Drinking Game: House

Drinking game for House:

This game is meant to be played with a low-alcohol content drink such as beer. If you play with anything stronger, then we suggest you call the hospital beforehand.

General:
  • Drink every time you see an overhead pan shot of Princeton Plainsboro's exterior.
  • Drink whenever House or someone on his team breaks into a patient's home.
    • For the bold: Start drinking when they get inside, keep drinking until they leave. (Sidenote: This WILL kill you.)
  • Drink every time vasculitis, lupus, or sarcoidosis are floated as potential diagnoses.
  • Drink every time a Walk and Talk moves into the elevators.
  • Drink every time someone dies.
  • Drink every time medical equipment is damaged or destroyed.
  • Drink every time the main characters bet on something.
House specific:
  • Drink whenever House calls someone an idiot
  • Drink whenever House leaves without speaking
  • Drink whenever House says something that would get him fired if he wasn't, y'know, House
    • Two drinks if House does something he by all rights should get arrested for, but doesn't.
  • Take a drink whenever House takes a Vicodin.
  • Drink whenever House says something with blatant sexual innuendo
  • Take a shot whenever House fires someone
  • Take a drink whenever House calls a member of his team by a nickname
    • Take two if the nickname is offensive.
  • Drink every time House has a "House Moment", i.e. when something he hears or observes makes him realize the solution to his case or another problem he's been having. Two drinks every time someone other than him has a House Moment.
  • Drink every time house references Cuddy's anatomy.
  • Drink every time House mocks religion or religious people.
Wilson specific:
  • Take a drink whenever he calls House an Ass
  • Take a drink whenever Wilson and House have a “Bromantic” moment.
  • Take a drink whenever Wilson uses House’s team.
  • Take a shot whenever Wilson outsmarts House
Cuddy Specific:
  • Take a shot whenever Cuddy is left speechless by something House does
  • Take a drink whenever Cuddy tells House he can’t do something
    • Fun Variation: If you know Cuddy will eventually say yes, take a drink for every line of dialogue she has between her initial no and her eventual yes.
Patient Specific:
  • Take a drink whenever an organ fails
  • Take a drink whenever the patient develops a gross symptom.
  • Take a drink whenever a patient or patient's loved one physically attacks one of the doctors.
  • Take a drink whenever the patient collapses during the cold open.
  • Take a drink for every tracking shot into the patient's body, showing what goes wrong inside.
  • Take a drink whenever a diagnosis turns out to be wrong.