House's ex Stacy Warner asks him to treat her husband. House takes over a diagnostics class for a day and presents the class with three case studies of leg pain. As House tells his story and the class gradually fills up with listeners, the class learns a lot about how to be better doctors, and Chase, Foreman and Cameron learn some important details of House's past.

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House's ex-girlfriend Stacy Warner returns-not for House but to get help for her ailing husband, Mark. While House decides whether or not to take her case, Cuddy forces him to present a lecture to a class of medical students. As he weaves the stories of three patients who all present with a similar symptom, House gives a lecture the students will never forget - he discusses three past cases, one of which is more than meets the eye. Written by Anonymous

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First episode where the team isn't actively treating a patient. See more »

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House questions the students about what kind of snake could have bitten the farmer and says three venomous snakes are native to New Jersey: the copperhead, rattlesnake, and coral snake. Only the copperhead and timber rattlesnake inhabit New Jersey. The only places to find coral snakes in the United States are in the south: South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. See more »

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Dr. Gregory House: I'm sure this goes against everything you've been taught, but right and wrong do exist. Just because you don't know what the right answer is - maybe there's even no way you could know what the right answer is - doesn't make your answer right or even okay. It's much simpler than that. It's just plain wrong.
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You Can't Always Get What You Want
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Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards (1969)
Performed by The Rolling Stones
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Whoa!!
10 March 2007 | by (Lisbon, Portugal) – See all my reviews

This episode only has one word to describe it: amazing! I could use some more adjectives but, I mean, you got my point... It gives us a vision of House and his past that we never had before and it makes us understand better why he is like he is and be more sympathetic towards him. It also shows that his staff and his friends don't know him nor understand him that well and that House really can be a good teacher and a good person. In my opinion, Cameron gets a new view of House and understands what he meant with him being her next "charity case". I wish every episode was like this one, it would be the best television show EVER (even now it's close). It definitely deserves the Emmy, it's excellent!


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