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An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.


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Series cast summary:
 Dr. Gregory House (176 episodes, 2004-2012)
 Dr. Eric Foreman (174 episodes, 2004-2012)
 Dr. James Wilson (174 episodes, 2004-2012)
 Dr. Robert Chase (171 episodes, 2004-2012)
 Dr. Lisa Cuddy (153 episodes, 2004-2011)
Bobbin Bergstrom ...
 Nurse / ... (134 episodes, 2005-2012)
 Dr. Allison Cameron (130 episodes, 2004-2012)
 Dr. Chris Taub (96 episodes, 2007-2012)
 Dr. Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley / ... (81 episodes, 2007-2012)


The series follows the life of anti-social, pain killer addict, witty and arrogant medical doctor Gregory House with only half a muscle in his right leg. He and his team of medical doctors try to cure very ill ordinary people in the United States of America. Written by Samtroy

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As Addictive as Vicodin (South Africa - Season 2 Tagline (2006)) See more »


Drama | Mystery


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Release Date:

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Did You Know?


Omar Epps' character, Eric Foreman, shares a name with the lead character on FOX's That '70s Show (1998), played by Topher Grace. However, Grace's character is named Forman and the similar names are purely coincidental. See more »


Though this is probably intentional, to create a more visually striking scene, the show quite literally never correctly depicts the proper treatment for a flatline. Flatlines are treated with medication and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), not a defibrillator. Defibrillators are used to correct irregular heart rhythm (fibrillation) -- not the complete absence of one. See more »


Dr. Gregory House: The eyes can mislead, a smile can lie, but shoes always tell the truth.
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Referenced in Conan: The Unbearable Lightness of Light Beer (2011) See more »


House End Credits
(International, First Season)
by Jon Ehrlich, Jason Derlatka, and Leigh Roberts
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User Reviews

Interesting bordering on excellent
7 December 2004 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

Great show, despite what others say, especially if a show like ER doesn't appeal to you. House is a unique character to be appreciated among the saps of TV nowadays.

I must say something to Hugh Laurie. People complain about his accent. He's English playing an American. I lived in England for a year on exchange. I'm an American. Though I'm no expert on accents, I have to say I didn't notice that Hugh Laurie had any sort of English accent. A slight accent can show if you're really looking for it, but, other than that, he's version of an American accent is great.

House is a great show, but it's not for the weak of heart or weak of stomach. It's not like ER at all. House is like the Sherlock Holmes of medicine. It's a drama without the screaming and tears.

Sorry if this is a horrible comment, but it's my first review on IMDb of a show :)

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