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Will Flight Time leap from 'The Amazing Race' to 'DWTS'?

98246_D0320 He may not have won the $1 million, but could "Amazing Race" also-ran Herbert "Flight Time" Lang be redirecting his competitive sights to a shiny Mirrorball trophy instead?

The just-eliminated Flight Time (pictured, left), of the "Race's" popular Harlem Globetrotters team of Flight Time and Big Easy, cracked open the possibility of outfitting himself in glittery face decals and sequins when asked by EW.com if there was a chance that he could show up on another reality show. "I feel like I can do anything now," he responded. "I enjoy watching 'Dancing With the Stars' and I think I’m a pretty good dancer."

ABC itself doesn't comment on potential casting choices. But I think Flight Time would be a great addition to the "DWTS" family. First of all, he fulfills that requisite sports quotient. Plus, he's so darn likable: The man is a Harlem Globetrotter, for crying out loud -- those guys eke out goodwill just by spinning basketballs on their index fingers. Not only that, Flight Time himself was a congenial, stand-up guy during his "Race" run, which no doubt only won him more fans. He has patience in spades and doesn't take himself too seriously. Finally, need I mention that this guy's got rhythm? Remember how he got down when they had to do that Swedish farmer dance? And those awesome arm extensions he showed off to the music of "Don Giovanni" during the recent opera challenge? Methinks he and Edyta could make a good team -- no offense to Big Easy, of course. (Though she, being Polish, would also probably have heard of fellow European Franz Kafka, and most likely would have been able to unscramble his first name during a challenge.)

What do you think of the possibility of Flight Time being on "DWTS"? Would you watch him on the show? Which pro dancer would you like to see him paired up with?

—Allyssa Lee

Related:

'The Amazing Race': A Kafkaesque evening in Prague

Complete 'Dancing With the Stars' coverage on Show Tracker

Photo: Herbert "Flight Time" Lang and Nathaniel "Big Easy" Lofton; Credit: Monty Brinton / CBS

 
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I love Flight Time! After Hunky Lance and Fran Dreschery Keri were eliminated, Flight Time and Big Easy became my favorite racers -- I really wish they would've beaten (and beaten up) the whiny brothers. I'm still mad at Big Easy though for screwing up the last challenge -- even more upset about it than I am about my recent weight gain. Truth be told, I can't get too mad about gaining weight. (Sorry Fogle fans, it's not all synthol) My life is pretty charmed for a guy who lost weight because I was too lazy to go anywhere else but the Subway downstairs from my apartment. I really thought my video rental business would be the thing that makes me famous.

On a different note, have you thought about tracking a new show called "Three Rivers?" It's got a fantastic premise and a very promising actor by the name of Daniel Henney. It's probably the best new show drama since "CSI." Please consider.

Fogle Out.

This is a brilliant idea! Love DWTS. Loved Flight Time on The Amazing Race. He'd be a great fit for the show

Let's start a petition! We want Flight Time on DWTS! He'd be fabulous.

OMG hellz yeah PLEASE have him on DWTS. I fell in love with him while watching TAR and he'd be sooooooo great and so much fun to watch on DWTS!

Three Rivers got canceled a few days ago by CBS. Hope you weren't too attached to it.

If they can have a disgraced former US Congressman, Flight Time would be a Positive Upgrade
Vaden

They cancelled "Three Rivers???"

Crap! I'm away a few weeks filming a commercial and look at what I miss. Let that be a lesson to Fogle fans: Don't be famous.

Oh yeah, Big Easy: The hood's still mad at you.


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