Season 6 Episode 18

Knight Fall

Aired Monday 9:00 PM Apr 19, 2010 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • In the previous episode, "Lockdown," Wilson says that he and Samantha Carr were married from 1990 to 1991. In this episode however, Wilson refers to their relationship as having begun 12 years ago, which would place their marriage in 1998.

  • Quotes

    • House: You're new.
      Sam: You're naked.
      House: (glances down) And for the record, a little bit cold.

    • Dr. Foreman: House, what are you doing?
      House: (wielding a sword) Filling in for Rabbi Shmuhl at the Goldstein Bris.

    • House: I bumped into your babe, naked.
      Dr. Wilson: I told you to stay out of my bathroom.
      House: I was in the kitchen.
      Dr. Wilson: She was naked in the kitchen?
      House: I was naked.
      Dr. Wilson: Why the hell were you naked in the kitchen?
      House: Uh, it's not important right now.

    • Taub: Not exactly sanitary
      House: Fun stuff never is.

    • Dr. Foreman: All it takes is one bad eyeball.
      Thirteen: Or testicle, cow brain, or my personal favorite, pig rectum, with a side order of sphincter.
      (Chase shrugs and eats his meat sandwich)
      Taub: I think they call that breakfast in Australia.

    • House: Need to talk.
      Dr. Cuddy: About the MRSA. I know, we're...
      House: MRSA, shmrsa. Something important
      Dr. Cuddy: Something you think is more important than a potentially lethal bacteria spreading like wildfire through my hospital? Well, that narrows it down to something personal and stupid.
      House: Wilson.
      Dr. Cuddy: Theory confirmed.

    • Taub: Fighting's not brave. It's just stupid.
      Dr. Chase: You would say that.
      Taub: You think I've never been in a fight?
      Dr. Chase: No, I just think you never won one.
      Taub: I took on three guys in college once.
      House: Hope they bought you dinner first.

    • House: You're asking me to condone a relationship based on lies and mistrust.
      Dr. Wilson: Yeah.
      House: When and where?

    • Sam: You're pretty much insufferable all the time, aren't you?
      House: Sorry, go on. And, yes.

  • Notes

    • Special Thanks: Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire

    • Jennifer Morrison is credited but doesn't appear.

    • Music: Just the Motion (Richard & Linda Thompson)

    • International Airdates:
      Canada: April 19, 2010 on Global
      UK: April 25, 2010 on Sky One
      Australia: June 13, 2010 on Channel Ten
      The Netherlands: October 7, 2010 on SBS 6
      Israel: October 20, 2010 on HOT3
      Czech Republic: November 24, 2010 on TV Nova
      Germany: December 7, 2010 on RTL
      Poland: January 13, 2011 on TVP2
      Slovakia: January 25, 2011 on STV1
      Sweden: May 10, 2011 on TV4

  • Allusions

    • Shannon: He got the idea from Fear Factor.
      Referencing the NBC series that ran from 2001 through 2006. On it, contestants engage in a series of contests involving stunts, many of which involve eating or exposing themselves to various gross substances.

    • House: Foreman, take Frodo and break bread with the hobbits.
      Referring to the works of J R R Tolkien, the creator of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, set in the mythical land of Middle Earth. Frodo is the protagonist of the series, a hobbit. Hobbits are relatively short hairy humanoids who prefer eating and drinking to becoming involved in the greater affairs of Middle Earth.

    • Thirteen: Either a secret entrance to Hogwarts, or...
      Referencing J.K. Rowling's famous school for magicians, as seen in her Harry Potters novels. Hogwarts is the English school where Harry Potter and his friends study their magic.