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House: Living the Dream

After observing one of the actors from his favorite soap opera "Prescription Passion" showing symptoms of a serious medical condition while on TV, he decides to take matters into his own hands. But both the actor and House's own team believe there is nothing wrong with him and dismiss Dr. House's assessment.

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x14
Production Number: HOU-414
Airdate: Monday May 05th, 2008

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Jun 19, 2008
NL (SBS 6) Oct 09, 2008


Guest Stars
Anne DudekAnne Dudek
As Amber
Robert Patrick BenedictRobert Patrick Benedict
As Dr. Jamie Conway (as Rob Benedict)
Kristina AnapauKristina Anapau
As Marie Actress
Jason LewisJason Lewis
As Evan Greer

Co-Guest Stars
Bobbin BergstromBobbin Bergstrom
As Nurse
Dominic FloresDominic Flores
As Pharmacist
Brett RybackBrett Ryback
As Salesman
Joe MarinelliJoe Marinelli
As Director
Main Cast
Hugh LaurieHugh Laurie
As Dr. Gregory House


On the set of Prescription Passion, Dr. Brock Serling confronts his nurse Marie, who is having his child. He collapses, bleeding at the mouth, but it's all in the script. The actor playing Brock, Evan Greer, is unhappy with the whole thing. He goes out to his limo and driver heads out… then goes the wrong direction. The driver introduces himself as Dr. House, and says he's going to save Greer's life...

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The Beta BandNeedles in my Eyesas House administers steroids

Episode Quotes
Evan Greer: You lied to me?
Dr. House: I kidnapped you. You’re surprised that I lied to you?

Dr. House: I just parked a town car in an ambulance bay. And instead of ripping me one, Cuddy acted like she didn’t know me. It’s either an inspection or an aneurysm.

Dr. Foreman: You kidnapped him?
Dr. House: It's sweet that I haven't lost the ability to surprise you.

Dr. House: You want the star of the hottest daytime drama on TV to die in your hospital?
Dr. Cuddy: No, I want you to cure him without committing any more felonies.
Dr. House: I can’t to my job if you’re gonna tie my hands like that.

Dr. House: Where can I find a decent set of knockers around here?
Dr. Cameron: Your porn’s in the second drawer.

Gregory: Dr. House (shakes hands) I dont think we've met.
Dr. Jamie Conway: Dr. Jamie Conway, I've heard your name.
Gregory: Most people have, it's also a noun.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorDavid Shore
Main Title ThemeMassive Attack
Video Graphic ArtistSimon Knights
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