Dancing With the Stars week 4 recap: Did the right couple go home?

Dancing With the Stars doesn't care how emotionally stable you are. When it comes time for Most Memorable Years Night — as it did on Monday — the ABC competition series is out to destroy you.

As is tradition on DWTS, the contestants performed routines inspired by significant years in their lives, and — Mr. T wordplay alert! — I pity the fool who didn't bring a full box of tissues over to the couch for Monday's episode.

Not moved by the A-Team star's emotional battle against cancer? Well, allow Nancy Kerrigan to tell you about the gut-wrenching hurdles (six miscarriages in eight years) that she overcame in order to have kids. And if you're still not sobbing into a pillow, prepare to curl into the fetal position and weep as you watch Rashad Jennings embrace his ailing, wheelchair-bound father on the sidelines of the ballroom.

And now that we've all fulfilled our emotional breakdown quota for the month, let's review the evening's strongest and weakest numbers:

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DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) TOM BERGERON, NORMANI KORDEI, VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) BONNER BOLTON
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) SHARNA BURGESS
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) NANCY KERRIGAN
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) GLEB SAVCHENKO
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) ERIKA JAYNE, GLEB SAVCHENKO
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) SHARNA BURGESS, BONNER BOLTON
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) ERIKA JAYNE
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) MR. T, KYM JOHNSON
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) CARRIE ANN INABA, LEN GOODMAN, JULIANNE HOUGH, BRUNO TONIOLI
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) SIMONE BILES, SASHA FARBER, SHARNA BURGESS, BONNER BOLTON, CHARO, KEO MOTSEPE, LINDSAY ARNOLD, DAVID ROSS, TOM BERGERON, ERIN ANDREWS, WITNEY CARSON, CHRIS KATTAN, ERIKA JAYNE, GLEB SAVCHENKO, HEATHER MORRIS, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, KYM JOHNSON, MR. T, NANCY KERRIGAN, ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV, PETA MURGATROYD, NICK VIALL, NORMANI KORDEI, VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY, RASHAD JENNINGS, EMMA SLATER
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY, NORMANI KORDEI
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) EMMA SLATER, RASHAD JENNINGS, SIMONE BILES, SASHA FARBER
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) RASHAD JENNINGS, EMMA SLATER
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) SIMONE BILES, SASHA FARBER
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) EMMA SLATER, RASHAD JENNINGS
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) KYM JOHNSON, MR. T
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2401' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with a new, dynamic cast of celebrities who are ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless) NICK VIALL, KEO MOTSEPE, SHARNA BURGESS, ERIKA JAYNE, BONNER BOLTON, NORMANI KORDEI, NANCY KERRIGAN, ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV, TOM BERGERON, ERIN ANDREWS, PETA MURGATROYD, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, CHARO
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BEST OF THE NIGHT
Rashad Jennings and pro Emma Slater (Contemporary) — The past 23 Dancing seasons have welcomed plenty of pro football players, many of whom have been surprisingly graceful. But in his routine on Monday — which zeroed in on Rashad's complex relationship with his father — the NFLer turned in far more than just solid choreography. From the pained expression on his face, to the tenderness with which he lifted and spun Emma around the floor, Rashad made the most of every emotional nuance in those breathtaking 90 seconds. Judges' Score: 39/40

BEST OF THE NIGHT (RUNNER-UP)
Simone Biles and pro Sasha Farber (Viennese Waltz) — Thanks to a deep bench of Season 24 competitors, several of whom are making a great case for the Mirrorball, Simone is no longer a shoe-in for the trophy, as some may have expected. But this piece, which celebrated her relationship with her grandparents-turned-adoptive parents, was exactly what the gymnast needed to get back on voters' radar. It's clear that Simone can handle whatever choreography Sasha throws at her — but the tearful sincerity she brought to Monday's performance was the crucial component that had been missing until now. Judges' Score: 36/40

