Nobody's Fault

Season 8, Ep 11, Aired 2/6/12
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  • Episode Description
  • When one of House's team is injured during an encounter with a violent patient, Foreman's mentor Dr. Walter Cofield reviews the incident and must sort out the truth from the embellishments.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Audrey Marie Anderson

    Emily Koppelman

  • David Anders

    Bill Koppelman

  • Deborah Lacey


  • Cheyenne Haynes


  • Mariah Wilson


  • Photos (5)
  • Fan Reviews (7)
  • The more I think about it....

    By AlpeshPatel1, Mar 24, 2012

  • keep in mind ...

    By MartinBlank74, Feb 26, 2012

  • Another solid episode

    By ActiveSparkles, Feb 13, 2012

  • Boring Episode? Seriously?

    By MannaufDerFlu, Feb 08, 2012

  • boring epidose... sorry! episode.

    By nnvvaa, Feb 08, 2012

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Dr. Cofield: Do you have any questions before we get started?
      House: Yeah. Who the hell are you?
      Dr. Cofield: I'm Walter Cofield, Chief of Neurology, Mercy Hospital. I'll be deciding your fate today.

    • Dr. Cofield: What are you doing?
      House: Taking my Vico-mins.
      Dr. Cofield: Those are Vicodin. Did you have surgery recently?
      House: About a decade ago. My leg is no good at judging time.

    • House: My process is proven. Good things usually happen: bad things sometimes happen.
      Dr. Cofield: And when bad things happen, we should figure out what went wrong so we can learn from it. Correct?
      House: So we can assign blame. Instead of recognizing that sometimes bad things happen. It's nobody's fault.

    • House: Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach. Those who can't teach, teach gym. Those who can't move their arms or legs, teach us to laugh at others.

    • Dr. Adams: House prefers chaos over cohesion. he believes that disagreement and mistrust lead to better ideas. He's not wrong.
      Dr. Cofield: As opposed to being right?

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    Notes (2)

    • The episode starts "cold" without the normal opening credits.

    • International Airdates:
      Canada: February 6, 2012 on Global
      UK: March 8, 2012 on Sky1
      Israel: March 14, 2012 on HOT3
      Germany: September 18, 2012 on RTL
      Sweden: November 13, 2012 on TV4
      The Netherlands: February 7, 2013 on SBS6
      Czech Republic: February 18, 2013 on TV Nova
      Slovakia: March 19, 2013 on STV1
      Finland: September 12, 2013 on MTV3

    Trivia (1)

    • The patient is a science teacher and yet in both the viral video clip and the flashback, he is seen performing an experiment without eye protection. That would be a violation of classroom protocol at any high school.

    Allusions (1)

    • House: If Park is right, he goes all cuckoo's nest on us.

      Referencing One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962) was a novel written by Ken Kensey that was later adapted to cinema (1975). The novel features a sane criminal who is sentenced to a mental institution and feigns insanity to avoid being sentenced to hard labor at a regular prison.

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