House M.D.: Season 1, Episode 5

Damned If You Do (14 Dec. 2004)

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A nun suffering from acute dermatitis and asthma treated by House with possibly the wrong medication comes dangerously close to death.

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A nun arrives at the clinic with what appears to be a skin rash caused by an allergy, and starts to go into anaphylactic shock in reaction to the medication Dr. House gives her. When he then gives her an injection of epinephrine, she goes into cardiac arrest, leading Dr. Cuddy to assume that House gave her an accidental overdose. Absolutely sure that he gave the patient the correct dosage, House begins a series of unorthodox treatments to uncover the truth, and also does a bit of snooping into the sister's past. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The chocolate bar House is eating in the hospital chapel is Cadburys Dairy Milk, an English chocolate company that Hugh Laurie did voiceovers for. See more »

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When Sister Augustine is having the asthma attack, House grabs a 3 cc syringe (presumably with 1 cc epinephrine). Throughout the episode, he insists he gave her .1 cc epinephrine and did not grab the wrong syringe out of the drawer. But he did in fact grab the wrong syringe. See more »

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Sister Mary Augustine: I don't believe He is inside me, and is going to save me, I believe He is inside me whether I live or die.
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Features North Shore (2004) See more »

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You've got a better shot betting on me than Him.
6 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Elizabeth Mitchell ("Lost", 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story, The Santa Clause 2) plays Sister Mary Augustine, who came in with what looked like a simple allergic reaction.

The whole issue of nuns, belief in God, and belief that House may make mistakes comes up at various times.

What was interesting was the fact that the solution came in the patient's past life. The initial story was not the whole truth as it usually isn't Everybody lies, as House always says. Once the lie is exposed, then a solution is found.

Faith may be a wonderful thing, but reality is what gets us through life.


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