Dr. House

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Television series
German title Dr. House
Original title House, MD
Country of production United States
original language English
Year (s) 2004–2012
Universal Television ,
Shore Z Productions ,
Bad Hat Harry Productions ,
Heel and Toe
length 43 minutes
Episodes 177 in 8 seasons ( List )
genre Drama ,
Doctors / Hospital Series
Theme music USA : Massive Attack - Teardrop
International : Scott Donaldson / Richard Nolan - House (Season 1)
Jon Ehrlich / Leigh Roberts - House Theme Song
(from Season 2)
idea David Shore
production Paul Attanasio ,
Katie Jacobs ,
Bryan Singer
music Jon Ehrlich ,
Jason Derlatka
First broadcast November 16, 2004 (USA) on Fox
first broadcast
May 1, 2006 on SF two
Season one logo

Dr. House (Original title: House, MD ) is the title of an American television series about the doctor Dr. Gregory House, a specialist in diagnostics and a native nephrologist . In the aftermath, the correct diagnosis of a mostly critically ill patient is always sought. The headstrong Dr. House often has arguments with other doctors, including his own diagnostic team. His disregard for hospital rules and normal procedures often leads him into conflict with hospital management.

The series consists of eight seasons with a total of 177 episodes and was broadcast in the United States from November 16, 2004 to May 21, 2012. The series started on German television on May 9, 2006 on RTL , in Switzerland on May 1, 2006 on SRF Zwei and in Austria on June 4, 2007 on ORF 1 .


Dr. Gregory House

Hugh Laurie plays Dr. Gregory House

The title character, Dr. Gregory House , played by British actor Hugh Laurie , was born in Illinois and initially studied at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine , but was expelled from university for dropping off an exam. He then continued his studies at the University of Michigan , where he eventually graduated. He later found a job as a doctor at Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital , a teaching hospital in New Jersey . He is a specialist in the fields of nephrology and infectious diseases and is also head of the diagnostic medicine department.

House is an only child, loves his mother, Blythe House, but is very dismissive of his father, John House, who abused him as a child. House believed he knew a preacher was his birth father and read a collection of sermons he published, but does not contact him until his mother manipulates him into doing so. House finds out, however, that the alleged father, who later married Blythe, is not his birth father either.

Drug addiction

House has needed a walking stick since an acute arterial occlusion in his right thigh because parts of the thigh muscles were removed as a result of the infarct. Due to the pain associated with it, he is heavily dependent on the pain reliever (and antitussive ) Vicodin , which contains the opioid hydrocodone and the pain reliever paracetamol . In season one, he claims that he only swallows the pills because he has a pain problem, not because he is addicted. After trying unsuccessfully to go without tablets for a week, he admits to being addicted. But he claims to have no problem with it.

At the end of the second season House lost his leg pain for a short time due to a dissociative coma with ketamine , but in the second episode of the third season he had to walk again on the cane. At the end of season five, House suffered hallucinations as a result of his opioid addiction , which increasingly hampered his work. He therefore admitted himself to a psychiatric clinic where he was treated for his addiction. He remained abstinent until shortly before the end of the seventh season , but eventually turned to Vicodin again after Cuddy left him.


House specializes in diagnosing disease. His supervisor, Dr. Lisa Cuddy, often forces him to pursue his duties as a general practitioner in the ambulance , which he tries to avoid by all means, as the patients often annoy and bored him. To do this, for example, he stands in front of the filled waiting room and explains to his patients who he is and that he is a drug addict and probably the only doctor in this hospital who does not work there voluntarily. He behaves disrespectfully and cynically towards his patients , sometimes even maliciously. In consultation hours, he occasionally just lets the patient sit or plays with one of his handheld consoles . In his opinion, everyone lies, which is why they avoid having to talk to the sick as much as possible. House often manages to manipulate other people for his own benefit. However, his rude behavior is linked to an emotional vulnerability that is hinted at over and over again in the series.

Also, House usually doesn't like change. He has been playing the same guitar since 8th grade, has been driving the same car for ten years and has lived in the same apartment for 15 years. Nevertheless, he buys a motorcycle ( Honda Fireblade ) and at the end of season 3, after a reference by Wilson, a new guitar. Dr. House is a staunch atheist and religious enemy, but reads the Koran and the Bible . He justifies this with the fact that he wants to learn from the mistakes of others.

In the USA , the term “houseism” (German for example: “houseism”) was created with reference to House's character and typical behavior. This describes sarcastic expressions, black humor and unusual behavior towards others, often with the aim of baffling them.


House's bad manners are juxtaposed with exceptional medical skills and expertise, which is ultimately the only thing besides his lifetime employment contract that will save him from dismissal. In addition, he shows a high level of morality in his actions, which, however, often contradicts the usual medical moral standards or what he himself says about his patients - namely that he does not care about their well-being.

House speaks several foreign languages, which gives him the opportunity to read foreign trade magazines and sometimes understand the patients' conversations in their mother tongue. The latter often provides him with private information that is important for the diagnosis.

Dr. House plays the instruments guitar , piano and harmonica in the television series , which actor Hugh Laurie also masters in real life.

The team

After House's team disbanded after the third season, he says he can run the department all by himself, but Wilson and Cuddy ask him to put a new one together. In the fourth season he finally lets 40 candidates run through a multi-week selection process, at the end of which there are three remaining, who he takes on to his team together with Foreman.

After the fifth season, the series experiences a similarly large break as after season 3. Drug addiction and the psychological stress caused by the deaths of Kutner, Amber and his father, he suffers from delusions and hallucinates a one-night stand with Cuddy. When he realizes that he can no longer differentiate between hallucinations and reality, he goes to the Mayfield Mental Hospital with Wilson's help. The treatment frees him from his addiction, after which he gradually returns to Plainsboro. The composition of the team there had changed in the meantime. Foreman, as House's successor, fired his girlfriend Dr. Remy Hadley ("Thirteen") and Taub had resigned. To replace the two, Cuddy sent Cameron and Chase back to the team, bringing the original cast back to work at the beginning of season six. Chase tyrannized a dictator , his resulting self-doubt and Cameron's belief in the inviolability of life lead to a marital argument between Cameron and Chase, which leads to their divorce , but Cameron actually blames House and leaves the team to go along with House and the past at Plainsboro. Chase remains on the team. House, who took over the department after regaining his license to practice medicine , wins Hadley ("Thirteen") and Taub back on.

