Kirstie Alley: Dancing With the Stars Favorite?

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At 60 years old and not possessing the body type of, say, Kendra Wilkinson, underdog Kristie Alley immediately endeared herself to Dancing With the Stars fans.

The surprising part? She won over the judges last night as well.

Dancing With the Stars saved the best routine for last, as Kirstie's spirited cha cha with Maksim Chmerkovskiy shamed many competitors half her age.

"I'm doing this as a challenge to see how far I can push myself physically and still live," Alley - dubbed "G" for "Grandma" by Maks - joked beforehand.

Whatever she did, the rest of the field is on notice after this:

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kirstie, you and maks are a great team.I am so impressed on your performance and i want to see you take it home girl.You are inspiring and i look forward to watching you on this journey.you rock'kirsti now kick some a__.I got your back...Lori Barlow

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Way to go Kirstie!! Keep some butt. You are my fav to go all the way. Max you are the best hunk there and what a dancer you are.
Go team Kirstie and Max

Dancing with the Stars Quotes

We should have started dancing with one arm waaay before.

Cristian de la Fuente [following his injury, trip to the hospital and subsequent stellar performance]

I am not the best dancer, and I have not been the best dancer from the beginning. I am happy we made it this far.

Cristian de la Fuente