House M.D.: Season 5, Episode 7

The Itch (11 Nov. 2008)

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House takes time to dabble in Cameron and Chase's love life while he treats an agoraphobic patient she's brought to the team.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Noel ...
Marcus Eley ...
Larry Ruseckas


Cameron's extremely agoraphobic former patient Stewart Nozick needs to be treated for an apparent seizure but refuses hospitalization, being too scared. House finds clever ways to trick him, but Cameron stupidly messes that up, which contributes to his worsening condition, while the diagnose also gets worse. Chase refuses to be used. Meanwhile Wilson tries to help House and Cuddy figure out how to proceed after their romantic evening. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Mystery


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11 November 2008 (USA)  »

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When House makes the final diagnosis for Todd, he jokingly calls Todd "Biggie" while explaining that fragments from one of the hollow point bullets he was shot with remained undetected in his hip. The joke is a reference to famed rapper, The Notorious B.I.G. (a.k.a., "Biggie Smalls") who was gunned down in a vehicle; the shooter used hollow point bullets. See more »


Dr. Gregory House: Why are you siding with him? Oh yeah, you're that girl who like broken people. Because her husband died. Since Chase isn't all that broken...
Dr. Allison Cameron: Hey, why don't we operate on his infarcted leg while we're at it. Who cares if he said "No."
Dr. Gregory House: I was risking my life to avoid becoming a cripple. He's doing it to avoid sunlight and fresh air.
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References The Red Badge of Courage (1951) See more »


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