Phillip struggled, Randi shook her butt and Janette became a rocker
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Randi Evans and Evan Kasprzak of 'So You Think You Can Dance'
Randi and Evan
Choreographer: Mia Michaels, um, a butt poodle dance
Monkeys As Critics' Verdict: Nice butt
Fun facts: Randi wants to teach special ed and Evan would own a custom car shop, two jobs that seem completely down to earth and perfect for our teensy tiny power couple, whom I just adore. Now, I know everyone got all crazy excited about Mia Michaels' butt poodle routine (seriously, I wasn't even sure what genre it was because Cat has to slur her words sometimes – I thought Tyce Diorio's name was Toasty Oreo until it came up on the screen, which I liked so much better anyway), but I wasn't so in love with it. Different, yes, but not my favorite thing.
But I'm not a dancer, and Toni is, and she loved it, and I concede to her greater wisdom because, c'mon, she's Toni freakin' Basil. And Nigel agreed it was a beautifully danced routine that "will be remembered" (can't argue with that – butt dancing does tend to stick in your mind) and Mary crowed that it was one of the best numbers of the night (but she's been pretty stingy with tickets on the hot tamale train except for Kayla, have you noticed?). And I will say, though the routine made me think of Pepe LePew cartoons an awful lot, I think it will keep these guys in the competition, and that has to count for something.