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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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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House was actually not the only time Peter Jacobson (Dr. Chris Taub) appeared on a medical show. He also played a patient in Scrubs (2006) named Mr. Foster, who passed away due to the doctors' negligence. See more »

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With, very, very few exceptions, characters in the series don't wear eye protection when performing surgery. It is standard practice throughout hospitals in the United States to do so. However, this was a deliberate decision made by the director for theatrical reasons. See more »

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Dr. Gregory House: Even a drunk with a flair for the dramatic can tell himself he's an angel.
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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.48 (2009) See more »

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Written and performed by Massive Attack
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© 1998 Circa Records Ltd.
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Great Show
15 December 2004 | by 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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