In season 7, Dr. House had a love affair with his superior, Dr. Lisa Cuddy. She breaks up with him, and House later drives his car into Cuddy's house. House then goes to jail, where he sits in the first two episodes of season 8. In response to what happened, Cuddy resigned her job as hospital director, and Foreman took over her position and closed the diagnostic department. Due to a serious case, he brings him back to the Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in the second episode under certain conditions . House then provides a new team, including a. with Chase, until he fakes his death at the end of the season. Chase then takes over the management of the department in the series finale.

Dr. Eric Foreman

Omar Epps plays Dr. Eric Foreman

Dr. Eric Foreman is a neurologist and trained at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine . One of the main reasons for hiring him is because of his criminal past. Foreman was arrested for burglary in his youth. His older brother, Marcus, was imprisoned until recently. When he's released, House hires him as a personal assistant in episode 13 of season 6. Eric is initially negative to Marcus, but the two finally reconcile. In this episode it also turns out that the mother of the two died three months earlier. Before she died, she suffered from Alzheimer's for years .

Foreman initially accepted a position at Mercy Hospital in New York. When he acts against the instructions of a superior to save a patient, he is fired. Cuddy offers him his old job, which he only accepts when all his applications are rejected in other hospitals. Foreman then returns to the team against House's will and is supposed to serve as Cuddy's informer.

After House is in therapy because of his addiction, he takes over the management of the diagnostic department, even after House returns to the team as a consultant. In episode 8 House gets his license back and becomes head of the department again.

In the fifth season he begins a relationship with Thirteen (Dr. Hadley), which has to withstand several crises, but is finally ended with the release of Thirteen by Foreman in the sixth season.

With the beginning of season eight, Foreman takes over the helm of the hospital after Cuddy quit after House drove his car into her house.

Dr. Allison Cameron

Jennifer Morrison played Dr. Allison Cameron

Dr. Allison Cameron is an immunologist . At the age of 21 she married a man suffering from thyroid cancer who died of the effects of his disease after six months of marriage. She admires House and at times even longs for more than just his recognition: At the end of the first season, when Vogler determines that House must fire one of the doctors from his team, her resignation ends the competition and the hostilities within the team flared up with Vogler's pad. House refuses to accept her resignation and finally persuades her - after Vogler's resignation - to come back to his team; however, she makes the condition that House take her out to dinner. She is particularly characterized by her empathic behavior in the team. Chase and Cameron have a one night stand in season 2 (episode 7) after taking drugs from a patient and calling Chase over to her home. During season 3, they have an ongoing purely sexual relationship, which breaks up because Chase develops more feelings for Cameron. In the last episode of season 3, the two finally come together.

From season 4 she works in the emergency room because she quits again in the last episode of season 3. Cameron and Chase grow closer in the ensuing period and eventually get married at the end of Season 5. In episode 4 of season 6, Foreman brings her back to the diagnostic department. Cameron officially retires in episode 8 of season 6, but comes back in a few episodes, and Morrison is named as the leading actress in the opening credits until the penultimate episode. She leaves the team because she blames House for the breakup of her marriage to Chase.

Dr. Robert Chase

Jesse Spencer plays Dr. Robert Chase

Dr. Robert Chase is a specialist in intensive care medicine ( surgeon from season 4 ), Australian and comes from a wealthy background. His father, Dr. Rowan Chase , a specialist in rheumatology , left his mother, who later became addicted to alcohol. She died when he was 16 years old. Robert got his place on House's team only after a phone call from his father. The creative mind of the group often suggests unconventional treatment methods. In one episode, his father advises the House team at a conference, hiding from Robert the real reason for his coming. He has cancer and will die, but doesn't want to burden Robert with it. Before starting his medical career, Robert had attended a seminary, but left it prematurely. Chase also studied hypnosis while studying medicine in Melbourne .

He changes to surgery within the hospital and continues to advise House, and in the sixth season he returns to the diagnostic department. Subsequently, tyrants , by deliberately exchanging blood samples, ensured that a dictator of an African country received a wrong diagnosis and died. Although he probably thwarted a genocide, the remorse caused by the murder creates problems that are also discussed in the following episodes. Eventually his marriage to Cameron breaks up and she leaves Plainsboro Hospital.

After the diagnostic department was disbanded at the end of the seventh season, he returns to House with Taub in the fifth episode of the eighth season. This makes Chase the only one on the eighth season who has been with the series since the beginning. After House's supposed death, he takes over the management of the diagnostics department.

Dr. Chris Taub

Peter Jacobson plays Dr. Chris Taub

Dr. Christopher Michael Taub (Applicant 39) is a plastic surgeon . Initially criticized by his colleagues for his area of ​​expertise, he quickly turns out to be tricky when it comes to working past Cuddy's rules. For example, he disguises a necessary surgical procedure, which House does not want to document at the patient's request, as a breast augmentation operation. He had to quit his previous job because of an affair with the daughter of a colleague. In addition, of all applicants, he has the greatest courage to contradict House and pursue his own ideas. House gives him a free hand, but threatens to be fired if he is wrong. In the third episode of the sixth season, he temporarily quits after Dr. House had quit because he had come to the department just for him. After House comes back at the beginning of the sixth season, he hesitates at first, but then comes back with "Thirteen". At the end of the seventh season, he separates from his wife Rachel. A short time later it turns out that his girlfriend is pregnant, just like Rachel. In the eighth season, Taub is a father of two, which causes him considerable stress.

