Strictly Come Dancing's Bruno Tonioli falls off his chair but viewers think it's a stunt

Strictly fans want Bruno Tonioli’s replacement to be made permanent

All change on this week's panel

Bruno Tonioli is missing this week’s Strictly Come Dancing and he’s been replaced by a very popular choice.

Hollywood A-lister Alfonso Ribeiro is covering for the panel’s most exuberant judge.

Wot no Bruno? (Credit: BBC)

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star, best known for playing Will Smith’s cousin Carlton Banks on the US sitcom – immediately settled in alongside Craig Revel Horwood, Dame Darcey Bussell and Shirley Ballas on Saturday.

And viewers instantly warmed to him as he did an hilarious impression of Bruno while delivering his verdict on the first dance of the night from Dr Ranj Singh and Janette Manrara.

Alfonso mimicked Bruno (Credit: BBC)

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Some viewers are already calling for him to join the panel permanently.

Alfonso got his groove on in the jungle (Credit: ITV)

The 47-year-old comedian – who competed on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! in 2013 – has plenty of experience in dance, as he won the US version of Strictly, called Dancing With The Stars, in 2014, alongside his partner Witney Carson.

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