History Headscratchers / House

1st Oct '17 3:12:18 PM ADrago
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** To clarify, Vicodin is a cocktail of hydrocodene and acetaminophen- both of which have catostorophic interactions with alcohol, and House is already shown to be a heavy user of Vicodin. While it's reasonable that he's built up a certain tolerance to the hydrocodene so he doesn't wind up in respratory arrest by mixing it with alcohol, it should at least knock him out. Acetaminophen with alcohol, on the other hand, [[NoOneShouldSurviveThat should utterly destroy his liver.]] [[TelevisionIsTryingToKillYou Do not try this at home.]]

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** To clarify, Vicodin is a cocktail of hydrocodene and acetaminophen- both of which have catostorophic interactions with alcohol, and House is already shown to be a heavy user of Vicodin. While it's reasonable that he's built up a certain tolerance to the hydrocodene so he doesn't wind up in respratory arrest by mixing it with alcohol, it should at least knock him out. Acetaminophen with alcohol, on the other hand, [[NoOneShouldSurviveThat should utterly destroy his liver.]] [[TelevisionIsTryingToKillYou [[JustForFun/TelevisionIsTryingToKillUs Do not try this at home.]]
25th Aug '17 6:14:35 AM XFllo
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*** And remember, Princeton-Plainsboro is a ''teaching'' hospital, and the cottages are technically House's "students." Having one of the best if not the best diagnostician available on staff looks good, even if House is losing the hospital money. If I recall correctly, the hospital is also implied on occasion to be a non-profit.
** This troper assumed it was for PR. On the one hand, they have to set X amount of money aside for House's legal bills. On the other hand, they get to put "Oh and did we mention we have 'the best diagnostician in the whole Goddamn world' on our staff?" in their press releases.
*** That's what this troper figured. Plus, there's the fact that Princeton-Plainsboro is a teaching hospital. Even though ''House'' rarely teaches, his fellows (Foreman, Chase, Cameron, ''et al'') would. Plus, the fact that there's just this ''wealth'' of knowledge in the form of Dr. House pays off more than a few times: in the first season specifically, there's a number of cases for what House assumes to be wealthy donors, who in theory would be more generous with their wealthy donations after House saves their lives.

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*** And remember, Princeton-Plainsboro is a ''teaching'' hospital, and the cottages are technically House's "students." Having one of the best if not the best diagnostician available on staff looks good, even if House is losing the hospital money. If I recall correctly, the hospital is also implied on occasion to be a non-profit.
** This troper assumed Maybe it was for PR. On the one hand, they have to set X amount of money aside for House's legal bills. On the other hand, they get to put "Oh and did we mention we have 'the best diagnostician in the whole Goddamn world' on our staff?" in their press releases.
*** That's what this troper figured. Plus, there's There's the fact that Princeton-Plainsboro is a teaching hospital. Even though ''House'' rarely teaches, his fellows (Foreman, Chase, Cameron, ''et al'') would. Plus, the fact that there's just this ''wealth'' of knowledge in the form of Dr. House pays off more than a few times: in the first season specifically, there's a number of cases for what House assumes to be wealthy donors, who in theory would be more generous with their wealthy donations after House saves their lives.



** This troper thinks that Cuddy views House as a long-term investment for the hospital. Sure, the setting aside legal fees and otherwise dealing with patient complaints are a hassle, but measured against the prestige of attaching the hospital's name to the team's constant treatment breakthroughs and the resulting publicity/grants/donations, etc. reduce it to simply a business expense. Hell, given that House never publishes anything, Cuddy probably slaps her name on their cases and makes a fortune.

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** This troper thinks that Cuddy views might view House as a long-term investment for the hospital. Sure, the setting aside legal fees and otherwise dealing with patient complaints are a hassle, but measured against the prestige of attaching the hospital's name to the team's constant treatment breakthroughs and the resulting publicity/grants/donations, etc. reduce it to simply a business expense. Hell, given that House never publishes anything, Cuddy probably slaps her name on their cases and makes a fortune.



