Individual episodes of the series contain additional references to the Sherlock Holmes tales.The main patient in the pilot episode is named Rebecca Adler after Irene Adler, a character in the first Holmes short story, "A Scandal in Bohemia".After an episode in which he "borrows" a janitor whom he calls "Dr.Buffer" to assist in a diagnosis, House must then recruit a new diagnostic team, for which he identifies seven finalists.Laurie later revealed that he initially thought the show's central character was Dr. He assumed that House was a supporting part, due to the nature of the character, until he received the full script of the pilot episode.Australian actor Jesse Spencer's agent suggested that he audition for the role of Dr. Spencer believed the program would be similar in style to General Hospital, but changed his mind after reading the scripts.The series' executive producers included Shore, Attanasio, Attanasio's business partner Katie Jacobs, and film director Bryan Singer. House often clashes with his fellow physicians, including his own diagnostic team, because many of his hypotheses about patients' illnesses are based on subtle or controversial insights. James Wilson (Robert Sean Leonard), head of the Department of Oncology. Rejoined by Foreman, House gradually selects three new team members: Dr. Cameron then departs the hospital, and Chase returns to the diagnostic team. House was among the top 10 series in the United States from its second through fourth seasons.His flouting of hospital rules and procedures frequently leads him into conflict with his boss, hospital administrator and Dean of Medicine Dr. During the first three seasons, House's diagnostic team consists of Dr. Thirteen takes a leave of absence for most of season seven, and her position is filled by medical student Martha M. Cuddy and Masters depart before season eight; Foreman becomes the new Dean of Medicine, while Dr. Distributed to 66 countries, House was the most-watched television program in the world in 2008.
Epps and Leonard came to terms with the producers, but Edelstein did not, and in May 2011 it was announced that she would not be returning for the show's eighth season.
The volume had been given to him the previous Christmas by Wilson, who included the message "Greg, made me think of you." Before acknowledging that he gave the book to House, Wilson tells two of the team members that its source was a patient, Irene Adler.
Paul Attanasio and Katie Jacobs, the heads of Heel and Toe Films; David Shore, the head of Shore Z Productions; and Bryan Singer, the head of Bad Hat Harry Productions, were executive producers of the program for its entirety. Moran joined the staff as writers at the beginning of the first season after the making of the pilot episode.
D.) is an American television medical drama that originally ran on the Fox network for eight seasons, from November 16, 2004 to May 21, 2012. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie), a pain medication-dependent, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius who leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital (PPTH) in New Jersey. Kutner makes an appearance late in season five and then reappears in season 8 episode 22.
The series' premise originated with Paul Attanasio, while David Shore, who is credited as creator, was primarily responsible for the conception of the title character. At the end of the third season, this team disbands. Chase and Cameron continue to appear in different roles at the hospital until early in season six.
Attanasio was inspired to develop a medical procedural drama by The New York Times Magazine column, "Diagnosis", written by physician Lisa Sanders, who is an attending physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH), and Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital (PPTH) is modeled after this teaching institution.