House

Don't Ever Change

Season 4, Ep 12, Aired 2/5/08
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  • Episode Description
  • House and his team must diagnose a Jewish bride who is taken ill at her wedding. However, House is more interested in analyzing Wilson's relationship with his new girlfriend.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Hugh Laurie

    Dr. Gregory House

  • Bobbin Bergstrom

    Nurse

  • Eyal Podell

    Yonatan

  • Heather Joy Sher

    Female Guest #2

  • Laura Silverman

    Roz

  • Fan Reviews (28)
  • Good episode!!!

    By fauxhawk70, Jun 03, 2014

  • Beautifully written

    By DonStants2, Jul 14, 2009

  • Thirteen goes both ways.

    By Canogaparkcindy, Nov 15, 2008

  • The last show before the strike.

    By CRaivios, Aug 06, 2008

  • O..it's good

    By Santv592, May 03, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (28)

    • Taub: Look, she's nuts, but we can't just give her 10 CCs of atheism and send her home.

    • House: Stand her up. Thirteen: She doesn't do well on her feet. House: Neither do I.

    • Dr. Foreman: I'm sure you have many reasons to keep yourself a mystery, besides the fact that you're bisexual. (Thirteen stares) Dr. Foreman: Uh, denial would have worked before the long vacant stare.

    • House: I need you to sleep with Wilson. Dr. Cuddy: Good morning.

    • House: People lie, people sin, and in my world "people" includes Jews.

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    Notes (3)

    • International Airdates: Latin America: May 1, 2008 on Universal Channel Italy: May 6, 2008 on Canale 5 Bulgaria: May 22, 2008 on NTV UK: June 5, 2008 on Channel 5/Five Denmark: June 21, 2008 on SBS Net The Netherlands: September 25, 2008 on SBS 6 The Czech Republic: November 24, 2008 on TV Nova Germany: November 11, 2008 on RTL Estonia: November 28, 2008 on TV3 Hungary: November 12, 2008 on TV2 Greece: December 6, 2008 on Star Sweden: May 5, 2009 on TV4 Poland: May 21, 2009 on TVP2

    • Jennifer Morrison is credited but doesn't appear.

    • Music: Waiting on a Friend (The Rolling Stones), Jerry Weintraub (Waldeck), Nani, nani (Accentus Ensemble), Niggun of the Alter Rebbe, Eshet Chayil

    Trivia (5)

    • The song that Yonasan sings to his wife, "Eyshes Chayil," is the last 22 verses of the Book of Proverbs, which praise the "Woman of Valor." It is traditionally sung on Friday night before the Sabbath evening meal.

    • Roz refers to her husband as "Yonatan," which is the modern Israeli pronunciation of the name ("Jonathan" is the English equivalent). In the chassidic community of which she was a member, the name would have been pronounced according to the traditional Ashkenazic pronunciation, "Yonasan" ("s" instead of "t").

    • Trivia: Kutner describes Amber as having "legs that go all the way up to Canada." When House surprises Amber at her apartment, she is wearing a sweatshirt that is emblazoned with "McGill". The Faculty of Medicine at Montreal's McGill University is one of Canada's oldest and most renowned medical schools. The sweatshirt, however, belongs to Wilson. We see him wearing it in Season 2's episode 19: "House Vs. God" at House's poker game.

    • Roz describes herself as Baal tshuva, which means (someone male) who has returned (to religion). Since she's a female she should have said Baalat tshuva.

    • Trivia: The bourdeaux embroidered cover for the challa bread says: For Shabbat and holiday[s]. (Hebrew: Le shabat ve'yom tov)

    Allusions (4)

    • Kuttner: (to Taub) You can become a Da'Har Master. Does that require further explanation? Mentioning Da'Har Master is an allusion to the show Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. The Da'Har Master is a Klingon warrior who has reached the highest level attainable in the practice of Mok'bara. Examples include Kor, Koloth and Kang who appear in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in the episode "Blood Oath."

    • House: You cry over Dark Victory. This is reference to a 1939 movie Dark Victory. This a story about the last days of a woman with cancer, starring Bette Davis

    • Dr. Chase: You want more time? Joshua got God to make the sun stand still. Chase is referring to the battle between Joshua and five Amorite kings describes in Joshua 10:10-27. The Israelites were winning the fight, and Joshua asked God (Joshua 10:12) to stop the setting of the sun so that they can finish the battle. The sun stayed in the sky for 24 hours (10:13) and the Israelites won.

    • House: How's our mental Yentl? Referencing the 1983 movie starring Barbra Streisand in the title role as a Polish woman who disguises herself as a man to study the Talmud. Based in turn on the story Yentl, the Yeshiva Boy by Isaac Bashevis Singer.

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