** This Troper remembers where it came from. At the start of that season, he gives all the potential hires pin-on numbers like marathon runners. She got the "lucky number 13" and since House used that nickname the entire season, it stuck.

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** This Troper remembers where it came from. At the start of that season, he gives all the potential hires pin-on numbers like marathon runners. She got the "lucky number 13" and since House used that nickname the entire season, it stuck.



*** Alternatively, it actually ''does'' warrant Cuddy's protection, especially when one considers that in addition to the above, one might call them friends. A bizarre variation on friendship to put it mildly, but it's clear at the end of the day they both have some concern for the well being of the other. This troper submits that the unrealistic aspect of House not losing his licsence isn't Cuddy's protection, but rather, the fact that ''Cuddy'' can ''get away'' with protecting him without consequences of her own, especially for so long.

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*** Alternatively, it actually ''does'' warrant Cuddy's protection, especially when one considers that in addition to the above, one might call them friends. A bizarre variation on friendship to put it mildly, but it's clear at the end of the day they both have some concern for the well being of the other. This troper submits that the The unrealistic aspect of House not losing his licsence isn't Cuddy's protection, but rather, the fact that ''Cuddy'' can ''get away'' with protecting him without consequences of her own, especially for so long.



** Heart attacks aren't always immediate and there's a chance the shooter might have recognized the symptoms before they incapacitated him (seriously; this troper's father memorized the symptoms of a heart attack because of the history of heart problems in his family). If he suddenly figured what was happening to him and realized the doctors were deliberately not helping him he might have opened fire.

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** Heart attacks aren't always immediate and there's a chance the shooter might have recognized the symptoms before they incapacitated him (seriously; this troper's father memorized (some people memorize the symptoms of a heart attack because of the history of heart problems in his their family). If he suddenly figured what was happening to him and realized the doctors were deliberately not helping him he might have opened fire.



* So, apart from the default reason of StatusQuoIsGod, why doesn't House just amputate his bad leg? Amputation would increase mobility and decrease his misery and pain levels so why not? And can someone explain why he would have rather died than be a cripple when his infarction happened? I just... I can't get my head around that.
** I'm sure there are plenty of people in the real world who feel the same way about chopping off their limbs. I'm not saying I agree, but I can accept that someone just doesn't want their leg amputated if at all possible.
** Also remember we're talking about House, who's notorious for his OCD tendencies. Remember when he threw a fit because Cuddy had the temerity to replace his blood-stained rug with a brand new one.
** I always thought it was because, since the problem is not life-threatening, no hospital would consent to such a procedure. That doesn't explain why House couldn't find an "off-the-books" doctor though.
*** This Troper also has a bad leg, which aside from being ineffective does not actually cause much pain, and is definitely not life threatening, and has still had to tell more than one doctor to fuck off when they suggested amputation. Needing a cane to walk decently is preferable to needing a prosthesis to walk at all.

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* So, apart from the default reason of StatusQuoIsGod, why doesn't House just amputate his bad leg? Amputation would increase mobility and decrease his misery and pain levels so why not? And can someone explain why he would have rather died than be a cripple when his infarction happened? I just... I can't get my head around that.
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** I'm sure there There are plenty of people in the real world who feel the same way about chopping off their limbs. I'm not saying I agree, but I can accept that someone Someone just doesn't want their leg amputated if at all possible.
** Also remember we're We're talking about House, who's notorious for his OCD tendencies. Remember when he threw a fit because Cuddy had the temerity to replace his blood-stained rug with a brand new one.
** I always thought it It was because, since the problem is not life-threatening, no hospital would consent to such a procedure. That doesn't explain why House couldn't find an "off-the-books" doctor though.
*** This Troper also has a ** A bad leg, which aside from being ineffective does ineffective, might not actually cause much pain, and is definitely not life threatening, and has still had to tell more than one doctor to fuck off when they suggested amputation. Needing a cane to walk decently is preferable to needing a prosthesis to walk at all.



