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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

Certificate:

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: I'm not gonna sit here wasting time just so you can avoid your father's funeral.
Dr. Gregory House: He's my father. I have the right to avoid his funeral.
Sheriff Costello: Not if your mother's alive you don't.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) 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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Father
14 September 2014 | by sam_avbSee all my reviews

Awesome episode. House has a new case about a girl who is looking for biological parents in china. And House father is dead so his mom calls up someone in his hospital to come to the funeral even if he doesn't want to.

This episode finally restores the balance in universe. House is extremely mischievous and anyone in that "someone's" place will be extremely furious by his actions. Wilson was right he acts like a 5 year old boy.

Funeral episode was game changer. House was at his usual best. He made sure there is no laughter lost. It is not an episode where you will cry because you are touched. It is because something good happened.

What everyone was clamouring in last few episodes from the start of the season is now back on its path. We as viewers can now have a sign of relief and laugh out loud.

Thoroughly enjoyed the performance of House and rest of the team. It is a definite watch.

Once you watch the episode you will be pleasantly surprised. No more awkward or sentimental moments. All is well with house.

Don't miss.


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