Season 6, Ep 10, Aired 11/30/09
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  • Episode Description
  • Wilson insists on treating the case of a friend and former patient, Tucker, who is suffering from paralysis of his right arm. However, he soon discovers that he can't separate his feelings from his professional attitude. Meanwhile, Cuddy tries to buy a new house.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Olivia Wilde


  • Peter Jacobson

    Dr. Chris Taub

  • Katherine La Nasa


  • Lisa Edelstein

    Dr. Lisa Cuddy

  • Doris Egan

  • Photos (5)
  • Fan Reviews (17)
  • Great Character Development

    By maseman76, Dec 04, 2009

  • Thankfully back on form.

    By DonStants2, Dec 14, 2009

  • Through Wilson eyes

    By Parricida, Dec 14, 2009

  • A Nice Change

    By GloriaO, Mar 16, 2010

  • A day in the life of Wilson, but I'll pass at future glimpses.

    By aldaros23, Dec 08, 2009

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (9)

    • House: He's a self-important jerk. Dr. Wilson: He's my friend. House: He's a self-important jerk. Dr. Wilson: Seems to be what I'm attracted to. House: Guy calls you Jim. Doesn't even know your name. Dr. Wilson: Jim is short for James. Now go away, Lim.

    • Tucker: I read somewhere that the Native Americans say turkeys know what you're thinking. Dr. Wilson: So I should stop thinking about German porn. Tucker: No, no. That'll lure them closer.

    • Dr. Wilson: I just had a House moment. Diagnosed transverse myelitis from a cold sore. How cool is that? Patients really eat that crap up. House: That's why I'm loved.

    • House: (to Wilson) A few patients die, you might get sad again. Make a speech that would end your career. Frankly, I'm stalking you for you.

    • Dr. Wilson: Where's House? Taub: Performing his ritual "Hiding from Cuddy to avoid getting a new case" dance. It's sort of a jazz-fusion sort of thing.

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    Notes (3)

    • International Airdates: Israel: August 4, 2010 on HOT3 Czech Republic: September 29, 2010 on TV Nova Germany: October 5, 2010 on RTL Poland: November 4, 2010 on TVP2 Slovakia: November 16, 2010 on STV1 Sweden: February 15, 2011 on TV4

    • Jennifer Morison is credited, but doesn't appear.

    • Music: Faith (George Michael, sung by Hugh Laurie), A Slow Parade (A.A. Bondy)

    Trivia (3)

    • When Wilson is being prepped for his liver to be removed, a closeup of the anesthetic syringe shows an air bubble. This would have killed him.

    • House's team is present when he makes the $100 bet with Wilson. However, when Wilson consults them later to help with the diagnosis, they don't seem to know anything about it.

    • When Wilson goes to see House to tell him about his "House moment," House says Wilson's patient has right arm paralysis. However, in the opening scene, it is the patient's left arm that is paralyzed.

    Allusions (2)

    • House: Late night with the Pigeon sisters? Referencing Cecily and Gwendolyn Pigeon, the upstairs apartment dwellers in Neil Simon's The Odd Couple. They were featured in the Broadway play and movie adaptation, and were recurring characters during the first season of the TV series. These eccentric British sisters occasionally double-dated with Felix and Oscar.

    • Dr. Wilson: I'm not here for an argument, House. House: No. Right. That's room 12A. Referencing the Argument sketch from "The Money Programme", an episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus. In it, Michael Palin comes to a clinic to pay to have an argument, but finds himself in the Abuse Room. He is eventually informed that the Argument Room is 12A.

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