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Nobody's Fault 

When a violent incident involving a patient has serious consequences for one staff member, House and the team are placed under review by Dr. Walter Cofield, Foreman's former mentor and ... See full summary »


Greg Yaitanes


David Shore (created by), David Foster | 2 more credits »




Episode cast overview:
Hugh Laurie ... Dr. Gregory House
Omar Epps ... Dr. Eric Foreman
Jesse Spencer ... Dr. Robert Chase
Peter Jacobson ... Dr. Chris Taub
Odette Annable ... Dr. Jessica Adams
Charlyne Yi ... Dr. Chi Park
Jeffrey Wright ... Dr. Walter Cofield
Audrey Marie Anderson ... Emily Koppelman
David Anders ... Bill Koppelman
Deborah Lacey ... Lorraine
Cheyenne Haynes ... Jordan
Mariah Iman Wilson ... Madison (as Mariah Wilson)
Angel Oquendo ... EMT Coumont
Liz Benoit ... Nurse Anne
Bobbin Bergstrom ... Nurse


When a violent incident involving a patient has serious consequences for one staff member, House and the team are placed under review by Dr. Walter Cofield, Foreman's former mentor and current Chief of Neurology. As House and each member of his team recount the details of the dramatic and life-threatening incident, Cofield must weigh the team's unconventional brand of collaboration against their ability to save lives. Written by Fox Publicity

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Drama | Mystery


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This is the last episode of House that was directed by Greg Yaitanes, who directed the largest amount of episodes on the show. See more »


Dr. Gregory House: My diagnostic test worked. It proved the patient had a steroid-induced psychosis.
Dr. Walter Cofield: And that's what you took away from this situation?
Dr. Gregory House: The brain was not a symptom of an underlying disease.
Dr. Walter Cofield: Your colleague was stabbed. Are you telling me you didn't care?
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References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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A Return To Form
14 February 2012 | by palindromeemordnilapSee all my reviews

Many would say that the quality of House has been declining since season 5. On some levels i'd agree but for me the quality has been good enough to keep watching, its still a mile better than 90% of the shows out there. I feel that the shows worst moments have come since season 5 but the best moments have been spread out through all 8 seasons and "Nobody's Fault" is a clear cut example of this.

I won't reveal much of the plot, but this episode breaks the normal structure of a House episode and excluding season finales/openers, this is the best time they've done it. The script is immaculate, especially the back and forth dialogue between Cofield and House. The acting is superb from everyone involved, with special credit going to Wright, Laurie and Spencer. The directing is magnificent, to the point where the Emmy award winning director Yaitanes called it his "proudest work".

Overall this episode is a fine example of why House is not just a successful show, but also a unique and classic program. "Nobody's Fault" joins an elite group of House episodes such as "Three Stories", "No Reason", "House's Head/Wilsons Heart" and "Broken". The episode's content and quality make it more than worthy of a season finale. I recommend this episode to anyone, but most importantly to those who have lost faith in the show.

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6 February 2012 (USA) See more »

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