Worst & Best House Episodes/List

Title: House MD
Genre: US Medical Drama
Series: 8
Episodes: 177
Runtime: 45 min
First Transmission: 2004-2012
Channel: FOX

The series follows the life of anti-social, pain killer addict, witty and arrogant medical doctor Gregory House.

 

Episode Rankings

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Best Episode #86

Wilson’s Heart – The team works to save someone close to a central character’s heart. The key is inside House’s head, but he is in a bad way himself. (2008)

 

Worst Episode #170

Blowing the Whistle – A patient is caught between family and a code of honor. (2012)

 

 

 

 

 

Full Episode Guide

Key:-
Blue episodes rated above par.
Brown episodes rated below par.

Series One

#1 Pilot (2004) –
A young kindergarten teacher collapses in her classroom after losing intelligible speech while teaching students.
#2 Paternity (2004) –
The team helps a high school boy who has double vision and night terrors.
#3 Occam’s Razor (2004) –
A college boy with low blood pressure piques House’s curiosity. 
#4 Maternity (2004) –
Babies in the maternity ward are hit by a potentially fatal epidemic.
#5 Damned If You Do (2004) –
A nun suffering from dermatitis and asthma comes dangerously close to death.
#6 The Socratic Method (2004) –
A mother, apparently suffering from thrombosis, alcoholism and schizophrenia, has only her underage 15-year-old son as caregiver.
#7 Fidelity (2004) –
A woman with possible sleeping sickness has no way she could have contracted it.
#8 Poison (2005) –
House takes on the case of a high school boy who has hallucinations and collapses during an exam.
#9 DNR (2005) –
House believes the diagnosis of a DNR signer to be wrong, so he breaks the law by resuscitating him.
#10 Histories (2005) –
Foreman thinks a homeless woman is faking her symptoms.
#11 Detox (2005) –
A man starts coughing up blood and continues to have unexplained bleeds.
#12 Sports Medicine (2005) –
A detoxed sports star breaks his arm due to brittle bones. 
#13 Cursed (2005) –
A young boy’s fever lasts nearly a week after an Ouija board predicted he would die.
#14 Control (2005) –
A high-powered female executive has the same problem that has left House him in constant pain.
#15 Mob Rules (2005) –
A Mob informer collapses before the trial.
#16 Heavy (2005) –
A morbidly obese ten-year-old girl has a heart attack.
#17 Role Model (2005) –
A charismatic black senator becomes ill whilst campaigning for the Presidency – he possibly has AIDS.
#18 Babies & Bathwater (2005) –
House and his team wonder what is causing brain and kidney dysfunction in a pregnant woman.
#19 Kids (2005) –
A meningitis outbreak overwhelms the clinic.
#20 Love Hurts (2005) –
House has a dinner date with Cameron, a mysterious stroke in a clinic patient and a libidinous senior citizen.
#21 Three Stories (2005) –
House takes over a diagnostics class for a day and presents the class with three case studies of leg pain.
#22 The Honeymoon (2005) –
Stacy’s husband’s symptoms indicate that he is dying.

Series Two

#23 Acceptance (2005) –
House treats a patient on death row./ Dr Cameron is reluctant to tell a patient she has a terminal illness.
#24 Autopsy (2005) –
A brave 9-year-old girl has terminal cancer.
#25 Humpty Dumpty (2005) –
A handyman falls off a roof and begins to develop bizarre symptoms. 
#26 TB or Not TB (2005) –
A doctor campaigns against the epidemic of TB in Africa.
#27 Daddy’s Boy (2005) –
House’s parents visit.
#28 Spin (2005) –
A blood-doping bicycle racer collapses, and the team must come up with a diagnosis.
#29 Hunting (2005) –
House takes on the case of a man with AIDS, but it’s clearly not what’s killing him.
#30 The Mistake (2005) –
Chase’s negligence leads to the death of a female patient.
#31 Deception (2005) –
A woman collapses at an off-track betting parlor in front of House.
#32 Failure to Communicate (2006) –
House must assist via phone while waiting for a delayed plane for a patient with language difficulties.
#33 Need to Know (2006) –
House and the team must determine what is causing an increasingly deceitful patient’s muscle flailing. 
#34 Distractions (2006) –
House tries to disprove an old enemy’s medical study.
#35 Skin Deep (2006) –
A supermodel’s symptoms cause intense feelings among the team./ House experiences increasing pain in his leg.
#36 Sex Kills (2006) –
House and the team struggle to diagnose one patient in order to save another.
#37 Clueless (2006) –
House is presented with a man who became sick and experienced difficulty breathing during sex.
#38 Safe (2006) –
A teenage girl with a heart transplant goes into anaphylactic shock after her boyfriend almost kisses her.
#39 All In (2006) –
House is presented with a six-year-old boy who is bleeding profusely. 
#40 Sleeping Dogs Lie (2006) –
House treats a woman with a life-threatening case of insomnia.
#41 House vs. God (2006) –
House takes on a teenage faith healer.
#42 Euphoria (1) (2006) –
Dr Foreman finds himself in an unpleasant situation.
#43 Euphoria (2) (2006) –
House tries radical procedures to save Foreman’s life. 
#44 Forever (2006) –
#45 Who’s Your Daddy? (2006) –
#46 No Reason (2006) –
An old patient of House comes back and shoots him.

