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Season 1  "Paternity"  1x2

Aired 16 years ago - Nov 23, 2004

When a teenage lacrosse player is stricken with an unidentifiable brain disease, Dr. House and the team hustle to give his parents answers. Chase breaks the bad news, the kid has MS, but the boy's night-terror hallucinations disprove the diagnosis and send House and his team back to square one. As the boy's health deteriorates. House's side-bet on the paternity of the patient infuriates Dr. Cuddy and the teenager's parents, but may just pay off in spades.

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Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 1
When did my signature get so girlie?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 2
- You're going to examine a patient? - Nine times out of 10, there's no reason to talk to a patient.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 3
- "B" is a bear of a letter. - What does that tell you?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 4
Did you know that he got hit in the head?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 5
You're an only child, aren't you? Why would you say that?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 6
That twitch in your leg. Did you feel that?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 7
Anyone think this differential diagnosis might be compromised because we don't have an accurate family history?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 8
- He could've had a bad dream. - No. Parents said he was conscious during and didn't remember anything afterwards.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 9
I'm not restraining you for them.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 10
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 11
No space-occupying tumors.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 12
Two hundred million interhemispheric nerve fibers.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 13
Get him a radionucleotide cisternogram. I guarantee you'll see a blockage.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 14
It'll make you able to think deep thoughts,
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 15
There's a lot of blockage. I've scheduled him for surgery.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 16
Think they don't work?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 17
fire-engine red- really.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 18
Turns out the bowing wasn't the cause of his problems. It was a symptom.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 19
It'll take months for a definitive diagnosis. What'll happen to me?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 20
We're looking into a couple of specialists,
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 21
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 22
Dr. Cuddy. Great outfit.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 23
I'm going home.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 24
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 25
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 26
Come on. You can ride up with me.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 27
Well, it might get complicated. I mean, we work together.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 28
It'd kill him. No neurologist in his right mind would recommend that.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 29
Well, it's- it's unusual, but it's possible.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 30
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 31
Either you've got a problem with those hospitals, or they have a problem with you.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 32
She was gonna be hospital administrator, but just hated having to screw people like that.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 33
Let us know if it gets easier to focus on things, remember stuff.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 34
Push two milligrams I.V. Ativan, stat.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 35
- Oligoclonal bands still have to mean something. - But no fevers. White count's elevated, but within range.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 36
Get him an E.E.G., left and right E.O.G., esophageal microphones.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 37
Our son is dying, and you could care less.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 38
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 39
No epileptiform activity.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 40
You have gonorrhea.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 41
What's that? House is right. The father's not the father.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 42
Did you think we were looking for a genetic clue to his condition,
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 43
The biological mother. When she was a baby, did she get her vaccinations?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 44
In this case, for 16 years.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 45
Could also kill him.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 46
You want us to consent to this? I don't even understand what you're talking about.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 47
Did you need something else?
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 48
You just don't want to pay your end.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 49
Hey. Good morning.
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 50
That's right. It's autosomal dominant.

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Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 2
- You're going to examine a patient? - Nine times out of 10, there's no reason to talk to a patient.
#2
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 3
- "B" is a bear of a letter. - What does that tell you?
#3
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 4
Did you know that he got hit in the head?
#4
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 5
You're an only child, aren't you? Why would you say that?
#5
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 6
That twitch in your leg. Did you feel that?
#6
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 7
Anyone think this differential diagnosis might be compromised because we don't have an accurate family history?
#7
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 8
- He could've had a bad dream. - No. Parents said he was conscious during and didn't remember anything afterwards.
#8
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 9
I'm not restraining you for them.
#9
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 10 #10 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 11
No space-occupying tumors.
#11
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 12
Two hundred million interhemispheric nerve fibers.
#12
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 13
Get him a radionucleotide cisternogram. I guarantee you'll see a blockage.
#13
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 14
It'll make you able to think deep thoughts,
#14
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 15
There's a lot of blockage. I've scheduled him for surgery.
#15
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 16
Think they don't work?
#16
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 17
fire-engine red- really.
#17
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 18
Turns out the bowing wasn't the cause of his problems. It was a symptom.
#18
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 19
It'll take months for a definitive diagnosis. What'll happen to me?
#19
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 20
We're looking into a couple of specialists,
#20
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 21 #21 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 22
Dr. Cuddy. Great outfit.
#22
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 23
I'm going home.
#23
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 24 #24 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 25 #25 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 26
Come on. You can ride up with me.
#26
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 27
Well, it might get complicated. I mean, we work together.
#27
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 28
It'd kill him. No neurologist in his right mind would recommend that.
#28
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 29
Well, it's- it's unusual, but it's possible.
#29
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 30 #30 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 31
Either you've got a problem with those hospitals, or they have a problem with you.
#31
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 32
She was gonna be hospital administrator, but just hated having to screw people like that.
#32
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 33
Let us know if it gets easier to focus on things, remember stuff.
#33
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 34
Push two milligrams I.V. Ativan, stat.
#34
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 35
- Oligoclonal bands still have to mean something. - But no fevers. White count's elevated, but within range.
#35
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 36
Get him an E.E.G., left and right E.O.G., esophageal microphones.
#36
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 37
Our son is dying, and you could care less.
#37
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 38 #38 Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 39
No epileptiform activity.
#39
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 40
You have gonorrhea.
#40
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 41
What's that? House is right. The father's not the father.
#41
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 42
Did you think we were looking for a genetic clue to his condition,
#42
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 43
The biological mother. When she was a baby, did she get her vaccinations?
#43
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 44
In this case, for 16 years.
#44
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 45
Could also kill him.
#45
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 46
You want us to consent to this? I don't even understand what you're talking about.
#46
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 47
Did you need something else?
#47
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 48
You just don't want to pay your end.
#48
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 49
Hey. Good morning.
#49
Recap of House Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 50
That's right. It's autosomal dominant.
#50