Ezra Powell, a renowned pioneer in the field of medical research, collapses in his lab. House is struggling after the ketamine treatment wore off and doesn't want to talk about it. When the team put Ezra through rigorous diagnostic tests and don't come up with anything conclusive Ezra demands the team to help him end his life. Now the team goes through twists and turns of the moral dilemma of ignoring his wishes or to assist in his suicide and abide by Ezra's wishes. Written by
Did You Know?
, the actor who plays Ezra Powell, played the Wizard of Oz in the Broadway show "Wicked". As Dr. House examines Powell behind a blanket, House says "Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain," a quote from The Wizard of Oz
(1939). See more
After Dr. Powell was awakened from his artificial coma and refuses to be further tested for nerve damage, House secretly touches both of Powell's ankles and we can observe the left leg reacting. Directly after, walking the hall with Foreman and Chase, House talks about "no sensation in the left leg, abdomen, right arm". See more
Dr. Gregory House
I try to kill him, you're mad. I don't kill him, you're mad.
References The Wizard of Oz
Cello Suite No. 1
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach See more