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Dr. Jessica Adams (Character)
from "House M.D." (2004)

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"House M.D.: Twenty Vicodin (#8.1)" (2011)
Dr. Jessica Adams: Very interesting practice you must've run. No need for tests. No need for proof. Where are you going?
Dr. Gregory House: Proof store.

Dr. Gregory House: Before I went to Med School. Thought about getting a PHD in Physics. You ever hear of dark matter? The galaxies rotate. Motion of the universe. It means there's six times more stuff than we can detect. But it's theorized. No one's ever proved it exists.
Dr. Jessica Adams: So uh, so you want to research it? Why?
Dr. Gregory House: It's the greatest mystery there is. Theory of everything.
Dr. Jessica Adams: And completely divorced from humanity.
Dr. Gregory House: Me and humanity, we got married too young.

Dr. Jessica Adams: It doesn't even make sense. Why are you doing time? You didn't have any priors. You didn't hurt anyone.
Dr. Gregory House: I had a bad lawyer.
Dr. Jessica Adams: I'm sorry I can't talk about this case anymore.

Dr. Jessica Adams: I checked your file. You didn't have a bad lawyer. You had no lawyer. You took the first deal they offered because you wanted to punish yourself. You think getting beat up, saving this one guy is going to wipe your slate clean?
Dr. Gregory House: No.
Dr. Jessica Adams: Then why are you doing this?
Dr. Gregory House: Because I have a gift.

Dr. Sykes: You're fired. You're beyond fired. You're completely unhireable - anywhere. You undersstand that?
Dr. Jessica Adams: Yes. Now let's see if he has an attack.


"House M.D.: Risky Business (#8.4)" (2011)
Dr. Gregory House: I claim this burger in the name of Queen Isabella of Spain.
Dr. Jessica Adams: I'll go check on the patient.
[as she gets up and House is about to bite down on her burger]
Dr. Jessica Adams: I have hepatitis C.
Dr. Chi Park: [as House is about to bite down on her burger instead] She got it from me.

Dr. Jessica Adams: Thad Barton? We only help rich white guys?
Dr. Gregory House: I'm an equal opportunity exploiter. I only help those who can help me. I have a department to re-fund.

Dr. Gregory House: I heard about your conversation with the patient's daughter. You were hostile.
Dr. Jessica Adams: Their company's making a decision I strongly disagree with.
Dr. Gregory House: Yet you were nothing but courteous to the racists and rapists in prison. Those guys made decisions you support?

Dr. Jessica Adams: If... you double your clinic hours... 6 hours a week. I've seen how you disrespect those patients.
Dr. Gregory House: So you want twice as many of them disrespected.
Dr. Jessica Adams: Spend more time with them, you'll treat them more humanely.
Dr. Gregory House: And this time the land war in Russia will be a good idea.


"House M.D.: Charity Case (#8.3)" (2011)
Dr. Jessica Adams: Echovirus.
Dr. Gregory House: ...virus, virus, virus, virus...

Dr. Chi Park: You do know I punched the last person that pissed me off?
Dr. Jessica Adams: [while rolling her eyes and walking away] Was it Santa?

Dr. Jessica Adams: Smile and say thank you, or I get you GPS.


"House M.D.: Parents (#8.6)" (2011)
Dr. Gregory House: Makes sense. Park's tiger mom and dad were so insufferable, she used to measure their affection in hours. Chase's careerist dad, and alcholoic mom were so indifferent, he's visibly awash. Your turn, what did you screwed up parents do to screw up your view of parenting?
Dr. Jessica Adams: They were good parents.
Dr. Gregory House: That's an oxymoron.

Dr. Jessica Adams: The part where he said that baby doesn't need *you*. You've only got her a few days a week. And most of that is spent with a rotating cast of nurses.
Dr. Robert Chase: That's how daddy likes to spend his time too.
Dr. Chris Taub: Shut up!

Dr. Gregory House: Your parents screwed you up by not screwing you up.
Dr. Jessica Adams: How does briefly wishing I was screwed up make me screwed up?
Dr. Gregory House: It's normal to be screwed up. It's really screwed up to romanticize it. Guess that's why you wanted to work with prisoners.
Dr. Jessica Adams: It's why I wanted to work with you.


"House M.D.: Better Half (#8.9)" (2012)
Dr. Jessica Adams: Sex releases oxytocin. It's the neuromechanical basis for bonding.
Dr. Gregory House: And that's why men always marry their right hands.
Dr. Jessica Adams: It's different for girls.
Dr. Chi Park: No, it's not. I've tapped over thirty guys and never want to see most of them again.
[House looks up from microscope, and Adams looks at Park]
Dr. Chi Park: I live next door to a Jewish frat.

Dr. Jessica Adams: Thirty?
Dr. Chi Park: [shrugs] Everybody lies.
Dr. Jessica Adams: Higher or lower?


"House M.D.: The Confession (#8.5)" (2011)
Dr. Robert Chase: He's in too good a shape. We need to get him to the point he was at last night.
Dr. Jessica Adams: Don't look at me. But if you want to...
Dr. Robert Chase: Cute. But I didn't mean physical stress.

Dr. Jessica Adams: I know when House went to prison you quit medicine. You don't do that unless...
Dr. Robert Chase: I didn't quit. I took a vacation. I knew when he got out, I'd get my job back.
Dr. Jessica Adams: House didn't even know he'd be coming back.
Dr. Robert Chase: I had faith.
Dr. Jessica Adams: Now that has baggage stamped all over it.


"House M.D.: Dead & Buried (#8.7)" (2011)
Dr. Eric Foreman: 14 year old girl - intermittent attacks.
Dr. Gregory House: 4 year old boy - consistently at death's door.
Dr. Jessica Adams: [Foreman starts to walk away] This patient died 5 years ago.
[Foreman returns and puts the file on House's desk]
Dr. Gregory House: I didn't say which side of the door he was on.

Dr. Gregory House: What idiot did the pregnancy test?
Dr. Jessica Adams: I did one of them. Chase did another. Taub did a third. 3 tests, 3 positives. What happened to your eye?
Dr. Gregory House: I grabbed Park's ass.


"House M.D.: Blowing the Whistle (#8.15)" (2012)
Dr. Jessica Adams: You want to reject our current diagnosis because he... he had a few grey hairs, panicked and shaved his head?
Dr. Gregory House: I'm gonna reject your current diagnosis because I think we're wrong and treating for wrong diagnoses can result in side effects like death.


"House M.D.: Runaways (#8.10)" (2012)
Dr. Jessica Adams: Do you think people can change?
Dr. Robert Chase: No. But I don't think that's gonna change your opinion, because... people don't change.


"House M.D.: Love is Blind (#8.14)" (2012)
Dr. Jessica Adams: We see people with disabilities all the time, but seeing and understanding are not the same.
Dr. Robert Chase: Are you talking to me, or writing a Facebook post?