Naturally, Twitter had a lot to say, and so Digital Spy rounded up the best reactions of the evening for your pleasure. Enjoy!
The opening number, being movie week, was naturally theatrical:
You'd have to be a dried up piece of crust not to Love #Strictly's wonderful opening to Movie Week. Either that or a Daily Mail reader.
— Lorna Cooper (@Coops_tv) October 10, 2015
Just as well Iwan left. Don't think I could have coped with a rhumba to Chariots of Fire #Scd
— Lily Tomlinson (@lilyvtomlinson) October 10, 2015
How Fab-u-lous was dat opening number on #Strictly
— Rose (@MsRoseCavalier) October 10, 2015
The VTs started to get on peoples' nerves slightly:
Just once I'd like a celebrity to go,