*** [[IncrediblyLamePun Guess he's rather attached to it.]]
*** FridgeBrilliance above me.

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*** [[IncrediblyLamePun ** [[{{Pun}} Guess he's rather attached to it.]]
*** FridgeBrilliance above me.
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** There's been some genuinely promising research (and, as far as I remember, some people actually have been cured this way) done in cloning tissue. So, given a couple (or several) years or a medical breakthrough, it's actually fairly likely that we'll live to see muscle regrowth to be possible. Regrowing an entire leg, on the other hand? Not bloody likely without TheSingularity.

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** There's been some genuinely promising research (and, as far as I remember, (and some people actually have been cured this way) done in cloning tissue. So, given a couple (or several) years or a medical breakthrough, it's actually fairly likely that we'll live to see muscle regrowth to be possible. Regrowing an entire leg, on the other hand? Not bloody likely without TheSingularity.



* Why does Foreman and Thirteen just hook up all of a sudden? This Troper gets that it all started during the hostage crisis, but it seemed as though there was no UnresolvedSexualTension in the recent episode arc at all? In contrast, Cameron and Chase had a ton of it and it made perfect sense when they got together, but now with these two it's practically non-existent.
** Well, besides the fact that in RealLife, people get together that you never saw coming; it was touched on that Foreman was demonstrating extra concern for Thirteen since she had Huntingon's. And after all the ruckus in "Last Resort", she decided she actually wanted to try to live. His concern for her, and her newfound want to live combined to form a newfound romance. Which this troper was rooting for all the way.
*** YMMV. I thought it was yet another case of Thirteen storyline hogging. She and Foreman have zero chemistry. Foreteen? More like boreteen...
*** Definitely YMMV, because I recall suspecting this was coming a few episodes before it actually did (it's been long enough that I don't remember what set me off, but I wasn't too surprised). Especially since I appear to be in a minority that actually ''likes'' both Foreman and Thirteen. Oh well, it's hardly the first time... Glad to see someone else was rooting for them, though.

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* Why does Foreman and Thirteen just hook up all of a sudden? This Troper gets that it It all started during the hostage crisis, but it seemed as though there was no UnresolvedSexualTension in the recent episode arc at all? In contrast, Cameron and Chase had a ton of it and it made perfect sense when they got together, but now with these two it's practically non-existent.
** Well, besides the fact that in RealLife, people get together that you never saw coming; it was touched on that Foreman was demonstrating extra concern for Thirteen since she had Huntingon's. And after all the ruckus in "Last Resort", she decided she actually wanted to try to live. His concern for her, and her newfound want to live combined to form a newfound romance. Which this troper was rooting for all the way.
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*** YMMV. I thought it It was also received as yet another case of Thirteen storyline hogging. She and Foreman have zero chemistry. Foreteen? More like boreteen...
*** Definitely YMMV, because I recall suspecting some suspected this was coming a few episodes before it actually did (it's been long enough that I don't remember what set me off, but I wasn't too surprised). Especially since I appear to be in a minority did. Some fans also that actually ''likes'' ''like'' both Foreman and Thirteen. Oh well, it's hardly the first time... Glad to see someone else was rooting for them, though.Thirteen.



* The episode with Dave Matthews ended on the biggest BrokenAesop that this troper has ever seen. What bugs me is that through the whole episode, they show how music affects people. House himself is completely dumbfounded when the patient finishes the song that House had started writing in high school. Then, at the end, [[spoiler:they decide to surgically alter change him from a gifted savant to an ordinary schmuck so that he can button his own shirt. Do you think that Beethoven would have ''EVER'' agreed to give up his ability to write, play and appreciate music in exchange for getting his hearing back? Ray Charles for his eyesight?]]

