House (2004–2012)
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A college girl suddenly coughs up blood during karate class. Foreman resigns. A vegan couple has problems with floating poop. House secretly drugs Wilson with amphetamine.


Martha Mitchell


David Shore (created by), Pam Davis (as Pamela Davis)




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Hugh Laurie ... Dr. Gregory House
Lisa Edelstein ... Dr. Lisa Cuddy
Omar Epps ... Dr. Eric Foreman
Robert Sean Leonard ... Dr. James Wilson
Jennifer Morrison ... Dr. Allison Cameron
Jesse Spencer ... Dr. Robert Chase
Lyndsy Fonseca ... Addie
Eve Gordon ... Jody
Tony Spiridakis ... Ben
Shonda Farr ... Jamie Adams
Tracy Howe ... Steve Howard
Piper Perabo ... Honey
Bayani Ison ... Sensei
Wayne Sable ... Kyle
Kwabena Darkwah ... Daniel


A 19-year-old college student, Addie, starts coughing up blood during karate class and ends up one of House's cases. Foreman hands in his resignation before treating the woman and refuses to explain why. Although her symptoms show no signs of it, House is convinced that an infection is causing Addie's bleeding. Her lungs start filling with fluid and House's team believes a toxin or cancer is to blame for Addie's illness but are unable to change House's mind. Addie continues to get worse and House wants to do an extremely risky life-or-death treatment in order to confirm his diagnosis; the team starts to ask whether House cares about making a diagnosis more than Addie's own life. Meanwhile, House becomes interested in Honey, a young, attractive nutritionist who brought her boyfriend to the clinic for treatment. He gets her to fill out an employment application (for Foreman's soon-to-be vacated position) and arranges to meet her again in a more casual situation. Written by elizabethbennet135

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Drama | Mystery


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Dr. Wilson says, "'Cause it's either that or accept the fact that you've done something nice. Then I have to deal with the Horsemen, the rain of fire, and the End of Days..." The Four Horsemen (Death, Famine, War, and Conquest) are mentioned in the bible in the Book of Revelation as one of the signs for the Apocalypse, as is the rain of fire. See more »


Chase prepares to stick a needle through the patient, Addie's, right eye. This eye is very dark, appearing to be a very dark brown while Addie's left eye is light, appearing gray or light blue. She doesn't have different colored eyes, because her eyes were the same color in the first scene's fight. In preparation for the procedure they would have administered eyedrops to dilate the pupil to allow access for the needle without risking damage to the iris muscles, but this does not explain the color change. See more »


Dr. Wilson: You dosed me!
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References Vertigo (1958) See more »

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One reason to watch this episode...
18 April 2019 | by wheeliepussSee all my reviews

... Wilson on speed. The rest's pretty good too but Wilson is the only reason you need to watch it.

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8 May 2007 (USA) See more »

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