House treats a patient who's worn out by chronic pain. Cuddy tries to do her job and take care of her new child. Foreman and Thirteen's relationship stalls.

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Adoring preteen son Zach and his mother find Jeff in his car, attempting suicide. He's been suffering with intolerable pain for three years. Finding the cause proves elusive. House also has a leg pain in addition to some domestic troubles. Written by KGF Vissers

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19 January 2009 (USA)  »

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Whenever Cuddy talks about her appointment with DYFS (Division of Youth and Family Services), she calls it D-Y-F-S, pronouncing each letter of the acronym. The administrator of a New Jersey hospital, or anyone else that deals with that state agency, would refer to it as "Dye-fiss," as if the letters spell an actual name. See more »

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Cuddy's baby is very clearly a fake one. See more »

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Dr. Gregory House: Lock up on your way out. Don't touch the piano.
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References Singin' in the Rain (1952) See more »

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I Still Care for You
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Far fetched
29 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't like a diagnosis to affect my feelings about an episode, as there are always other things going on. But this one takes the cake. House must deal with a man who tries to kill himself over chronic pain. Meanwhile, House is trying to deal with his painful leg, and at moments, even this gets to be a bit much. The solution to the guy's condition is so unbelievable and unacceptable that it ruins much of the episode. Foreman and 13 hit a bump in their relationship road, but frankly, I am not interested in their relationship, so this did nothing for me. Cuddy continues to have problems dealing with the baby. So what else is new? You can feel the writers stretching, and I do mean stretching, with this episode.


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