Osmond one freestyle away from 'Dancing with the Stars' win

Despite a distracting strip of partner Kym Johnson's dress coming loose, despite posting the lowest total score for the week, and despite the fact that he hasn't seen multiple 10s since week five's Argentine tango, Donny Osmond is going to shake it in the "Dancing with the Stars" finals.

So, "Star" gazers, do we pack away our bottles of spray tan, shelve our sequins and stop wondering what a fleckerl* is until next season because Donny came and did what he set out to do -- tie baby sis, Marie, for third place?

Or could Donny actually waltz away with a win?

Pull your fringed pants back on and grab your paddles because we are about to crack open the "Ultimate Strategizer's Dancing With the Stars Super-Guide, 2009 Edition," which suggests the answer to that question is an enthusiastic "yes."

He's got a pro, not a con

The Mormon entertainer is in capable hands when it comes to cheerful pro Kym Johnson (and her delightful Australian accent). Even though Kym has yet to dance a star into first place, she was runner-up with NSYNC refugee Joey Fatone in Season 4 and football star Warren Sapp in Season 7.

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