House M.D.: Season 1, Episode 17

Role Model (12 Apr. 2005)

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An ambitious, charismatic black senator becomes ill while campaigning for the Presidency suffering from a mysterious malady, possibly AIDS.

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House treats a black presidential candidate, who House is convinced has AIDS, but the Senator's passion convinces him otherwise. Also, Vogler forces House to give a speech endorsing a new drug from Vogler's company, but House has plans of his own. Clinic Cases: A woman showing signs of having had a miscarriage claims she's not having sex despite a hickey and carpet burns on her backside. Written by llastsonkrypton

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As the senator is going into the full body scan his arms are crossed over his chest. Then as the doctors are viewing the scan on a screen, the image shows his arms above his head. See more »

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Senator Gary H. Wright: No, don't get excited he's right I uh, I won't win.
Dr. Gregory House: Then why run?
Senator Gary H. Wright: Oh I see your point being the only way to make a difference is to win every fight.
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Vogler has given House a way out. He can give a speech praising his new drug and he will not have to fire anyone.

The main patient is a Senator who is running for President - a Black Senator. After a misdiagnosis of AIDS, they work to save him, and House shows some of his softer side.

He is also working on a woman who was pregnant even though she denies having sex in over a year. His solution to her problem reveals a disease I would not like to have.

He makes the speech, but not the way Vogler wants, and Cameron decides to quit before he has to fire her.

Is there another solution coming?


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