House M.D.: Season 5, Episode 10

Let Them Eat Cake (2 Dec. 2008)

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The drug trial brings back memories for Thirteen; Kutner and Taub scramble as they try to salvage a scam and save the team's patient whose gastric bypass may not have saved her life.

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The drug trial brings back memories for Thirteen; Kutner and Taub scramble as they try to salvage a scam and save the team's patient whose gastric bypass may not have saved her life.

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This is the first episode with Wilson and House's increased office sizes. See more »

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Dr. Lisa Cuddy: [to the phone] I'm gonna call you back from my cell.
[hangs up the receiver]
Dr. Lisa Cuddy: Then I will come back in here.
[to her cellphone as she's passing House]
Dr. Lisa Cuddy: Hey, I just had to explain to him that I have his balls and he's not getting them back.
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Best episode in of Season 5 so far...
3 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Let me just say I love House M.D. but this seasons been lacking what was so great about the first 3 seasons. I think the writers have been so busy getting everything straightened out from the previous season that they've forgotten why the viewers tune in. For diagnostic magic! This episode had the qualities that the first season had, bouncing ideas off other team members and explaining their flaws. Now I know that's what they do in every episode but House really seemed to care this time while the other team members acted like they we're actually trying. Plus the obvious strain on him trying to balance the Cuddy situation and while still being a good doctor was a nice reminder of season two when he was getting back together with his ex Stacy. Of course I'm also very interested in House and Cuddy getting together and any sign of that becoming a possibility like in this episode is good news to me. I'm sick of waiting for what we all know is going to happen, or should happen. If the writers decide to hold back on it I'm going to be disappointed. However, I am aware that the longing and resisting makes for a better story then just letting them go at it. In conclusion, good episode, gives me hope for House.


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