Watch Alfonso Ribeiro's Glorious Tribute to the 'Carlton Dance' on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Source: NBC
Source: NBC

Alfonso Ribeiro's career hasn't been that spectacular. Since appearing as Carlton Banks, the preppy cousin of Will Smith's title character on the NBC's The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Ribeiro has appeared primarily on celebrity game shows and competitions in the last two decades. 

But on Monday's Dancing With the Stars, relived his glory days on Fresh Prince and treated viewers at home to a delightful dose of '90s nostalgia with the return of his infamous 'Carlton dance.' 

Ribeiro starts in around 0:52.


Here's Ribeiro from an old episode of Fresh Prince that aired in the 1990s:


And on Monday's Dancing With the Stars:

You may not be as famous as Will Smith, but America salutes your contribution to popular culture, Alfonso. Here's to you for letting us relive our youths, if just for one second.

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