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Season 7, Episode 8
708 Group Dance 2
Air Date: January 17, 2017
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"ALDC Ain't Dead Yet" is the eighth episode of the seventh season of Dance Moms. It first aired on January 17, 2017.


Abby brings the girls to a cemetery to get them in the spirit for a graveyard-inspired routine; the mothers are frustrated when Brynn is given a special part; Elliana and Lilliana are given head-to-head solos for the first time.[1]

Competition Attended

Fierce National Dance Competition in Phoenix, Arizona on October 29, 2016

Weekly Dances

Abby Lee Dance Company
Dance Name
Dance Style
Six Feet Underneath Contemporary 1st in Teen Group
1st Overall
Elliana Charlie Musical Theatre 2nd in Mini Solo
5th Overall
Kendall DOA
(not shown)
Contemporary 1st in Teen Solo
4th Overall
Lilliana Dainty But Dangerous Acrobatic 1st in Mini Solo
1st Overall

Other Information

  • Pyramid:
    • Camryn
    • Nia, Brynn, Kalani
    • Kendall, Elliana, Maesi, Lilliana
  • The group dance this week was based on grave diggers. During the week, the team visited Hollywood Forever Cemetery, so the girls would get a better understanding of the choreography.[2]
  • A Choreographer's Cut aired right after the episode, for the first time since Season 5.[3]
  • Kendall's solo title is an acronym that means "Dead on Arrival". Although it was not shown during the episode, it was later released on Lifetime's YouTube channel.
  • Elliana's solo was based on the famous silent film actor Charlie Chaplin.
  • After the competition, the girls went golfing and had a Halloween party.
  • October 24: ElectroKicks commercial featuring Kalani, Nia, Brynn and Kendall was released. (Watch)
  • October 24: Brynn on set for a photo shoot.[4]
  • October 25: ALDC LA held their Halloween party.[5][6][7]

Picture Gallery

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Video Gallery

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