House, M.D.: Season 5 (2008)
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House, M.D.: Season 5 (2008)

TV-14 24 Episodes
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Episodes:
 
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  43 minutes
Eight weeks after the death of his girlfriend, Amber, Wilson is still mourning her death, and his relationship with his best friend House is shattered. Wilson resigns and the team must push forward as they encounter an assistant to a high-profile executive. The team suspects that the patient's symptoms stem from her obsession to constantly please her demanding boss. Meanwhile, Cuddy attempts to salvage the irreparable rift between House and Wilson, and Thirteen struggles to treat the patient obj
 
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  43 minutes
When several people die suddenly and without warning five years after receiving transplants from a single organ donor, House and the team rush to save the only two surviving recipients. With one already dying and the other healthy but sure to fall ill at any moment, the team must find out what was wrong with the original organ donor. Meanwhile, House has hired Lucas (guest star Michael Weston), a private investigator, to dig up information about the deceased, and House auditions new best friends
 
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  43 minutes
House and the team take on the case of a struggling artist (guest star Breckin Meyer) who has been painting bizarre portraits. His undiagnosed illness is distorting his perception, threatening his career, his relationships and everything else in his life. The team soon finds out that he hasn't sold anything lately and is on three separate drug trials to pay the bills, making it difficult to treat him. Meanwhile, House continues to have private investigator Lucas Douglas (guest star Michael Westo
 
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  43 minutes
When House receives word that his father has passed away, he initially brushes off the news and dismisses the idea of going to the funeral. House, en route to his father's funeral after persuasion, must work with the team to diagnose a young woman adopted by American parents who collapsed while in China looking for her birth parents. The team runs through possible diagnoses and various genetic disorders, but when House's phone dies, the team must decipher what House was trying to tell them to sa
 
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  43 minutes
When a woman with whom Thirteen had a one-night stand falls ill and has a seizure at Thirteen's apartment after a night of partying, Thirteen accompanies the woman to Princeton-Plainsboro where the team takes on her case. Thirteen later finds out the patient slept with her only to get to Dr. House, and that she had been trying to get House to take her as a patient for over a year. Foreman sees evidence of Thirteen's hard-partying lifestyle and confronts her about her self-destruction. Meanwhile,
 
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  43 minutes
The team takes on the case of a dreary middle-aged man who has been experiencing unexplained recurring blackouts and time lapses, including sleepwalking. The man continues to deteriorate and his 12-year-old daughter also falls gravely ill. When Cuddy meets the birth mother in person of the baby she is to adopt, she notices a strange rash on her arm and brings the mother to Princeton-Plainsboro where her condition worsens. Cuddy and the team are faced with a heart-wrenching decision that could ri
 
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  44 minutes
When an agoraphobic man falls mysteriously ill and adamantly refuses to leave his home to get treatment at the hospital, House and the team go to him to figure out what might be wrong. As the patient's condition worsens and their options for treating him inside his home become increasingly limited, House and the team scheme to get the man into the hospital for surgery without causing any further physical trauma or emotional anxiety. Meanwhile, Cameron and Chase attempt to work through some kinks
 
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  44 minutes
The team takes on the case of a 16-year-old emancipated factory manager who fell ill when her lungs suddenly filled with fluid while at work. The team begins treatment for suspected heart problems and Kutner sympathizes with the patient, but they soon find out the girl may not be telling the truth. Meanwhile, Foreman asks for House's permission to work on a clinical trial and House rejects his proposal. In an effort to prove himself capable, Foreman takes on his own pediatric case, but when the
 
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  44 minutes
A gun-wielding man from the waiting room at the clinic takes House, Thirteen and several patients from the waiting room hostage in Cuddy's office. The man claims to be sick with a long undiagnosed illness and demands medical attention from the best doctor in the hospital, threatening to kill any hostages necessary along the way. Cuddy and the rest of House's team communicate with House over the phone to run tests and offer possible diagnoses. House's determination to diagnose the hostage-taker t
 
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  43 minutes
House and the team take on the case of a high-profile fitness trainer who collapses while shooting an infomercial. Though she touts herself as an all-natural fitness guru, the team soon discovers she has a slimming secret that may be contributing to her deteriorating condition. Meanwhile, Thirteen begins her participation in a clinical drug trial for Huntington's disease led by Foreman, Kutner sets up and runs an online medical advice clinic under House's name and Cuddy moves into House's office
 
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  44 minutes
House and the team encounter a teenager who collapsed during her high school Christmas program. They soon find the troubled teen dealt with more than her share of bullying at school, and the team must delve deeper to get to the bottom of her mysterious illness. Foreman continues to work with Thirteen on the Huntington's disease drug trial and their relationship progresses. House gives a clinic patient an unbelievable holiday gift and keeps the team guessing about who may have sent him a particul
 
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  44 minutes
House and the team take on the case of a man living with such severe chronic pain that he tries to kill himself, unable to go on after living for years without a diagnosis or any relief from his suffering. As they try to determine whether the man's pain is psychosomatic or caused by a physical disease, parallels between the patient and House's experiences with excruciating, prolonged pain become apparent. Meanwhile, Foreman and Thirteen explore their now complicated relationship and Cuddy finds
 
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  44 minutes
Cuddy decides to spend more time at home with her newly adopted baby and passes some of her responsibilities off to Cameron, including supervising House. House and the team take on the case of a Special Education teacher who collapsed after spitting up blood in the middle of class. As House tests Cameron's tolerance for his extreme measures, the patient continues to fall ill and House insists the teacher's seemingly inherent goodness is actually a pathology. Meanwhile, Foreman must make a critic
 
