When a man puts his life on the line to save a stranger who fell onto the subway tracks, he emerges from the dramatic scene miraculously unscathed but then suddenly collapses. Both the hospital and the town become captivated by the man's selfless deed, but as the team works to diagnose his symptoms, they discover that the hero's seemingly life-changing deed failed to break old habits. Meanwhile, House tries to avoid Cuddy's birthday dinner with her opinionated mother Arlene, and Taub draws unexpected attention when his face graces billboards advertising the hospital. As Taub and his wife reignite a physical relationship, Masters' outside perspective helps him realize that it's time to take action on his crumbling marriage. Written by
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In the credits, Peter Jacobson's name is swapped with Jesse Spencer's. See more
In S04E12 Dr. Taub says to the husband of the patient that he has been married for 12 years. However, in S07E09 he tells Masters that he has been married for 22 years. See more
So humanity is apathetic and self-serving?
Dr. Gregory House
References Ordinary People
Air on a G String
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
Plays as Cuddy and House wash dishes See more