House and the team must determine what is causing an increasingly deceitful patient's muscle flailing. Stacy makes a decision, and Cameron avoids a test.

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Ted Dalton brings in his domineering wife Margo, a hyperactive entrepreneur and housewife committed to a demanding fertility treatment, with uncontrollable spasms. In order to complete the diagnosis and save her life, he must face a secret she holds dearer than life. Meanwhile he forces Cameron to face her HIV test. After an affair with the hospital lawyer, Stacy Warner, they could have a future together. This can only happen if she divorces her husband Mark, who is in a wheelchair but knows about their adultery and desperately wants her back. Written by KGF Vissers

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7 February 2006 (USA)  »

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Goofs

(at around 16 mins) When House hands Margo what he implied were the results of her tox screen, she looks at both sides of the paper and says "it's a cafeteria menu", but the sheet of paper is blank. See more »

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Dr. Gregory House: Peeing on a stick is only 99% accurate. Get a real pregnancy test. You know, the one with the blood and the hormones and the rabbit. Oh, I'm sorry. It's still your limo. What do you say, Miss Daisy?
Dr. Eric Foreman: Whatever you want.
Dr. Gregory House: Lame duck's done quacking.
Dr. Eric Foreman: You quack, people shoot at you. Cuddy just put me here to make you miserable. Another two days, you can go back to making yourself miserable.
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References Dunston Checks In (1996) See more »

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How deceitful
4 September 2006 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

Julie (DOC Hollywood) Warner adds some real class to an episode that has more than its share of bizarre occurrences. The episode's title NEED TO KNOW fits more than just Warner as a so-called supermom who has built up a wall of lies the team must break through in order to save her from herself. It also refers to Cameron's hesitancy to take her HIV test as the result of a mishap in the AIDS patient episode. House really lets his temper fly with Warner, in a manner we haven't seen pretty much since the pilot episode, when he locked horns with another terrific actress, Robin (THE CRAFT) Tunney. Hugh Laurie, himself a movie actor, often seems to play best against fellow movie performers.


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