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Alfonso Ribeiro Finally Did "The Carlton" On "DWTS" And It Was Glorious

Ohhhhhh, I wanna die.

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Former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro has been tearing up the floor on Dancing With the Stars Season 19, but on Monday night, he gave the crowd what they wanted: The Carlton.

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Yes, he finally did the signature dance that made his Fresh Prince character famous and his pro partner Witney Carson joined in.


"I was pigeonholed as an actor based on that character," Ribeiro said of Calrton Banks in his intro package before the dance. The actor said he "fell out of love" with his breakthrough character as a result, but is now back in love with Carlton and his accompanying dance. "I love how it makes people feel. I love the fact that people have this nostalgic look at that dance," he said. "My No. 1 goal this week is to please the fans and to give America what I feel they've been asking for since the beginning of this show: The Carlton."

Of course, this was all made better by the fact that their jazz number was set to Carlton's favorite song: "It's Not Unusual" by Tom Jones.


And, unsurprisingly, the judges (and America) gave Alfonso and Witney a perfect 40 for their routine.


Let's relive it one more time, shall we?

Will Smith would approve.

Watch the full routine here:

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Dancing With the Stars airs Mondays at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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