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House Season 6 Episodes

22 Episodes 2009 - 2010

The 6th season of House finds the misanthropic doctor in a psychiatric ward (this time, as a patient) after his years of abusing prescription painkillers leave him in serious need of rehab. Wilson (Robert Sean Leonard) worries his cancer may be reoccurring; later, his life is complicated further by the arrival of his ex-wife. Dr. Cuddy (Lisa Edelstein), meanwhile, grapples with juggling her personal life and keeping House in line. Dr. Chase (Jesse Spencer) falls under scrutiny when he treats a controversial politician he fears may use his power to harm civilians.

Episode 1


Mon, Sep 21, 2009 60 mins

Part 1 of 2. House is detoxing at a mental hospital and being held against his will by his attending physician (Andre Braugher), so he concocts an escape plan, aided by his roommate (Lin-Manuel Miranda) and a visitor named Lydia (Franka Potente).

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Episode 2


Mon, Sep 21, 2009 60 mins

Conclusion. House tries to escape from the mental hospital where he is being held captive by his attending physician (Andre Braugher). He plans to free himself with the help of his roommate (Lin-Manuel Miranda) and a visitor named Lydia (Franka Potente).

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Episode 3

Epic Fail

Mon, Sep 28, 2009 60 mins

House leaves the hospital and tells Cuddy that he's making major changes in his life. At the hospital, Foreman wants House's job but is having trouble with a case involving a video-game designer who posts his symptoms on the Internet, and takes treatment suggestions offered by online correspondents over those offered by the team. This development upsets Foreman and threatens his relationship with Thirteen. Dr. Darryl Nolan: Andre Braugher.

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Episode 4

The Tyrant

Mon, Oct 5, 2009 60 mins

An ailing African dictator (James Earl Jones) charged with crimes against humanity arrives at the hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, Wilson wants to end a feud with a neighbor, but a prying House gets in the way.

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Episode 5

Instant Karma

Mon, Oct 12, 2009 60 mins

A teen (Tanner Maguire) has unexplained stomach pain, and his rich father (Lee Tergesen) believes that the cause is karmic payback for his business success. Meanwhile, Foreman and Chase prepare to present information on a patient they have been treating.

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Episode 6

Brave Heart

Mon, Oct 19, 2009 60 mins

A hard-living police detective doesn't have any symptoms of heart disease, but that's what killed his father, grandfather and great-grandfather---all at age 40. Meanwhile, the African-dictator case still haunts Chase; and House faces ghosts of his own.

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Episode 7

Known Unknowns

Mon, Nov 9, 2009 60 mins

A partying teen brought to the hospital with swollen appendages won't---then can't---tell the truth. Meanwhile, House tags along as Cuddy and Wilson attend a medical conference on pharmacology and public policy. Lucas: Michael Weston.

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Episode 8


Mon, Nov 16, 2009 60 mins

House resumes his post after getting his license back and sets out to form a "dream team." He also treats a porn star (Troy Garity) suffering from eye pain. Meanwhile, Cuddy learns again that the hospital is no place to form healthy relationships.

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Episode 9

Ignorance Is Bliss

Mon, Nov 23, 2009 60 mins

A brilliant but depressed and substance-abusing physicist who chucked his career because he thinks intelligence is a burden arrives with a number of strange symptoms. Meanwhile, relationships are strained all around at Princeton-Plainsboro.

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Episode 10


Mon, Nov 30, 2009 60 mins

Wilson works on a case involving his old friend, and he makes a bet with House that the diagnosis is not the return of cancer. Meanwhile, Cuddy has questions about real estate, so she turns to Wilson.

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Episode 11

The Down Low

Mon, Jan 11, 2010 60 mins

The doctors play detective to track down personal information about a drug dealer who had collapsed during a deal because his partner-in-crime won't cooperate. Meanwhile, House and Wilson vie for a new neighbour's attention; and Chase, Taub and Thirteen try to play a practical joke on Foreman.

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Episode 12


Mon, Jan 25, 2010 60 mins

The men on House's team are charmed by a woman who has unexplained bouts of excruciating pain, but Thirteen's more interested in her pain. Meanwhile, House tries to make amends to a medical-school colleague he had wronged.

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Episode 13

Moving the Chains

Mon, Feb 1, 2010 60 mins

An ailing college American football player has a variety of symptoms that might keep him from an NFL try-out---at the very least. Meanwhile, Foreman's brother visits the hospital.

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Episode 14

5 to 9

Mon, Feb 8, 2010 60 mins

A day at the hospital, as seen by Cuddy, who must deal with hospital issues and staff disputes while juggling personal issues.

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Episode 15

Private Lives

Mon, Mar 8, 2010 60 mins

A blogger who's admitted with unexplained bruises and bleeding blogs about her symptoms and possible diagnoses---and about the doctors treating her. She also solicits advice from her readers about her treatment. This unsettles the team, especially after House and Wilson learn secrets from each other's pasts online. Meanwhile, Chase begins dating again, warily.

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Episode 16

Black Hole

Mon, Mar 15, 2010 60 mins

A high-school senior blacks out during a school field trip and hallucinates repeatedly at the hospital. Meanwhile, Taub complains about his personal life; and Wilson tries to furnish his condo.

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Episode 17


Mon, Apr 12, 2010 60 mins

When the hospital goes into lockdown after a newborn disappears from the nursery, House and his team members must remain where they are. This gives them time to reflect on their pasts, their relationships and their regrets. Hugh Laurie directed.

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Episode 18

Knight Fall

Mon, Apr 19, 2010 60 mins

A "knight" living in a reclusive community modeled on Renaissance ideals falls mysteriously ill, and while the team tries to figure out why, he and Thirteen debate issues of knightly honor and courtly love (especially with regards to his "queen"). Meanwhile, Wilson begins anew with an ex (Cynthia Watros).

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Episode 19

Open and Shut

Mon, Apr 26, 2010 60 mins

A woman (Sarah Wayne Callies) in an open relationship becomes ill during a date with her other lover, and House and his team find her lifestyle as perplexing as her illness. Meanwhile, House tests Wilson's relationship with Sam (Cynthia Watros).

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Episode 20

The Choice

Mon, May 3, 2010 60 mins

A woman (Eva Amurri) questions her ailing fiancé about a past relationship while House and his team try to diagnose him. Away from the hospital, House, Foreman and Chase pay homage to Gladys Knight and the Pips, karaoke-style.

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Episode 21


Mon, May 10, 2010 60 mins

House has a session with Dr Nolan and discusses the case of a woman who shows up at the hospital with an unknown illness and no memory of who she is.

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Episode 22

Help Me

Mon, May 17, 2010 60 mins

Season 6 finale: Cuddy joins House, his team and a search-and-rescue team to assist at the scene of an emergency in Trenton, New Jersey, where a crane has collapsed onto a building. Among the victims: the guilt-ridden crane operator and a trapped woman who might lose her leg. Meanwhile, House learns that Cuddy and Lucas plan to move in together.

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