AceShowbiz - Following the magical perfomance on Disney Night in the Sunday, October 21 episode of "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors", the grown-ups took the stage to bring back the magic on Disney night on "Dancing with the Stars". Airing on Monday, October 22, the episode featured the stars dressing up as Disney's beloved characters.
Alexis Ren and Alan Bersten opened the night with a "Pocahontas"-themed Foxtrot to "Just Around the Riverbend". Judge Len Goodman said it was a "well-crafted routine, beautifully danced," adding that the pair had a "lovely chemistry." Bruno Tonioli then said it was like "two hearts beating as one ... It was gorgeous." Earning two 10s, the pair got a near-perfect of 29 out of 30.
The next performers were Juan Pablo Di Pace and Cheryl Burke. They did a Viennese Waltz to "Gaston" from "Beauty and the Beast (2018)". "You nailed that character right on the bull's-eye... Spot-on on every level," Bruno raved. Meanwhile, Carrie Ann thought he had "flair for days ... and every detail is perfect ... spectacular." Tying with Alexis, Juan Pablo were given a 29.
DeMarcus Ware and Lindsay Arnold followed it up with a fast-paced Charleston to "A Star is Born" from "Hercules". Carrie Ann loved the performance, saying, "A hero is born … We have been waiting for this breakthrough the whole season." Bruno added, "You were always the leading man ... You never missed a beat ... It was your most complete performance to date." The judges gave him a 26.
Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe, meanwhile, performed a Jazz to "When Will My Life Begin" from "Tangled". Len noted that he liked "the light and shade," adding that the two's performance had "a lovely feel to it." The actress earned a 24.
Joe Amabile and Jenna Johnson then hit the ballroom, dancing a Jive to "Zero" from "Ralph Breaks the Internet". Despite featuring some glitches, Carrie Ann gave him some encouraging messages, saying, "Go Joe! That was a vast improvement … You didn't miss a step, truly." He got a 17, the lowest score that night.
Dancing a Contemporary to "Reflection" from "Mulan" were Mary Lou Retton and Sasha Farber. "I live for these moments. They are real. You connected with all of us deeply," Carrie Ann said. Len added, "It was gentle and understated but lovely musicality." Mary Lou was given a 25.
John Schneider and Emma Slater took the stage to dance a Quickstep to "I Wan'na Be Like You" from "The Jungle Book". "I thought you did a spectacular job…it was your best dance to date, well done," Len praised him. That night, he got a 24 which marked his highest score so far.
Bobby Bones and Sharna Burgess danced a Waltz to "Part of Your World" from "The Little Mermaid". Bruno dubbed it "a brave effort," while Carrie Ann said there was improvement. He got a 21.
The final performance was brought by Milo Manheim and Witney Carson. They opted for a fun Quickstep to "Incredits 2" from "Incredibles 2". Carrie Ann loved it, dubbing the routine "fantastic, full of life, full of zest." Bruno said it was a blockbuster. The judges gave them a 27.
It was later announced that both DeMarcus & Lindsay and Alexis & Alan were in jeopardy. Fortunately, no one was eliminated on Disney night.