Carrie Ann sings "That's the way I like it" and says it was smooth and powerful. She doesn't mention the lift? Bruno liked how he took the judges' criticism and came back and performed. Len loved the difficult choreography and tells LT to rehearse all week and then come out and just dance and perform like he did tonight. Scores: Carrie Ann 7, Len 6 and Bruno 7. Backstage, LT says that he can take the judges' criticism in stride because this isn't his full-time job, but he'd like to see them in football training camp.
Tom explains that Steve-O landed on his mike pack during dress rehearsal and injured his back, so he won't be dancing tonight. [They dance with mike packs on? Can't they get a boom operator in the rehearsals? - Z] In rehearsal, Steve-O decides that they should load up the salsa with tricks since they got such low scores for their sedate waltz. His back is really hurting him in rehearsal, and Lacey points out that he's a guy who's used to pain, so when he cringes, it's serious. Tom explains that the official rules state that the judges will now score the dress rehearsal. Isn't that when his injury happened? I guess we'll find out. The routine is... just weird. It feels like they're sort of walking through and marking it since it's just rehearsal. There's no audience and there are stand-ins for the judges. It's not a bad routine overall, although Steve-O looks like he's frozen from the waist up. I don't know if he's a bad dancer or if his back hurts so badly that he's trying to keep from aggravating it again. They end with a front flip where they land on their backs, and that's apparently when he got hurt.
So Lacey comes out alone to hear the judges' critique. Len says that her feels sorry for Steve, and he knows that dress rehearsal isn't the same as the finished product. That said, he didn't get it, and it was barely a salsa. Bruno thinks Steve is appealing, but this was "a series of unfortunate events," but there was no salsa. Carrie Ann thought their stunts were unnecessary, and didn't enhance the routine at all. Poor Lacey. Scores: Carrie Ann 5, Len 4 and Bruno 5. Backstage, Lacey says that they weren't dancing full out in the rehearsal, and they replay the incident again. She says they heard from the hospital that nothing's broken, but his back is really swollen.