Pretty 29-year-old kindergarten teacher Rebecca Adler collapses one morning as she teaches her young students, babbling incoherently and unintelligibly. When her physicians cannot diagnose her, Rebecca is sent to Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital (PPH) in New Jersey to consult with the foremost diagnostician in America, Dr. Gregory House. House's small team of young specialists perform all of the initial testing, including the taking of patient histories, performing environmental studies at her classroom and, by breaking and entering, her home. House firmly believes that everybody lies. He jokes that Rebecca might be running a meth lab in her basement, so he does not want her team to ask her for her house keys. No meth lab is found but there is pork in her refrigerator. Rebecca questions the fact that she has met Dr. Eric Foreman, Dr. Allison Cameron and Dr. Robert Chase (House's entire team), PPH hospital administrator Dr. Lisa Cuddy, and Dr. James Wilson, PPH oncologist and ...Written by
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Dr Cameron mispronounces "Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease", she says JAY-kob which is incorrect, it is pronounced YAH-kob. See more »
Dr. Gregory House:
[after questioning House's treatment plan for a patient]
Why are you so afraid of making a mistake?
Dr. Lisa Cuddy:
Because I'm a doctor. Because when we make mistakes people die.
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A slightly longer version of this episode (with about 4 minutes of extra material) was distributed free with various magazines as a promo for the series. See more »