DwtS 5, Week 8: Results

This week, the Dancing with the Stars fans hit Superman with a dose of Kryptonite.

The Results Show began with its usual recap of the Performance Show, including interview footage of Helio surprising Julianne with a second kiss on the lips, which sent her into a fit of laughter. During the encore performance of their Quickstep, Helio skipped the kiss and dropped Julianne straight to the floor.

After missing her initial Results Show appearance, several weeks back, Gloria Estefan stopped by to perform one of her new songs, accompanied by her own backup dancers.

Then it was time for last night’s audience to give their opinions. Bruce Jenner felt that the judges had been a little hard on Jennie. Another man said, "Oh God, Helio got to kiss Julianne at the end. I wish it was me!" I’m not quite sure if he wanted to kiss Helio or Julianne.

The announcement of the evening’s first safe couple provided the night’s only real surprise. Despite landing at the bottom of the judges’ leaderboard, Marie & Jonathan were safe.

Jimmy Kimmel’s weekly attempt at humor explored how Tom tells the two shows he hosts — DwtS and America’s Funniest Videos — apart. There wasn’t much of a resolution, but the bit did allow the show to work in footage of a kid hitting a couple guys (one of whom was Helio) in the crotch with a bat.

Hip-Hop choreographer Fatima Robinson made her first televised performance in six years for a Macy’s Stars of Dance routine. It was a slow number that Marie & Jonathan should consider copying for the Freestyle round if they make it to the Finale.

An interesting pre-taped segment highlighted the career paths of the pros, with plenty of cute pics of the pros as kids. Len had seen Julianne dance when she was 8, and he said that even then "you knew this is someone special."

Following that, Gloria Estefan returned to sing her hit, "Conga," accompanied by DwtS pros Maks, Julianne, Mark, and Kym. Kym’s new short hairdo looked really cute.

A second, less interesting pre-taped segment featured self-help celebrities Anthony Robbins and Dr. Michael Beckwith discussing the stars’ chances for victory.

As Tom and Samantha prepared to announce the next safe couple, Tom asked rhetorically if Bruno’s comment that Jennie’s dancing was limp had "stiffened the voters resolve." He then reminded everyone that the writers were obviously on strike.

Helio & Julianne were announced as safe, followed by Mel & Maks. That left Jennie & Derek and Cameron & Edyta in the Bottom Two.

Cameron & Edyta were eliminated, and they danced their final dance to the sappy Air Supply hit, "All Out of Love."

Next week, the couples choreograph new routines in their favorite Ballroom and Latin dance styles, and Michael "Lord of the Dance" Flatley performs at the Results Show.

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