'Dancing with the Stars': Ralph Macchio overcomes injury to wow with his waltz

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Ralph Macchio is clearly in it to win it. It being "Dancing with the Stars." The guy has got focus like nobody's business. But this week his focus -- and his dance moves -- were seriously challenged by an injury.But despite that injury (a Baker's Cyst) and only nine hours (instead of the usual 40) of practice, Macchio and partner Karina Smirnoff turned out a broodingly hot Viennese Waltz. Even if they did dance it to the Scorpions' "Maybe I, Maybe You."Sure the smoke machine hid some of the footwork and Macchio's gelled-into-standing-up hair and creepy stare at the end kind of scared us, but over all the dance was undeniably well done. Judge Carrie Ann Inaba even invoked the "K" words -- "Karate Kid" -- in her critique. "That spirit of Daniel LaRusso lived on tonight," she said. Bruno Tonioli was utterly blown away by the dance."Vampire lovers, dancing from dusk till dawn," intoned...


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