Kendall Schmidt (voiceover): On Wednesday, all 10 of our couples danced a new dance they had not performed yet. (clips from Week 7 are shown). Sandra suffered a wardrobe malfunction (clip of Sandra's mishap), Peta was called a chicken, (clip of Peta Murgatroyd), Rihanna suffered low scores (clip of Rihanna), and Reese and Valerie went at it (clip of Reese getting mad). Tonight, in our last double elimination of the season, we say goodbye to two more of our stars. After so many mishaps this week, how will it all end? (more clips shown) Find out. LIVE! This is... Dancing with the Stars!

The opening sequence starts. Hank is first shown picking up Edyta. Sandra then does an elegant spin with Derek. Steve jokes around with Chelsie. Cher does a fierce pose while Maksim looks on. Zooey and Damian do a sexy, demure pose. Zac and Peta do a large jump. Tina fools around with Louis. Tom casually holds Kym. Hugh gives Karina a close look. Gaga does a vampire-esque pose on Dmitry. Logan does a secret handshake with Jeanine. Lil' Wayne holds Nicole under his legs. Lee does a ballroom pose with Corky. Katy and Mark spin around, jumping. Rihanna and Val go close to each others mouths. Arnold almost uses Cheryl as a weight. Cody does a dynamic, fun pose with Julianne. Curtis performs a New Yorker with Anna. Oprah giggles around with Alec. Reese and Tony close in a smooth pose. The DWTS logo is shown.

Kendall and Nicole Kidman are seen in center-stage.

Kendall: Hello, and Welcome to Dancing with the Stars! I'm Kendall Schmidt.
Nicole Kidman: And I'm Nicole Kidman. (smiles; audience cheers)
Kendall: That's right. Brittany is in Brazil this week to attend Miss Universe 2011, so our Season 20 finalist, Nicole Kidman is here to stand in for her. (audience cheers)
Nicole: Tonight, we have our final bottom-three of the season. It's the last time that two of our stars will be going home. And with the celebrities left, I'm sure we're in for a shocker!
Kendall: I bet we are! We also have recently eliminated star, Lady Gaga back to sing tonight, and also, we have a tear-jerking 9/11 tribute that you won't wanna miss.
Nicole: But now... I've always wanted to say this... Let's get to the encore performance! (audience cheers)

Nicole: And for that we go to head judge, Len Goodman. Lenny, which dance do you think deserves the encore for the mishap week?
Len: Hi Nicole! It should serve as no surprise that we want this dancer back. This was his best week yet... both dances had energy, charisma, and technical improvement. We would like Tom Hanks and Kym back with their Cha-Cha-Cha. (HUGE applause from audience)
Kendall: Alrighty! Tom and Kym it is! Please welcome them back with their awesome Cha-Cha! (applause continues)

Tom is in his white dress shirt with brown slacks and suspenders. Kym is in her black dress. The pair dances to “Soul Man” from the Blues Brothers. Once finished, Tom and Kym get monster applause.

Kendall: That was exciting! Great job, TomKat!
Nicole: (giggling) I loved that. Now, Tom's performance wasn't the only highlight from Wednesday's episode. We saw all 10 of our remaining couples dance twice. Once with a new dance and once to a Jitterbug Marathon.
Kendall: We also saw slips, fights, and underscorings left and right on Wednesday... Now, if you didn't catch our episode on Wednesday, here's a little montage of what you missed out on. Take a look...

A montage/recap of all of the dances from Week 7 are played. A leaderboard recap is also played. Confessionals start playing.

Tina: Oh no! (looks at Louis) Why are we in last place? (pretends to sob) Where's Oprah when you need her?
Reese: (a little mad after her dance is commented on) I don't know why some people feel like putting others down like that. Ugh! Please vote for us.
Zac: (looks at Peta) I can't believe Len called you a chicken... I could go for some KFC right about now... (audience laughs)
Steve: (pretending to be upset) That really sucked! That should've gotten 41 points. Someone's getting shanked! (audience laughs)
Katy: (laughing) I've always wanted to be a cage dancer! That was so exhilirating!
Rihanna: I loved that song! Can't wait to see what next week brings!
Hank: (amazed) Wow... Just, wow! (Edyta is smiling; hugs Hank)
Cher: (chuckles) I sure was in a good mood tonight. I think I'm always that way when things get romantic. As for every other time... (Cher makes a sour face; audience laughs)
Sandra: (laughing off her embarrassment) Don't miss my dance next week, where my skirt explodes off during the performance! (audience laughs)
Tom: (grooving) Mmm-mmm-mmm! That is how I like my scores!

Confessionals end

Kendall: And now... let's get to some results! A bunch of you voted online at over the past two days with your votes.
Nicole: We sure can say that no one expected the votes to effect the couples like it did. (audience 'oohs')
Kendall: Now, in no apparent order, let's reveal the first two couples who have been saved with the help of your votes, and one that has landed in the bottom-three.

