|USA||2011||60||Reality-TV . Reality|
In this patriotic episode, Abby assigns the girls dances inspired by the political state of America, but all is not fair in politics...especially in the dance world. Maddie and Chloe compete head-to-head and continuing with the political theme Abby has the Abby Lee Dance Company vote on who gave the best performance. Forced to sit on the sidelines, injured Mackenzie must watch her coveted spot on the team be taken over by ALDC's newest little powerhouse, Asia.
|Episode Title:||The Politics Of Dancing|
|Airs:||2013-04-09 at 21:00|
I love a show about crazy stage moms, and at moments this one doesn't disappoint.Entertainment Weekly Full Review
The new worst show on television debuted Wednesday night on Lifetime--Dance Moms, an ugly docu-circus featuring a megaton bully of a Pittsburgh dance instructor, the little princesses she costumes as lunatic street whores, and a quorum of strenuously pathetic stage mothers, one of whom warbles that she would slit her wrists if her daughter even thought of trying out for softball.Slate Full Review
Once you get past the reality-TV grabbers, you realize that while there is some of that, more importantly there's a lot of Miller. It is great to watch her work.New York Post Full Review
Inexorably transfixing, whether you're taking names or taking notes.Newsday Full Review