Annie Barrett
October 02, 2012 AT 12:00 PM EDT

Blog Image Credit: Everett

Studies have shown that Hidden Gems of the Week,’s collection of reader-submitted ridiculata, is the best way to enjoy Dancing With the Stars without ever having to turn it on. It’s a visual feast of sparkles, fringe, and stunning awkwardness. Ready to go down the rabbit hole? Behold this bountiful smattering of Visible Gems!


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“The longer I look at BBC’s dress, the more I start to see a face in the design…” —ktbanks, endorsed by gigi

“Is the face screaming, ‘How does that make you FEEL?!?'” —SpeechTeacher89

“A Munch mashup with that would be perfect!” —orville1970

“This MUST be already nominated, but….. does Brookebot’s dress remind anyone else of that roll-down female reproductive ‘map’ from high school Health Class? Or did I just age myself? :)” —JennieB

“Was it just me, or did Brooke look like she bedazzled an outline of her uterus on her dress?” —Physiology Fairy, endorsed by Fringe Fairy 

“Harold Wheeler gave us a wink at the beginning! A warm welcome to Planet Mirrorballus always warms my glittery little heart.” —Wiltasaurus, endorsed by Anthony

“Most definite ‘Hidden Gems’… ….The Harold Wheeler Orchestra ain’t wearing pants!!!!!!!” —LAG Award Winner

Dana Edelson/NBC

“Can we just talk about Blinged-Out Trombonist for a sec? As a former trombonist, I must day I don’t have a watch that big. Wah wah! (trombone sound)” —kellen

Acorn TV

“After Melissa and Tony went up to get their scores and Tom was doing his usual reminder to the viewers of how they can vote, he briefly tugged his earlobe. It was probably nothing, but I took it as an unconscious desire to be gem-nominated. Yes, Tom, anything you do is gem-worthy!” —Wiltasaurus, endorsed by LAG Award Winner

“Tom struck a pose when they came back from commercial break before introducing Bristol (that was for us, right Tom?). To me he looked like he was trying to be Spiderman shooting his web to reel in the camera!” —Jem H, endorsed by Kevin M. Kawa

“I don’t know if this is a hidden gem but my son noticed Mark had his holster on backwards.” —lostforever

Jeff Vespa/WireImage

“Sarah Palin is wearing a sparkly American Flag cuff bracelet!” —Trena Kos

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