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Real Dirty Dancing viewers rave about Lee Ryan and James Argent

The finale of The Real Dirty Dancing was broadcast on Channel 4 on Tuesday night and caused a wave of emotions among viewers.

James Argent and Anthea Turner took on Lee Ryan and Saffron Barker in the sizzling finale, recreating Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey’s iconic Time Of My Life dance from the hit film.

In the new reality show – hosted by Keith Lemon and Ashley Roberts – celebrities put their dancing skills to the test as they take on a series of challenges based on the film’s classic scenes.

time of her life! The finale of The Real Dirty Dancing was broadcast on Channel 4 on Tuesday night and caused a wave of emotions among viewers

After a tense performance, blues singer Lee and social media star Saffron Barker were crowned the winners after viewers tweeted that they couldn’t decide between the two stunning dances.

James, 34, and Anthea, 61, have become favorites on the show thanks to their sizzling chemistry and TOWIE star Arg’s delight at being paired with the TV legend.

James has been very open about his crush on Anthea since one of the first assignments saw the pair perform the famous bump and grind scene from the Do You Love Me?

Fan Favorites: James Argent and Anthea Turner took on Lee Ryan and Saffron Barker in the sizzling finale, recreating Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey's iconic dance

Fan Favorites: James Argent and Anthea Turner took on Lee Ryan and Saffron Barker in the sizzling finale, recreating Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey’s iconic dance

In the final, the pair trained for days trying to pull off the iconic final lift between Johnny and Baby. “Me and her together in a perfect match and a perfect combination,” enthused Arg just before they took to the floor.

Viewers were in tears when the moment arrived and the pair performed a near-perfect routine. “I cried out for so much happiness when Arg and Anthea nailed life,” tweeted one moved viewer.

“Arg literally had the time of his life,” agreed another, while others joined James in sobbing as Anthea called it “a real turning point” in her partner’s life following his incredible weight loss and lifestyle overhaul.

Going all out: James, 34, and Anthea, 61, have become favorites on the show thanks to their sizzling chemistry and TOWIE star Arg's delight at being paired with the TV legend

Going all out: James, 34, and Anthea, 61, have become favorites on the show thanks to their sizzling chemistry and TOWIE star Arg’s delight at being paired with the TV legend

You did it!  Viewers were in tears when the moment arrived and the couple performed a near-perfect routine and lift

You did it! Viewers were in tears when the moment arrived and the couple performed a near-perfect routine and lift

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Fans: “Arg literally had the time of his life,” agreed another, while others sobbed with James as Anthea called it “a real turning point” in her partner’s life

Sweet: Anthea gushed about her partner, who has overhauled his life over the past year and lost 13 stone in weight

Sweet: Anthea gushed about her partner, who has overhauled his life over the past year and lost 13 stone in weight

In the end, however, Lee and Saffron put Arg and Anthea on the spot, with many viewers commenting on the boybander’s incredible resemblance to Patrick Swayze.

“Lee, you looked so much like Patrick Swayze last time it brought tears to my eyes.”

“I like Lee Ryan even more since I saw him,” gushed another.

Even Lee commented on the resemblance between him and the Hollywood star.

“It’s not me, I’ve been told I look like Patrick Swayze, my mom, my sister, my girlfriend,” he laughed on the show. “I don’t look in the mirror and say, ‘Oh, you look like Patrick Swayze.'”

Sizzling: In the end, Lee and Saffron nailed Arg and Anthea, with many viewers commenting on the boybander's incredible resemblance to Patrick Swayze

Iconic: Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Gray play Johnny and Baby in the original film

Sizzling: In the end, Lee and Saffron nailed Arg and Anthea, with many viewers commenting on the boybander’s incredible resemblance to Patrick Swayze

Oops: While Lee and Saffron didn't make the lift, their chemistry and technical skills won over the Dirty Dancing fans in the audience

Oops: While Lee and Saffron didn’t make the lift, their chemistry and technical skills won over the Dirty Dancing fans in the audience

Hosts: In the new reality show - hosted by Keith Lemon and Ashley Roberts - celebrities will put their dancing skills to the test as they take on a series of challenges based on the film

Hosts: In the new reality show – hosted by Keith Lemon and Ashley Roberts – celebrities will put their dancing skills to the test as they take on a series of challenges based on the film

Unbelievable: “Wow, just amazing.  And think they have the new baby and Johnny for future dirty dance tours.  Well done to both of them,

Unbelievable: “Wow, just amazing. And think they have the new baby and Johnny for future dirty dance tours. Well done to both of them,” summed up one viewer

While Lee and Saffron didn’t make the lift, their chemistry and technical skills won over Dirty Dancing fans in the audience, who voted to have the pair crowned the winners.

“Omg what a finale Arg and Anthea did well but omg wow for Lee and Saffron they were amazing.”

“Wow, just amazing. And think they have the new baby and Johnny for future dirty dance tours. Well done to both of them,” summed up one viewer.

Winners: Lee and Saffron posed with their trophies for an Instagram snap shared on Tuesday

Winners: Lee and Saffron posed with their trophies for an Instagram snap shared on Tuesday

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