House M.D.: Season 3, Episode 4

Lines in the Sand (26 Sep. 2006)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Mystery
9.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 9.1/10 from 1,137 users  
Reviews: 4 user

A ten-year-old boy begins screaming in pain, but nobody knows why, because he is autistic and cannot explain. House refuses to use his office because it has new carpet.

Writers:

(created by),
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 titles
created 26 May 2011
 
a list of 77 titles
created 30 Dec 2011
 
a list of 39 titles
created 23 Sep 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 21 Feb 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Lines in the Sand (26 Sep 2006)

Lines in the Sand (26 Sep 2006) on IMDb 9.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of House M.D..
« Previous Episode | 50 of 176 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode credited cast:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Adam
...
Dominic
...
Sarah Kelvey
...
Ali
...
Stephanie Venditto ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
...
Thomas Williams
...
EMT
Edit

Storyline

House meets a young boy with Autism named Adam. Plagued with the inability to communicate verbally with the child, House must find other ways to communicate. House upsets a police officer, leading to a grudge on the part of the the officer, who later begins his crusade to get back at House. Lastly, House has a young 17 year old girl who is love with him following him around. Cuddy demands that he puts an end to it. Written by Alexander Edmunds

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 September 2006 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

The side plot involves House being seduced by a 17 year old stalker. Repeatedly through the episode it is mentioned that she is under aged. However, the age of consent in New Jersey is 16. The character herself indicates that the age of consent in Iceland is 14 to try and convince House that it would be OK to have sex with her, it's odd that she would know the age of consent in Iceland but not the state she lives in. See more »

Quotes

Ali: Hey, Dr. House.
Dr. Gregory House: Hello, girl-whose-name-I-don't-remember-but-whose-dad-I-treated-so-I-don't-really-know-why-she's-here.
See more »

Connections

References Touch of Evil (1958) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
It's a scream
9 October 2006 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

An autistic child begins screaming in pain, and House and his crew are off to the races. The kid gets worse and worse, and being autistic, cannot verbalize what ails him. House must take the kid in hand, literally, but will the kid's parents let him? It becomes apparent during the course of the episode that the boy's parents have coddled him, but coddling is not a word to be found in House's dictionary. A subplot has a creamy, dreamy, 17-year-old gal from a previous episode insisting that House have sex with her. She's pretty persistent, House is flattered but flustered, and Cuddy is furious. The result is some very funny dialogue and a laugh-out-loud situation involving the chest-baring gal, a stethoscope-wearing House and a shocked Foreman in an exam room. For film buffs, the end of the episode is more or less lifted from MERCURY RISING. It works. I cried. And I'm a guy!


8 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why all the hate for cuddy? TehFuzzy
Habit-forming and cheap tremas-1
Question about Cameron Smx79
Does anyone else think that vicodin was the best medicine for House? brituc1
Color issue in the Pilot episode??? KDTfiles6
Season 3 - House using vicodin again myhaybotez
Discuss Lines in the Sand (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?