'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Ballroom Blitz

Don't Nakul Dev Mahajan's dances always start the night off right? It's like rainbows are actually spewing from the dancers' feet and arms. Is there a So You Think You Can Dance in India? Because that would be stellar.

So let's dispense with the good news: Melanie and Marko were predictably safe. Call it the Gaga effect. Or the "Mary Murphy Calls You 'The Domination Man' and People Feel Bad for You" effect. Caitlynn and Mitchell were given a week solo-free thanks to an unusually non-'80s Mandy Moore routine. Call it the Céline effect. The Jess voting bloc remains strong, so he and Clarice lived to see another week. Perhaps most lucky were Sasha and Alexander, who triumphed despite across-the-board criticism of their hip-hop routine. I'm putting it off to Sasha's yellow eyelids and kickin' half-hawk.

Not so lucky were Ashley and Chris, who were felled by the dreaded ballroom draw, had lackluster chemistry, and had to endure a comparison to Nigel krumping. Likewise, Jordan and Tadd got served by twinkles and fish lifts when they drew a waltz. And in the night's most surprising bottom three couple, Ryan and Ricky had to dance for their lives. Neither zombies norZoolander nor Nigel's obvious favoritism could save them from their dance with destiny. Read More...



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