House M.D.: Season 3, Episode 7

Son of Coma Guy (14 Nov. 2006)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Mystery
9.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 9.0/10 from 981 users  
Reviews: 2 user

When the son of a man in a vegetative state starts going into a coma, the vegetative man is reawakened chemically by House, who hopes to get some clues to the son's problems.

Director:

(as Dan Attias)

Writers:

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

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 839 titles
created 04 Dec 2011
 
list image
a list of 4775 titles
created 10 Dec 2011
 
list image
a list of 31 titles
created 20 Jan 2012
 
a list of 7018 titles
created 18 Apr 2012
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Son of Coma Guy (14 Nov 2006)

Son of Coma Guy (14 Nov 2006) on IMDb 9/10

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 | 53 of 176 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Zeb Newman ...
Kyle Wozniak
...
...
Mrs. Shaffer
...
Fake House
...
Edit

Storyline

When a man begins to seizure while visiting his comatose father, House, believing the son's problems are due to an genetic condition, revives the father (the only living relative) to determine the source. Meanwhile, Michael Tritter continues his retaliation against House by questioning Foreman, Cameron and Chase. Written by Forgottenlord

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-PG
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 November 2006 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

A man who has been in a 10 year vegetative state would not be able to sit up in bed on waking; his muscles would have atrophied. See more »

Quotes

Gabriel Wozniak: [holding up an iPod] What's this? It says "ip odd".
See more »

Connections

Features Blind Date (1999) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Sub par
28 November 2006 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

SON OF COMA GUY is probably the weakest HOUSE episode I have seen to date. In order to treat a comatose patient, House awakens the comatose patient's comatose dad (John Laroquette) to learn more about the family. This neat trick, first used in AWAKENINGS, plays out in similar fashion here. House and the dad and a very reluctant Wilson end up going on a road trip to Atlantic City. Laroquette is one of those actors who blows extremely hot or cold, depending on the role and director. Here, he blows icy, and is just not very interesting as a dad who has awakened from a 10-year sleep. Also, for all the philosophical yammering that goes on, not much of anything is accomplished by having awakened dear old dad. We sit around a hotel room with the three men, arguing over a hoagie and House's love life; in the end, no one eats the hoagie and House's love life doesn't change a whit. The ending is so preposterous and inexplicable, I was tempted to turn it off. Well, as House has previously proved, you can't win them all. Cuddy and the House trio are wasted. Evil cop David Morse is still causing trouble.


9 of 85 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 Son of Coma Guy (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?