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'DWTS' Season 31: Halloween Night episode divides couples into two teams with each using different props

Disney+'s dancing show 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 31 Halloween Night episode will have Team Wicked and Team Scream competing head-to-head
'DWTS' Season 31 Charli D'Amelio and Mark Ballas and Wayne Brady and Witney Carson (Instagram/@dancingwiththestars)
'DWTS' Season 31 Charli D'Amelio and Mark Ballas and Wayne Brady and Witney Carson (Instagram/@dancingwiththestars)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Get ready to witness some scary moves! 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 31's Episode 8 is bringing in 'Halloween night' that may have you watching it on repeat. Halloween happens only once a year. Indeed, to make it memorable Disney+ has brought a twist to the format of the show.

We all know by the name that the dances for the special episode will be inspired by Halloween itself. Therefore, the contestants are expected to dress up as spooky characters. Moreover, in this episode, judges will not give a score to individual couples — instead, the participants will be divided into groups. The show currently only has nine couples left. So, does that mean a whole group (with several participants) will be eliminated all at once? Keep reading to know what will happen in 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 31 Halloween Night episode.


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'Dancing With the Stars' Season 31: Halloween Night teams

The couples of 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 31 will be divided into two teams for Halloween night. 

Team Wicked

Five couples are there in Team Wicked with Vinny Guadagnino as their captain. They have 'The Witches are Back' from 'Hocus Pocus 2' as their dance number. Team Wicked's member pairings are:

Vinny Guadagnino and Koko Iwasaki- performing Paso Doble to 'Get Ghost' by Mark Ronson, Passion Pit, and A$AP Ferg

Shangela and Gleb Savchenko- performing Jazz to 'Look What You Made Me Do' by Taylor Swift

Heidi D'Amelio and Artem Chigvintsev- performing Tango to 'I Wanna Be Your Slave' by Måneskin

Gabby Windey and Alan Bersten- performing Argentine Tango to 'Shivers' by District 78 ft. Mikayla Lynn

Jordin Sparks and Brandon Armstrong- performing Tango to 'Oogie Boogie’s Song' by Ed Ivory & Ken Page

Team Scream

Four couples are there in Team Scream with Trevor Donovan as their lead. This team has 'Heads Will Roll' from 'Yeah Yeah Yeahs' as their dance number. Team Scream's member pairings are:

Trevor Donovan and Emma Slater- performing Contemporary to 'Ghost' by Justin Bieber

Daniel Durant and Britt Stewart- performing Paso Doble to 'Bury a Friend' by Billie Eilish

Wayne Brady and Witney Carson- performing Contemporary to 'Halloween Theme' by District 78

Charli D'Amelio and Mark Ballas- performing Argentine Tango to 'Tanguera' by Fabio Hager Sexteto

'Dancing With the Stars' Season 31 Halloween Night props (Disney+)
'Dancing With the Stars' Season 31 Halloween Night props (Disney+)

Even though the couples are divided into two teams, each contestant will be scored individually. In the end, each contestant's score will be added and therefore the total score of the team will be concluded. Moreover, Disney+ reveals that in the Halloween Night episode contestants will make use of the props. 'Dancing With the Stars' social media page posted a "caution" image claiming they found one of the scary props near the stage. Another prop revealed is a big container-like transparent thing and a candle stand. Furthermore, Halloween night will also check the couples' compatibility. Each couple in the video released is seen asking various questions like, "Who is most likely to have the wildest house decorations?" "Who is most likely to dress up as their pet?" "Who is most likely to sleep with the flashlight?", and many others. Indeed, the Halloween edition will make the contestants reveal some interesting things about each other.

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 31 Episode 8 will premiere on Disney+ on Monday, October 31, 2022, at 8 pm ET