Two weeks ago there was uproar, to put it mildly, as Gabby Logan and partner James Jordan left the competition. Now I know I wasn't a fan of hers but she certainly didn't deserve to be in the bottom two that week, along with Penny Lancaster-Stewart (from now on referred to here as Mrs Rod), whilst the loathsome Garraway woman survived.
Last week it was the turn of little cheeky-chappie Dominic Littlewood and the great Lilia Kopylova to exit, OK so his paso doble had the best comedy arm-action since David Dickinson, but for him to go and that woman to remain.. well it's just getting more ridiculous by the week. She wasn't even in the bottom two (John Barnes was)
Another shock bottom-two this week: and you can guess the rest. Anton and his wooden breakfast tv presenting partner (I refuse to even mention her name anymore) survived once more. Even bigger shock was lovely little Matt being in the bottom two even though, in our humble opinion, he's been the best of the male celeb dancers since this series started. Another big decision for Uncle Len and the rest of his increasingly egotistical sidekicks: they made the right one, keeping Matt and Flavia in and sending Mrs Rod and her partner Ian Waite home.
I never thought I'd say this, but this is the first year that I'm not totally loving Strictly Come Dancing because of a) the Sunday results show; b) the dance-off and the panel rather than the viewers doing the evicting, and c) everything not being what it seems. Allegedly.