When it appears that Lucy Palmeiro, a schizophrenic mom with deep vein thrombosis, is lying about her alcohol intake, Dr. House is the lone voice of reason. Under the scrutiny of her hyper-vigilant teenage son, House takes Lucy off all her medications and secretly sends Foreman and Chase to search her apartment for clues. Written by
Did You Know?
In a conversation with Dr. Wilson around 7 minutes into the episode, House mentions a "guitar player from an English band" and moments after reveals it as being Pink Floyd. That is a reference to Syd Barrett
, former guitar player, who left the band in 1968 due to his deteriorating mental condition. He was also diagnosed with schizophrenia. See more
Wilson gives a diagnosis of cancer based on a sonogram when he should have only said the patient has a tumor. The only way to actually diagnose cancer is with a biopsy. See more
Dr. Gregory House
Self-sacrifice is not a symptom of schizophrenia. It excludes the diagnosis.
Happy Bithday to You
Written by Patty S. Hill
and Mildred J. Hill
(as Patty and Mildred J. Hill) in 1893 as "Good Morning to All" and published in its final form in 1912
Played by Hugh Laurie on piano See more