing it. It didn’t quite look natural to me. Yes, technically, that was a really great dance. To me, anyway, there is just something about Sabrina that isn’t charismatic. That’s just my personal opinion. This is where I figure the judges will give them a perfect score.
Bruno thought it was wonderful. I also heard the word intriguing in there. He’s very calm, but I still don’t understand him much. It’s a lot of good adjectives. Carrie Ann gives Sabrina a big hug. Bruno and Len hug it out too. Carrie Ann is happy that she has finally seen vulnerability in Sabrina. Len really liked the balance and the choreography. As always, he’s really straight forward. Sabrina is praying for the east coast as well. She wants to know that everyone there is safe. The east coast is a big area. I’m kind of hoping that someone from Maine calls her to say that they’re OK.
Carrie Ann – 10
Len – 10
Bruno – 10
30/30 Our first perfect score of the season!
Kelly and Val are dancing a tango. Why are they so damn creepy every time we see them not dancing? Can they just have sex on the dance floor and get it over with already?
Oh, look. They made out when the dance was finished. How long do you think it will be before they finally come out and admit that they’re boning in their free time?
I’m not Kelly’s biggest fan, but I really liked that dance. I think I just like the tango in general. What did the judges think? Carrie Ann thought this dance was a good comeback. Len thought it was a bit too hectic and Kelly had a few neck problems, but mostly kept it under control. Bruno says something about Gone with the Wind.Other than that, he just agrees with Carrie Ann.
Carrie Ann – 9
Len – 9
Bruno – 9
Melissa and Tony are dancing a Viennese waltz and they’re still complaining about Melissa’s neck. Apparently that’s never going to die.