Dramatic elimination theme music plays

Nicole: I can't believe I get to do this! The first couple safe to dance next week is... (camera pan the couples) ...Hank and Edyta! (cheers; Edyta hugs Hank)
Kendall: Great job, Nicole! The next couple safe to dance is... (camera pans couples) ...TOM and KYM! (cheers; Kym is very excited)
Nicole: Now, sadly, we must reveal the first couple in the last bottom-three of Season 4. That couple is... (camera pans couples) Reese and Tony. (boos; Reese is bummed)

Regular lighting returns

Nicole: Oh my goodness, poor Reese! Wish you luck, darling! 
Kendall: Definitely. Anyways, we're glad to welcome back one of the contestants who was shockingly eliminated earlier this season. Here to sing her biggest hit of 2011, please welcome... Lady Gaga! (major cheers)

Lady Gaga performs "Born This Way" while her dancers do some "creative" choreography. When she's done, Kendall and Nicole walk up to her on stage.

Nicole: Great job, Gaga! I think you and I are related in some way by this show, aren't we?
Lady Gaga: (laughs) Well, we both got Dmitry as a partner.
Nicole: Oh, yeah. I think the three of us need to do something special (winks to LG).
Kendall: Would you do the honors of making this announcement?
Lady Gaga: Yes-surey! To all of the DWTSGame voters who would like to give their own take on the game by guest judging, you should go and try out the Crossword Puzzle on their site! Please go to if you want to guest judge Season 5! Don't be square, sign up! (applause from audience)
Kendall: Thanks so much, LG. Now, apparently you and Nicole are making some sort of plan, so let's leave you to it (Nicole and LG laugh) Right now, let's watch a little video of what our stars are feeling after a fellow contestant is eliminated...

VT plays. We are shown clips of stars such as Lady Gaga, Zooey, Cody, Lee, and Logan being eliminated. The 10 remaining stars say that saying goodbye to really close friends is hard. They all grow bonds between each other and are always heartbroken to have to end them when the stars are sent home. But in the end, it is a competition, and everyone is in it to win it!

Nicole: (now backstage) Let's get to talking with some of our headlining stars from Wednesday (Sandra, Reese, Peta (not Zac), and Tom gather around Nicole) And we'll start with Sandy, here (Sandra and Nicole hug). Sandra, this week, a clothing mix-up left you in second place and not in first. Do you think you can regain the top spot quickly?
Sandra: Nicole, how've you been? (Nicole smiles) It really was so embarrassing to have my dress break live on TV, but I think I handled the circumstances well. Next week, I'm definitely wearing as much clothing as humanly possible! (audience laughs)
Nicole: Oh boy! Good luck with that. Now, Reese, you and Valerie sort of got into it on Wednesday. Do you think your dance was really that bad, and also, do you think those comments may have ended your run?
Reese: I think Valerie was out of line when she said I can't win. That's not up for her to decide. And yeah, I saw my dance... It really wasn't bad enough for that comment. I would like some type of apology for hurting mine, as well as Tony's, feelings. (audience cheers)
Nicole: If not, don't let it get you down (hugs Reese). Now, Peta, you sort of had a wardrobe controversy this week... We just really want to know your take on the situation.
Peta: First of all, I am NOT a chicken (laughs; audience laughs as well)! I don't really think my dress made me look like a chicken. I mean, sure it was yellow and had feathers... I'd would've rather enjoyed being called Big Bird, instead (audience is howling).
Nicole: (laughing) Oh, man! Tom, you gave the show so much energy this week... In both of your dances. Will we be seeing more of that?
Tom: Well, you just might! It's getting near the end and I had no thoughts of even being here. I am trying to give each performance 110%!
Nicole: I really hope to see you in the finals! Well, Let's go out to Kendall for some more results. Kendall?

Kendall: Thank you, Nicole! Now, it's time we announce 3 more stars who are safe and 1 more who's landed in the bottom-three with Reese and Tony. In no particula order, the next couple safe from elimination is... (camera pans couples) ...Cher and Maksim! (cheers; Cher smiles)
Nicole: (now with Kendall) The next couple safe is... (camera pans couples) ...Steve and Chelsie! (cheers; Steve gives Nicole a 'thumbs-up')
Kendall: The next safe couple is... (camera pans couples) ...Sandra and Derek! (cheers; Sandra is excited)
Nicole: And the next couple in the bottom-three is... (camera pans couples, Nicole gasps)Oh, my gosh! Rihanna and Val. (major boos; Rihanna is confused)

Kendall: Wow... Rihanna in the bottom-three? It just doesn't sound possible. Now, on September 11th, 2001, 6,000 people were injured and 3,000 people were killed in attacks at New York City's World Trade Center.
Nicole: Yes, let's take a closer look.

A VT starts. We see Maksim Chmerkovskiy, DWTS pro, and special guest Barack Obama, the US President.

Maksim: I was in the World Trade Center at the time of the September 11th Attacks. I did lose some people that I knew. It was tragic. It just seemed unreal. We all couldn't believe what had happened when the first plane hit. Barack Obama: It is an honor to talk here today. The tragic events of September 11th, 2001 broke so many hearts not only in New York, or in the USA, but worldwide. The death of Osama Bin Laden put a dent in the terrorism troubles we are having today. My heart grieves with each and every one of the victims' families.

