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Dancing With the Stars: Breaking Bad routine from Alexa PenaVega and Mark Ballas

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Alexa PenaVega tied with Nick Carter for the highest score of the night when she performed a Breaking Bad-inspired routine with her pro partner, Mark Ballas.

Before they kicked off their jazz routine, a short pre-taped segment revealed that Ballas is quite the Breaking Bad fan … and that in the world of professional dancing, rhinestones are the coveted goods over which one would wage wars, build empires, and wear truly ridiculous hats.

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The dance earned PenaVega and Ballas a respectable 36 out of 40 from the DWTS judges, tying with Carter and Sharna Burgess’ Downton Abbey-inspired routine, below. 

For more from Monday’s DWTS, check out our full recap.