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* The episode with Dave Matthews ended on one of the biggest BrokenAesop that this troper has ever seen. What bugs me is that through ever. Through the whole episode, they show how music affects people. House himself is completely dumbfounded when the patient finishes the song that House had started writing in high school. Then, at the end, [[spoiler:they they decide to surgically alter change him from a gifted savant to an ordinary schmuck so that he can button his own shirt. Do you think that Beethoven would have ''EVER'' agreed to give up his ability to write, play and appreciate music in exchange for getting his hearing back? Ray Charles for his eyesight?]]eyesight?



*** This troper agrees that it wasn't the best analogy to pick. Terry Pratchett once said, "Making composers go deaf is a classic practical joke of the gods that falls flat. Being deaf doesn't prevent them from hearing the MUSIC. It just prevents them from hearing the DISTRACTIONS."

* It is pretty much acknowledged in universe that Tritter's first search of House was conducted as payback, and that the investigations of House that lasted the entire arc resulted from it. I am no legal expert, but how does that stand up in court?

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*** This troper agrees that it wasn't the best analogy to pick. ** Terry Pratchett once said, "Making composers go deaf is a classic practical joke of the gods that falls flat. Being deaf doesn't prevent them from hearing the MUSIC. It just prevents them from hearing the DISTRACTIONS."

* It is pretty much acknowledged in universe that Tritter's first search of House was conducted as payback, and that the investigations of House that lasted the entire arc resulted from it. I am no legal expert, but how How does that stand up in court?



** I'm not quite at lawyer status yet, but, yes, it'd stand up in court. Think of it this way: you invite a cop into your house socially, and he sees your basement meth lab while looking for the bathroom. The cop doesn't go "NA NA NA I DON'T SEE ANYTHING BECAUSE I DON'T HAVE A WARRANT." If Tritter truly had no basis, that's one thing, but it's about as easy to find a basis to pull someone over as it is to spit. There's an important counterpoint to this. If I was a prosecutor, and I found that out, I'd make any deal I could. If I was, say, a lawyer representing House in the trial, I'd ''adore'' the fact that Tritter had a grudge. A fact like that? You can do a lot of damage with it.
** And to be fair, ''it didn't!'' House wasn't found not guilty by a jury trial, a judge threw the case out before it proceeded to trial ''specifically'' because of a lack of actual evidence; the judge personally admonished Tritter, on-record, for having a grudge against House. To be honest, everyone around House - Wilson, Cuddy, PPTH, House's staff, and House himself - could have very easily turned around and buried Tritter in civil lawsuits (while it's true police have qualified immunity, that's only for actions taken in the normal course of their jobs, which his actions clearly exceeded). Presumably, this only didn't happen because the show is House, not Law & Order.

* This is going to sound horribly nitpicky but the [[IncrediblyLamePun patients' patience]] gets on my nerves. Even in fictionland, most patients wouldn't want their doctor staring through the window at them when they're trying to celebrate, they probably don't want to hear about their doctor's issues while they're being tested and they certainly wouldn't have the energy to (and I'm sure this isn't just done to House) pinpoint how exactly fucked up and woobie-ish they all are.

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** I'm not quite at lawyer status yet, but, yes, it'd It'd stand up in court. Think of it this way: you invite a cop into your house socially, and he sees your basement meth lab while looking for the bathroom. The cop doesn't go "NA NA NA I DON'T SEE ANYTHING BECAUSE I DON'T HAVE A WARRANT." If Tritter truly had no basis, that's one thing, but it's about as easy to find a basis to pull someone over as it is to spit. There's an important counterpoint to this. If I was a prosecutor, and I A prosecutor who found that out, I'd out could make any deal I he could. If I was, say, a A lawyer representing House in the trial, I'd trial would ''adore'' the fact that Tritter had a grudge. A fact like that? You can do a lot of damage with it.
** And to be fair, ''it ''It didn't!'' House wasn't found not guilty by a jury trial, a judge threw the case out before it proceeded to trial ''specifically'' because of a lack of actual evidence; the judge personally admonished Tritter, on-record, for having a grudge against House. To be honest, everyone around House - Wilson, Cuddy, PPTH, House's staff, and House himself - could have very easily turned around and buried Tritter in civil lawsuits (while it's true police have qualified immunity, that's only for actions taken in the normal course of their jobs, which his actions clearly exceeded). Presumably, this only didn't happen because the show is House, not Law & Order.

