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Patrick Chan fires up the lasers. (Source: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images Europe)
Weâ€™re woozy after this one, and itâ€™s not because we stuffed ourselves full of cheese and talked like Maurice Chevalier all weekend, although we did do that. No, itâ€™s from boredom. Hereâ€™s what triggered our malaise.
NBC hates ice dancing, especially Virtue & Moir, PÃ©chalat & Bourzat, and some Russians. Where are Doug Wilson and Dick Button when you need them?
NBC hates pairs, too, especially Pang & Tong, Duhamel & Radford, and Denney & Coughlin.
Patrick Chan wins without falling down. Jason Brown catches our magic. NBC hates Michal BÅ™ezina and Florent Amodio. Yan Han celebrates the season.
Ashley Wagner chooses the wrong music. Adelina Sotnikova spins right round like a record, baby. Anna Pogorilaya cuts it up. Samantha Cesario goes Gotham. Christina Gao doesnâ€™t have her best skate. Rachel Flatt gives us a scare. Tara Lipinski tries to not tear her hair out. And Tori has some good news and bad news about Rostelecom.
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P.S. Before we recorded this episode, we came across the Skating Lessonâ€™s interview with Alissa Czisny in which she talked about a comeback this year. After we recorded the episode, we came across Alissaâ€™s statement that sheâ€™s dropping out of sectionals and seemingly is retiring from competing. Itâ€™s been a joy watching Alissa over the years, and The Ice Queens wish her nothing but the best.