America's Got Talent: Season 6, Episode 28 :: Semi-finals Round 2
It’s the "year of dance," according to Howie Mandel, as talented dance groups dominate season 6 of America’s Got Talent. Round 2 of the semi-finals (episode 28) kicked off on August 30, 2011.
First up was The Kinetic King. His obstacle course of falling domino-style objects included candies, rulers and ping pong balls, and it sped faster than ever before. Sharon loved the speed, while Piers found it less climactic. Next, Fatally Unique got down and dirty, showing Sharon that this year is all about "dark dancing."
Landon Swank impressed the judges with his risky performance involving explosives and sheer luck. However, Gymkana made a devastating mistake when one gymnast tripped as he jumped through the ring of fire, pulling it down on top of him.
Summerwind Skippers made two big mistakes that Piers had no trouble spotting. He admitted that they are one of his favorite acts, but he thinks their mistakes will cost them a spot in the finals. Snap Boogie’s routine was a little too cheesy compared to his usual performances. Sharon thinks he should've stuck to what he does best.
Anna Graceman put her own spin on the rock song Home Sweet Home. Piers said her performance was the best of the night. Steven Retchless, however, didn’t earn the same praise from Piers. He doesn’t believe male pole dancing is a million dollar act. Sharon and Howie disagreed.
Smage Bros. Riding Shows performed some amazing stunts with their dirt bikes. They even hopped over seven family members, including Grandma Smage! Professor Splash didn’t make the same impact on the judges this week. While he did jump from 70 feet, he landed in five feet of water instead of his usual 12 inches.
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. performed Frank Sinatra’s I’ve Got the World by a String. Sharon believes that he’ll definitely have a place in the final. The Silhouettes closed the show with a performance that was a little lacklustre. The judges agreed that they’re amazing, but the act wasn’t as amazing as previous nights.
It’s hard to say who will take the five available spots in the final, but we’ll still wager a guess. Anna Graceman for sure, along with Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., Landon Swank, The Silhouettes, and maybe Smage Bros. Riding Shows.
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