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
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It is mentioned in this episode that DXM will not harm the brain if taken with a shot of alcohol. This has not been proven true. See more
When Taub is taking the photo of House with the camera, the lens is shut, instead of open which it would have to be in order to take a picture. See more
Dr. Chris Taub
It's too hard to think?
No. Just unpleasant. No matter what I did, it really wasn't good enough. Then I met Dora. She didn't care how smart I was, or what I might accomplish in the future. It was the first time in my life that I was *really* happy. So I decided I'd rather be happy than smart.
References Ordinary People
Performed by James Taylor
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