Yes, for the first time in the show's 16 seasons, a couple was in zero danger of going home, putting just a tad more pressure on the voters to see their favorites through.
So, who did the voters see through?
Aly Raisman and Mark Ballas, whose nearly perfect samba (still no 30s this season) was the judges' choice for Tuesday's encore performance, sailed on through till next week as expected—as did Zendaya and Val Chmerkovskiy, although their 27 on the paso doble was relatively mediocre for them.
Lingering in jeopardy till the final minutes of tonight's show, actually, were Andy Dick and Sharna Burgess, Ingo Rademacher and Kym Johnson, and, for the first time, Jacoby Jones and Karina Smirnoff.
But though the Super Bowl winner got his first scare of the season, it was finally the end of the road for Andy Dick, the winner of hearts if not the master of steps.
"I've been talking about it from day one, it's been the best," Andy, already choked up, said on his way out. "It's just been the best. Carrie Ann, I want to kill you for that 5...It was all your fault," he joked, shaking his fist.
"But the fact that we're here on week seven is amazing," the comebacking funnyman added. "And every week, I'm like, 'Really? How? Why? How?' So, it's been the best thing and I really thank everybody here, the fans out there, you two [Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke Charvet], the judges. It's been a wonderful, wonderful ride."