House M.D. (2004–2012)
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House tries every delaying tactic available when Wilson forces him to attend his father's funeral. Meanwhile, the team tries to find the cause of a young woman's abdominal pain and hemorrhage that occurred in China.

Director:

David Platt

Writers:

David Shore (created by), Doris Egan | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Hugh Laurie ... Dr. Gregory House
Lisa Edelstein ... Dr. Lisa Cuddy
Omar Epps ... Dr. Eric Foreman
Robert Sean Leonard ... Dr. James Wilson
Jennifer Morrison ... Dr. Allison Cameron
Jesse Spencer ... Dr. Robert Chase
Peter Jacobson ... Dr. Chris Taub
Kal Penn ... Dr. Lawrence Kutner
Olivia Wilde ... Dr. Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley
Samantha Quan ... Nicole
Christine Healy ... Janice
Scott Paulin ... Bob
Jack Conley ... Sheriff Costello
Diane Baker ... Blythe House
Ho-Kwan Tse ... Fang Dong Wen
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Storyline

As the team is about to treat a woman they think suffers from SARS, House gets word that his father has passed away. House would rather stay and treat the patient than attend the funeral and eulogize his father, but Cuddy intervenes, and he finds himself going to the funeral with Wilson. Secrets from House's past are revealed. Written by Jesse Sanchez

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

14 October 2008 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The location of the funeral is the same place where they filmed Princess Diaries. Where House and Wilson walk in is the same place where Mia (Anna Hathaway) waits to meet her grandmother Clairsse. And when House gives his speech to everyone about his father, it's the same location where Mia celebrates her new title as Princess at the end of the film. See more »

Goofs

When House and Wilson are chatting in the bar, after Wilson breaks the window with the bottle, the sandwich in House's hands changes between shots. First time, its right edge is towards House;s right; next shot, it's bitten on both sides and then alternates. See more »

Quotes

Dr. James Wilson: That's how we met: I was in jail.
Sheriff Costello: This guy was a total stranger to you and you bailed him out?
Dr. Gregory House: It was a boring convention. I had to have somebody to drink with.
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Connections

References Sesame Street (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

MMMBop
(uncredited)
Written by Isaac Hanson, Taylor Hanson, Zac Hanson
Performed by Hanson
Played on House's phone as the ringtone
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Good to have the guys back together!
9 December 2008 | by AnnaShadeSee all my reviews

First, I have to say that I've always been a huge fan of House and Wilson as best friends. The two have a great dynamic. They are very similar in ways, and in others they are at completely opposite ends of the spectrum. They're hysterical together! And I missed that...

The episode reminds me of why I like their friendship so much, and of why I missed Wilson after Amber's death. The episode also delves into House's past and his issues with his father. There's a surprise thrown in that I didn't really see coming. It should make for some interesting episodes to come, though. Cuddy's role, while brief, is very funny.

Overall, it's an enjoyable episode with a lot of pranks, mischief, some painful (in a good way) moments, and fun. I highly recommend this episode.

OH! And House's ring tone kills me! It's Mmm Bop by the Hanson Brothers! I used to love those guys when I was little. Just the fact that House has that song as a ring tone cracks me up.


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