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House: Last Temptation

A 16-year-old girl preparing to sail around the world collapses without explanation. Masters, preparing to graduate and become an intern, bonds with the girl and is forced to make an ethical decision when the girl refuses treatment that could save her life, but prevent her from setting a record. Meanwhile, House and Wilson play chicken.

Episode Info
Episode number: 7x19
Airdate: Monday April 18th, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

NL (SBS 6) Sep 29, 2011

Starring Roles
Amber TamblynAmber Tamblyn
As Martha Masters

Guest Stars
Ron PerkinsRon Perkins
As Dr. Simpson
Jennifer LandonJennifer Landon
As Donovan
Michelle DeFraitesMichelle DeFraites
As Kendall Pearson
Gerald McCullouchGerald McCullouch
As Bobby Pearson

Co-Guest Stars
Helena ApothakerHelena Apothaker
As Nurse Ellen Hoffner
Bobbin BergstromBobbin Bergstrom
As Nurse
Bridgett NewtonBridgett Newton
As Paige (Paige Pearson)
Will DeutschWill Deutsch
As Dr. Pressman
Main Cast
Hugh LaurieHugh Laurie
As Dr. Gregory House
Lisa EdelsteinLisa Edelstein
As Dr. Lisa Cuddy
Omar EppsOmar Epps
As Dr. Eric Foreman
Robert Sean LeonardRobert Sean Leonard
As Dr. James Wilson
Jesse SpencerJesse Spencer
As Dr. Robert Chase
Peter JacobsonPeter Jacobson
As Dr. Christopher Taub
Olivia WildeOlivia Wilde
As Dr. Remy Hadley ("Thirteen")


Masters wakes up and starts the day by drilling on medical terminology. Her roommate, Donovan, notes that it’s Masters’ last day as a medical student and she doesn’t have to drill, but Masters notes that House has higher standards. Donovan points out that she hasn’t completed her last lumbar puncture, and Masters says that she’s been busy. At the hospital, Masters goes to the ER to do a LP but finds Cruz, another student, already doing it. He wants money to let her do it, and Donovan comes over and tells her that there’s an opening in the diagnostic department for an intern. Donovan figures that House wants Masters...

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Episode Quotes
Dr. Hadley: Thank you, House, for respecting my privacy. What a perfect reminder that I'm back.
Dr. Foreman: I didn't even know you had a problem.
Dr. House: Loved ones are always the last to know. Loved ones and robotic, estranged ex-boyfriends.

Dr. House: Masters, there's no hurry. There's no wrong choices. At least, that's what they tell people who make crappy choices.

Dr. Cuddy: Working with House is great. And it sucks. Often simultaneously.

Martha Masters: Why are you lying about rehab?
Dr. Hadley: Because the real reason I was gone is not something I want to share.
Martha Masters: Couldn't you just say that? Should be enough for Foreman and the others.
Dr. Hadley: How long have you worked here. House's people have personalities that range from nosy to "pardon me while I do this cavity search."

Donovan: You're back with House.
Martha Masters: Mm. Just this one case. I'm not staying.
Cruz: I would kill for a chance to work with him. Like, literally skin you and wear you as a disguise. (Donovan and Masters stare)

Martha Masters: Isn't that House's chicken?
Dr. Wilson: Disgusting beasts. I don't know why I ever agreed to this bet.
Martha Masters: So call it off.
Dr. Wilson: And lose $20?

Martha Masters: I broke the rules because I believed I was right.
Dr. House: You were right.
Martha Masters: Then why don't I feel good or satisfied? Instead, I just feel like throwing up.
Dr. House: And you're following me to ask how I break the rules and maintain my rosy demeanor.
Martha Masters: I didn't do it to be happy. I just thought I would be.
Dr. House: You can't always get what you want.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorDavid Shore
Executive ProducerGreg Yaitanes  |  Hugh Laurie  |  Paul Attanasio  |  David Shore  |  Katie Jacobs  |  Bryan Singer  |  Garrett Lerner  |  Russel Friend  |  Thomas L. Moran
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Foster (1)  |  Liz Friedman  |  Eli Attie  |  John C. Kelley  |  Gerrit Van Der Meer  |  Peter Blake (2)
Supervising ProducerDavid Hoselton
ProducerSeth Hoffman  |  Katherine Lingenfelter  |  Lindsey Jaffin  |  Sara Hess  |  Marcy G. Kaplan
Co-ProducerAllen Marshall Palmer
Consulting ProducerLawrence Kaplow
Associate ProducerJulie Hrebec
EditorChris Brookshire
CastingStephanie Laffin  |  Amy Lippens
Unit Production ManagerGerrit Van Der Meer
First Assistant DirectorKevin Williams (2)
Second Assistant DirectorVince Duque
MusicJason Derlatka  |  Jon Ehrlich
Music EditorMichael Baber
Music SupervisorLynn Grossman  |  Gary Calamar
Costume DesignerCathy Crandall
Key GripLloyd Barcroft
Camera OperatorCraig Cockerill  |  Rob Carlson (3)  |  Anthony Gaudioz
Set DecoratorAmy Wells
Location ManagerNancy Haecker
Transportation CoordinatorSteve De Leon
Property MasterTyler Patton
Construction CoordinatorStephen Howard
Production Sound MixerVon Varga
Script SupervisorIra Hurvitz
Production CoordinatorJamie Feldman
Script CoordinatorDustin Paddock
Assistant EditorMichael Zurer
Supervising Sound EditorBrad North
Re-Recording MixerJoe DeAngelis
LeadmanKeith Sale
Director of PhotographyGale Tattersall
Production SupervisorElisabeth James Rhee
Art DirectorNatalie Weinmann
Post Production CoordinatorDaphne Raves
Costume SupervisorAmy Dodson
Key Makeup ArtistJed Dornoff
Main Title ThemeMassive Attack
Visual Effects SupervisorElan Soltes
Production AccountantJon Cohoe
Chief Lighting TechnicianMonty Woodard
Department Head HairMelvyn Stetson
ResearcherErica Spates
Casting AssociateJanelle Scuderi
Medical Technical AdvisorHarley Liker  |  John Sotos  |  Lisa Sanders
Key HairstylistWendy Southard
Department Head Make-upMarianna Elias
Assistant To The Executive ProducerJessica Young (2)  |  Danny Weiss  |  Lindsay Zappala  |  James S. Conway  |  David Wong (3)
Assistant Property MasterBriana Dorner
Assistant AccountantRyan Burke (2)
Department Head Special Makeup EffectsDalia Dokter
Video CoordinatorMark L. Marcum
Video OperatorSteve Galloway (2)
Publicity ManagerGeoffrey Colo
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