House M.D.: Season 3, Episode 4

Lines in the Sand (26 Sep. 2006)

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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.

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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

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The main patient in this episode is named Adam. Leighton Meester, who has a guest appearance, married Adam Brody on February 15th, 2014. See more »

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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 »

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Dr. Gregory House: [to Cameron] My parents loved me unconditionally. Get out of here.
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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No rain man here just REAL AUTISM 2006 style !!
14 October 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

BRAVO !!! Finally we see a low functioning child with Autism as close to reality as possible. For years Autistics have only been compared with the Rain Man , now thanks to House Autism has been shown in a true to life form ! This was a wonderful episode that made me laugh and also made me ball my eyes out crying. So many parents have been in the similar hospital nightmare experience with a child that cannot speak - HOUSE explored this as well as the ignorance that can sometimes come from 'normal' people mis informed about Autism. THANKYOU !! Do not miss this episode ! - this is one not only for all the HOUSE lovers out there but for anyone and everyone affected by Autism around the world !


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