Dancing with the Stars Recap: It's the Final Countdown

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Part one of Dancing with the Stars' two-night finale event aired Monday night, and who can even guess how the results might shake out.

The way this season has gone, no Dancing with the Stars results make any sense, so we may well be poised for an upset Tuesday.

Normani Kordei and Valentin Chmerkovskiy

We'd be remiss not to say that we should be looking at three of these four competing for the right to hoist that Mirrorball skyward:

Nancy Kerrigan, Simone Biles, Heather Morris, and Normani Kordei. Any combination of the four would be a worthy finals lineup.

Instead, we have Normani against ... Rashad Jennings and David Ross. So she should walk away with the title easily, right?

Don't bet on it, after a slew of perfect scores Monday, and Dancing with the Stars' viewers propensity to vote based on ... who knows!?

Anyway, each of the three remaining celebrities erned a chance for redemption on a previous dance, as well as a freestyle last night.

Let's break down how they all did, shall we?

Rashad Jennings and Emma Slater

Rashad Jennings and Emma Slater

Redemption Rumba: 40/40

Freestyle: 40/40

Total: 80/80!

Rashad and Emma took the top spot in terms of scores, as the NFL running back's contemporary routine was pretty spot-on perfect.

A masterful mix of soft and powerful. 

His freestyle was so on point that it's too bad he couldn't get more than the maximum 40 points. Maybe the voters will find the means.

Normani Kordei and Val Chmerkovskiy

Normani Kordei and Valentin Chmerkovskiy

Redemption Quickstep: 38/40

Freestyle: 40/40

Total: 78/80!

With no Simone Biles left, the judges were forced to call out Normani and her body suit/pants, but even then they struggled to complain.

How much can you really say about that kind of perfection, even if you want to cut her down to size ... there's not much to work with.

A simple but mesmerizing freestyle helped maintain her status as the woman to beat on the finale tonight ... we think. And we hope.

David Ross and Lindsay Arnold

David Ross and Lindsay Arnold

Redemption Viennese Waltz: 33/40

Freestyle: 40/40

Total: 73/80!

David Ross can't win, can he?

Proof that personality and smile can get you anywhere in life, even to the DWTS finale he earned his place Monday. All credit where due.

His first score of 33 may be tough to overcome, even with a freestyle that used up every baseball gimmick out there to join the 40/40 club.

So? Who do you think will win enough votes to capture the Dancing With the Stars crown and join this illustrious list of winners below?

Hit the comments and let us know!

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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