House (2004–2012)
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DNR 

A famous jazz trumpeter, diagnosed with ALS, signs a DNR form, but because House believes the diagnosis wrong, he breaks the law by resuscitating him.

Director:

Frederick King Keller (as Frederick K. Keller)

Writers:

David Shore (created by), David Foster
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Cast

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
Harry Lennix ... John Henry Giles
Chloe Webb ... Cora
Mike Starr ... Willie
Victor Raider-Wexler ... Judge Winter
Rif Hutton ... Morris
Michael Oberlander Michael Oberlander ... Ross
David Conrad ... Marty Hamilton
Brandy Norwood ... Self (as Brandy)
Clint Baker Clint Baker ... Tommy
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Storyline

A famous jazz trumpeter, diagnosed with ALS, signs a DNR form, but because House believes the diagnosis wrong, he breaks the law by resuscitating him.

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Trivia

This is actually the First episode to have "Teardrop" by Massive Attack as the show theme song See more »

Goofs

After the MRI shows John Henry has a blood clot in his brain Chase says there is a good chance they can bust the clot with TPA, a potent blood thinner, yet Foreman tells John Henry that they are starting him on heparin, which while being a weaker blood thinner, is an entirely different drug. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Gregory House: You're talking about your penis in the third person.
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Connections

References Matlock (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Harmon Jazz
(uncredited)
Written by Wayne Jones
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I checked him out, he's a great doctor, you think he's better then I am.
6 September 2008 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

Leave it to House to ignore a DNR to save a patients life. It is just what you would expect.

Harry Lennix (Ray, The Matrix Reloaded) guest stars as a famous jazz musician who just wants to die because he can't play anymore. He comes up against House who can't do anything but treat his patients. The question becomes who's will is stronger.

House ends up in court, but manages to solve the case in his usual fashion while he fights to keep Foreman from running off with a slick talking doctor from L.A.

Also features Brandy.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2005 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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