Brucie's jokes were still creaky, Len still had a twinkle in his eye and Bruno remains as mad as a box of frogs. But which celebrity started strongest on the dancefloor?
Six couples took to the famous BBC ballroom floor, including early bookies' tip Denise Van Outen and Westlife boyband star Nicky Byrne, who both performed waltzes.
But did they glide with grace or bomb like buffoons?
Cricketer Michael Vaughan also tried his hand at a waltz, while Bond actor Colin Salmon shook his thing with a cheeky cha cha cha.
Fern Britton did her bit with a little Latin number, while Victoria Pendleton moved from the velodrome to the dancefloor with a little help from Brendan Cole.
Watch Denise Van Outen and James Jordan's waltz below:
Who was your favourite dancer tonight? What did you think of show one?