House S07E01 - Now What?
House S07E02 - Selfish
House S07E03 - Unwritten
House S07E04 - Massage Therapy
House S07E05 - Unplanned Parenthood
House S07E06 - Office Politics
House S07E07 - A Pox on Our House
House S07E08 - Small Sacrifices
House S07E09 - Larger Than Life
House S07E10 - Carrot or Stick
House S07E11 - Family Practice
House S07E12 - You Must Remember This
House S07E13 - Two Stories
House S07E14 - Recession Proof
House S07E15 - Bombshells
House S07E16 - Out of the Chute
House S07E17 - Fall From Grace
House S07E18 - The Dig
House S07E19 - Last Temptation
House S07E20 - Changes
House S07E21 - The Fix
House S07E22 - After Hours
House S07E23 - Moving On
E01: Now What?
– House and Cuddy are exploring the ramifications of their declared feelings and attempting to make a real relationship work. Meanwhile, due to a colleague’s illness, Princeton Plainsboro is left without a neurosurgeon on site, threatening the hospital’s accreditation as a Level 1 Trauma Center. As the team attempts treatment to get their sick colleague back to work, they discover there is more to the illness than they originally suspected and turn to House for direction. Instead, House remains elusive, leaving the team on its own.
– When Della, a seemingly healthy and active 14-year-old, suddenly collapses during a skateboarding exhibition, House and his team struggle to diagnose her condition and reassure her parents who already have to cope with their son’s terminal illness. After her body rejects a donor lung, and with time running out to save her life, Della’s family is left with little hope of securing a new donor and faced with a seemingly impossible decision regarding the fate of both children. Meanwhile, House tries to appease an elderly father and his son at the clinic, and House and Cuddy begin to face the challenges of taking their romantic relationship into the workplace.
– When Alice, the author of a popular children’s book series, inexplicably suffers from a seizure moments before an attempt to take her own life, the Princeton Plansboro team faces the challenges of evaluating both her underlying medical conditions, as well as her unstable psychological state. Unable to diagnose Alice, House becomes particularly motivated, as he’s a fan of her books, and is convinced that the key to unlocking the mysteries of Alice’s condition lies in the pages of her most recent novel. Meanwhile, House takes Cuddy on a double date with Wilson and his girlfriend, Sam, and makes a discovery that proves that life imitates art as the couple continues to make compromises in order to make their relationship work.
E04: Massage Therapy
– When a patient named Margaret McPherson is admitted to Princeton Plainsboro after suffering severe and uncontrollable vomiting, House and the team make unexpected discoveries about her identity as they assess her symptoms. When the symptoms don’t improve, the team looks to the patient’s medical history to unearth more about her past. Meanwhile, House gives Chase’s new hire a cold welcome, and a visit from House’s massage therapist forces House and Cuddy to confront the reservations in their relationship.
E05: Unplanned Parenthood
– After a newborn experiences inexplicable breathing problems and liver failure, House and the team look at the baby’s mother, Abbey’s, own medical history for possible clues. When the team makes a discovery about her newborn’s health, Abbey is presented with a difficult decision that could potentially affect both her baby’s health and her own. Meanwhile, following Cuddy’s directive, House challenges Foreman and Taub to hire a female doctor to join the team. When Cuddy asks House to babysit her daughter, both House and Wilson learn a few hard lessons in parenting.
E06: Office Politics
– It’s election season, and in the midst of a tight campaign, an incumbent New Jersey senator’s campaign manager falls ill with liver failure and temporary paralysis. Cuddy pushes House to add a female doctor to his team by hiring brilliant third-year medical student Martha Masters in Thirteen’s absence. House and the team are wary of the young doctor’s lack of experience and medical perspective, but are forced to give their new by-the-book teammate a chance to prove herself. After the campaigning senator makes a surprising announcement, House and the team look to the candidate to find clues about the patient’s condition. Meanwhile, Foreman learns that Taub has a past connection to Masters, and in an effort to save his patient’s life, House must make a critical decision that may compromise his relationship with Cuddy.
E07: A Pox on Our House
– After a 200-year-old medicine jar found on an off-shore shipwreck shatters in a teenage girl’s palm, she is admitted to Princeton Plainsboro for symptoms closely linked to smallpox. When the Center for Disease Control’s Dr. Dave Broda institutes a lockdown on the hospital and suspends House’s team’s ability to diagnose, Masters grows suspicious of Broda’s motives and becomes convinced that the patient is suffering from a different disease. The girl’s father soon experiences similar symptoms, and House is forced to make a precarious decision that puts his own life in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Wilson and Sam comfort a 6-year-old chemotherapy patient who prompts them to examine their relationship.
E08: Small Sacrifices
– Science and faith are called into question when a patient is admitted to the hospital following his reenactment of the Crucifixion. Meanwhile, Taub questions his wife, Rachel, about her relationship with an infidelity support group member, and the team attends a co-worker’s wedding where Wilson’s relationship with Sam takes an unexpected turn.
E09: Larger Than Life
– A subway hero collapses after saving a woman, and is brought to the hospital. House dismisses heroism as stupidity, but is unable to determine the man’s illness. Meanwhile, Cuddy’s mother comes to see her daughter and her new boyfriend, and Taub discovers that a new billboard with his face has aroused his wife’s libido.
E10: Carrot or Stick
– House and the team try to link symptoms of a teenage military recruit and his drill sergeant; House secretly helps Cuddy’s daughter get into a prestigious preschool; someone posted a disparaging photo of Chase on a social-networking site.
