No team to fence with House. Thats what this episode missed out on. So if they wanted to get viewers realising what their missing out on with the removal of Chase, Cameron and Foreman - well done, it worked!
The kidnapped guitar was a good ploy, but it was a distraction at best! As for the actual case. Well that was a good change from the normal episode method/device, but in the end, the show isnt about the medical solution its about House. Its about his issues. Its about his interactions and relationships. Maybe they should move the setting to something other than a hospital! Anyway, I thought it was a mildly better than average episode. Hopefully it will get back to its winning formula. Im sure it will.