House (2004–2012)
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The Jerk 

When a teenage chess-player assaults his opponent, the team struggles to determine whether the problem is organic or psychological. Clinic Cases: Spotted sunburn.

Director:

Daniel Sackheim

Writers:

David Shore (created by), Leonard Dick
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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
Nick Lane ... Nate
Colleen Flynn ... Enid
David Bowe ... Doug
Ben Bledsoe ... Opponent
Jack Maxwell ... Male Proctor
Kyra Da Costa Kyra Da Costa ... Female Proctor
Cindy Lu ... Nurse
Dustin Joiner Dustin Joiner ... Mark
Katie Boggs Katie Boggs ... Screaming Girl
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Storyline

When a teenage chess-player assaults his opponent, the team struggles to determine whether the problem is organic or psychological. Clinic Cases: Spotted sunburn.

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 2007 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

When Nate was under mushroom, he said "Hey, hey! It's Skippy, the bush kangaroo! " to chase. It's a reference to a australian tv show (1967-1969) See more »

Goofs

The amount of fluid left in the syringe after House squirts the sunburned man changes from one shot to the next. See more »

Quotes

Dr. James Wilson: House is a 6-year-old who thinks he's better off without parents. A few tummy-aches after dinners of ice cream and ketchup might do him some good.
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Connections

References Punk'd (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
Written by Doug Ingle
Performed by Iron Butterfly
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5 March 2010 | by johnbeals79See all my reviews

This was a very good episode. It was intense and suspenseful. This episode is a must see. It is intense just for the purpose of the kid's illness; Dr. Foreman's future with the show; House playing chess to find a cure for the young individual. All the doctors are finding a cure for this kid. They have no answers except for Dr. House. They need to find the cure fast. If they do not find the cure the young individual will die. The young individual is rude, crude, disrespectful, and it seems that every doctor does not like this kid. The kid is very smart. Does he have a personality disorder or does he have a chemical problem?


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