"It's been absolutely amazing. I've had the best time ever and I didn't want to see any of them eliminated, so I guess it works out," the former Wonder Years child star said upon learning her fate.
"She's a great, great person," said Valentin Chmerkovskiy, McKellar's professional DWTS partner. "She works really hard and really embraces the process. I met a great individual and we had some fascinating conversations. It's been a blast."
Still in the running for the coveted mirror-ball trophy are actress Candace Cameron Bure, Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis, singer-actor James Maslow, Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy and Olympic ice dancer Charlie White.