House M.D. (2004–2012)
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Cane and Able 

House is affected by the fact that he thinks he didn't solve the last case while a young boy, who believes aliens tortured him, is brought in.

Director:

Daniel Sackheim

Writers:

David Shore (created by), Russel Friend (teleplay by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
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
Sheryl Lee ... Stephanie Green
Skyler Gisondo ... Clancy Green
Johnny Sneed ... Todd Green
Edward Edwards ... Richard McNeil
Stephanie Venditto Stephanie Venditto ... Nurse Brenda Previn
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bobbin Bergstrom ... Nurse
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Storyline

Clancy, a 7 year old boy, who believes he is being tortured by aliens comes to the hospital because of rectal bleeding. When House, who thinks he did not solve his last case and it's affecting him physically, finds a metal object in his neck where Clancy claims a chip has been planted and when a cell with different DNA is found, the team has to give his alien theory more credit. But House's humiliation from his last case and worsening leg pain cause him to back out, forcing Cuddy, who lied to House about curing his last patient, to rethink her decision to withhold the information. Written by SoWeirdo65

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Plot Keywords:

boy | pain | 7 year old | dna | conspiracy | See All (51) »

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 2006 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Title Refers to the biblical story of Cain and Abel (Genesis 4:1 through 4:16). They are two brothers, each of whom offers a sacrifice to God. Abel's sacrifice is favored because he gave the best part of what he had and Cain only gave what he had left. Subsequently Cain murders Abel, presumably out of jealousy. Cain is then cursed by God to wander the earth. Cain beseeches God's help, because he is afraid of his fellow people's vengeance. God then puts the Mark of Cain upon him, so that he shall not be killed, for "whomsoever kills Cain, vengeance shall be upon him sevenfold." See more »

Goofs

When comparing the DNA of the healthy and unhealthy parts of Clancy's heart, the title of both images contains a misspelled common word: "DNA Specimin [sic]..." See more »

Quotes

Dr. Lisa Cuddy: If you did your morning run, and showered at home, you'd be later than usual.
Dr. Gregory House: [Turns back and yells] I thought of you in the shower.
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Connections

Features Jerry Springer (1991) See more »

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Gravity
Written & Performed by John Mayer
Courtesy of Aware/Columbia Records
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