Dr. Remy Hadley

Olivia Wilde played Dr. Remy Hadley

Dr. Remy Beauregard Hadley , also known as Thirteen (she was Applicant No. 13) is an internist . Her mother died of Huntington's disease and she suffers from the disease herself. She is bisexual and has partnerships with both male and female characters throughout the series.

When she made the correct diagnosis of a patient during House's contest, but did not monitor the patient taking the prescribed remedies, the patient's dog swallowed the medication, resulting in the death of the patient and the dog. Despite this incident, House does not dismiss her for showing an unusual sense of diagnosis. Asked by Cuddy to fire two applicants, House chooses Thirteen and Amber. Since the House team would only consist of men, Cuddy wants House to reverse one of the layoffs. This had been factored in by House, who wanted to keep three applicants from the start. Later, her real name can be read on the betting slip: Remy Hadley. Nevertheless, she is called "Thirteen" by her colleagues and superiors according to her application number. It was only in the episode In House's Head that Cuddy correctly called her “Dr. Hadley ”, House comments on this by saying that Cuddy doesn't even know the real name of thirteen.

In the following episodes she has a relationship with Dr. Foreman. He quits her in the third episode of the sixth season, because he cannot guarantee a professional collaboration with her and wants to avoid future conflicts, which is why she leaves Foreman. Wilson tries unsuccessfully to get her back on the team because, in his view, House has never treated her badly or manipulated her. She finally gets on a plane to Thailand. In episode 8 of the 6th season she comes back to the team through House with Taub. In the first episode of season seven, she asks House to take unpaid leave until further notice. She returns later. After the team was disbanded at the end of the season, House reinstated them in the third episode of season eight. At the end of the episode, however, he fires her again so that she can take care of her private life and her new partner. With that, Olivia Wilde leaves the series.

Dr. Lawrence Kutner

Kal Penn played Dr. Lawrence Kutner

Dr. Lawrence Kutner (Applicant 6, later 9) was a sports medic until episode 20 of the fifth season . House gets his first impression of him when Kutner sets a patient on fire for using a defibrillator in an oxygen- enriched environment. He made a similar mistake when attempting resuscitation on a patient's damp skin, earning him the reputation of being a "professional defibrillist" at House. Because of his use of dangerous techniques without medically appropriate consideration for the patient's health, he manages to assert himself against his competitors and finally land in the new House team, although he was initially released from the team by House quite early. However, he averted this discharge at the last second when he suggested that a patient be given alcohol to test her liver function.

In Episode 20 of season five he commits a surprise with his own firearm suicide . At first House does not believe in suicide as he has not noticed any suicidal signs. Instead, he suspects that the murderer of Kutner's parents also shot Kutner, but Kutner had already died. House therefore suspects the cultural conflict to be the trigger. (After Kutner's parents were shot, he was raised by white foster parents.) The exact reasons ultimately remain unclear. The departure of Dr. Kutner from the series was made necessary by the transfer of actor Kal Penn to a government office. Kutner comes across as a hallucination from House later in the series.

Martha M. Masters, Ph.D.

Martha M. Masters, Ph.D. is the successor of 13 in the 7th season, the female member of the house team requested by Cuddy. She first studied mathematics and art history and completed both with a doctorate . She was a third year medical student when she came to House . Masters stood out for her almost obsessive tendency to be honest with patients. However, House manages to get her to lie to patients and their families during the course of Season 7. After she finishes her studies (season 7, episode 19), she leaves the House team, believing she can't go on like this.

Dr. Jessica Adams

Dr. Jessica Adams is a prison doctor in the first episode of season eight. She is fired when she defies her boss in an attempt to enforce House's diagnosis. When House is released from prison, he later takes her on to his team.

Dr. Chi Park

Dr. Chi Park is the only team member for the time being when House returns from prison. She comes from an Asian immigrant family and considers generosity and gifts to be unnatural. She was fired from Princeton Plainsboro's neurology department for beating her manager. Foreman assigns her to House, but also supports her wish to change hospital. After House was successful in their first case together (season 8, episode 2), Park decides to stay at Princeton Plainsboro and thus on the House team, even at the risk of legal proceedings against their previous boss, the senior neurologist .

Other leading actors

Dr. James Wilson

Robert Sean Leonard plays Dr. James Wilson

Dr. James Wilson is Head of Oncology , House's best friend and the only one who almost always gets along with his species. His uncle died of cancer , whereupon Wilson decided to specialize in oncology. He has been married three times and has two brothers, one of whom is homeless and has been missing for nine years. House often visits Wilson, also because of the diagnosis of a patient, and he usually explains the psychological background of his behavior or that of the patient without being asked. Often times, in an ordinary conversation with Wilson, House sees a reference to the patient's symptoms from the things he mentions and often finds the solution to the case.

He met House at a conference where, to his surprise, the divorce papers for his first marriage were brought to him. After he got drunk and was arrested (wrongly, as he later says) for destroying an expensive mirror, the hitherto unknown House placed bail because, in his opinion, Wilson was the only interesting thing at the entire conference.

In the second season, Wilson and his third wife split up after they had admitted a relationship. Wilson himself had previously had affairs and neglected his wife. The Wilsons wife filed for divorce. Wilson moved out and stayed with House for several days. Although House is annoyed by Wilson, he secretly prevents Wilson from finding a new apartment. House gives Wilson time to rethink the move from marital argument to divorce. Ultimately, Wilson hires a divorce lawyer and moves out of House.

When House is being investigated for pill addiction in season three, Wilson's account is blocked and he is temporarily unable to write prescriptions, causing him to temporarily close his practice.

When Dr. Amber Volakis becomes his new girlfriend, he tries unsuccessfully to hide it from House. When Amber dies in an accident (in the episode In the Head of House ), which happened when she was supposed to pick House up from a bar, he falls into deep depression and leaves Princeton Plainsboro at the beginning of season 5. He doesn't blame House for her death, but blames him for his bitter demeanor and completely ignores him for a while. When House's father dies a few months later, however, he drives House to the funeral at his mother's request. House doesn't want to go to the funeral due to the strained relationship with his father and sabotages the trip. After the funeral, Wilson finds the trip has been the most fun since Amber died. So he realizes that House is his best friend and the most important person in his life and so he returns to Princeton Plainsboro.

