House M.D.: Season 7, Episode 5

Unplanned Parenthood (18 Oct. 2010)

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A mother of a grown daughter gives birth to an infant; the adult daughter exhibits some jealousy over her mother's so-called improved parenting skills. House places Taub in charge of ... See full summary »

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A mother of a grown daughter gives birth to an infant; the adult daughter exhibits some jealousy over her mother's so-called improved parenting skills. House places Taub in charge of interviewing for a female physician to join the team. When both the mother and infant have issues diagnosed as possible liver failure, lung cancer and melanoma. Dr. Cheng, a female pediatric physician, assists Taub and the team to treat the pair. Dr. Cheng really wants to join House's team. A transfusion with the mother's blood yields good results for the infant; the mother develops a pulmonary embolism. The grown daughter rallies to protect her infant sibling when her sister needs her. Meanwhile, Cuddy has several evening meetings and asks House to sit with baby Rachel; House panics and he enlists Wilson's help. The pair leave the 2 year old alone with a bag of Chinese food for about one minute... this leads to capers at PPH that mimic a 3 Stooges film. The resulting "poop" on the subject is not too ... Written by LA-Lawyer

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In last season's finale House left is motorcycle in the emergency scene. Last episode he and Wilson went to a motorcycle dealer to buy a new bike and this episode we see him riding his old bike. See more »

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Dr. Chris Taub: Pretty amazing case. Thanks for your help.
Dr. Cheng: I was glad for the chance to work it with you.
Dr. Chris Taub: I've thought about it, and I'd like to formally offer you the job.
Dr. Cheng: It's funny. I wanted to work on House's team until I started working with his team.
Dr. Chris Taub: Yeah, I know. Chase and Foreman can get a little...
Dr. Cheng: Actually, it's you. I get that House is an ass, but at least he owns it.
Dr. Chris Taub: You don't understand. This whole thing was just a game to House. I didn't have a choice, but...
Dr. Cheng: You're a grown man, Dr. Taub. You can...
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Bad sitcom storyline
19 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm giving the show a 5 because the medical case was interesting. Not being a physician, I have no idea how plausible it was, but to a person who knows next to nothing about real medicine, it was very original and interesting.

The "B" storyline, however, was the worst of the worst of old, tired sitcom variety. In fact, only Bill Cosby can really make comic story lines with young children work. As fabulous an actor and comedian as Hugh Laurie is, he was unable to make the "babysitting" storyline work. It was just bad and embarrassing as House and Wilson, the 2 non-fathers acting goofy and silly but not at all funny, try to hide the slightly damaged child from the unsuspecting Mom along with all the ancient and over-used poopy diaper gags. Just really stupid stuff straight out of old, '70's sitcoms. If this is the way the rest if the season is going to play out, we may be seeing the last one.


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