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Dancing With the Stars Season 9 Episodes

21 Episodes 2009 - 2009

Season 9 of the reality show features once again Tom Bergeron and Samantha Harris as hosts, and Len Googman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli as judges. Sixteen couples are competing for the title of best dancers, with three double-elimination nights throughout the season. Bolero, lambada, two-step and Charleston are introduced to compliment the larger cast, which includes singers Macy Gray and Donny Osmond, actress Melissa Joan Hart and model Joanna Krupa. Among the guest performers appearing on the show are Whitney Houston, Taylor Swift, Michael Bublé and Shakira.

Episode 1

September 21, 2009

Mon, Sep 21, 2009 121 mins

The ninth-season opener begins with 16 celebrities, the show's largest cast ever. Competitors include Donny Osmond, Melissa Joan Hart, Michael Irvin and Chuck Liddell. On the first night of competition, the male celebrities perform.

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Episode 2

September 22, 2009

Tue, Sep 22, 2009 120 mins

The first round of competition continues, with the female celebrities performing.

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Episode 3

September 23, 2009

Wed, Sep 23, 2009 60 mins

The first results show of the season includes a double elimination: One male and one female celebrity will depart. Also: The cast of the musical "The Lion King" performs "Circle of Life," and Patrick Swayze (1952-2009) will be honored with a tribute.

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Episode 4

September 28, 2009

Mon, Sep 28, 2009 121 mins

The second week of performances. Baz Luhrmann is a guest judge.

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Episode 5

September 29, 2009

Tue, Sep 29, 2009 60 mins

The second-round results show has Baz Luhrmann as a guest judge. Also: Selena Gomez and Joss Stone sing, the USC Marching Band perform, and "Stomp the Yard" choreographer Chuck Maldonado and Jimmy R.O. Smith design a special dance routine.

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Episode 6

October 05, 2009

Mon, Oct 5, 2009 122 mins

The third week of performances.

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Episode 7

October 06, 2009

Tue, Oct 6, 2009 61 mins

The third-round results show. Also: Queen Latifah sings, and the dance crew JabbaWockeeZ perform.

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Episode 8

October 12, 2009

Mon, Oct 12, 2009 122 mins

In the fourth week of performances, the contestants tackle four dances that are new to the show: the bolero, the Charleston, the Texas two-step and the Lambada.

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Episode 9

October 13, 2009

Tue, Oct 13, 2009 61 mins

The fourth-round results show. Included: Shakira performs, and the pros demonstrate next week's dances.

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Episode 10

October 19, 2009

Mon, Oct 19, 2009 122 mins

The fifth week of performances features the Argentine tango and the paso doble. Also: a group performance of the hustle.

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Episode 11

October 20, 2009

Tue, Oct 20, 2009 61 mins

The fifth-round results show. Included: a tribute to Michael Jackson. Also: Norah Jones performs.

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Episode 12

October 26, 2009

Mon, Oct 26, 2009 122 mins

The sixth week of performances includes the waltz, the jitterbug and a group mambo routine.

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Episode 13

October 27, 2009

Tue, Oct 27, 2009 61 mins

The sixth-round results show features a double elimination, with the second elimination being the result of a dance-off. Also: performances by Taylor Swift and Tiempo Libre.

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Episode 14

November 02, 2009

Mon, Nov 2, 2009 122 mins

The seventh week of performances.

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Episode 15

November 03, 2009

Tue, Nov 3, 2009 61 mins

The seventh-round results show. Also: Mark Ballas and Derek Hough perform as the Ballas Hough Band and unveil their new song, "Move"; Rod Stewart sings "It's the Same Old Song"; and Colbie Caillat sings "Fallin' for You."

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Episode 16

November 09, 2009

Mon, Nov 9, 2009 122 mins

The eighth week of performances.

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Episode 17

November 10, 2009

Tue, Nov 10, 2009 60 mins

The eighth-round results show. Included: performances by Michael Bublé and Susan Boyle. Also: DanceCenter with Kenny Mayne, Jerry Rice and Stacy Keibler; and the Design-a-Dance performance with Sabrina Bryan and a male professional dancer.

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Episode 18

November 16, 2009

Mon, Nov 16, 2009 122 mins

The ninth week of performances.

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Episode 19

November 17, 2009

Tue, Nov 17, 2009 60 mins

The ninth-round results show. Included: performances by Alicia Keys; Leona Lewis; and Barry and Robin Gibb. Also: a themed dance celebrating the film "Nine"; and a dance from Melissa Rycroft.

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Episode 20

November 23, 2009

Mon, Nov 23, 2009 90 mins

The 10th and final week of performances for the ninth season. The final three couples will each perform three new dances during three rounds: ballroom or Latin; freestyle; and megamix, in which they will all dance at the same time.

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Episode 21

November 24, 2009

Tue, Nov 24, 2009 119 mins

A winner is announced in the ninth-season finale. Included: two performances by Whitney Houston and two dance-offs. Also: return appearances by all 16 of this season's contestants, Jeffrey Ross, Adam Carolla and the Muppets.

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