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Season 1  "Role Model"  1x17

Aired 16 years ago - Apr 12, 2005

At a high-level campaign fundraiser, a senator becomes violently ill. Vogler forces House to take the senator's case and offers to let off the hook on firing a team member if he'll deliver a speech on behalf of Vogler's pharmaceutical company. It looks like the senator has AIDS but House refuses to settle for the easy answer. And House ends up giving the speech, but it doesn't go quite as Vogler planned.

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Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 1
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wait a second, don't I own that company?
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The fast we can get you better, the faster you can get out of here.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 4
Your political consultants have written you a nice story.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 5
Get an MRI and a lumbar puncture.
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Chase has nothing to worry about?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 7
Sure. You were pregnant.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 8
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 9
Mmm, but you'd only make that argument if you were an administrator covering your own ass.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 10
If that were true, would Dr. Wilson's mouth be contorted into that ugly little shape?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 11
but it only causes a lesion in your brain if your immune system is extremely weak to begin with.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 12
But...you haven't even tested me for HIV!
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 13
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 14
You get to keep all of us if you flog his products?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 15
[laughing]
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it's a bad role model, it's a dis-discredit to the race.
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I don't.
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Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 19
I'm testing you for booze, drugs and GHB.
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I take chances all the time, it's one of my worst qualities.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 22
I need to draw some more blood.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 23
Why are you spying on my case?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 24
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 25
Unless we find out the underlying disease, this guy's lied to his last constituent.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 26
I knew he was going to Africa and I figured he was vaccinated for Hep A and B.
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Get out of my life, how much clearer can you get?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 30
Looks complex. Central necrosis?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 31
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House is a lousy teacher. You can't lie for beans.
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I said I was selling it. I didn't say I was giving it away.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 34
Well, not enough to indicate lymphoma.
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Don't you hate doing this?
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I don't think that's why you're asking.
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[Starts to cough and can't stop. It sounds like he's gasping for air.]
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This indicates partial sleep arousal.
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you sleepwalk right into his arms.
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See, antibodies are basically your defensive line.
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Start the senator on IV immunoglobulin stat.
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No, there's things I can't do, and like you said, I have to live with reality.
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[applause]
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Whenever one of his drugs is about to lose its patent he has his boys and girls alter it just a tiny bit and patent it all over again.
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[Playing "High Hopes" on piano]

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Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 2
wait a second, don't I own that company?
#2
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 3
The fast we can get you better, the faster you can get out of here.
#3
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 4
Your political consultants have written you a nice story.
#4
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 5
Get an MRI and a lumbar puncture.
#5
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 6
Chase has nothing to worry about?
#6
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 7
Sure. You were pregnant.
#7
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 8 #8 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 9
Mmm, but you'd only make that argument if you were an administrator covering your own ass.
#9
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 10
If that were true, would Dr. Wilson's mouth be contorted into that ugly little shape?
#10
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 11
but it only causes a lesion in your brain if your immune system is extremely weak to begin with.
#11
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 12
But...you haven't even tested me for HIV!
#12
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You get to keep all of us if you flog his products?
#14
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[laughing]
#15
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it's a bad role model, it's a dis-discredit to the race.
#16
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I don't.
#17
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I'm testing you for booze, drugs and GHB.
#19
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I take chances all the time, it's one of my worst qualities.
#21
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I need to draw some more blood.
#22
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Why are you spying on my case?
#23
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Unless we find out the underlying disease, this guy's lied to his last constituent.
#25
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I knew he was going to Africa and I figured he was vaccinated for Hep A and B.
#26
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Get out of my life, how much clearer can you get?
#29
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 30
Looks complex. Central necrosis?
#30
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House is a lousy teacher. You can't lie for beans.
#32
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I said I was selling it. I didn't say I was giving it away.
#33
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 34
Well, not enough to indicate lymphoma.
#34
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Don't you hate doing this?
#35
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I don't think that's why you're asking.
#36
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[Starts to cough and can't stop. It sounds like he's gasping for air.]
#37
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This indicates partial sleep arousal.
#39
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you sleepwalk right into his arms.
#40
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See, antibodies are basically your defensive line.
#43
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 44
Start the senator on IV immunoglobulin stat.
#44
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No, there's things I can't do, and like you said, I have to live with reality.
#46
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[applause]
#47
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Whenever one of his drugs is about to lose its patent he has his boys and girls alter it just a tiny bit and patent it all over again.
#49
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 50
[Playing "High Hopes" on piano]
#50