Post Mortem

Season 8, Ep 20, Aired 5/7/12
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  • Episode Description
  • With House missing, the team must treat a pathologist at the hospital who trusts no one except House. To treat him, Chase and the others must convince their patient that House is still advising them.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Katherine Lingenfelter

  • David Hoselton

  • Peter Weller

  • Hugh Laurie

    Dr. Gregory House

  • Omar Epps

    Dr. Eric Foreman

  • Photos (6)
  • Fan Reviews (3)
  • Post Mortem

    By thefanof, May 26, 2012

  • They must have read my last review!

    By DeadRookie, May 08, 2012

  • Another Great Episode

    By JustinHaggert, May 08, 2012

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Dr. Wilson: And tomorrow I'm driving to Cleveland to meet my boyhood crush.
      House: The years have not been kind to David Cassidy.

    • House: You don't want to talk about it.
      Dr. Wilson: No, but obviously you do.
      House: So, we're gonna talk about it, but because I want to.
      Dr. Wilson: I am neither talking about it, nor talking about not talking about it.

    • Dr. Wilson: I blew it.
      House: Oh, God, here it comes.
      Dr. Wilson: As always, all I wanted was some meaningless fun. I couldn't even last three days.
      House: Sound asleep. I'm sleep-talking.
      Dr. Wilson: I had the chance to fulfill a life-long dream.
      House: Swear I will jump out of this moving bus if you don't shut up.

    • House: It's been fun.
      Dr. Chase: Fun?
      House: It sounds pithier than, "We've shared a variety of situations."

    Notes (2)

    • Music: Here Comes the Night (Gareth Dunlop), Radar Love (Georgia Steamroller), Rock Me (Steppenwolf), Ace of Spades (Motorhead), A Softer Place to Land (Kathleen Edwards)

    • International Airdates:
      Canada: May 7, 2012 on Global
      UK: May 10, 2012 on Sky1
      Germany: November 20, 2012 on RTL
      Sweden: February 12, 2013 on TV4
      Finland: November 4, 2013 on MTV3

    Allusions (2)

    • Dr. Wilson: Julie Christie. Dr. Zhivago. Shampoo.

      Referencing two movies starring Ms. Christie. Dr. Zhivago is a 1965 movie based on the 1957 novel of the same name, starring Christie as Lara Antipova, the lead character's mistress. Shampoo (1975) features Christie as Jackie, the former mistress and potential true love of the movie's lead character, George.

    • Dr. Wilson: If we had a phone, you'd be making calls, downloading porn, and playing Angry Birds.

      Referencing the popular Apple game app where the player uses a slingslot to launch angry birds at pigs standing on various structures. Once the pigs are eliminated, the user rescues his bird eggs and moves onto the next level. Different birds have different special abilities.

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