House (2004–2012)
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Autopsy 

A very brave and mature 9-year-old girl has terminal cancer, but that is not what the problem seems to be.

Director:

Deran Sarafian

Writers:

David Shore (created by), Lawrence Kaplow | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
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
Sasha Pieterse ... Andie
Jewel Christian ... Pam
Randall Park ... Brad
Stephanie Venditto Stephanie Venditto ... Nurse Brenda Previn
Eamon Hunt Eamon Hunt ... Neurosurgeon
William Jones William Jones ... Dr. Murphy
Hira Ambrosino ... Anesthesiologist
Gwen Holloway ... Neurosurgeon #2
Jonathan Fraser ... Salesperson
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Storyline

A very brave and mature 9-year-old girl has terminal cancer, but that is not what the problem seems to be.

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2005 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Contrary to some speculation, Hugh Laurie was not sick during filming. The script always called for the House character to have a cold in the first two-thirds of the episode, and Laurie incorporated the vocal symptoms of a cold into his American accent for the character. See more »

Goofs

Cadiology is listed as cardology on the department locator listing. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Gregory House: [a patient gave himself a circumcision] Just like Abraham did it.
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Connections

References Vertigo (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Beautiful
(uncredited)
Written by Linda Perry
Performed by Elvis Costello
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A tough episode to watch
26 August 2006 | by xredgarnetxSee all my reviews

House encounters a 9-year-old cancer victim who has other things going wrong. Even if he finds out what else is wrong with her, and fixes it, she still only has a short time to live. A gripping episode, and tough to watch. A procedure performed near the end, entailing the momentary exsanguination of the girl in order to track down a mysterious object, may very well be a real procedure but it is hair-raising to sit through. I would not recommend this episode for nonadults. In an amusing bit, Dr. Chase becomes the girl's object of adoration. The ending is quite touching. And House is more irritable and argumentative than ever.


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