Macchio vs. Alley: who was the better dancer?

Ralph Macchio and Kirstie Alley easily outperformed their competition on “Dancing With the Stars” Monday night, but which one of the two top hoofers outperformed the other?

Take another look at Macchio’s unforgettable, old-Hollywood foxtrot:

Now compare that to Alley’s high-energy cha-cha-cha:

According to the judges, the ballroom newbies were close, with Macchio earning 24 points to Alley's 23. What do you think? Did ballroom’s leading man or leading lady take top honors on premiere night?

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