The VT ends.

Nicole: Dancing a touching 9/11 tribute, please welcome our professional dancers.

Karina & Val, Cheryl & Tony and Anna & Corky all come out first. The music starts - it is Destiny's Child's 'Emotion'. The three, all wearing silver, dance for about 30 seconds to the song, then move away for the next couples, Edyta & Alec and Chelsie & Dmitry, to dance. They are wearing brown and after 30 seconds move over for Peta & Damian and Kym & Mark, who are wearing blue. After 30 seconds they move off the stage, and Jeanine & Louis, who are wearing grey, come on and dance for about 45 seconds (as they are the only couple on stage). Once finished, Nicole & Maksim come on and dance for about 45 seconds as well. They are all wearing red. They do not move and the other dancers come back on to dance together to the closure of the song. The tribute ends with a moment of silence and then a standing O from the audience.

Kendall: Well done, guys.
Nicole: Beautiful. Rest in peace to all 9/11 victims.

Kendall: Let's find out the fate of our remaining three couples. The next couple safe from elimination is... (camera pans couples) ...Katy and Mark! (cheers; Katy is relieved)
Nicole: Now, as you can see, we have 2 couples left up here, 2 spots left in the competition, and 1 spot left in the bottom-three. We will now call the name of the last couple that is safe from elimination. And they are... (camera pans Zac and an anxious Tina) ...Tina and Louis! (cheers; Tina screams with joy)
Kendall: Which means Zac and Peta will join Reese and Rihanna in the bottom-three. (audience boos; Zac smiles for the ladies)

Kendall: Wow... Sorry Zac. Good luck, man! Now, to put off our elimination for a few minutes, back with another new song, please welcome Lady Gaga! (audience cheers)

Lady Gaga sings "Edge Of Glory". Halfway through, Nicole Kidman and Dmitry dance their Paso Doble from Season 20 to it. In the end, LG, Nicole, and Dmitry all dance together.

Kendall: And now... It's elimination time...
Nicole: Reese and Tony, Rihanna and Val, and Zac and Peta have all found themselves in the final bottom-three of Season 4. Let's find out the results.

Dramatic elimination music plays

Kendall: (camera goes to Reese) Reese and Tony. Reese, you danced a fun and energetic Salsa, but the real heat didn't come until you recieved your comments from Val. Did America agree with her take on your odds of winning?
Nicole: (camera goes to Rihanna) Rihanna and Val. Rihanna, you suffered a lowered score this week when an 8 paddle on your Foxtrot and a 7 point total in the marathon left you in fifth place, yet again. Will your scores improve next week?
Kendall: (camera goes to Zac) Zac and Peta. Zac, your Jive on Wednesday got great scores, but a certain judge's comment left us all bewildered. Has it put a dent in your plans of winning?
Kendall: (camera pans Reese, Rihanna, and Zac) Reese and Tony... Rihanna and Val... Zac and Peta... On this seventh week of competition, the first couple with the lowest overall total and therefore leaving right now is...

Elimination music plays and camera pans in

Kendall: Zac and Peta. (audience boos (girls can be heard screaming); Zac hugs Peta)
Nicole: Oh, man, Zac, we're so very sorry! Come down to see the next elimination. (Zac and Peta walk down to Kendall and Nicole)

Kendall: Sadly, we must eliminate another celebrity right away (camera pans Reese and Rihanna). Reese and Tony... Rihanna and Val... On this seventh week of competition, the second couple with the lowest overall total and therefore leaving right now is...

Elimination music plays and camera pans in again

Nicole: (gasps) Rihanna and Val. (audience is irate with boos, judges, hosts, and contestants are visibly shocked; Rihanna smiles)
Kendall: Which means Reese and Tony, you're safe. (boos continue for Rihanna; Reese's mouth is still open with shock; Rihanna and Val walk down to Zac and Peta)

Kendall: (at a loss for words) Uh... uh... How? (audience is still booing)
Nicole: Rihanna... thoughts?
Rihanna: (smiles while audience is still booing) My journey has run it's course. But, I can honestly say it has been one hell of a ride. I have met so many people, made so many friends, and have really been affected by this amazing experience you call Dancing with the Stars. I'm going to miss it.
Nicole: And Valentin? Final thoughts?
Val: You know, not that many people are blessed with the opportunity to be on this show... and only one person is blessed with the opportunity of teaching Rihanna. That blessed person has been me. I loved every moment of this! (audience applauds as a crying Rihanna hugs Val tightly)

Zac and Peta do not give a farewell interview

Kendall: It amazes me to have to tell Rihanna and Zac to take their final dances. (music starts, audience boos; Rihanna and Zac dance together) and as we leave you tonight, please remember to tune in next Wednesday when our Top 8 couples do a dance they haven't learned to get 2 pairs of scores in our Double Scores Week. I'm Kendall Schmidt.
Nicole: And I'm Nicole Kidman. Thank you for having me tonight! Good night and thanks for watching.

Cast dances gathers around Rihanna and Zac, credits roll, camera fades out

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