* This is going to sound horribly nitpicky but the [[IncrediblyLamePun [[{{Pun}} patients' patience]] gets on my nerves. Even in fictionland, most patients wouldn't want their doctor staring through the window at them when they're trying to celebrate, they probably don't want to hear about their doctor's issues while they're being tested and they certainly wouldn't have the energy to (and I'm sure this isn't just done to House) pinpoint how exactly fucked up and woobie-ish they all are.



* Am I the only one who is bugged by their presentation of House's [[HollywoodAtheist atheism]]? The particular episode that I am referring to being the episode where the priest hallucinates seeing Jesus. Not only do they try and play it off that House actually wants to believe, but doesn't because he's such a cynic and cannot find the happiness that is Jesus, but in the end when House finally works out that [[spoiler:the hallucination he suffered was just a big ol' coincidence.]] He treats it with incredible reverence and as though it was really just [[spoiler:an incredibly hard to believe coincidence]]. Never mind the fact that the priest wanted to believe again and is constantly surrounded by his own failings to keep his belief in god. Also, the fact that Cameron being an atheist was only brought up once or twice offhandedly.
** Nope. You're not the only one. House is a clear cut HollywoodAtheist, through and through. I read in a TV Guide (I think) once which described House as "TV's most recognisable atheist!" Which is probably true, and a shame. There's the episode where the guy tried to kill himself through electric shock and saw "something" (despite the fact the guy had messed up his cranium with prolific drug use - not remembering it 100% so feel free to correct) and House decided to do the same to prove him wrong. That's just ''stupid''. No atheist (or Christian, Muslim etc) would willingly try for a near-death experience to prove some idiot wrong. It wouldn't convince them ''and'' you'd almost kill yourself for your troubles.

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* Am I the only one who is bugged by their The presentation of House's [[HollywoodAtheist atheism]]? atheism]]. The particular episode that I am referring to being is the episode where the priest hallucinates seeing Jesus. Not only do they try and play it off that House actually wants to believe, but doesn't because he's such a cynic and cannot find the happiness that is Jesus, but in the end when House finally works out that [[spoiler:the hallucination he suffered was just a big ol' coincidence.]] He treats it with incredible reverence and as though it was really just [[spoiler:an an incredibly hard to believe coincidence]].coincidence. Never mind the fact that the priest wanted to believe again and is constantly surrounded by his own failings to keep his belief in god. Also, the fact that Cameron being an atheist was only brought up once or twice offhandedly.
** Nope. You're not the only one. House is a clear cut HollywoodAtheist, through and through. I read in In a TV Guide (I think) once which Guide, they described House as "TV's most recognisable atheist!" Which is probably true, and a shame. There's the episode where the guy tried to kill himself through electric shock and saw "something" (despite the fact the guy had messed up his cranium with prolific drug use - not remembering it 100% so feel free to correct) and House decided to do the same to prove him wrong. That's just ''stupid''. No atheist (or Christian, Muslim etc) would willingly try for a near-death experience to prove some idiot wrong. It wouldn't convince them ''and'' you'd almost kill yourself for your troubles.



** Edited to add: I have the same hopes for my male relatives, too.



** Umm... this Troper have done some quite stupid things and slept with the wrong persons while under the influence. Does that mean that he is off the hook?
** This Troper knows from his job (Sexual Assault Prevention on a college campus) that technically, if either person is drunk or high, they cannot give consent...so 'both people drunk/high and consenting = not rape' isn't true...
*** This one is amused that the above troper's logic leads to two charges; both partners raping each other ''at the same time.''

