House M.D.: Season 1, Episode 6

The Socratic Method (21 Dec. 2004)

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A 38 year-old mother apparently suffering from thrombosis, alcoholism, and schizophrenia has only her underage 15 year-old son as caregiver.

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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 medication and secretly sends Foreman and Chase to search her apartment for clues. Written by Anonymous

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The poem book read by Lucas Palmeiro, House and finally Lucy Palmeiro is "The Wild Swans at Coole", written by William Butler Yeats in 1917. See more »

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When House is taking to Luke about the Vitamin K deficiency and eating the hamburgers, the lid on the tomato sauce bottle is alternately open/closed between shots. See more »

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Dr. Allison Cameron: [House and Foreman are yelling at each other in the next room] I think they're choosing a movie.
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3 April 2006 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

SOCRATIC METHOD is one of the first season's more intense episodes, in which a mother with serious health problems is thought to have substance problems. Her son is like a parent to her, protecting her at every turn. House suspects something far more peculiar going on, and has his team check out the woman's home for possible contributing factors. This is the kind of episode that has hooked me on this show. It plays like a medical episode of LAW & ORDER, which is the highest compliment I can give any TV series. The acting is first rate, the drama is high, and the action is compelling. And we get to see the House team in a different light in this episode.


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