House (2004–2012)
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Taub treats a patient whose dying husband gets better as she becomes sicker, while the rest of the team deals with a devastating loss.


Greg Yaitanes


David Shore (created by), Leonard Dick




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
Peter Jacobson ... Dr. Chris Taub
Kal Penn ... Dr. Lawrence Kutner (credit only)
Olivia Wilde ... Thirteen
Colleen Camp ... Charlotte
Mary Jo Deschanel ... Julia
Meat Loaf ... Eddie (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Ed Brigadier ... Richard
Bob Rusch ... Phil
Hart Boykin ... Arthur


Incurable bed-ridden kidney patient Eddie's wife and care-taker Charlotte suddenly collapses with respiratory failure. She insists on returning to his bedside without treatment. Kutner is found at home with a bullet through his head. House seeks motives for suicide, or murder, and Wilson worries why. Taub seems to thrive with his sole friend and brighter rival out of the way. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Mystery


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The episode ends with a message from (the National Alliance on Mental Illness), and a phone number (1-800-273-TALK) to call if someone is in crisis and thinking about suicide. See more »


Dr. Gregory House: [about Kutner's death] Motives for murder.
Thirteen: House, it was a suicide. The police have already investigated.
Dr. Gregory House: They investigated what they saw, not what they didn't saw. Talk to friends, classmates, pizza delivery guy. And draft Foreman. He can make calls through his tears.
Thirteen: No.
Dr. Gregory House: Is that "No, I'm not calling my boyfriend, who apparently called my boss instead of me to say he wasn't coming in?" cause it's really not fair to have that much subtext in one syllable.
Thirteen: We all want to know why Kutner did it, but ...
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References Ordinary People (1980) See more »


Lose You
Performed by Pete Yorn
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With out a doubt -
7 April 2009 | by Project-GPXSee all my reviews

There is no canny explanation behind the fact that House fans build relationships with the characters within the series. We find ourselves outdone by the sheer drama and strong personal impacts that each episode, forth coming and past lasting, makes on us... This is simply an episode that generates a pillar, a corner stone, of what House M.D. is about.

For those who have followed every season, every episode, with every main character - you will feel the emotions that a true die-hard fan would feel. In that sense alone, you've been entitled to experience something that no others have.

For those who have never seen, and this is your first... Brace your selves for the experience of watching something mouth watering, worth-while, that doesn't make you regret wasting your life on...

Through all seasons of House M.D., with such strong and developed characters, actors, and episodes... This is truly a must see for any.

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6 April 2009 (USA) See more »

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