WOW. Len is clearly TICKED. I wonder if Carrie Ann and Bruno would’ve scored that high if they didn’t think Len was going to score so low.

Tom turns to Len before the break and says, “I don’t know you anymore.”

After commercials, we’re welcomed back to “A special edition of ‘Len Needs a Cookie’.”  Low blood sugar can make anyone cranky. That and Derek getting right up your nose.

Alexandra Reisman & Mark Ballas & Henry Byalikov

Jive

Mark is trying to teach Aly how to get the count of the music. She says she can’t hear the beat. Ugh. I feel her pain on this. It’s interesting to me that this isn’t something she’s encountered before. But I guess musicality isn’t hat big a deal in the floor exercise.

Sigh. There are three fedoras and two pairs of spats on the dance floor right now. But this is a good jive routine to “Hit the Road, Jack”. It’s got a lot of great synchronization, Aly’s kicks and flicks are right on, and the choreography has some great, fun moves in it. I may quibble with his fashion choices, but sometimes I really do like Mark’s routines.

Carrie Ann is loving what she’s seeing this week in Aly’s confidence level. She says she was a little bit flat-footed and lost the beat at the beginning but overall it was good. Len says she could have a bit more bounce in the balls of her feet, but liked the routine overall. Bruno praises Aly’s growth in portraying a character.

Scores: Carrie Ann: 9, Len: 9, Bruno: 9

Scoreboard:

Zendaya & Val: 28 + 30 =58

Aly & Mark: 29 +27 = 56

Kellie & Derek: 28 + 27 = 55

Jacoby & Karina: 27 + 25 = 52

Ingo & Kym: 24 + 24 =48

Sean & Peta: 21 + 21 = 42

I’m slightly worried about Ingo, because he’s been in the bottom two before, and to the best of my recollection, Sean hasn’t, despite similarly low scores, which means he’s got a fan base. I don’t know if they can overcome a six point deficit in the judges’ scores, though. It’s gonna be one of those two couples; personally, I’m hoping for Ingo because he makes me laugh.