When the team takes on the case of Emily, a six-year-old girl who has numerous preexisting health problems, they must work with her mother Elizabeth, who happens to be doctor herself, specializing in her daughter's condition. The team must also deal with the battles raging between Emily's mother and father who have conflicting views on how to handle her health issues. When searching the family's home for clues to Emily's illness, the team realizes that Elizabeth's determination to cure her daughter could be the very thing that is killing her. Written by
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This is the second and last episode that Hugh Laurie (Dr. House) directed on the show. The first one was episode 6x16: "Lockdown". See more
The "Vertigo" and "A Touch of Evil" posters in Wilson's office swaps places throughout the episode. See more
Dr. James Wilson
Go away. I have a headache.
Dr. Gregory House
We don't have to have sex. Sometimes it's nice just to cuddle and talk.
References Ordinary People
Any Way You Want It
Written by Stephen Ray Perry & Neal George Joseph Schon
Performed by Journey See more