Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical (hermionesviolin) wrote,
Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical

House 2.13 "Skin Deep"

My dad doesn't always fail at television. He knew in time to watch it that House was a new episode, special night and time (8/7c), tonight.

Having never seen an episode full-through, I thought I really should since the flist is so in love.

I didn't have a notebook on me, though, so I have by now forgotten a bunch of the things I wanted to comment on.

Stuff I do remember:

Foremost is that damn House is a bastard. I mean, I get that he's a genius, but brushing off patients like he does and everything is just so not how things are supposed to be run in a hospital.

I remember LJ being in an uproar over House joking about being gay in a recent(ish) episode, and I couldn't help but feel like his thing with the supermodel was the writers' way of saying "No, he's straight, really." She's not even that pretty I didn't think, so it was extra irksome.

"The twins are real. Chase owes me."

I heart Chase's Australian accent.

"You're just scared of House."
"There is that, too."

And I just want to cuddle Cameron.

The first episode of House I saw any of was 1.07 "Fidelity" and I just couldn't handle the sledgehammer message of "People lie" [too cynical for me? scary, huh?] and this episode reminded me so much of that episode -- the bad options for treatment, not being able to treat until you have a diagnosis, people refusing to admit to the bad things they've done.

Way to go with the manipulative 15-year-old. There wasn't enough buildup for me to actually believe she would do that, though.
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