<-- Previous EpisodeNext Episode -->
To get Rachel Cuddy into an exclusive preschool, House volunteers to talk at Career Day. While telling the story of a patient who has coughed up his lung, House pretends to be someone else to avoid liability in a car accident, but things go wrong and he's soon in the principal's office. Intrigued by his exploits, two students get House to tell them the whole story.
At the exclusive Brye Park Elementary School, Zack gets a note to meet Colleen behind the school. He goes to meet her and she says that she’s ready. He asks why now and Colleen says that she changed his mind because of him. As they start to kiss, Mrs. Washburn interrupts them and takes them to the principal’s office. She tells them to wait until after the assembly to meet with the principal, Mrs. Fields, and they find House sitting there waiting for the principal as well...Read the full recap
Dr. House: They're all morons and everybody lies.
Gabe: Wait, if everybody lies, then that means you're lying right now.
Dr. House: I didn't say everybody always lies... Aristotle.
Colleen: I clearly didn't lead him along or anything like that, which proves that I'm not a tease. So why is your girlfriend mad at you?
Dr. House: I'm getting a kind of bossy vibe. I take it you're into that?
Colleen: Don't answer. Your turn.
Sophie: Isn't that like sexual harassment?
Dr. House: Not if you're good-looking.
Dr. House: First she got mad, then I stole her computer to fix things. And then we got the case.
Mrs. Corwin: Wait, so you tried to fix your relationship by stealing her computer?
Dr. House: Well, when you say it like that... yes.
Dr. House: If porn was bad, why would there be so many nuns in it?
Timmy Morgan: Plus, I’ve seen Pulp Fiction--the movie you’re totally ripping off.
House's description of the room matches that of the scene in the 1994 movie when Jules and Vincent go into a room and interrogate two men, and then shoot them.
Because you can’t handle the truth!
This line comes from the 1992 movie A Few Good Men
, when Jack Nicholson
's character Colonel Nathan Jessop shouts it at Lt. Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise
) while giving testimony under oath.
That’s what she said!
A popular expression, a variation of the British "as the actress said to the bishop," popularized on the American version of [i]The Office
Timothy Morgan: Ghostbusters.
Ghostbusters is a 1984 comedy/horror movie about four intrepid "ghostbusters" who start up a company and take on supernatural manifestations.
Timothy Morgan: That’s from Thunderbolt and Lightfoot.
In the 1974 movie, Thunderbolt is a robber who uses a 20 millimeter cannon to blast open safes.
Timothy Morgan: The Thomas Crown Affair
. The Steve McQueen version.
starred in the 1968 movie about a millionaire who engineers a bank heist for kicks, and then stages a battle of wits with the insurance investigator who tries to connect him to the crime and starts developing feelings for him.
We watched Cinderfella
is a 1960 movie starring Jerry Lewis
as the title character, a male version of Cinderella.
: It would have worked, too, if it weren’t for those meddling kids.
This line originated with Scooby Doo, Where Are You!
, the animated series, where the villain typically says something along these lines after discovering that the Scobby gang teenagers have thwarted his or her efforts.