House and the team take on the case of James Sidas, an exceptionally brilliant physicist and author who traded his successful career for a job as a courier. For the ailing patient, intelligence is a miserable burden that has prompted depression and addiction, and this, coupled with his myriad unusual symptoms, nearly stumps the team. Meanwhile, the doctors at Princeton Plainsboro wrestle with strained personal relationships. Written by
Did You Know?
At one point, House comments, "I feel like Mike Tomlin," then to Foreman, "Maybe not as much as you do." Pittsburgh Steelers' coach Mike Tomlin
is often said to look much like Omar Epps
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After House first meets Wilson they get on the elevator on the left, but they go out from the right one when they reach the upper floor. See more
Dr. Gregory House
16 splenectomies. Pretty sure he gets a set of steak knives.
References Ordinary People
Performed by James Taylor
(plays over the closing scenes) See more