The Confession

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (9)

  • Dr. Foreman: As the new Dean of Medicine, I'd like to personally welcome all of our new employees and ask, why the hell do you want to come back?
    Dr. Chase: Tired of surfing.
    Dr. Foreman: He hasn't changed.
    Dr. Chase: And neither has the job, right? You still get to do crazy crap.
    Dr. Taub: Save people's lives instead of just their noses.

  • House: (about Chase) Beard's a nice touch. Let's everyone know that you're not a teenage girl.

  • House: These abrasions on his knees--they're minty fresh. About ten hours old.
    Dr. Park: He got them playing flag football.
    House: He said he got them playing flag football. I'm sure that's true if "flag" is a euphemism for "penis" and "football" is a euphemism for "entering a vagina."

  • Dr. Chase: What he means it's better to do it her where we can revive him then have it happen somewhere else.
    House: The prodigal son has returned. Now, if you'll excuse me, I have to go slaughter a fatted calf for lunch.

  • House: (about Park's differential) Boring.
    Dr. Park: I'm sorry. I thought I was here to treat the patients, not entertain you.
    House: Would it hurt to do both?

  • Dr. Park: He couldn't get a babysitter. Get over it.
    Dr. Taub: You're going to get us killed.
    Dr. Park: She thinks I'm a prostitute on her turf. Showing weakness is what gets you killed.
    Dr. Taub: Why would she think you're a prostitute?
    Dr. Park: I'm in a dump with a guy almost twice my age. What else is she gonna think?
    Dr. Taub: How old do you think I am?

  • Dr. Taub: An entire hospital betting on the legitimacy of my kids? It's great to be back among friends.

  • House: That's why we're going to blast him with broad-spectrum antibiotics.
    Dr. Adams: The blast will fry what's left of his liver. The cure will kill him.
    Dr. Chase: Not if we get him with a liver transplant first and then treat him with a broad spectrum.
    House: And old team for the win! Not that I'm keeping score. It's more of a grid where I assign numerical values to determine who gets raises, vacation time, and my respect.

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Notes (3)

  • Music: Ain't We Got Fun (Richard A. Whiting, Raymond B. Egan, and Gus Kahn)

  • For the first time since the season premiere, the show begins with the "normal" credits and the Massive Attack theme.

  • International Airdates:
    Canada: November 7, 2011 on Global
    UK: November 10, 2011 on Sky1
    Israel: February 1, 2012 on HOT3
    Germany: April 3, 2012 on RTL
    Sweden: October 2, 2012 on TV4
    Czech Republic: January 7, 2013 on TV Nova
    The Netherlands: January 17, 2013 on SBS6
    Slovakia: February 5, 2013 on STV1
    Finland: August 22, 2013 on MTV3

Allusions (1)

  • Dr. Wilson: House was like the child catcher from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
    Referencing the supporting villain in the 1968 musical film. Author Roald Dahl created the character for the movie, as he doesn't appear in the original 1964 novel by Ian Fleming. The main villains, Baron and Baroness Bomburst, employ him to abduct the children of Vulgaria.