It's a little hard for me to know where Grey's ended and this show began, because all of the stuff in Seattle sort of ran together. But I'll give it a try, starting with the easy stuff at Oceanside.
Dell continues to be relegated to irrelevance, which continues to irk me since I still have lingering affection for him from his time spent as Piz. Charlotte is still annoyed at Cooper for wanting to be there for Violet. She even gives him this impassioned speech about how he can't be best friends with a woman if he wants to be with a woman, which ... is just stupid and backwards and irritating. Seriously. Charlotte is cute and used to be funny, but I find her whining about Violet so tiresome at this point that I don't find it remotely feasible that Cooper could still care.
Also staying the same: Violet. She's still being selfish about the baby, and not letting Pete (totally the dad) in, even though he really wants to be part of this. It all plays out with a patient who tried to kill her baby and came to Cooper for help not killing it. She has postpartum depression and psychosis or something. I'll use the captioning when I weecap and give you much more complete information, of course. Pete and Violet both use the mother and baby to make their own arguments, but in the end, Pete calls Violet on how selfish she's being and then walks away. He totally wins this one.
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