House (2004–2012)
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The Softer Side 

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House's team resents being made complicit in a web of lies parents have told their son when he's brought in for treatment that may be related to his intersexuality. Meanwhile, no one's content that House is happy.

Director:

Deran Sarafian

Writers:

David Shore (created by), Liz Friedman
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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 (credit only)
Jesse Spencer ... Dr. Robert Chase (credit only)
Peter Jacobson ... Dr. Chris Taub
Kal Penn ... Dr. Lawrence Kutner
Olivia Wilde ... Thirteen
Dominic Scott Kay ... Jackson Smith
Julia Campbell ... Melanie
Ben Reed ... Joseph
Nick Puga ... Ian
Fred Kronenberg ... Doctor
Meagan Gordon Meagan Gordon ... Young Woman
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Storyline

An intersexual boy has collapsed on the basketball court. His parents have never told him he has both male and female cells and they (that is, the overprotective mother, who seems to be wearing the trousers) don't want the team to tell him either. For Thirteen, withholding the truth from the kid is easier said than done. To everybody's surprise, House acts kind and actually seems to be... happy, which makes everyone think something fishy is going on. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Julia Campbell's real life husband, Jay Karnes, appears in the episode, "The Social Contract." See more »

Goofs

As "13" and Foreman are inspecting the room at the beginning of the episode, the window beside the bed goes from partly open to closed and back again several times. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Lawrence Kutner: [entering Wilson's office] I think there's something wrong with House.
Dr. James Wilson: Who's he making miserable now?
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Connections

References Touch of Evil (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Bobski 2000
(uncredited)
Performed by Galactic
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same oole same ole
20 August 2019 | by sandcrab277See all my reviews

For 40 minutes of the episode house and the team of also ran jerks try to diagnose some innocuous illness as house acts like he's on heroin but its really cocaine ... someone should ease his pain by lethal injection because we are all tired of his sorry self indulgent antics


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Language:

English

Release Date:

23 February 2009 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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