After Wilson meets his missing brother again, he can no longer develop a brotherly relationship with him.

In the sixth season, Wilson still lives in the apartment he shared with Amber, and House temporarily moves in with him after his psychiatric treatment. House notices Wilson talking to Amber at night . During the sixth season, House and Wilson finally set up a flat share and move into a larger apartment. At the end of this season, however, Wilson House explains that he would like to move in with his ex-wife Sam again after the two became closer again during the season, and that he should move out again. House then moves back to his old apartment.

In season eight, Wilson is diagnosed with cancer. Since he refuses treatment in the hospital and a self-initiated chemotherapy is unsuccessful, he only has five months to live at the end of the season. Since House would have to go back to jail for six months for serious damage to property at the same time, the latter fakes his death in order to be able to spend the remaining time with Wilson.

Dr. Lisa Cuddy

Lisa Edelstein plays Dr. Lisa Cuddy

Dr. Lisa Cuddy is the director of Princeton Plainsboro Teaching Hospital and the direct line manager of Dr. House. She is a specialist in the field of endocrinology . In her private life she is unmarried and has no biological children. She had several unsuccessful artificial inseminations and eventually adopted a child, Rachel. In the sixth season, she is in a relationship with the private detective Lucas Douglas.

At 29 years old, Cuddy was both the youngest medical director to date and the first woman in this position (however, she gave the age 32). She attended the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine at the same time as House, resulting in a one-night stand for the two of them. Since House was expelled from the university, he broke off contact with Cuddy. She rarely complies with his methods: Her conversations repeatedly turn into heated discussions because she has difficulties with House's unconventional approach and his dealings with patients.

In the season finale of the sixth season ("Help Me!"), She realizes that she is in love with House. She is able to prevent him from swallowing Vicodin again and confesses her love to him after she breaks up with Lucas.

Towards the end of the seventh season, she separates from House, who some time later drives his car into her house out of jealousy. She then quits her job at Princeton Plainsboro.

On May 17, 2011, Lisa Edelstein announced that she would give up the role of Lisa Cuddy.

More roles

Stacy Warner (seasons 1 and 2) is a lawyer and was partnered with House for five years. During his operation , she made some decisions for him against his will that destroyed mutual trust, although she probably saved his life by removing the dead muscle tissue in his leg. Two years later she married Marc Warner . When he falls ill, Stacy takes him to Princeton Plainsboro Teaching Hospital, hoping House can cure him. In season two, they both find they still have feelings for each other, and Stacy is about to leave her husband when House stops her. He thinks it will end up the same way it did the first time and says he will not get through the breakup one more time. Then Stacy quits her part-time job as a lawyer at the clinic and moves back home with her almost recovered husband.

Edward Vogler (season 1) is the owner of a pharmaceutical company and multi-billionaire. He is donating $ 100 million to Princeton Plainsboro Teaching Hospital on condition that he becomes chairman of the board and that unprofitable departments are closed. Especially the diagnostic medicine department with its high expenses and the rebellious house is a thorn in his side. He tries to pit House and his team against each other to get rid of House. However, he does not succeed in doing this. When he fails to fire House, Wilson and eventually Cuddy, he leaves the hospital with his $ 100 million.

Detective Michael Tritter (season 3) comes to House as a patient in the ambulance. After fighting with House for a while, House measures his body temperature and leaves Tritter alone in the treatment room with a thermometer in his rectum . Tritter complains to Cuddy, who tells House to apologize to Tritter. When this doesn't happen, Tritter begins gathering evidence of House's narcotics abuse . In doing so, he does not hesitate to harass the members of House's team or his friend Wilson by freezing their accounts, withdrawing prescription licenses or confiscating cars. He offers to drop the criminal complaint against House if he goes on a detox and shows he's changed. Cuddy refuses to give House any further prescriptions for his painkillers and House finally accepts Tritter's proposal because he can no longer endure the involuntary withdrawal. However, Tritter refuses to withdraw the complaint. Due to a lie from Dr. However, the court does not accept Cuddy for charges in the preliminary hearing. Tritter says goodbye to House and expresses his hope that he was wrong about him.

Dr. Amber Volakis (Season 4) was a radiologist and one of 40 applicants (# 24) for a position on House's team. She doesn't shy away from lousy tricks and even defends this behavior in front of her colleagues. Among other things, she was parked with a few other colleagues from House to wash his car. By saying that this was all a waste of time, she pretended to leave the team in protest and managed to get all of the laundry team members, except for Cole, to give up. This scheming approach brings her the nickname "Cutthroat Bitch" (from the English about 'cutthroat bitch', in the German synchronization 'ice cold beast'); It is also stored under this name in House's mobile phone. Due to her willingness to take unusual approaches, she makes it among the last four, despite the general hatred she attracts. She is eventually fired from House because she cannot accept that she is not always right.

After her release, she begins a relationship with Wilson. She and House soon vie for him, dividing time with Wilson into visiting plans. Later (in the episode In the Head of House ) she and House are involved in a bus accident, as a result of which she dies.

She later appears to House multiple times as a vicodin-induced hallucination.

Dr. Jeffrey Cole (season 4) introduces himself as the 18th applicant on House's team. He is a geneticist of African American descent and a practicing Mormon , which is why he is always exposed to the attacks of the atheist House. Cameron finally bets House whether he can get Cole to attack him physically, which ultimately happens, although House had bet against it. He gets along well with Kutner until he has the opportunity to nominate two colleagues for the next round of layoffs by House - and elect Kutner. House sees through that Cole has secretly allied himself with Cuddy because she wanted to get rid of Kutner because of his mistakes, and instead dismisses Cole from the team.