MOST DISTRACTING SOUNDTRACK
Normani Kordei and pro Val Chmerkovskiy (Rumba) — It was a lovely concept to have Normani's fellow Fifth Harmony members provide the backing vocals for her routine with Val... but it may have been better in theory than in execution. Although the duo still turned in an elegant, passionate piece, it was difficult to focus on their rumba while Fifth Harmony suffered from timing and tuning issues from start to finish. Judges' Score: 32/40

WORST OF THE NIGHT
Erika Jayne and pro Gleb Savchenko (Cha-Cha) — Erika had the terrible misfortune of performing after Rashad, which only illuminated how emotionless the reality star's cha-cha really was. She could have made up for that by delivering energetic, crisp choreography throughout the piece... but instead, the typically fiery cha-cha became lethargic and tedious to watch. (And while I totally respect a sexy dance number now and again, I think Gleb is doing his partner a major disservice by refusing to give her some emotionally weighty material.) Judges' Score: 30/40

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DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2403' - The 11 remaining celebrities are set to celebrate the allure of Sin City and take a gamble on dancing to some of the city's iconic songs, as Vegas Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, APRIL 3 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) ERIKA JAYNE
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2403' - The 11 remaining celebrities are set to celebrate the allure of Sin City and take a gamble on dancing to some of the city's iconic songs, as Vegas Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, APRIL 3 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) GLEB SAVCHENKO, ERIKA JAYNE
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 01: Erika Jayne attends the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on April 01, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 01: Singer Erika Jayne performs onstage during the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in LA After Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 1, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for GLAAD)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 27: Television personality Erika Jayne is seen on March 27, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Hollywood To You/Star Max/GC Images)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2402' - After showcasing their first dances on last week's exciting season premiere, the celebrities get another chance to impress the judges with a new style of dance, all the while knowing that one of them is going home at the end of the night, based on scores and votes from last Monday, on 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, MARCH 27 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) ERIKA JAYNE, GLEB SAVCHENKO
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured: Erika Jayne -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 20: TV personality Erika Jayne attends 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 24 premiere at CBS Televison City on March 20, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 11: Erika Jayne attends the Family Equality Council's Annual Impact Awards on March 11, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 01: Professional dancer Gleb Savchenko (L) and television personality Erika Jayne enter Planet Hollywood restaurant on March 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Erika Jayne -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Singer, Actress and TV Personality Erika Jayne visits 'The Jenny McCarthy Show' with host Jenny McCarthy (L) at SiriusXM Studios on February 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Erika Jayne arrives at the 59th GRAMMY Awards at the Staples Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Erika Jayne -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - DECEMBER 06: Erika Jayne visits 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on December 6, 2016 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Erika Jayne -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 14: Erika Jayne attends the House of CB flagship store launch at House Of CB on June 14, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 31: Singer/songwriter and television personality Erika Jayne attends the premiere of Syfy's 'Sharknado: The 4th Awakens' at the Stratosphere Casino Hotel on July 31, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Sharknado)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23: Singer Erika Jayne visits at SiriusXM Studios on June 23, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 23: Erika Jayne arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere 'Alice Through The Looking Glass' at the El Capitan Theatre on May 23, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 16: TV personality Erika Jayne arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising' on May 16, 2016 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 05: Jenny McCarthy and Erika Jayne visit 'Dirty, Sexy, Funny with Jenny McCarthy' at the SiriusXM Studios on April 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - MAY 14: Erika Jayne performs at House Nightclub on May 14, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Ralph Notaro/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 23: Model and designer Behati Prinsloo (L) and Erika Jayne attend as DuJour's Jason Binn hosts the launch of Behati X Juicy Couture at PHD at Dream Downtown on March 23, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for DuJour)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Erika Jayne attends the Delta Air Lines celebrates 2016 GRAMMY Weekend with 'Sites and Sounds' private performance with Leon Bridges on February 12, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
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And now, the results:

TWO COUPLES IN JEOPARDY
Mr. T and pro Kym Herjavec
Erika Jayne and pro Gleb Savchenko

ELIMINATED
Mr. T and pro Kym Herjavec

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