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** Umm... this Troper have done some quite stupid things and slept with the wrong persons while under the influence. Does that mean that he is off the hook?
** This Troper knows
Materials from his job (Sexual Sexual Assault Prevention on a college campus) campus state that technically, if either person is drunk or high, they cannot give consent...so 'both people drunk/high and consenting = not rape' isn't true...
*** This one is amused that the The above troper's logic leads to two charges; both partners raping each other ''at the same time.''



*** I would. I don't believe one's gender gives them the right to have sex with someone who can't/doesn't consent. And Chase deserves to have his medical license revoked if he can't tell that a person is under the influence of something mind-altering. I also think that he actually did say something about her being high, but I could be misremembering that part. Still, if he honestly didn't realise she was high and thought she truly was consenting of her own free will, I'll agree he's not a conventional rapist and shouldn't be judged as such, but he should immediately be banned from practising medicine forever.

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*** I would. I don't believe one's Noone's gender gives them the right to have sex with someone who can't/doesn't consent. And Chase deserves to have his medical license revoked if he can't tell that a person is under the influence of something mind-altering. I also think that he He actually did say something about her being high, but I could be misremembering that part. high. Still, if he honestly didn't realise she was high and thought she truly was consenting of her own free will, I'll agree then he's not a conventional rapist and shouldn't be judged as such, but he should immediately be banned from practising medicine forever.



* I am almost positive that methadone DOES NOT WORK THAT WAY.

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* I am almost positive that methadone Methadone DOES NOT WORK THAT WAY.



** This troper is a recovering junky who is on methadone. No, it does not work that way.

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** This troper is a recovering junky who is on methadone. No, it does not work that way.



*** Actually, as a practicing Jew, this troper has a cousin whose name is Mary, and at the naming ceremony the rabbi explained that "Mary" comes from "Miriam."

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*** Actually, as a practicing Jew, this troper has a cousin whose name is Mary, and at At the naming ceremony ceremony, the rabbi explained that "Mary" comes from "Miriam."



** Speaking of which, in another episode "Lines in the Sand" the Autistic child has blurry vision as well, even when he's healthy. This troper happens to have Aspergers's Syndrome and I don't look at the world in blurry vision. It may be one of my favourite episodes, but I found that to be a little offensive.

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** Speaking of which, in In another episode "Lines in the Sand" the Autistic child has blurry vision as well, even when he's healthy. This troper happens to I have Aspergers's Syndrome and I don't look at the world in blurry vision. It may be one of my favourite episodes, but I found that to be a little offensive.



** Because that's what Viagra DOES. It just so happens that it is usually used to improve circulation to allow a certain thing to happen. This troper worked in a pharmacy for some time, and had more than one patient who used Viagra to treat circulatory problems not related to intimacy.

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** Because that's what Viagra DOES. It just so happens that it is usually used to improve circulation to allow a certain thing to happen. This troper I worked in a pharmacy for some time, and had more than one patient who used Viagra to treat circulatory problems not related to intimacy.



** This Troper had a different problem with that episode. He was just WAITING for one of the guys at the fair to have some Satanic alter or whatever, and what do they do? They make an alter to Satan in the guy's apartment.

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** This Troper had a different problem with that episode. He was just WAITING for one of the guys at the fair to have some Satanic alter or whatever, and what do they do? They make an alter to Satan in the guy's apartment.



*** Uhm, it's not impossible. This troper's stepfather is real (unfortunately), has been an alcoholic for at least 10 years now, hospitalized several times because of it, disappears from his job for about two weeks in two month to lie around at home and drink... Well, appearantly, everyone at his company have already figured out what's going on, and they're keeping him around because when he does come to work, he's awesome at it. We literally became rich by now, but considering that he's so much of a jerk that House could use him as a role model, this troper would much rather see him finally poison himself to death than bring those 'worker of the month' tablets from work.