Dr. Travis Brennan (season 4) is an epidemiologist and number 37 among the applicants. As it turned out later, he worked for Doctors Without Borders for eight years and thus gained experience with exotic diseases. House advises him to quit because he does not want to fire him after discovering that Brennan was deliberately poisoning a patient to cause the symptoms of his misdiagnosis. Brennan complies with this request.

Henry Dobson (Season 4) is a former porter of a medical school and has no medical training or license to practice medicine. He will be assigned the number 26 while deciding who will get the coveted job offer. Nevertheless, he has an enormous amount of specialist knowledge, having attended lectures for 30 years. When asked about his age, he stated that he was 21 unless it was “not relevant”. House notices that Dobson isn't a doctor at all, but still gives him a chance to apply for an "assistant" position. He points out to the team that there is someone among them without approval, but does not say who. Dobson is characterized by a way of thinking that is similar to House, which is why he is eventually fired from the team: House does not need someone to tell him what he already knows, Dobson himself states before House gives him the reason for this decision can.

Dr. Samira Terzi (Season 4, Episodes 6 and 7) is working for the CIA when she consults House about an agent's illness. He then offers her a position in his team, which is why she resigns and moves to Princeton-Plainsboro Hospital. However, disappointed with her medical skills, House resigns after the first few days of work.

Lucas Douglas (seasons 5 and 6) is a private investigator House hires to shadow his team. Later he also puts it on Cuddy and Wilson. House first runs the invoices for Douglas's fee through the hospital for the "repair of coffee machines" until Cuddy discovers and ends this misuse of funds. From episode 6 of the 6th season he appears as a friend of Dr. Lisa Cuddy, who becomes engaged to him, but then leaves him at the end of season 6 for House.

Cast and dubbing

The first five seasons were dubbed at Cine Entertainment Europe in Hamburg , the remaining three at FFS Film- & Fernseh-Synchron in Berlin . Episodes 95 to 101 of the fifth season were set to music in Studio Mitte in Berlin. Dieter B. Gerlach was responsible for the dialogue book and the dialogue direction.

main actor

actor Role name Main role
Main role
Main role
Leading role
(∑ episodes)
Guest role
Guest role
Voice actor
Hugh Laurie Dr. Gregory House 000000000000001.00000000001-177 000000000000001.00000000001-8 2004–2012 000000000000177.0000000000177 Klaus-Dieter Klebsch
Lisa Edelstein Dr. Lisa Cuddy 000000000000001.00000000001-110, 113-155 000000000000001.00000000001- 000000000000007.00000000007 2004-2011 000000000000153.0000000000153 Sabine Arnhold
Robert Sean Leonard Dr. James Wilson 000000000000001.00000000001-88, 90-111, 113-155, 157-177 000000000000001.00000000001-8 2004–2012 000000000000174.0000000000174 Robert Missler
Jesse Spencer Dr. Robert Chase 000000000000001.00000000001- 000000000000110.0000000000110, 113-155, 160-177 000000000000001.00000000001-8 2004–2012 000000000000171.0000000000171 Sascha Rotermund
Omar Epps Dr. Eric Foreman 000000000000001.00000000001-110, 113-155, 157-177 000000000000001.00000000001-8 2004–2012 000000000000174.0000000000174 Dietmar miracle
Jennifer Morrison Dr. Allison Cameron 000000000000001.00000000001-110, 113-118, 127, 177 000000000000001.00000000001- 000000000000006.00000000006 2004-2010 000000000000117.0000000000117 8th 2012 Tanja Dohse
Peter Jacobson Dr. Chris Taub 000000000000079.000000000079-110, 113, 118-155, 160-177 000000000000004.00000000004-8 2007–2012 000000000000088.000000000088 4th 2007 Jaron Lowenberg
Olivia Wilde Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley 000000000000079.000000000079-110, 113-115,
118-133, 150-155, 158, 176-177
000000000000004.00000000004- 000000000000008.00000000008 2007–2012 000000000000060.000000000060 4th 2007 Anja Stadlober
Kal Penn Dr. Lawrence Kutner 000000000000079.000000000079-106, 177 000000000000004.00000000004 000000000000005.00000000005 2007-2009 000000000000028.000000000028 4, 5, 8 2007, 2009, 2012 Markus Pfeiffer
Amber Tamblyn Dr. Martha M. Masters 000000000000138.0000000000138-151, 177 000000000000007.00000000007th 2010-2011 000000000000014.000000000014th 8th 2012 Julia Kaufmann
Odette Annable Dr. Jessica Adams 000000000000156.0000000000156, 158-177 000000000000008.00000000008th 2011–2012 000000000000021.000000000021st Sarah Riedel
Charlyne Yi Dr. Chi Park 000000000000157.0000000000157-177 000000000000008.00000000008th 2011–2012 000000000000021.000000000021st Gabrielle Pietermann


  1. The actor has only been featured in the opening credits since episode 133, but was part of the main cast before that.
  2. The actress was only featured in the opening credits from episodes 133 to 155, but was part of the main cast before or after.
  3. a b The actors were not included in the opening credits, but were part of the main cast.

Guest and supporting actors

Series style

Structure of the episodes

Almost every episode starts with the future patient who is just showing the first signs of the disease. In the next scene you can see Dr. House, who learns of the task ahead, whereupon he and his team analyze the symptoms of the disease using differential diagnosis . This and other plot elements are strongly reminiscent of the less successful Medical Investigation series . In the further course of the disease, the patient's lies or details that are considered unimportant and therefore not mentioned make a quick diagnosis more difficult. The series almost regularly makes use of the stylistic device that the first treatment chosen leads to an apparent improvement in the state of health, but the patient suffers a setback in the form of drastic symptoms such as an epileptic seizure . Towards the end of the episode House often comes to the ultimately correct diagnosis through a situation or remark that has nothing to do with the actual case.

