House M.D.: Season 7, Episode 14

Recession Proof (28 Feb. 2011)

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A patient is admitted after breaking out in a severe rash triggered by caustic chemical exposure at his blue-collar job. As the team treats him, they discover that he has led his wife to believe that he is still maintaining his once-lucrative real estate career. Meanwhile, Cuddy is honored with an award and needs House to be at the charity event for support, but his attendance is threatened when his patient's battle to survive forces him to question his practice and his own happiness. Also, Chase and Masters teach each other a lesson in forging meaningful personal and professional relationships. Written by Fox Publicity

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When the patient is ready for the MRI, his hands are crossed on his chest. The camera angle changes several times from outside to inside the machine. Each time the angle changes, his hands cross and uncross. See more »


House rushes into an elevator to hide from Cuddy, and she gives chase on a second elevator. They arrive on the top floor as can be seen with the only down arrow lights at the top of the elevator, but when house talks with her and the camera turns around, you can see the hospital's entrance again. See more »


Dr. James Wilson: [House has a mariachi band in his office] What are you doing?
Dr. Gregory House: What does it look like I'm doing? Auditioning the band for Friday night.
Dr. James Wilson: So you're trying to ruin Cuddy's moment in the spotlight?
Dr. Gregory House: Ruin? These guys recorded with Juan Gabriel. They're gonna cost me two grand. This isn't a prank. These guys are the beginning of Cuddy's evening to remember which in turn will make my evening...
Dr. James Wilson: I think if you do this, your evening will end with you alone in your apartment with a sock.
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