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When a controversial African politician falls ill, he is brought to Princeton Plainsboro for treatment. The team struggles with whether to help a merciless dictator being subpoenaed for crimes against humanity in his country. Meanwhile, Wilson tries to make peace with a feuding neighbor, but House's prying exacerbates the problem. Written by FOX Publicity

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When House comes home after his first day back at work at Princeton-Plainsboro and comments on Wilson's lack of garlic in his dinner (and shoes on his feet), Wilson replies "Yes, I am a vampire, Sookie." Robert Sean Leonard played a vampire in "My Best Friend is a Vampire" (1987). See more »

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The opening scene in which Dibala is being served a civil subpoena, the man serving it cites to Title 18 of the United States Code section 1350. This section does not deal with genocide or crimes against humanity. Section 1350 concerns "Failure of corporate officers to certify financial records." The section dealing with genocide is section 1091. See more »

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Dr. James Wilson: It's easy to be nice to people you like. But being nice to someone you hate, that's a skill.
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References True Blood: Burning House of Love (2008) See more »

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I agree it can be skipped ...
28 December 2009 | by (Houston, USA) – See all my reviews

But I liked it. My main thought when watching it was: the kids are finally growing up. Chase, Cameron, and Foreman each do things that they normally let House do, and this time they think for themselves. The results aren't pretty, but that's okay.

I don't know if the show is in its last season or not. I agree that it may have passed its prime, but I thought that the last few episodes of season 5 (Amber's death and House ending up at the funny farm) were among the best bits of television I had ever seen.

I'm still optimistic that they will pull off something just as good this year.


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