Dr. Lisa Cuddy : [enters Exam Room One where Cuddy is with a patient] Working!
Dr. Gregory House : We need to talk.
Dr. Lisa Cuddy : [turns to face him] Get back to the ICU! Who uncuffed you?
Dr. Gregory House : [holding his surgical papers] Why would a surgeon administer Ketamine?
Dr. Lisa Cuddy : [hesitates for a bit] Who showed you your surgical file?
Dr. Gregory House : How do you know it's mine?
Dr. Lisa Cuddy : Because your patient hasn't had surgery and you don't care about anybody else.
Dr. Gregory House : My anesthesia was almost nonexistent
[raises his eyebrows]
Dr. Gregory House : and yet I wasn't awake. For some reason, somebody decided to put me in a dissociative coma instead of just putting me out.
Dr. Lisa Cuddy : There are plenty of reasons to use...
Dr. Gregory House : Fine. I'll go beat the truth out of my surgeon.
Dr. Gregory House : Gillick, right?
[turns to leave; Cuddy watches him go and observes him walking down the hallway, sans the cane assisting him; sentimental music plays as he walks]
Dr. Lisa Cuddy : [still staring emotionally] It worked.
[House turns shocked and confused]
Dr. Lisa Cuddy : There's a clinic in Germany. They've been treating chronic pain by inducing comas and letting the mind basically reboot itself. There's about a 50% chance your pain will come back, which of course means there is a 50% chance that it won't.
Dr. Gregory House : [slowly turns to anger and walks toward her] You had no right...
Dr. Lisa Cuddy : To heal you?
Dr. Gregory House : You messed with my brain!
Dr. Lisa Cuddy : [angry] Why are you so upset? Are you experiencing any neurological symptoms? Dizziness? Tremors? Hallucinations?
Dr. Gregory House : No.
Dr. Gregory House : It's a point of principle.
[turns to leave]
Dr. Lisa Cuddy : Next time you get shot, I promise to only treat the bullet wounds.