Marilu Henner and Derek Hough exited Dancing With the Stars with their heads held high. The couple was eliminated on showstoppers night with a showstopper of their own.
Derek and Marilu danced the samba to "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)" from the musical Jersey Boys and received nines from judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Idina Menzel, Julianne Hough and Bruno Tonioli. Their group dance with Terra Jole and Sasha Farber, a jazz routine to "Big Noise from Winnetka" by Bette Midler also received four nines.
"We went out on a high," Derek gushed. "She did great tonight."
"Super high! I always have gut feelings about things and I thought, ‘I just want to do my last two dances as well as I can,' and I felt like I did," Marilu told E! News after the show.
Hey, they're returning for the finale in a few weeks, no drama here.
"Everybody's great…I think we were like if we're going out we're going out on a high, let's do this baby, let's rock it," Derek said.
So, what did Marilu take away from this experience? "Besides how much I love Derek's smell?" she asked. Watch the video above for more from the two.
"To go out after today's performance was great. It's a good way to go out," Derek said.
Dancing With the Stars airs Mondays, 8 p.m. on ABC.