Len Goodman was grumpier than normal. Bruno Tonioli stayed in his seat most of the time. All three judges focused on all sorts of technical points. They made liberal use of the new half-point system. They definitely weren't letting people off easy.
But was the change good, or did the judges swing too far to the side of criticism? Share your thoughts with the reaction buttons, and argue it out in the comments below!
Dancing With the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays onABC.