In the first three seasons, an episode was usually split into two parts. In addition to the actual case, some time is spent on the ambulance service , which House tries to circumvent in a tricky but often unsuccessful manner. (In the USA, first aid in the clinic outpatient department is free of charge, so these are usually overcrowded and the doctors have to work there a few hours a week.) These scenes usually provide an opportunity to express the special humor of Dr. House and his ability to make surprising, quick diagnoses in the episode. The ambulance service often tells its own little story about a second patient. In some episodes, it is comments or circumstances in the ambulance that put House on the right track of the episode's "main case". As the series progressed, the Praxisdienst had to resign due to content-related decisions and the difficulty of still having a “second story” per episode on hand.

Computer graphics and latex models are used for many surgical interventions or the description of the disease , which show the inside of the patient and pathogens in full screen, similar to the CSI television series.

Parallels to Sherlock Holmes

The original idea was to put a crime thriller in a medical setting. "The patient's lies and secrets should lead to the diagnosis," says David Shore, the inventor of Dr. House . The figure of Gregory House is said to be reminiscent of the novel detective Sherlock Holmes . When Arthur Conan Doyle created Sherlock Holmes, his idea was to create a detective who would treat a crime the way a doctor treats a disease. Indeed, there are similarities between the two characters.

The most striking parallel lies in the way Holmes and House work. Both Holmes as a detective and House as a doctor are probably the most competent experts in their field and often use unusual methods to come closer to solving their case, which sets them apart from their peers. This is also underpinned by the uniqueness of their professions. While Holmes often attaches great importance to being "the world's only consulting detective" and independent of the state police, Princeton-Plainsboro is also, according to Dr. Cuddy the only hospital that has a diagnostic medicine department that is only there because of House. In addition, both of them try to choose the cases that interest them if they can, since they say that it is not the welfare of people or recognition that is important to them, but rather the stimulus and the satisfaction of solving a riddle. The fact that they help people is just a positive side effect.

As Sherlock Holmes observes, Dr. House knows his patients accurately and has mastered the ability to draw conclusions from little things such as clothing, gait, skin discoloration, etc., which will help him in the diagnosis of illness. While Holmes often only has to listen to a client's story in order to be able to draw initial conclusions, House's knowledge of a patient's profession, environment or special habits is often enough to guess what he might be suffering from.

Every now and then House plays the piano for relaxation or for his friend Wilson, as can be seen in some episodes. He also masters another instrument - the guitar. This is a parallel to Holmes' violin. Holmes also plays to organize his thoughts or to please Watson. Both use drugs: while Holmes occasionally uses cocaine and morphine , House takes vicodin regularly .

Another parallel lies in the not only phonetic similarity of the last names of the two main characters ( "House" means "house", "Holmes" is reminiscent of "home") and the full names of their only real friend ( Dr. James Wilson at Dr. House versus Dr. John Watson at Sherlock Holmes). Also in the episode, Pretty Best Friends, Wilson hallucinates as Dr. Watson addressed. In addition, the name of the patient Rebecca Adler is said to refer to Irene Adler from A Scandal in Bohemia in the pilot episode . In episode 11, season 5, House is given a book by himself at Christmas time. The author of the book is Joseph Bell , the man who was Doyle's model for Sherlock Holmes. Dr. Wilson initially claimed that a certain Irene Adler , whom Dr. House had fallen in love, had to be the sender and give him a book every Christmas, but then explained that he himself had given the book to House a year ago. In A Scandal in Bohemia , Watson believes Holmes is intrigued by Irene Adler because he keeps her photo and keeps looking at it. In addition, House is shot by a man named Jack Moriarty in the final episode of season two, referring to Sherlock Holmes' archenemy Professor Moriarty .

In episode 7, season 5 it can be seen that House takes his house keys and his vicodin from the book "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Previously (episode 10, season 4) he had received a "second edition of Doyle" as an imp . Holmes lives at 221b Baker Street . House also lives in a house with the number 221 and in apartment B (episode 7, season 2). In the episode Error Culture (Season 7, Episode 13) his driver's license has the address 221 Baker Street, Apt. B, Princeton, NJ 08542 , also featured in the episode Henry and the Women (Season 8, Episode 17) on the U.S. Immigration Service's notice for House's wife Dominika, while Caught in the episode (Season 6, episode 17) it was stated in House's file that he lived at 519 Morehall Street .

In the series finale (season 8, episode 22), Dr. Wilson only lived 5 months while Dr. House is scheduled to go to jail for 6 months. In order to spend the rest of the time with Dr. Wilson, staged Dr. House his own death and only shows himself to Dr. Wilson as still alive. (What Dr. House will do after Dr. Wilson's death remains uncertain, but expect an officially living Dr. House several years imprisonment.) Sherlock Holmes also goes into hiding for a few years after his fight against Professor Moriarty in The Last Problem and leaves the world (and even Watson) believing he had died falling down the Reichenbach Falls with Moriarty until he was finally taken to The Empty House in Dr. Watson shows up and surprises his old friend with it. The German title of the last House episode is Last Act: Reichenbachfall , the original title is Everybody Dies .


A recurring element until the beginning of season 4 was suspected lupus . Initially, this element only manifested itself in the fact that lupus was disproportionately accepted as a diagnosis, but then it was not applicable. This element was then expanded further and further within the series and around it: On the DVD for the 2nd season there is a special feature “Maybe it's Lupus?” And there is an official merchandise T-shirt with the inscription “It's not Lupus ". The cleaning clerk House works with in the first episode of season four also suggests Lupus. House hides Vicodin in a hollowed-out book about lupus and says, "It's never lupus." And when the diagnosis is finally correct, he nags that you finally have a case of lupus. The inventor of House , David Shore , received from the Los Angeles branch of the Lupus Foundation Loop Award for promoting awareness of lupus. At the beginning of season 8, Lupus comes back into focus as a suspicion, but this is no longer pursued, but immediately dismissed as absurd or impossible.