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  44 minutes
100th Episode Milestone! House and the team take on the case of a woman who collapsed in the middle of a cooking class, and they soon learn she is a highly-renowned cancer researcher who recently gave up her entire career in order to pursue her own personal happiness. As the patient's condition continues to worsen, so does Thirteen's as she begins to suffer serious and life-threatening reactions to the experimental Huntington's Disease clinical trial. Meanwhile, Cuddy attempts to make House's li
 
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When a priest who runs a homeless shelter sees a bleeding Jesus hovering at his doorstep, he is admitted to the ER. House takes on the case as a distraction for the team while he confronts Foreman and Thirteen about their relationship. The team soon learns the priest had been involved in a molestation scandal that caused him to lose his faith. However, just as they are about to dismiss his case, the patient's condition takes a drastic turn for the worse, and House grapples with his past and his
 
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  43 minutes
The team encounters a teenage boy who collapsed from severe pelvic pain after playing basketball. Tests reveal the boy has genetic mosaicism, or both male and female DNA, and the boy's parents inform House and the team that the boy is unaware of his condition. However, when his condition worsens and his life is threatened, the parents wonder whether they made the right decision. Meanwhile, Cuddy and Wilson suspect something is wrong with House when he starts acting way too nicely. When they disc
 
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  43 minutes
House and the team take on the case of Nick (guest star Jay Karnes), a book editor who loses his inhibition and starts insulting coworkers at a dinner party before falling ill. The team realizes Nick has frontal lobe inhibition which causes him to lose his filter and vocalize all of his innermost thoughts, resulting in extremely insulting outbursts. Nick's free speech lends to some amusing and insightful comments regarding the team and faces the consequences of not being able to lie. Meanwhile,
 
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  44 minutes
House and the team take on the case of Morgan (guest star Judy Greer) who works in a nursing home with a pet cat who only sleeps next to people if they are about to die - and does so with alarmingly accuracy. When it seems the cat has predicted her own death, Morgan fakes a seizure in order to get to House to have him diagnose her before it's too late. Meanwhile, Taub struggles with his finances and reconnects with an old high school friend at the clinic whose business successes present Taub wit
 
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  44 minutes
We find ourselves inside the mind of Lee (guest star Mos Def) as he awakens after a bicycle accident in New York unable to move or communicate verbally. We hear Lee's inner thoughts as House, injured in a motorcycle accident, occupies the hospital bed next to him. The doctors write him off, but House confirms that Lee is not brain dead at all, but rather has "locked-in" syndrome - he is completely conscious but unable to let anyone know - and transfers him to Princeton Plainsboro. Meanwhile, Wil
 
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  44 minutes
Charlotte, an older woman who has spent the last six months taking care of her husband Eddie (guest star Meat Loaf), is rushed to Princeton Plainsboro for immediate treatment after collapsing from respiratory failure at Eddie's deathbed. With both in the hospital, the husband and wife team become a double mystery when Eddie's condition sporadically improves while Charlotte's condition is deteriorating. Charlotte informs the team she wants Eddie to have her heart should she die before him. The te
 
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  44 minutes
Cameron postpones her vacation with Chase in order to ask House to accept the case of an environmental radical who collapsed at a protest with unexplainable symptoms. Although suspicious of her motives, House agrees. Since she pushed him to take the case so emphatically, House forces Cameron to take the lead and run many of the tests on the patient. Meanwhile, House is unsure of Wilson's new healthy diet.
 
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  44 minutes
The team takes on the case of a deaf 14-year-old named Seth who collapsed after he started "hearing" explosions while competing in a wrestling match. As his condition worsens, the team has an ethical disagreement about the patient and his mother's adamant decision to forego cochlear implants to supplement his hearing. When the prospect of giving Seth the ability to hear for the first time in his life arises, House and the team are faced with a resounding decision. Meanwhile, House's lack of slee
 
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  44 minutes
House and the team take on the case of a ballerina (guest star Jamie Tisdale) whose lungs collapse in the middle of a performance. When the treatment causes her skin to fall off, the dancer faces the prospect of never dancing again and dying an agonizing death. The team must use their imaginations to carefully test and treat her delicate body without killing her. Meanwhile, House continues to suffer from a severe lack of sleep and is still haunted by Amber (guest star Anne Dudek). While enlistin
 
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  44 minutes
House and the team are intrigued by Scott, a man whose left brain and right brain operate independently, leaving him with two distinct personalities and no control over some of his actions. As the two sides of Scott's brain struggle for dominance, his warring personalities make it increasingly difficult for the team to figure out what is causing the unique problem. Meanwhile, when House refuses to make an appearance in the clinic, Cuddy takes an unconventional approach to force House to make up
In the Season Four finale, a massive bus accident left House without recollection of four hours prior to the accident. The team helped House discover Wilson's girlfriend Amber was on the bus with him and was fatally injured. Wilson had to face the shockin… View More
Genres Drama, Suspense
Director
Starring Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard View More
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Movie Summary

In the Season Four finale, a massive bus accident left House without recollection of four hours prior to the accident. The team helped House discover Wilson's girlfriend Amber was on the bus with him and was fatally injured. Wilson had to face the shocking realization that House was directly involved in Amber's death. As Season Five opens, with his friendship with Wilson shattered, House must determine if he's responsible for Amber's death and Wilson must decide if House is a destructive force in his life, while Cuddy attempts to advance a reconciliation between the two.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Suspense
Starring Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jennifer Morrison, Jesse Spencer, Peter Jacobson, Kal Penn, Olivia Wilde, Bobbin Bergstrom
Studio Name Universal Studios
Release Date 2008
VUDU Release Date 07/22/2011
Rating TV-14 About Ratings
Episodes 24 episodes
Language English

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