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A Pox on Our House 

After a 200-year-old medicine jar found on an off-shore shipwreck shatters in a teenage girl's palm, she is admitted to Princeton Plainsboro for symptoms closely linked to smallpox. When ... See full summary »

Director:

Tucker Gates

Writers:

David Shore (created by), Lawrence Kaplow
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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
Peter Jacobson ... Dr. Chris Taub
Jesse Spencer ... Dr. Robert Chase
Olivia Wilde ... Dr. Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley (credit only)
Amber Tamblyn ... Martha M. Masters
Cynthia Watros ... Sam Carr
Samantha Smith ... Lulu
Andrew Fiscella ... Niles
Hayley Chase ... Julie
Aaron Refvem Aaron Refvem ... Roger
Devon Woods Devon Woods ... Eve
Tess Kartel ... Geerte
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Storyline

After a 200-year-old medicine jar found on an off-shore shipwreck shatters in a teenage girl's palm, she is admitted to Princeton Plainsboro for symptoms closely linked to smallpox. When the Center for Disease Control's Dr. Dave Broda institutes a lockdown on the hospital and suspends House's team's ability to diagnose, Masters grows suspicious of Broda's motives and becomes convinced that the patient is suffering from a different disease. The girl's father soon experiences similar symptoms, and House is forced to make a precarious decision that puts his own life in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Wilson and Sam comfort a 6-year-old chemotherapy patient who prompts them to examine their relationship. Written by Fox Publicity

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Dutch | Swahili

Release Date:

15 November 2010 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The language spoken on the ship at the beginning of the episode is actually Afrikaans and not Dutch as implied. Afrikaans is spoken in South Africa (Hence the South African actor as ship captain) and in neighboring Namibia. Afrikaans originates from Dutch and is thus fairly similar. Afrikaans is said to be the youngest language on earth. See more »

Quotes

Martha Masters: So we just give up and go home?
Dr. Eric Foreman: Actually, somebody locked the front door, but, yeah, we... give up.
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Connections

References The Godfather (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

All That We See
(uncredited)
Performed by The Black Ryder
Plays during the closing scenes
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Felt Rushed... I just wasn't wet yet...
15 November 2010 | by Johnny_BearSee all my reviews

First off let me clarify. I am addicted and fully in love with this series. Now that being said I felt this episode suffered a slight misstep.

The content and plot of this episode seems to stumble as it tries to desperately pushes to much plot into its time limit. I won't reveal the plot points that are included but they felt rushed. The Dialogue between House and the team loses its cadence and the Diagnoses seems rushed. Also the drama that House's actions present seems hollow and not nearly as dramatic as should of been. This episode would of been incredible had it been a two part cliff hanger.

Aaron "Johnny Bear" Haag


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