First Place: Alfonso and Witney
Second Place: Sadie and Mark
Third Place: Janel and Val
Fourth Place: Bethany and Derek
High Score: There were just too many perfect scores to count!
Low Score: 36 for Bethany and Derek’s revival dance
Most Accurate: Basically, all the “perfect” dances were actually perfect ;)
Least Accurate: I think Janel and Val should have scored higher on their hot samba
Not Based on Scores:
Strongest Routine: Janel and Val’s freestyle was absolutely breath-taking, and I’ll admit I cried
Weakest Routine: Bethany and Derek were unfortunately a bit off in their revival dance
Best Partner Chemistry: I think it’s safe to say that Janel and Val are in love
Worst Partner Chemistry: At this point, everyone is connected to his or her partner!
Best: Witnessing the celebration of life, love, and dance over a lovely four hours
Worst: Having to eliminate people on such a love-filled two nights!
Funniest: Sadie and Mark’s freestyle was absolutely amazing, but the Mario theme made me giggle :)
Most Touching: Seeing Mr. Chmerkovskiy cry was one of the most beautiful and touching moments of the whole season
Most Shocking: The winners (in my mind) of the season, Janel and Val, coming in third place
Best Judge Comment: “I don’t know what else to say because it was absolutely breath-taking.” –Julianne to Janel
Worst Judge Comment: The judges were on their best behavior for the finale :)
Pro of Finale: I really admire Witney’s determination to compete with the other experienced pros in the finale! Guess what, Wit? You’re on top!
Star of Finale: Janel powered through a lot during the finale, and I’m so proud for her even though she didn’t go home with a Mirrorball
As always, let me know what you think about the outcome of season nineteen. And, be sure to tune in to the 10 Year Anniversary season coming in the spring! Happy kommenting :)