Additionally, "Dancing with the Stars," always current and socially aware, created their own version of negative political ads, with all the all-stars campaigning for the mirrorball trophy (they were actually pretty funny! Len, who has always been Shawn's toughest critic, gave her the ultimate compliment when he told her, "I'm voting for you." Score: 30 Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani: Melissa and Tony took on a mixture of the tango and cha cha and didn't hold back.Carrie Ann, who thought Melissa didn't give it her all last week, called her a star, and Bruno thought she was on fire.
While Len said there were "one or two incidents," he thought it was an admirable effort.
Score: 24 This week's group challenge forced all of the couples to fight it out in a swing dance marathon.
" Score: 28.5 Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke: Emmitt took the stage for his samba and rumba decked out in an entirely hot pink ensemble and totally owned it.
Carrie Ann earned boos from the judges and audience alike when she said she thought he was "a little in his head," but Bruno called it a "smooth and balanced blend." Score: 27.5 Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff: Apolo and Karina hit the stage with a fierce cha cha/paso doble.
Score: 29 Gilles Marini and Peta Murgatroyd: Gilles and Peta ended the partner routines with an Argentine tango and samba.