Some good, some bad last night.
Cheon? Really? Will he end up being this year's Sabra? There's no way that anyone would have predicted him making it this far. Love, love, love his solos, but when he gets with a partner, something gets lost. Katherine certainly got locked into character; she couldn't break out of it during the entire judging process. There must have been something very deeply personal in it for her. Cheon's Achilles' heel was clearly evident when he paired with Witney, however. Disappointing to see her talent squelched like that, particularly on her way out the door.
Cole got robbed. How he lost to Cheon is beyond me. The martial artist/dancer was brilliant throughout the entire season, further evidenced by the last "Ram Dance" last night. He crushed it. Sad to see him go.
Tiffany once again proved that's she's light years ahead of the other girls when she annihilated that JIVE
routine with Benji. (There was NO Quick Step...other than the painfully slow one woefully plodded through by Eliana last week...may have just as well been called the Granny Walker Step, lololololol.) Tiffany's disco was the pace that the QS should have been! Then, she comes out and dazzles us with her solo, which was, again, far superior to the other girls. (Although Witney's solo was interesting, at least.) If Tiffany doesn't win this thing, it will be an utter travesty. Tiffany, Tiffany, Tiffany. As with Cyrus, those who know talent (and also know the painfully obvious differences between a Quick Step and a Jive) also know your name. AMERICA LOVES YOU!!!
Alas, poor Twitch. That's the first time I've ever seen him look like he was bored to tears. Who could blame him, what with having to dance that amazingly dumbed-down routine for Eliana? That was like watching a grade school rehearsal, and yet, she still flubbed it up miserably. Fortunately, it didn't feature any real moves requiring actual skill, or she would have fallen on her curly head!
It's also a good thing for some "fans" that Nigel is a genius and paired his
favorite female with the only male that was popular enough for her to ride upon the coattails. Otherwise, she would have disappeared into oblivion; forgotten, just like her performances. I suppose she could carry Melissa's ballet shoes if she needs to learn from the best, however.
Cyrus once again blew the roof off the joint. We haven't heard cheering that loud since...well, since he performed his solo last week. Enough said.