Tonight marks a crucial turning point in the So You Think Can Dance season, as the six remaining couples compete for a coveted spot in the top 10. But what's also important to note is this is the last week in which the Thursday-night elimination process will include the all-important input of the judges. This week, the judges still have the veto power to save dancers they think are wrongly in the bottom; but after this week, eliminations will be entirely in the hands of the voting public. And let's face it, sometimes the voting public does get it wrong. So if, say, Will ends up in the bottom again, there will be no outraged Mary Murphy or slit-eyed Nigel Lythgoe to save him anymore.
Maybe that explains why the top 12 turned up the heat so much tonight. Some of the routines this evening were in fact so sexy, viewers might accidentally dial 1-900 numbers when they attempt to vote.
The first couple dancing for a top 10 spot tonight were Mark and Chelsie, dipping into a salsa. But sadly,Read More »from SYTYCD: Dirty Dancing With The Dirty Dozen