In addition, sarcoid is considered in almost every episode and z. Partly followed up, but only once (season 5, episode 22: “Borders blur”) turns out to be the correct diagnosis.


The German-speaking leading media rated Dr. House quite different. The Süddeutsche Zeitung attested that the series was staged "quite conventionally and at best reasonably entertaining according to the familiar pattern" . Alluding to the camera optics, which is sometimes reminiscent of CSI, the newspaper said: "Even a few bloodstream excursions where the camera rushes through the veins of the patient are of little help." The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, on the other hand, named Dr. House called "the most disgusting medic in television history" and the series "absolutely great" . The newspaper sees the series hero "in the tradition of the great television heels Alfred Tetzlaff and Al Bundy ." The Neue Zürcher Zeitung in turn places the series in connection with the hospital series Grey's Anatomy and Nip / Tuck , which were presented at about the same time : These series would now be "the the emotional soap doctors of the nineties ” .

Realism of the plot of the series

Lisa Sanders, a medical advisor on the show, said in an interview with Focus magazine : “There are many unrealistic aspects to the show. In the serial hospital , for example, neither nurses nor technicians work. Doctors order tests themselves, carry them out by hand and then interpret them as well. They even take on routine activities such as drawing blood. "

Professional quality of the series

The technical quality of the series was largely rated positively. Harald Haynert, research assistant at the Institute for Ethics and Communication in Health Care at the University of Witten / Herdecke , emphasized that Dr. House was “technically brilliant”, but he criticized his human and communication skills as “fatally underdeveloped”. Jürgen Schäfer , professor at the Philipps University of Marburg (as head of the Center for Undetected and Rare Diseases), said in an interview in 2008 that he wanted to include some episodes of the series in his curriculum. “There are diagnoses that are extremely consistent. Some of the cases are so well researched that I sometimes have to look it up myself, ”says Schäfer. In 2010 he was awarded the Ars legendi Prize for excellent university teaching for this teaching method . An episode used for the lectures (season 7, episode 11) in 2012 brought Schäfer to a life-saving diagnosis for a severely heart disease and almost blind patient - this patient suffered from cobalt poisoning due to an improperly inserted metallic hip implant , which was caused by splinters left behind a previous, defective ceramic implant was slowly destroyed, whereby metal particles got into the body. An article about this unusual diagnosis came under the title Cobalt Poisoning with the help of Dr. House diagnosed ("Cobalt intoxication diagnosed with the help of Dr House") in the renowned medical journal The Lancet .

Above all, the fact that rare diseases cannot be ruled out immediately and thus awareness of them could be increased is praised. The cynical, arrogant way of Dr. House, however, puts doctors in the wrong light and may encourage prejudice. Social competence and communication with patients are important components of the medical profession.

List of episodes and diagnoses


United States

In the USA, Dr. House was broadcast on FOX and was one of the series with the highest ratings in places.

The finale of the second season reached 25.5 million viewers, with the season having an average of more than 17 million viewers per episode. Compared to the first season (an average of 13 million viewers), Dr. House will gain more than 30% viewers.

The seventh season started in the US on September 20, 2010, while the eighth season began on October 3, 2011 with the episode Twenty Vicodin . The broadcaster Fox announced on February 8, 2012 that the then current eighth season will also be the last season of the series. That decision was made by the series' production team, David Shore, Katie Jacobs and Hugh Laurie. House finally ended on May 21, 2012 after 177 episodes.


In Germany, Dr. House will be broadcast on RTL from May 9, 2006. On its broadcast slot, Tuesdays at 9.15 p.m., the series was able to reach an average of five million viewers and a market share of up to 33% in the advertising-relevant target group 14–49 years of age. For individual episodes, values ​​of more than six million viewers in the total audience were measured. The series was thus well above the broadcaster average. Until July 11, 2006, the time slot was 10.15 p.m.; it was only after the series was moved to 9:15 p.m. that the viewer ratings rose significantly. In the 2007/08 TV season, Dr. House is the most successful format ever in the advertising-relevant target group. RTL began broadcasting the fifth season on March 3, 2009 and ended it in the meantime on April 21, 2009. It then continued to be broadcast on September 1, 2009, beginning with the episode “Ultima ratio” on RTL. After broadcasting the episode “The Biggest Step” on November 17, 2009 on RTL, the current season was suspended again to broadcast repeats of the third season; from December 15, 2009, the 4th season was repeated. From March 9, 2010, RTL continued the fifth season on Tuesdays at 9.15 p.m., and from April 6, 2010, at the usual time, the 6th season of Dr. House to send. From September 14, 2010 to January 4, 2011, RTL continued the sixth season. Between April 5 and December 13, 2011, the seventh season was broadcast on RTL and from March 6, 2012 to December 4, 2012, the final season on RTL.

Season Episodes Broadcast period Audience ratings Time slot Channel
14 to 49 total
1 6th May to July 2006 ø 19.3% ø 13.5% Tuesdays at 10:15 p.m. RTL
16 July to October 2006 Tuesdays at 9.15 p.m.
2 24 October 2006 to April 2007 ø 26.0% ø 16.3%
3 14th September to December 2007 ø 30.9% ø 18.2%
10 March to May 2008
4th 16 August to December 2008 ø 30.5% ø 17.6%
5 20th March to July 2009 ø 27.5% ø 16.1%
4th March 2010 ø 22.6% ø 13.9%
6th 6th April to May 2010 ø 21.1% ø 12.9%
16 September 2010 to January 2011
7th 9 April to May 2011 ø 18.2% ø 11.4%
14th September to December 2011
8th 22nd March to December 2012 (with interruptions) ø 15.3% ø 9.9%


In Austria, the series has been broadcast every Thursday at 8:15 p.m. on ORF Eins since June 14, 2007 . After the premature end of the first season, which was not broadcast in the correct order, the ORF began broadcasting the third season on August 29th. In December 2007, the first broadcast of the 2nd season began, from February to May 2008 episodes of the 3rd season were broadcast again. Season 4 premiered on August 28, 2008 with a double episode and ended on December 4. From February 26, 2009, the 5th season was broadcast for the first time. The last broadcast episode of the 5th season was on the ORF on April 16, 2009. On September 3, 2009, the ORF broadcast a double episode from the 5th season (episodes 9 and 10) and began the weekly broadcast of Dr. House. On April 1, 2010, the ORF began broadcasting the 6th season. After the summer break, the sixth season continued from September 9 to December 23, 2010. The 7th season has been shown on ORF eins since March 24, 2011. After the summer break, the 7th season ended on December 1, 2011 with a double episode. From March 1, 2012, the ORF began broadcasting the first nine episodes of the current 8th season. The last episode "Reichenbachfall" was broadcast on December 3, 2012.


