Wilson presents the deal to House and then convinces Cuddy to back him up, meanwhile the team is flummoxed by a patient's condition and various members keep seeking out House for his opinion even though he may not be prepared to assist.



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Episode credited cast:
Maddy Ralphean (as Meredith Eaton-Gilden)
Abigail Ralphean
Clinic Doctor
Little Girl
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bobbin Bergstrom ...
Marco Pelaez ...
Mrs. Zebalusky


Dr. Wilson has made a deal with detective Tritter and now House has a choice: Jail or Rehab. While actively ignoring these options House takes a clinic case from Dr. Cuddy about a dwarf with ear infections. Dr. Cuddy and Dr. Wilson take away House's pain medication hoping to force him to take the deal taking him off of the case while he detoxes. Stuck in his apartment and trying to deal with the pain, the rest of the team with the addition of Cuddy and Wilson stumble while trying to solve the case without House. Foreman and Cameron both visit House on separate occasions to ask for help. The pain becomes to much and House eventually takes painkillers from one of Wilson's patients that has passed away. House solves the case while high on the painkillers proving that the dwarf had growth hormone deficiency. When the bottle of pain medication is empty House goes to Tritter to take the deal, but in Tritter's glee he finds House's mistake and is preparing to take him down. Written by Heather Kantrowitz

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Drama | Mystery


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12 December 2006 (USA)  »

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