Only eight couples are left on "Dancing with the Stars" after Amber Rose and Maksim Chmerkovskiy were eliminated last week. The upcoming episode has an Era Night theme where couples will perform a dance from the past. Routines will include dances from the 1920s to the 1990s. Additionally, the remaining couples will be divided into two teams for the group dances. Head judge Len Goodman will be back to judge all the dancers who are left on the popular ABC dance competition show.

Era theme

Even though there are a lot of new dances today, some people like to be taken back in time with dances of the past such as the Charleson, Jive, and Jitterbug.

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These dances remind us of times when we were younger. When we watch the dancers perform, we will remember those times when we did the same dances (but probably not quite as well).

Who's dancing what?

Remember the Charleston from the 1920s? See how Marilu Henner and Derek Hough will dance the Charleston. Terra Jole and Sasha Farber will go back to the 1930s with their Foxtrot. It will be interesting to see how they dance to the song "Check to Cheek" by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstong considering their height difference. 

James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess will Jitterbug, a dance made popular during the 1940s.

Calvin Johnson and Lindsay Arnold will dance the Jive that people did in the 1950s. The 1960s are remembered when Laurie Hernandez and Val Chmerkovskiy dance a Quickstep.

Can Jana Kramer and Gleb do better with the Samba of the 1970s than they did with the sexy Argentine Tango last week during Latin Night when they received a perfect score of 40? Maureen McCormick and Artem Chigvintsev will try not to be eliminated as they dance a Tango of the 1980s. Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke will bring it closer to our time with a Rumba from the 1990s.

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What's was your favorite era?

Group dances

In addition to dances from the 1920s to the 1990s, couples will  be grouped into two teams. Team Past consists of James and Sharna, Calvin and Lindsay, Ryan and Cheryl, and Maureen and Artem. James Hinchcliffe is captain of Team Past. Team Future consists of all the female Celebrities except Maureen who is the only woman celebrity on Team Past. Team Future includes of Marilu and Derek; Laurie and Val; Terra and Sasha, and Jana and Gleb. Laurie Hernandez is the captain of this team.

In the past, any team that Derek Hough was on usually won. So far, Derek has been on 12 winning teams. Team dance scores will be added to the individual's dance scores for a combined total.