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House: Knight Fall

When a medieval reenactment knight, Sir William, collapses during a battle, the team takes on the case and Thirteen is intrigued by William's insistence on honor above all else. Meanwhile, House discovers that Wilson is dating his first ex-wife, the "soul-sucking harpy," and vows to break them up to protect Wilson from himself.

Episode Info

Episode number: 6x17
Airdate: Monday April 19th, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

CA (Global) Apr 19, 2010
UK (sky 1) Apr 25, 2010
NL (SBS 6) Oct 07, 2010

  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (33 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Michael Weston
As Lucas Douglas
Cynthia Watros
As Sam Carr
Noah Segan
As William
Sarah Jones (1)
As Shannon
Wes Ramsey
As Miles

Co-Guest Stars
Bobbin Bergstrom
As Nurse
Carey Embry
As Sarah
Ryan Radis
As Apothecary
Keith Blaney
As Medieval Man
Main Cast
Hugh Laurie
As Dr. Gregory House
Lisa Edelstein
As Dr. Lisa Cuddy
Omar Epps
As Dr. Eric Foreman
Robert Sean Leonard
As Dr. James Wilson
Jesse Spencer
As Dr. Robert Chase
Peter Jacobson
As Dr. Christopher Taub
Olivia Wilde
As Dr. Remy Hadley ("Thirteen")


At a medieval town, knights gather before King Miles and Queen Shannon, and Shannon chooses Sir William to fight for her honor against Horace, the captain of the king's guard. William is initially disarmed and staggered, but regroups and regains his blade, and then defeats Horace. As the crowd cheers, William suddenly has a seizure. He pulls off his helmet, revealing that the whites of his eyes have turned blood red. Miles takes out a cell phone and calls an ambulance to the fairground...

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Episode Notes
The end credits include a special thanks to the Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Richard & Linda ThompsonJust the Motionend scenes

Episode Quotes
Dr. House: You're new.
Sam Carr: You're naked.
Dr. House: And for the record, a little bit cold.

(as House wields a sword)
Dr. Foreman: House, what are you doing?
Dr. House: Filling in for Rabbi Shmuhl at the Goldstein Bris.

Dr. House: I bumped into your babe, naked.
Dr. Wilson: I told you to stay out of my bathroom.
Dr. House: I was in the kitchen.
Dr. Wilson: She was naked in the kitchen?
Dr. House: I was naked.
Dr. Wilson: Why the hell were you naked in the kitchen?
Dr. House: Uh, it's not important right now.

Dr. Taub: Not exactly sanitary
Dr. House: Fun stuff never is.

Dr. Foreman: All it takes is one bad eyeball.
Dr. Hadley: Or testicle, cow brain, or my personal favorite, pig rectum, with a side order of sphincter.
(undeterred, Chase eats his sandwich)
Dr. Taub: I think they call that breakfast in Australia.

Dr. House: Need to talk.
Dr. Cuddy: About the MRSA. I know, we're...
Dr. House: MRSA, shmrsa. Something important
Dr. Cuddy: Something you think is more important than a potentially lethal bacteria spreading like wildfire through my hospital? Well, that narrows it down to something personal and stupid.
Dr. House: Wilson.
Dr. Cuddy: Theory confirmed.

Dr. Taub: Fighting's not brave. It's just stupid.
Dr. Chase: You would say that.
Dr. Taub: You think I've never been in a fight?
Dr. Chase: No, I just think you never won one.
Dr. Taub: I took on three guys in college once.
Dr. House: Hope they bought you dinner first.

Dr. House: You're asking me to condone a relationship based on lies and mistrust.
Dr. Wilson: Yeah.
Dr. House: When and where?

Sam Carr: You're pretty much insufferable all the time, aren't you?
Dr. House: Sorry, go on. And, yes.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorDavid Shore
Executive ProducerBryan Singer  |  Katie Jacobs  |  David Shore  |  Hugh Laurie  |  Paul Attanasio  |  Thomas L. Moran  |  Garrett Lerner  |  Russel Friend
Co-Executive ProducerEli Attie  |  Greg Yaitanes  |  Doris Egan  |  Gerrit Van Der Meer  |  Peter Blake (2)  |  Lawrence Kaplow
Supervising ProducerDavid Hoselton  |  David Foster (1)  |  Liz Friedman
ProducerSara Hess  |  Marcy G. Kaplan
Co-ProducerAllen Marshall Palmer
Associate ProducerJulie Hrebec  |  Lindsey Jaffin
Production DesignerJeremy Cassells
EditorAmy Fleming
CastingStephanie Laffin  |  Amy Lippens
Unit Production ManagerGerrit Van Der Meer
First Assistant DirectorRobert Scott (2)
Second Assistant DirectorVince Duque
MusicJon Ehrlich  |  Jason Derlatka
Music EditorMichael Baber
Music SupervisorLynn Grossman  |  Gary Calamar
Costume DesignerCathy Crandall
Key GripLloyd Barcroft
Camera OperatorRob Carlson (3)  |  Anthony Gaudioz
Set DecoratorNatalie Pope
Location ManagerNancy Haecker
Transportation CoordinatorSteve De Leon
Property MasterPete Flynn (2)
Construction CoordinatorStephen Howard
Script SupervisorIra Hurvitz
Production CoordinatorMeg A. Schave
Script CoordinatorDustin Paddock
Assistant EditorLawrence Curtis
Supervising Sound EditorBrad North
Re-Recording MixerJoe DeAngelis
LeadmanGary Isbell
Director of PhotographyGale Tattersall
Production SupervisorElisabeth James Rhee
Art DirectorNatalie Weinmann
Post Production CoordinatorMarisa Lederman
Costume SupervisorAmy Dodson
Key Makeup ArtistMarianna Elias
Main Title ThemeMassive Attack
Chief Lighting TechnicianMonty Woodard
Department Head HairLori Rozman
Casting AssociateJanelle Scuderi
Medical Technical AdvisorLisa Sanders  |  Harley Liker  |  John Sotos
Key HairstylistMelvyn Stetson
Department Head Make-upKathleen Crawford
Assistant To The Executive ProducerJames S. Conway  |  Tommy Paul  |  Danny Weiss  |  Jess Haber
Assistant Property MasterMike Casey
Department Head Special Makeup EffectsDalia Dokter
Video CoordinatorMark L. Marcum
Video OperatorSteve Galloway (2)
Publicity ManagerGeoffrey Colo
Warning: House season 6 episode 17 guide may contain spoilers
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