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*** Uhm, it's not impossible. This troper's stepfather is real (unfortunately), A step-father has been an alcoholic for at least 10 years now, hospitalized several times because of it, disappears from his job for about two weeks in two month to lie around at home and drink... Well, appearantly, everyone at his company have already figured out what's going on, and they're keeping him around because when he does come to work, he's awesome at it. We literally became rich by now, but considering that he's so much of a jerk that House could use him as a role model, this troper I would much rather see him finally poison himself to death than bring those 'worker of the month' tablets from work.



* This troper doesn't watch House as much as he'd like to. So can someone explain the context of [[http://silentwulf.com/flash/Pedo%20House.swf this]] please?
** House was there to question the teacher about an illness one of her students contracted. I guess in his twisted, drug-addled mind, that seemed like the fastest way to get her full attention. In his defense, it worked.

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* This troper doesn't watch House as much as he'd like to. So can someone explain the context of [[http://silentwulf.com/flash/Pedo%20House.swf this]] please?
** House was there to question the teacher about an illness one of her students contracted. I guess in In his twisted, drug-addled mind, that seemed like the fastest way to get her full attention. In his defense, it worked.
18th Jun '17 9:50:36 PM mwsapphire
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*In " Birthmarks" we see House give a eulogy at his Dad's funeral. He starts off rattling about how much he hates the man, and then reels it in and says some somewhat genuine things, his voice cracks and he looks close to crying....before he turns around and takes a DNA sample from his dad. Was the voice crack real emotion, or was he just faking it?He obviously has some conflicted emotions about his dad so maybe it was real, on the other hand he immediately turned around and took a DNA sample, so it's kind of ambiguous.
17th May '17 11:31:19 AM mwsapphire
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** The only way to prevent the chronic, severe pain, ( which he was warned of and would have known about, being a doctor), was to amputate at the time of the infarction. That would have minimized phantom pain. It is now too late. The reason he didn't amputate his leg was that he's stubborn, just like the incident with the rug. It's supposed to show an aspect of House's character, how his stubbornness and unwillingness to chance harms him.
28th Feb '17 9:55:30 AM Doug86
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* How did Robert Sean Leonard grow up to become an oncologist after killing himself 20 years ago when Red Foreman wouldn't let him play Puck in ''AMidsummerNightsDream''?

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* How did Robert Sean Leonard grow up to become an oncologist after killing himself 20 years ago when Red Foreman wouldn't let him play Puck in ''AMidsummerNightsDream''?''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream''?
13th Sep '16 12:58:54 PM benda
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*** Doesn't explain the lack of reaction on part of everybody else (neighbors, relatives, passers-by etc) though. Seriously, it would have been more plausible if they got caught at least once.

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*** Doesn't explain the lack of reaction on part of everybody else (neighbors, relatives, passers-by etc) though. Seriously, it would have been more plausible if they they'd got caught at least once.
13th Sep '16 12:58:31 PM benda
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*** Doesn't explain the lack of reaction on part of everybody else (neighbors, relatives, passers-by etc) though. Seriously, it would have been more plausible if they got caught at least once.
26th Apr '16 12:38:55 PM LaStella
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** Cuddy's not actually any better with any other members of the team(s), but it's much less noticeable since she interacts with them even less than with Foreman.
20th Feb '16 12:04:10 AM GrammarNavi
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** This presumes the hospital would keep checking after the dental records had confirmed identity. The police/EMTs knew House was in the building but didn't know about the other guy. They checked the identity of the corpse, saw it matched House's records, and said it was House. They aren't going to be testing over and over again to make sure.

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** This presumes the hospital would keep checking after the dental records had confirmed identity. The police/EMTs police/[=EMTs=] knew House was in the building but didn't know about the other guy. They checked the identity of the corpse, saw it matched House's records, and said it was House. They aren't going to be testing over and over again to make sure.
13th Feb '16 10:05:30 PM lorgskyegon
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*** That's exactly the point. He's not able to concentrate, making him unable to pull off the genius math skills he otherwise would be able to. And the DXM has made him disassociate - from the world, life, and reality he had before. He wouldn't be able to connect with any of his previous colleagues or friends.
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