Unlike the ousters of Jack Wagner and Sherri Shepherd, the fourth elimination on Dancing With the Stars was not a decision that will leave heads scratched.
Just as things looked up last week for Karina Smirnoff and partner Gavin DeGraw, they once again sunk to the bottom Monday night after a 19-point samba.
The second lowest DWTS scores went to Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Melissa Gilbert, with 21, with Gladys Knight and Tristan MacManus posting just 22.
Which of these tandems comprised the dreaded bottom two?
Melissa and Maksim and Gladys and Tristan were among the first to be declared safe. Gavin and Karina faced off with Jaleel White and Kym Johnson.
Dancing for survival, the judges made their final call based purely on the quality of the performances as both couples did the cha cha side by side.
And that call was a fairly easy one. Their decision was unanimous: the judges saved Jaleel and Kym, bringing Gavin's run on DWTS to a close.
"It's amazing just being part of the show," an upbeat DeGraw gushed. "Just knowing Karina Smirnoff, of course, having a great mentor. And getting to reach out and know all these amazing people who are a part of this show."
Jaleel and Kym will be back next week to compete in the top eight. You tell us: With Gavin out, who will win Dancing With the Stars?