House (2004–2012)
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Unfaithful 

House treats a priest who's lost his faith, issues an ultimatum to Foreman and Thirteen, and plays with Cuddy's desire to have him attend - or is it not attend? - her baby's naming ceremony.

Director:

Greg Yaitanes

Writers:

David Shore (created by), David Hoselton
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
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
Jimmi Simpson ... Daniel Bresson
Jake Thomas ... Ryan
Janet Haley ... Eileen
Terrance Ellis ... Daryl
Nick Josephs ... Man
Bobbin Bergstrom ... Nurse
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Storyline

House doesn't want Foreman and Thirteen to be together while they work in the same team and gives them a "split or quit" ultimatum. Until this issue has been settled, House doesn't want a real case. Flipping through some files in the ER, he decides to treat a priest who's lost his faith but nevertheless saw Jesus. Pretty soon however, it turns out to be a real case instead of the no-brainer House thought it would be. Cuddy's throwing her baby a Jewish naming ceremony. She asks House to be there, but it's not clear she actually wants him to come. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 February 2009 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The diner in which Foreman and Thirteen is similar to the diner used in Bones. See more »

Goofs

The quote said to be from Albert Einstein, "Coincidence is god's way of remaining anonymous" is one of many quotes attributed to Einstein that were never said by him. It has also been attributed to Doris Lessing, but there is no source for that either. See more »

Quotes

Dr. James Wilson: Are you eliminating symptoms?
Dr. Gregory House: We can't know everything.
Dr. James Wilson: This is medicine not metaphysics!
Dr. Gregory House: Truth is truth.
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Connections

References Vertigo (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Cuddy's Serenade
(uncredited)
Written by Hugh Laurie
Played by Hugh Laurie
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Astonishing Performance by the Underrated Jimmi Simpson
7 November 2009 | by kayaker36See all my reviews

Thirty-something actor Jimmi Simpson, best known for sporadic appearances as "Lyle, the Intern" on the Letterman show, does a super-cool yet sympathetic portrayal of a Catholic priest who comes to Princeton-Plainsboro after hallucinating the bleeding Christ at the door of his parish house in a ghetto neighborhood in New Jersey.

Father Bresson has not been treated kindly by the Church and has lost his faith. He remains a priest, he explains, because "it's my only marketable skill". Victim of a false but damaging accusation of inappropriate contact with a young male parishioner, he has been bounced from one parish to another ever since. Yet he is so cool and self-contained, with an appealing iconoclasm, you have to like him if you have any youth in you. He also is that rarity: a patient who is the equal of House in intellect and wit--so much so that House takes to hanging out in Father Bresson's room in the ICU, not to treat or diagnose but for theological discussions!

Regrettably, Jimmi Simpson has too little screen time in this episode, and through most of that he naturally enough is flat on his back. Yet he still is able to use to good effect his best features: open, Nordic face, expressive eyes and a delivery that is articulate but in no way stagey or affected. Even his throwaway lines are clearly understood.

I hope that Fox Network can find roles for this still youngish actor in which he can really shine.


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