For Ralph Macchio, it was close, but not close enough.
The 'Karate Kid' star was officially kicked out of the 'Dancing With the Stars' season 12 competition Tuesday night, ending a somewhat rocky road to the semifinals.
Macchio, who began the season with an unexpectedly strong debut performance, thanked his fans and partner Karina Smirnoff for an unforgettable run on the show.
'Dancing With the Stars' season 12 premiered last night, and while it lacked the headline power of Kate Gosselin and Bristol Palin, there were plenty of memorable moments that will have everyone talking at the post-show watercooler. Here are the four that stood out the most:
1.) A Star Is Reborn
Ralph Macchio may not be the most famous member of the season 12 cast, but the 'Karate Kid' star defini