House M.D.: Season 1, Episode 16

Heavy (29 Mar. 2005)

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A morbidly obese ten-year-old girl has a heart attack, and her mother insists that House and his team look past her weight to find the diagnosis. Meanwhile, Vogler pressures House to fire a... See full summary »

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A morbidly obese ten-year-old girl has a heart attack, and her mother insists that House and his team look past her weight to find the diagnosis. Meanwhile, Vogler pressures House to fire a member of his staff. Clinic Patients: Unidentified man with an infected pierced scrotum; overweight woman with a 30-pound tumor on her ovaries who refuses to have it removed, because she worries she will be unattractive. Written by lastsonkrypton

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House says that the woman with the tumor and her husband cannot have blue eyed children for they both have brown eyes, so revealing her unfaithfulness. Actually blue eyes are a recessive trait, brown eyed people can have blue eyed children.

Blue-eyed parents can also have a brown-eyed child in rare circumstances where one parent has a broken HERC2 gene and the other has a broken OCA2 gene. See more »

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Dr. Gregory House: Who would you fire?
Dr. Allison Cameron: No one.
Dr. Gregory House: Not an option.
Dr. Allison Cameron: If everyone took a paycut and put in a few more hours, we could all stay for the same amount of money.
Dr. Gregory House: Figures you'd try to come up with a solution where no one gets hurt. The problem is the world doesn't work that way just 'cause you want it to.
Dr. Allison Cameron: Figures you'd stall and refuse to deal with the issue. Problem is, the world doesn't go away just because you want it to.
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Heavy indeed
27 March 2006 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

A fat 10-year-old girl collapses and her symptoms do not seem all connected to her obesity, especially when she develops horrendous lesions on her chest. She eventually confesses to secretly taking diet pills, but even then the mystery is not solved. The solution ends up being fairly conventional, and helps to point out how easy it can be to overlook the simplest of answers. The actress playing the chubby gal is pretty convincing, although it becomes clear early on she is simply wearing "fat" makeup and a fat suit. Vogler is still on his mission to cut costs and the personnel in House's department, and the increasingly distracted Cameron starts to come apart at the seams. As always, House is the glue that holds everything together. The show by now has developed its own internal rhythm, and you find yourself going with the flow, even when things sometimes get downright silly.


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