E11: Family Practice
– Cuddy’s mother, Arlene, is admitted to Princeton Plansboro after complaining about unusual symptoms, but stubborn Arlene insists that House be removed from the case, forcing House to come up with non-conventional – and illegal – means to treat his patient. House instructs his team to follow his lead, and they discover details in Arlene’s personal life that she kept secret from Cuddy and her sister Lucinda. Meanwhile, Taub’s ex-wife, Rachel, puts him in contact with her brother who hires Taub to work a job on the side in exchange for much-needed income, which winds up taking a physical and emotional toll on him. Later, Cuddy places her trust in House to ensure that her mother receives the proper medical treatment, leading “by the book” medical student Masters to reevaluate her responsibility to practice within a code of ethics and to follow her boss’ orders.
E12: You Must Remember This
– When a waitress with a perfect memory suffers temporary paralysis, her older sister visits her in the hospital, which triggers high stress levels and even more health complications. The patient’s sharp memory proves detrimental when a grudge she’s been holding against her sibling gets in the way of receiving proper medical treatment, and Masters discovers that patching a broken sisterhood may prove to be more complex than diagnosing the patient. Meanwhile, Foreman volunteers to help Taub prepare for a medical examination, and House, determined to help Wilson get back in the dating scene, discovers Wilson’s secret new companion.
E13: Two Stories
– House participates in a school’s Career Day and breaks a few rules by sharing explicit medical stories. Waiting outside the principal’s office, he meets two fifth-grade students who assess House’s relationship woes and try to help him understand how his selfish antics get in the way of showing Cuddy how he really feels..
E14: Recession Proof
– A former real estate agent loses his job in the recession and conceals it from his wife, secretly taking a job as a janitor to make ends meet. He suffers from a high fever and swollen joints, and the team tries to determine which job caused his symptoms. Meanwhile, House tries to make a charity gala in Cuddy’s honor “fun,” Masters and Chase argue over honesty with one’s spouse, and Taub and Foreman adjust to being roommates.
– Tension reaches new heights when Cuddy faces sobering news that propels her to reevaluate her priorities. While House is distracted by his concern for Cuddy’s well-being, the team treats a teenage patient whose worsening symptoms and suspicious body scars indicate more than just physical illness. Sensing the teen’s troubled emotional and mental state, Taub turns to the patient’s personal life for clues and uncovers disturbing home videos that could put the lives of his peers in danger. Meanwhile, Cuddy remains hopeful that House will be fully present when she needs him most, and a series of dreams, including a musical scene choreographed by Mia Michaels, provide glimpses into her life and her relationship with House.
E16: Out of the Chute
– A champion bull rider is attacked by a bull, but when he’s taken to the hospital, it’s clear that there is a deeper underlying medical problem. The team tries to diagnose without House’s presence, since he’s gone to a hotel to get over his breakup with Cuddy by hiring in a parade of hookers. As the patient’s symptoms grow worse, the team wonders if House’s judgment is impaired as he proposes progressively more dangerous diagnostic techniques.
E17: Fall From Grace
– A 23-year-old homeless man is admitted to the hospital with a skewed sense of smell, which soon turns into gastrointestinal bleeding. The man refuses to tell the team anything, making it difficult to diagnose him. Meanwhile, in the aftermath of his breakup with Cuddy, House decides to marry a much younger woman to help her get a green card… or so he claims.
E18: The Dig
– After learning that Thirteen spent time in prison, House tries to figure out why she was incarcerated; the team makes a discovery about a teacher who has severe respiratory problems.
E19: Last Temptation
– Masters faces a career crossroads on her last day as a medical student and struggles with the choice to continue on the path to become a surgeon or to accept the rare opportunity to join House’s team officially. Meanwhile, the team treats a 16-year-old girl who inexplicably collapsed days before embarking on an ambitious sailing tour around the globe. Despite the patient’s life-changing diagnosis, the patient’s family insists on getting her back on the seas in time for her potentially record-breaking launch. But to the team’s surprise, including House, Masters makes a bold decision regarding the patient’s treatment.
– After suffering partial paralysis while searching for a long-lost love, lottery winner Cyrus Harry is brought to Princeton Plainsboro for treatment by House and the team. Cuddy’s mother threatens to sue the hospital for malpractice, jeopardizing both Cuddy and House’s medical licenses. Chase and Foreman make a bet that tests each one in different ways.
E21: The Fix
– House attempts to resuscitate the career of a washed-up boxer (Kevin Phillips) following a disputed wager with Wilson. Meanwhile, the team suspects that House might have another kind of drug problem.
E22: After Hours
– Thirteen’s friend and former ex-con arrives at Thirteen’s apartment unannounced and in need of urgent medical attention. When she finds out that her friend has relapsed into drug use, Thirteen promises not to take her to the hospital where the cops could find her and instead turns to Chase in desperation. Meanwhile, House deals with devastating information, and Taub begins to come to terms with surprising news.
E23: Moving On
– Well-known performance artist Afsoun Hamidi is admitted to the hospital, but when the team learns that her symptoms may have been self-inflicted as part of a documentary for her latest performance piece, they begin to question whether treatments are necessary and if they are unwittingly participating in the creation of a piece of her art. Meanwhile, a situation prompts House to do something very unexpected, a move that could change his relationship with Cuddy and Wilson permanently.