Kelly Monaco Strips Down, Steals Show on Dancing with the Stars Anniversary Special

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Dancing with the Stars' inaugural winner Kelly Monaco returned for the anniversary special last night, reminding us why she won the first Mirror Ball.

Marking 10 years of Dancing With the Stars, the ABC event was filled with sequins and skin-baring outfits, with the soap star leading the charge.

Check out her sexy routine with Val Chmerkovskiy below!

Almost 50 stars, judges, hosts, pros, fan favorites and a pregnant Katherine Jenkins came back for the big show, but Monaco stood out the most.

The fact that these two weren’t even given a full performance slot is ridiculous. We know time and space were limited, but come on, DWTS producers.

We're not just saying that because they were splashing around practically nude in a puddle ... although we're not complaining. They've got talent!

Betsey Johnson was seen mouthing, “Oh. My. God.”

That sums it all up right there. Other highlights included an all-NFL group routine in which the pro football alums reunited for an MNF-themed number.

Kurt Warner, Jacoby Jones, Michael Irvin, Donald Driver, Hines Ward, Jerry Rice, and Emmitt Smith all took the field, er, parquet, and it was awesome.

Also, Patti Labelle may have been nixed a few Dancing with the Stars results shows ago, but she returned to sing her classic song “Lady Marmalade.”

In the vocals department, she is peerless!

What was your favorite moment of the episode? Who is your favorite winner? Scroll through the gallery below to look back on the best of the best!

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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