A 16-year old lacrosse player starts suffering from double vision, night terrors and frequent hallucinations. House and his team must diagnose the mystery brain condition which is causing all these symptoms before it progresses to a fatal stage. Meanwhile, House is being threatened with a lawsuit and a mother who doesn't believe in vaccinations. Written by
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One of the lacrosse teams at the beginning of the episode has the colors (Maroon and White) and the mascot (Tartans) of Carnegie Mellon University. Tartan clothing can also be seen worn by Dan's parents and other people watching the game. See more
While taking a retinal biopsy, the probe is shown passing through the cornea (i.e. front of the eye through pupil). In this case, the probe passes through an optically clear medium important for refraction, namely the cornea and lens, which would be damaged if done this way. To avoid this, the probe usually enters in sideways, through the sclera (white of the eye), so that the probe can directly pass behind the lens without touching the it. See more
Dr. Gregory House
[examining a baby whose mother isn't vaccinating him because she feels it's a scam; House takes the child's stuffed frog
All natural, no dyes. That's a good business - all-natural children's toys. Those toy companies, they don't arbitrarily mark up their frogs. They don't lie about how much they spend on research and development. And the worst that a toy company can be accused of is making a really boring frog. Gribbit, gribbit, gribbit. You know another really good business? Teeny tiny baby ...
References General Hospital
On Saturday Afternoons in 1963
Written by Rickie Lee Jones
Performed by Rickie Lee Jones See more