S3 E21
Status
Ended
Network
FOX

Season 3  "Family"  3x21

Aired 13 years ago - May 01, 2007

Wilson prepares to transplant bone marrow from Matty to his brother Nick. But when Matty gets sick, the team must cure him as he's the only safe donor. Meanwhile Foreman deals with the consequences of his mistake and House has a battle of wills with his new pet Hector.

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No way we can solve this that fast. You need to find another donor.
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Great idea, if you're looking to save exactly one kid.
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Suddenly we're looking at some needle a camel can pass through the eye of.
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It's a little more complicated than that. We'll also be doing leukopheresis.
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Because their kid's ten and hasn't used it since he was six.
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I made a calculated decision.
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So soreness and stuff, that's not 'cause I'm sick?
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I want to recheck the National Marrow Registry for an alternate donor.
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No on brucella and both viral antibodies.
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Either way, he's got a dead brother. The infection isn't just in the valve.
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Do you have anything to add to this debate?
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By that logic, a sociopath would make the best patient advocate in the world.
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He loves his brother. But if he understood what we were asking of him...
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Switch him over to bypass.
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We biopsied a piece before we started cutting.
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It fits.
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but only a handful of autoimmune conditions.
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It's either that or we start randomly testing Matty for infections.
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- How much time? - Dr. House is the best diagnostician...
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You don't explain chances and probabilities. You lie to them.
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but maybe he's gonna die anyway.
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Genuine bull penis stretched over a metal rod.
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Turn the kid into a petri dish. Only better.
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you're saying we should kill one son to save the other?
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Tell them.
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You're a sneaky bastard. Any ideas how we get around this?
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Matty's the only one who drank from that water pump in the backyard,
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They're calming down. I think it has something to do with
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He's quiet. He's...

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No way we can solve this that fast. You need to find another donor.
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Great idea, if you're looking to save exactly one kid.
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Suddenly we're looking at some needle a camel can pass through the eye of.
#4
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It's a little more complicated than that. We'll also be doing leukopheresis.
#5
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Because their kid's ten and hasn't used it since he was six.
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I made a calculated decision.
#8
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So soreness and stuff, that's not 'cause I'm sick?
#10
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I want to recheck the National Marrow Registry for an alternate donor.
#11
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No on brucella and both viral antibodies.
#12
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Either way, he's got a dead brother. The infection isn't just in the valve.
#14
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Do you have anything to add to this debate?
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By that logic, a sociopath would make the best patient advocate in the world.
#18
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He loves his brother. But if he understood what we were asking of him...
#19
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Switch him over to bypass.
#20
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We biopsied a piece before we started cutting.
#21
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It fits.
#23
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but only a handful of autoimmune conditions.
#24
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It's either that or we start randomly testing Matty for infections.
#26
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- How much time? - Dr. House is the best diagnostician...
#27
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You don't explain chances and probabilities. You lie to them.
#28
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but maybe he's gonna die anyway.
#31
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Genuine bull penis stretched over a metal rod.
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Turn the kid into a petri dish. Only better.
#37
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you're saying we should kill one son to save the other?
#38
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Tell them.
#39
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You're a sneaky bastard. Any ideas how we get around this?
#40
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Matty's the only one who drank from that water pump in the backyard,
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They're calming down. I think it has something to do with
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He's quiet. He's...
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