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EXTRA TASTY CREAMY Peta and Brant make a mess.
Corbin Bleu and Karina Smirnoff: 86 total points (29 + 30 tonight) There's literally nothing Corbin can do that's threatening or wrong, so their rehearsal package was all about how Karina couldn't decide on their choreography. And while this admittedly seemed super stressful and nuts, the finished product -- a professional-grade yellow-feathered cha cha complete with hand-hearts and impeccably timed leg-crossing at the end -- was no surprise considering Corbin's general prowess.
Len didn't appreciate all the gyrating -- or "gyratoring," as he called it -- which strikes him as something that "comes between rap music and a crying baby for me. I just want it to stop!"
Jack Osbourne and Cheryl Burke: 84 total points (27 + 30 tonight) Midseason blues hit Jack hard, as he struggled to determine whether his bouts of fatigue were induced by his MS or if he was simply really freaking exhausted from constantly working out. "Yes, we're all exhausted," said Cheryl, gearing up for one of her best after-school special pep talks to date: "But there's no reason, Jack, that you can't win this. You've come so far. You need to hold your head up." YES! So intense! (Their intensity is less creepy than Elizabeth and Val's. It just is.)
I totally agreed with Len that there's a naturalness about Jack's dancing, and Bruno that there's "great charm in what you do." Jack even ramped up the mid-dance smiling this week, seemingly without Cheryl's help. He's looking really good, by the way! Just physically. Because it does matter. Carrie Ann awarded Jack his first 10. Huh. Really? Okay. Maybe it was the amount of extra coffees she wanted, and then she effectively cut herself off when her super-caffeinated strength caused the glittery part to fly off the handle.
Never give it back, Jack!
"I'm built for comfort, not speed, so this is a big deal," Jack said in a stunning acceptance speech for his perfect-10 (according to Crazy Arms) quickstep.
NEXT: Bruno's weird, non-science-y, poetry in motion...