House and Cuddy are flying back to the US from an international conference in Singapore. While en route a mysterious disease strikes one passenger and an epidemic unfolds, causing House to diagnose in midair since they have missed the halfway mark by passing the north pole. Back in Princeton, Wilson and House's lackeys have a confusing case of what is ailing a woman who came into the clinic and proceeded to have a seizure. Written by
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Pej Vahdat appears in this episode, he is best known for his role as an intern in Bones (2005). The next episode contains two more Bones interns and a guest appearance. See more
The airline is "Malaysian Pacific Airlines", and the flight originates from Singapore, but the flight attendant speaks Tagalog (a Filipino language) to the ill Korean passenger, and none of the Asian passengers resemble typical Malaysians or Singaporeans. See more
Dr. Gregory House
[having checked Cuddy's heartbeat by pressing his ear against her chest
Heart is fine, breasts are firm.
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