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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Top Rated TV #65 | Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 54 wins & 131 nominations. See more awards »

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

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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 complex and rare diseases from very ill ordinary people in the United States of America. Written by Samtroy

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One sick bastard. (season 4) See more »

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Drama | Mystery

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The recurring character of Lucas Douglas was created to establish a spin-off series starring Michael Weston. But the producers decided not to make the series. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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Dr. Gregory House: The eyes can mislead, a smile can lie, but shoes always tell the truth.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.2 (2013) See more »

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House End Credits
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by Jon Ehrlich, Jason Derlatka, and Leigh Roberts
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Great Show
15 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hugh Laurie as Dr. House is my new hero. This is a terrific show with some absolutely great writing. A little over the layman's head as far as medical jargon, but the characters, plot and script more than make up for any questions about a diagnosis. The show is really carried by House, but the team of doctors who work with him add dimension and depth to his character.

Any negative comments I've read about the show dealt with complaints about how the television doctors don't diagnose the way the viewing medical professionals do. May I point out to these people, this is a television show. Please get a grip on reality and watch it for it's pure entertainment value.

I hope this show has a good following and I'm already hoping for, and looking forward to, more seasons.


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