Cheers to House for prescribing the perfect guest star: Jeffrey Wright.
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[WARNING: This story contains spoilers from Monday's House. Read at your own risk.]
"They've decided that your being stabbed was nobody's fault. They're wrong. I'm sorry."
Those were the shocking words spoken by Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) to Dr. Chase (Jesse Spencer), who during the course of Monday's House found himself stabbed in the heart by a patient suffering a psychotic episode, and later, paralyzed from the waist down. And even though impartial arbitrator Dr. Cofield (guest star Jeffrey Wright) ruled that House and his unorthodox diagnostic processes were not to blame for the accident, Dr. Crankypants didn't let himself off so easily....
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House First Look: Jeffrey Wright puts Dr. House on trial!
For nearly eight seasons, Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) has been able to pull almost any stunt he pleased at Princeton-Plainsboro, simply because he's a brilliant diagnostician who saves lives. But in Monday's episode (8/7c, Fox), House's methods end in a catastrophe that threatens one of his team member's future at the hospital. Enter Dr. Walter Cofield (guest star Jeffrey Wright), the head of neurology at a nearby hospital and a former mentor to Dr. Foreman (Omar Epps) — and the man who will determine whether House or his team is to blame for the accident.
"Jeffrey's character really decides the fate of the series — he puts House's process on trial," director and executive producer Greg Yaitanes tells TVGuide.com...
Just how important is Jeffrey Wright's upcoming guest role on House?
"Jeffrey's character really decides the fate of the series — he puts House's process on trial," executive producer Greg Yaitanes tells TVGuide.com of Monday's episode, "Nobody's Fault."
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Wright plays Dr. Walter Cofield, the former mentor of Omar Epps' Foreman and current head of neurology. When one of Princeton Plainsboro's patients is involved in a violent incident, Cofield questions House (Hugh Laurie) and his team about their particular style of practicing medicine....