House (2004–2012)
8.1/10
1,341
3 user

Carrot or Stick 

A teenage military trainee at a juvenile offender training camp suffers peculiar symptoms after enduring an intense training course, and mysteriously, his drill sergeant is soon admitted ... See full summary »

Director:

David Straiton

Writers:

David Shore (created by), Liz Friedman
Reviews

Photos

Edit

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
Jesse Spencer ... Dr. Robert Chase
Peter Jacobson ... Dr. Chris Taub
Olivia Wilde ... Dr. Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley (credit only)
Amber Tamblyn ... Martha M. Masters
Sasha Roiz ... Driscoll
Tyler James Williams ... Landon
Nigel Gibbs ... Sanford Wells
Kayla Ewell ... Nika
Stella Maeve ... Kenzie
Maite Schwartz ... Bree (as Maïté Schwartz)
Rachel Melvin ... Wynn
Edit

Storyline

A teenage military trainee at a juvenile offender training camp suffers peculiar symptoms after enduring an intense training course, and mysteriously, his drill sergeant is soon admitted for similar symptoms. Unable to track down the cause of the shared illness, the team searches for clues in the trainee's family medical history, and Masters and House reveal a unique bond between the sergeant and trainee. Meanwhile, when an indecent photo of Chase is posted on a social-networking site following three different romantic encounters, Chase is determined to find out which girl is trying to publicly disgrace him. Also, sensing Cuddy's stress over her daughter Rachel's enrollment at a prestigious preschool, House secretly prepares Rachel for observations and reveals a soft spot for the toddler. Written by Fox Publicity

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carrot or Stick See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Amber Tamblyn's character is against the juvenile training camp because of how hard it is on the teenagers. She has also played a character on CSI: Miami who was a success story of a similar type of camp for girls. See more »

Goofs

At 9:11 Masters instantly switches her left hand on her neck with her right hand. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Chris Taub: [to Chase] Listen, this is a tough time for me. Breaking up with Rachel. Moving into a hotel. I want you to know how much your humiliation has eased my burden.
See more »

Connections

References Jersey Shore (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

No Love Lost
(uncredited)
Performed by LCD Soundsystem
Plays during the opening scene
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Warrants a mercy killing
3 November 2018 | by aspectacleofmyselfSee all my reviews

It's almost irrelevant talking abut plots etc no with House as they are all recycled or re-purposed from other shows by now - this one no more or less than any other. what is obvious is that, due to the violation of to of the golden rules of weekly drama (i.e never break the sexual tension and introducing a child = death), the show is no circling the drain in an increasingly tight vortex and needed to be put out of its misery. Ne character Masters is pointless and obvious a quick geek girl grab for the fanwank demographic, Laurie is shambling around doing his best House impersonation but even he can't remember what his motivation is and Taub is possibly the least interesting character ever on any TV show. And yet there's another season and a half to come? I have a sick curiosity to see how they pulled it off, but I suspect they don't and they just stagger on regardless.


0 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed