Kevin Bacon recreated Footloose dance scenes. The footloose star did his legendary moves on The Tonight Show. It has been thirty years now that we saw this amazing film which had a step by step routine of fifty five year old Bacon’s most famous toe-tapping moments as teenager Ren McCormack. Well on Friday night, March 21, 2014 he did all over again, showing he still had all the moves in the special segment set up by host Jimmy Fallon. Drawing boos from the studio audience, the presenter introduced Kevin by saying:
”This year marks the 30th anniversary of one of his most beloved films, ‘Footloose’. Which reminds me, I should quickly mention that dancing has been outlawed on the tonight show.”
Holding up a scroll emblazoned with the strict decree, Jimmy added: ‘
‘It’s official guys, it’s a bummer, but rules are rules!”
The programme then cut to bacon, who had been watching behind-the-scenes from his dressing room. The incredulous star announced, ‘
‘Jump back. This is ‘The Tonight Show’ – there has to be dancing!”, and proceeded to recreate his famous dance number to the classic soundtrack of ‘Never’.
He is a father two children, was just perfect as he was puffing on a cigarette and taking a swig from a bottle of booze before smashing it against the wall just like the scene in the warehouse. He had been joined by some backing dancers, in front of his audience, he was wearing a vintage maroon tuxedo. Shouting his infamous line,
”Let’s dance!, Kevin launched into a show-stopped finale of Footloose’s titular track to rapturous applause.