While last night's episode of Grey's Anatomy provided an entirely different tone, feel and narrative structure than we're used to, Private Practice was true to form.
The doctors of Oceanside Wellness (and Pacific Wellcare) struggled with patients who tugged at their heartstrings - and in some cases, hit a little close to home.
This was especially true in the case of Violet, who had to counsel a couple struggling with the rape of a woman - and an unplanned pregnancy that resulted from it.
Meanwhile, Addison treated a homeless teen and her two-year-old son, and she and Sam helped her reunite with her own mother, with whom she was estranged.
Elsewhere, Sheldon tried to lay down rules, Charlotte threw herself into home renovations and ended up with a new position, and Dell even made an appearance!
For a full rundown, follow the link for a recap of "Pushing the Limits."