"" is back with 6 couples left, but one has to be benched for injury. Melissa Rycroft was sidelined after suffering from rib pain, but her rehearsal footage will still be shown for judgment to make it fair. Couples were dancing an unlearned routine in the previous weeks.
and Cheryl Burke kicked it off with Lindy Hop. The type of dance requires a lot of lifts and the fact that Gilles suffered from a shoulder injury sometime ago, did not help during the rehearsals. "I was making a list of famous things from France. French toast, French fries, French kisses, and from today on you can put lindy hop on that list," said Len of the performance. Bruno and Carrie both threw positive notes. The score was 9-9-9, giving it 27 out of 30.