In Switzerland, Dr. House has been broadcast on SRF Zwei since May 1, 2006 . The broadcasting time was set for Monday 8 p.m. The third season started on the Swiss broadcaster on September 3, 2007. The fourth season began broadcasting on August 25, 2008 on SRF two. The fifth season began on February 23, 2009, was interrupted on April 13, 2009 and resumed on August 24, 2009. Six episodes of the sixth season were broadcast from April to May 2010. The other episodes were shown from August 30 to December 13, 2010. The seventh season aired on April 4, 2011. The eighth season has been broadcast on SRF Zwei since February 27, 2012. The last episode "Reichenbachfall" was broadcast on December 3, 2012.


The title music for the opening credits in the original American version of the series comes from the British group Massive Attack . It's the title Teardrop from the 1998 Mezzanine album .

Since in some (especially European) countries the rights to use the song as the title song did not exist, a piece called House was composed for the opening credits by Scott Donaldson and Richard Nolan . For the second season, Jason Derlatka and Jon Ehrlich again composed a new, uniform intromelody. Due to a technical error, RTL also used teardrop as the theme music when the first episode of the fourth season was first broadcast . An RTL spokesman described this as a "one-time slip". This “bug” can also be found on the DVD version of Season 4.

In the European DVD versions of the 2nd and 3rd season of Dr. House uses the English audio track Teardrop (in contrast to the DVD version of season 1) .

On October 19, 2007, a soundtrack for the series was released. It contains the European version of the theme music as well as eleven other songs used in the series. Proceeds went to the Hugh Laurie-supported charity Save The Children and other nonprofits.

DVD and Blu-ray publishing

Season USA (initial release) German-speaking area
1. August 30, 2005 December 14, 2006
2. August 22, 2006 July 26, 2007
3. August 21, 2007 July 24, 2008
4th August 19, 2008 April 9, 2009
5. August 25, 2009 May 6, 2010
6th August 31, 2010 May 5, 2011
7th August 30, 2011 April 5, 2012
8th. August 21, 2012 March 7, 2013
1st - 8th October 2, 2012 November 7, 2013

The pilot episode “Pain Limits” was also published on its own MiniDVD . The DVD version of the first season was criticized because the DVDs used the 4: 3 aspect ratio , even though the original version was 16: 9. To do this, part of the image had to be cut off. The other seasons were published in 16: 9 format. The series has now also appeared completely on Blu-Ray, and season 1 is also available there in 16: 9 format.



  • Emmy Awards - Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - David Shore, for the episode Three Legs
  • Satellite Awards - Best Actor in a Series, Drama - Hugh Laurie
  • Satellite Awards - Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or TV Movie - Lisa Edelstein
  • Satellite Awards - Best Television Series, Drama
  • Television Critics Association Awards - Outstanding Individual Achievement in Drama - Hugh Laurie


  • Peabody Award - Achievement in electronic media
  • AFI Awards - TV Program of the Year - Official Selection
  • Golden Globe Award - Best Actor in a Series - Drama - Hugh Laurie
  • Motion Picture Sound Editors - Best Sound Editing in Television Short Form - Dialogue and Automated Dialogue Replacement: Barbara Issak, Bradley L. North, Jackie Oster for the episode Autopsy
  • Writers Guild of America - Episodic Drama - for the episode Autopsy , written by Lawrence Kaplow
  • Television Critics Association Awards - Outstanding Individual Achievement in Drama - Hugh Laurie
  • BMI Film & TV awards - BMI TV Music Awards
  • Satellite Awards - Best Actor in a Series, Drama - Hugh Laurie
  • Satellite Awards - Best Television Series, Drama







  • Christian Lukas, Christian Humberg : Star portrait TV: Everything about Dr. House , Heel Verlag GmbH, Königswinter 2007.
  • Christian Lukas, Christian Humberg : News from Dr. House: Star portrait , Heel Verlag GmbH, Königswinter 2008
  • Michael Reufsteck, Jochen Stöckle: The small house pharmacy. The package insert for the cult series , vgs-Verlag, 2008. ISBN 978-3-8025-1754-9
  • Michael Reufsteck, Jochen Stöckle: The small house pharmacy II. With improved effectiveness and increased dose , vgs-Verlag, 2009. ISBN 978-3-8025-3675-5
  • Niklas and Felix Schaab: The House Book for Hypochondriacs. The treatment methods in the reality check . vgs-Verlag 2009. ISBN 978-3-8025-3671-7
  • Leah Wilson: Dr. House: Unauthorized , vgs-Verlag, 2008. ISBN 978-3-8025-1790-7
  • Ian Jackman: Dr. House. The official manual for the series , Heyne Verlag 2011. ISBN 978-3-453-60193-2
  • Jürgen R. Schäfer: House medicine. The diagnoses of "Dr. House" , WILEY-VCH Verlag 2012. ISBN 978-3-527-50639-2

Web links

Commons : Dr. House  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

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  4. Season 8, Episode 14: All My Fathers?
  5. Season 1, Episode 21: Three Legs
  6. Season 1, Episode 11: Death from the Wall
  7. Season 6, Episode 15: The Private Lives of Others
  8. "I react physically to the blues"
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