The Best Episodes of Dancing with the Stars

Last Updated: Nov 8, 2018

The American version of the British “Strictly Come Dancing” show sees celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts and voted on by viewers. Enjoy sizzling salsas, sambas and spray-tans as they vie for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy.

Top 4 Couples Dance

#1 - Top 4 Couples Dance

Season 4 - Episode 17

star 10.00
1 votes
Episode 901

#2 - Episode 901

Season 9 - Episode 1

star 10.00
1 votes
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Top 10 Couples Dance

#3 - Top 10 Couples Dance

Season 4 - Episode 5

star 10.00
1 votes
Week 3

#4 - Week 3

Season 10 - Episode 4

star 10.00
1 votes
Episode 305

#5 - Episode 305

Season 3 - Episode 9

The remaining teams perform the Samba and the Rumba in tribute to Carnivale.

star 10.00
1 votes
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Week 1

#6 - Week 1

Season 10 - Episode 1

The new cast of the tenth season of Dancing With The Stars is showcased. Eleven new stars and their Pro Dancer partners perform either the Viennese Waltz or the Cha Cha.

star 9.00
2 votes
Week 10 - Final (Night 1)

#7 - Week 10 - Final (Night 1)

Season 16 - Episode 18

star 8.80
10 votes
Week 10: Finals Night 2

#8 - Week 10: Finals Night 2

Season 18 - Episode 11

After weeks of grueling practice and intense performances, the finalists will finally learn which celebrity and professional dance partner have won the coveted Mirror Ball trophy when Tom Bergeron makes the much-anticipated announcement.

star 8.75
20 votes
Week 7: Halloween Night

#9 - Week 7: Halloween Night

Season 21 - Episode 9

star 8.60
20 votes
Week 6

#10 - Week 6

Season 15 - Episode 11

star 8.60
5 votes
Week 4

#11 - Week 4

Season 14 - Episode 6

star 8.57
7 votes
Week 4: Most Memorable Year

#12 - Week 4: Most Memorable Year

Season 19 - Episode 6

Couples dance routines reminiscent of the stars' most memorable years. The television audience serves as the fourth judge in Len's absence.

star 8.50
22 votes
Week 3: The Results

#13 - Week 3: The Results

Season 14 - Episode 5

star 8.50
4 votes
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Week 9: The Results

#14 - Week 9: The Results

Season 15 - Episode 17

star 8.50
4 votes
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Episode 104

#15 - Episode 104

Season 1 - Episode 4

With Evander and Edyta voted out last week, only four couples remain.

star 8.50
2 votes
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Road to the Finals

#16 - Road to the Finals

Season 20 - Episode 13

Follow the finalists' journeys before the Finals begin on the 10th Anniversary season of "Dancing with the Stars"

star 8.50
4 votes
Episode 310A

#17 - Episode 310A

Season 3 - Episode 20

Tonight is filled with special dance performances. The eliminated celebrities return for one last spin around the dance floor. The winner is announced.

star 8.50
2 votes
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Week 10: Finals Night 1

#18 - Week 10: Finals Night 1

Season 18 - Episode 10

The final four couples compete in two rounds of dance, one in which they repeat the same style of dance they did on the week of the Switch-Up, and one in which the perform an elaborate freestyle dance with special effects, guests and surprises.

star 8.50
18 votes
Week 2: The Results

#19 - Week 2: The Results

Season 14 - Episode 3

star 8.48
6 votes
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Week 11: Finals (1)

#20 - Week 11: Finals (1)

Season 21 - Episode 13

star 8.45
20 votes
10th Anniversary Special

#21 - 10th Anniversary Special

Season 20 - Episode 8

Show-stopping performances featuring past and present DWTS cast members and pro dancers plus a look back at fan-favorite moments from the past 20 seasons.

star 8.41
17 votes
Week 5: The Switch Up

#22 - Week 5: The Switch Up

Season 21 - Episode 7

star 8.40
20 votes
Week 4

#23 - Week 4

Season 15 - Episode 7

star 8.40
5 votes
Week 10: Finals 1

#24 - Week 10: Finals 1

Season 15 - Episode 18

star 8.40
5 votes
Week 11: Finals Pt. 1

#25 - Week 11: Finals Pt. 1

Season 23 - Episode 14

The four finalists each perform two dances – a Redemption Style dance, and a freestyle dance. In addition, Grammy Award-winning Train performs, plus a special performance from the upcoming movie “La La Land.” Once again after a three-week absence, Len Goodman returned to the judges' table for the finals.

star 8.37
84 votes