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Dancing With The Stars

Dancing With the Stars 2014: James Maslow and Amy Purdy’s Week 8 Jive Dance Duel (VIDEO)

On Dancing With the Stars Season 18, Week 8, James Maslow and Peta Murgatroyd were paired with Amy Purdy and Derek Hough for the Celebrity Dance Duel. They were given the Jive.

In the video package, we saw James and Amy work out how to dance together. Amy needs her partner to be really stable, especially now that she's injured, and obviously James is a learner, too. We did see them fall at one point, but it was OK. Amy said she feels bad because she feels like she limits the team in terms of the choreography they can do.

Well, if that's true, we didn't see it. This pair rocked it. Cool, fun dance. James and Amy looked great together. We love how close together the pairs danced, too. It was a risky choice but it paid off, because you could tell how together they were.

"Extraordinary!" gushed Bruno. Amy and Peta looked like sisters. James managed to fill Derek's shoes. Carrie Ann said both Amy and James danced to their normal level even when dancing together. "Everything and more than I could have wished to see," said Len. Abby Lee Miller said she wanted to get up and dance. Amazing. Brilliant.

Score: 39/40.

Dancing With the Stars airs on Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.