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* Season 1, Episode 5, "Damned If You Do" features House prescribing cigarettes to a patient, a ShoutOut to a classic sketch from ''Series/ABitOfFryAndLaurie.''

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** It also happens to be a common somewhat pejorative (depending on context) nickname non-white immigrants from Europe called white Australians.

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* In "Blowing the Whistle", House asks a teenaged patient to hop on one leg and sing the theme song to Series/ICarly.


* In the episode "Massage Therapy" the patient and her boyfriend are named [[Series/PowerRangersTimeForce Jenny]] and [[MightyMorphinPowerRangers Billy]] respectively, would be a coincidence if not for the fact that Jen's actor plays Jenny.

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* In the episode "Massage Therapy" the patient and her boyfriend are named [[Series/PowerRangersTimeForce Jenny]] and [[MightyMorphinPowerRangers [[Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers Billy]] respectively, would be a coincidence if not for the fact that Jen's actor plays Jenny.


* In "House Divided", House puts on [[Music/PublicEnemy Public Enemy's]] song ''Fight The Power'' on a giant boombox. In [[Film/DoTheRightThing]], one of the characters constantly plays the song on his boombox.

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* In "House Divided", House puts on [[Music/PublicEnemy Public Enemy's]] song ''Fight The Power'' on a giant boombox. In [[Film/DoTheRightThing]], Film/DoTheRightThing, one of the characters constantly plays the song on his boombox.

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* In "House Divided", House puts on [[Music/PublicEnemy Public Enemy's]] song ''Fight The Power'' on a giant boombox. In [[Film/DoTheRightThing]], one of the characters constantly plays the song on his boombox.


** I'm guessing it's going to be a reference to the book of Mark, chapter 5 in TheBible before it's a reference to 4Chan.

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** I'm guessing it's going to be a reference to the book of Mark, chapter 5 in TheBible Literature/TheBible before it's a reference to 4Chan.

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** I'm guessing it's going to be a reference to the book of Mark, chapter 5 in TheBible before it's a reference to 4Chan.


* The same episode (and conversation with Cameron) has House mention "If he's gonna do this, he's gonna do this for love", referencing the MeatLoaf song, what with him being the guest star.

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* The same episode (and conversation with Cameron) has House mention "If he's gonna do this, he's gonna do this for love", referencing the MeatLoaf Music/MeatLoaf song, what with him being the guest star.

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* House quips, "How do you solve a problem like dermatitis?" as a shoutout to ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic'' in "Damned if You Do", as his patient was a nun.


* In "Two Stories", House [[UnreliableNarrator fills his story]] to the fifth grade class with obvious film references, including ''Film/PulpFiction'', ''Film/TheThomasCrownAffair1968'' and ''Film/ThunderboltAndLightfoot'', and also quotes from ''Film/AFewGoodMen'' and ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}''. Each time the same kid calls him on it.

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* In "Two Stories", House [[UnreliableNarrator fills his story]] to the fifth grade class with obvious film references, including ''Film/PulpFiction'', ''Film/TheThomasCrownAffair1968'' and ''Film/ThunderboltAndLightfoot'', and also quotes from ''Film/AFewGoodMen'' and ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}''.''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}''. Each time the same kid calls him on it.


* In "The Jerk", a patient mocks Australian doctor Robert Chase by repeatedly calling him "SkippyTheBushKangaroo" or simply "Skippy".
* To ButchCassidyAndTheSundanceKid in Season 7, Episode 15 with Cuddy's Bolivian Army dream sequence.
* To various zombie movies, trippy musicals a la ''MoulinRouge'' and ''Film/AcrossTheUniverse'', ''TwoAndAHalfMen'', and fifties family dom-coms.

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* In "The Jerk", a patient mocks Australian doctor Robert Chase by repeatedly calling him "SkippyTheBushKangaroo" "Series/SkippyTheBushKangaroo" or simply "Skippy".
* To ButchCassidyAndTheSundanceKid Film/ButchCassidyAndTheSundanceKid in Season 7, Episode 15 with Cuddy's Bolivian Army dream sequence.
* To various zombie movies, trippy musicals a la ''MoulinRouge'' ''Film/MoulinRouge'' and ''Film/AcrossTheUniverse'', ''TwoAndAHalfMen'', ''Series/TwoAndAHalfMen'', and fifties family dom-coms.



* The Season 6 premiere episode, "Broken", is a freaking ''Scream Out At The Top of Your Lungs'' to ''OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest''.

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* The Season 6 premiere episode, "Broken", is a freaking ''Scream Out At The Top of Your Lungs'' to ''OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest''.''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest''.


* In "Two Stories", House [[UnreliableNarrator fills his story]] to the fifth grade class with obvious film references, including ''Film/PulpFiction'', ''TheThomasCrownAffair'' and ''ThunderboltAndLightfoot'', and also quotes from ''AFewGoodMen'' and ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}''. Each time the same kid calls him on it.

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* In "Two Stories", House [[UnreliableNarrator fills his story]] to the fifth grade class with obvious film references, including ''Film/PulpFiction'', ''TheThomasCrownAffair'' ''Film/TheThomasCrownAffair1968'' and ''ThunderboltAndLightfoot'', ''Film/ThunderboltAndLightfoot'', and also quotes from ''AFewGoodMen'' ''Film/AFewGoodMen'' and ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}''. Each time the same kid calls him on it.


* "[[CSIMiami Did you deduce that by removing your sunglasses to the strains of a Who song?]]" (Season 5, "Simple Explanation"; when House becomes an amateur detective after [[spoiler:Kutner's death]].)

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* "[[CSIMiami "[[Series/CSIMiami Did you deduce that by removing your sunglasses to the strains of a Who song?]]" (Season 5, "Simple Explanation"; when House becomes an amateur detective after [[spoiler:Kutner's death]].)

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** Another partial reference to this is in Series 1 episode 16 when House fakes a British accent (Hugh Laurie's actual accent, so he's an British man, pretending to be American pretending to be British...), followed closely by a scene where Chase references 'The Madness of King George', referencing Laurie's role as Mad King George's son the prince regent in Blackadder.

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