House (2004–2012)
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Richard, a husband and father living with brain cancer, drives his wheelchair into a pool at a family BBQ. Everyone but his son think that it was suicide from the pain but House will stop at nothing to figure out his true ailment.

Director:

Deran Sarafian

Writers:

David Shore (created by), Lawrence Kaplow (teleplay by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Hugh Laurie ... Dr. Gregory House
Lisa Edelstein ... Dr. Lisa Cuddy
Omar Epps ... Dr. Eric Foreman
Robert Sean Leonard ... Dr. James Wilson
Jennifer Morrison ... Dr. Allison Cameron
Jesse Spencer ... Dr. Robert Chase
Kathleen Quinlan ... Arlene McNeil
Carter Jenkins ... Mark McNeil
Clare Kramer ... Caren Krause
Edward Edwards ... Richard McNeil
Eamon Hunt Eamon Hunt ... Surgeon
Remy Thorne ... Kid
Bobbin Bergstrom ... Nurse
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Storyline

A paralyzed husband and father living with brain cancer, drives his wheelchair into a pool at a family BBQ. Everyone, but his son, thinks that it was suicide from the pain, but Dr. House will stop at nothing to figure out his true ailment. At the same time, House and staff deal with another baffling paralysis case involving a young woman who, although paralyzed below the neck, can still feel pain and touch. Written by SoWeirdo65

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Drama | Mystery

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 2006 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The exterior scenes of the university campus were filmed on the campus at UCLA. House is seen running up the Janss steps from the Wilson Quad, and the team is seen sitting on Dickson Terrace, between Royce Hall and the Powell Library. However, the fountain in which House cools himself is a prop. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene, the prescription is written for Vicodin ES, but the dosage on the prescription was 5-500, the amount found in regular Vicodin. Vicodin ES has 7.5mg of hydrocodone and 750mg of acetaminophen. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Allison Cameron: You did something for which she's grateful and you're... embarassed?
Dr. Gregory House: For you. She saw you coming and thought you were a 14-year-old boy. I set her straight.
Dr. Allison Cameron: I am not telling you what went wrong... or right. Until you tell me why she said "Thank you."
Dr. Gregory House: Oh, you got me. You know I need to know. I am so gonna fold. Except you're forgetting there's one thing I can do now.
[looks over Cameron's shoulder. She glances in that direction and then House runs in the opposite direction]
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Connections

References Vertigo (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Feel Good Inc
Written by Damon Albarn, Danger Mouse, Trugoy The Dove and Jamie Hewlett
Performed by Gorillaz featuring De La Soul
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Different sort of solution
9 October 2006 | by xredgarnetxSee all my reviews

A despondent cripple takes a header into a pool. Once in the hospital, he is at the mercy of House, who suspects there's more going on than meets the paralyzed eye. His proposed solution is not taken seriously, and the man is being wheeled out at the end, where he will die at home. Or will he? It's up to Cuddy to save the day for a change. But will she? See it for yourself. The ever-radiant Kathleen (EVENT HORIZON) Quinlan guest-stars as the beleaguered man's dutiful wife. I would prefer to say nothing more about this episode, but IMDb is pestering me for more lines. I will say Quinlan, who is the real focus of this episode, is still a stunner after over 25 years of movie-making. Film buffs will remember her for her star turn in an episode of the otherwise mediocre TWILIGHT ZONE -- The MOVIE.


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