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Dr Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) is head of diagnostic medicine at Princeton Plainsboro Hospital and he is a right handful for his superiors. Antisocial, misanthropic, sexist, intolerant, addicted to painkillers, wildly unpredictable and also quite brilliant. In this eighth and final season we initially find him in prison, having crashed his car into the house of his former boss and partner at the end of season seven. He soon engineers his release and begins to reassemble his team, having seemingly learned nothing from his incarceration. Still unpleasant, still hugely conflicted, still an utter genius.

*****

House has proved to be a huge success during its impressive run. Although the pressure to continue to come up with bizarre and outlandish explanations for the various medical afflictions that form the core of each episode, along with the seeming absence of any redemptive or transformative arc for House might have crippled a lesser show, »

- Dave Roper

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