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'Dancing With The Stars' heads back to '80s

October 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
"Dancing With The Stars" is heading back to the '80s on Monday night for a totally awesome fifth week of competition.

The'80s themed night could prove to be somewhat tricky for a few of the eight remaining couples. Several of the teams have one person who remembers the time period fondly and one who does not.

"He knows lullabies from the 80s," Ricki Lake said, to which her partner, Derek Hough replied: "I know nothing."

"I was a teenager in 80s. That's my era," Chaz Bono said. "She (partner Lacey Schwimmer) was born in the 80s."

Bono and Schwimmer will be doing the Samba to a song they'd like to keep under wraps.

"It's very uplifting, it's very energetic and it's going to be fun," Schwimmer said. "The song and the lyrics actually kind of describe Chaz in being a little bit shy and breaking out of his shell, so we're going to go with that theme."

David Arquette and partner Kym Johnson said their dance would be "very much like love-hate."

The couples will perform various dance styles, from the Rumba to the Foxtrot.

Hope Solo and her partner, Maks Chmerkovskiy, will be doing the Tango to Bon Jovi.

Carson Kressley and partner Anna Trebunskaya will be performing the fast-moving Jive. He has his own idea for bringing it back to an 80s vibe.

"We're probably going to get perms," Kressley said.

Harold Wheeler and his talented orchestra and singers will perform the song stylings of the 1980s.

Singer Chynna Phillips was eliminated last week, while Rob Kardashian was spared.

"It's heart-wrenching for me to see her to have to go through this and I know that she feels like... she let Tony down," said Phillips' husband, Billy Baldwin.

Phillips is the fourth contestant eliminated. Metta World Peace (formerly known as Ron Artest), Elisabetta Canalis and Kristin Cavallari were ousted on previous episodes.

Last week's competition was led by Lake and J.R. Martinez. Bono scored his best score so far and even got a standing ovation from his mom, Cher.

The dancing starts at 8 p.m. on ABC7.

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