House M.D.: Season 5, Episode 20

Simple Explanation (6 Apr. 2009)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Mystery
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Taub treats a patient whose dying husband gets better as she becomes sicker, while the rest of the team deals with a devastating loss.

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Incurable bed-ridden kidney patient Eddie's wife and care-taker Charlotte suddenly collapses with respiratory failure. She insists on returning to his bedside without treatment. Kutner is found at home with a bullet through his head. House seeks motives for suicide, or murder, and Wilson worries why. Taub seems to thrive with his sole friend and brighter rival out of the way. Written by KGF Vissers

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Meat Loaf's character name here is Eddie, which is the same character name as in his film debut: the cult film The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975). See more »

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Dr. Chris Taub: Kutner wanted to die, Charlotte doesn't. So in a contest for my concern and interest, she wins.
Dr. Robert Chase: Okay. Either you're a cold-hearted bastard or you're too miserable to face it. Go home and cry.
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With out a doubt -
7 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There is no canny explanation behind the fact that House fans build relationships with the characters within the series. We find ourselves outdone by the sheer drama and strong personal impacts that each episode, forth coming and past lasting, makes on us... This is simply an episode that generates a pillar, a corner stone, of what House M.D. is about.

For those who have followed every season, every episode, with every main character - you will feel the emotions that a true die-hard fan would feel. In that sense alone, you've been entitled to experience something that no others have.

For those who have never seen, and this is your first... Brace your selves for the experience of watching something mouth watering, worth-while, that doesn't make you regret wasting your life on...

Through all seasons of House M.D., with such strong and developed characters, actors, and episodes... This is truly a must see for any.


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