Luckily, the Classical Week routine included a move that put Alley in a seated position, so she was able to slip back into her shoe to finish the routine.
Carson praised her celebrity counterpart, commending him for sticking to the steps despite the mishap.
Actor and musician didn't have the best time on season 27 of Dancing with the Stars.
While Chmerkovskiy laughed the incident off, cursed her luck as she talked through a replay of their performance backstage.
The pair went for it hard on Latin Night that year — almost too hard in Hightower's case.
High School Musical star competed on of Dancing with the Stars with professional partner.