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Strictly Come Dancing fans want Alfonso Ribeiro as permanent judge

With or without Bruno...

With Bruno Tonioli absent from Strictly Come Dancing this week, his seat on the judging panel was filled by Alfonso Ribeiro.

Alfonso’s a big hit again (Credit: BBC)

The former Fresh Prince of Bel Air star is no stranger to the SCD audience, as he covered for Bruno, busy working in America, for Week 5 last year.

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Bruno’s missing from this week’s panel (Credit: BBC)

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The one-time winner of US show Dancing With The Stars proved an instant hit then, and viewers were thrilled to see him return tonight.

Many want to see him to join the show permanently.

Another wants Week 5 to be named after and featuring him every year.

Others would like to see him actually replace Bruno.

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