Series Three

#47 Meaning (2006) –
#48 Cane & Able (2006) –
A young boy, who believes aliens tortured him, is brought in.
#49 Informed Consent (2006) –
The team face a lot of moral dilemmas when a patient wants them to help him die.
#50 Lines in the Sand (2006) – 
#51 Fools for Love (2006) –
#52 Que Sera Sera (2006) –
#53 Son of a Coma Guy (2006) –
#54 Whac-A-Mole (2006) –
#55 Finding Judas (2006) –
#56 Merry Little Christmas (2006) –
#57 Words and Deeds (2007) –
#58 One Day, One Room (2007) –
#59 Needle in a Haystack (2007) –
#60 Insensitive (2007) –
#61 Half-Wit (2007) –
#62 Top Secret (2007) –
#63 Fetal Position (2007) –
#64 Airborne (2007) –
#65 Act Your Age (2007) –
#66 House Training (2007) –
#67 Family (2007) –
#68 Resignation (2007) –
#69 The Jerk (2007) –
#70 Human Error (2007) –

Series Four

#71 Alone (2007) –
#72 The Right Stuff (2007) –
#73 97 Seconds (2007) –
#74 Guardian Angels (2007) –
#75 Mirror Mirror (2007) –
#76 Whatever It Takes (2007) –
#77 Ugly (2007) –
#78 You Don’t Want to Know (2007) –
#79 Games (2007) –
#80 It’s a Wonderful Lie (2008) –
#81 Frozen (2008) –
#82 Don’t Ever Change (2008) –
#83 No More Mr. Nice Guy (2008) –
#84 Living the Dream (2008) –
#85 House’s Head (2008) –
#86 Wilson’s Heart (2008) –

Series Five

#87 Dying Changes Everything (2008) –
#88 Not Cancer (2008) –
#89 Adverse Events (2008) –
#90 Birthmarks (2008) –
#91 Lucky Thirteen (2008) –
#92 Joy (2008) –
#93 The Itch (2008) –
#94 Emancipation (2008) – 
#95 Last Resort (2008) –
#96 Let Them Eat Cake (2008) –
#97 Joy to the World (2008) –
#98Painless (2009) –
#99 Big Baby (2009) –
#100 The Greater Good (2009) –
#101 Unfaithful (2009) –
#102 The Softer Side (2009) –
#103The Social Contract (2009) –
#104 Here Kitty (2009) –
#105 Locked In (2009) –
#106 Simple Explanation (2009) –
#107 Saviors (2009) –
#108 House Divided (2009) –
#109 Under My Skin (2009) –
#110 Both Sides Now (2009) –

Series Six

#111 Broken (1) (2009) –
#112 Broken (2) (2009) –
#113 Epic Fail (2009) –
#114 The Tyrant (2009) –
#115 Instant Karma (2009) –
#116 Brave Heart (2009) –
#117 Known Unknowns (2009) –
#118 Teamwork (2009) –
#119 Ignorance is Bliss (2009) –
#120 Wilson (2009) –
#121 The Down Low (2010) –
#122 Remorse (2010) –
#123 Moving the Chains (2010) –
#124 5 to 9 (2010) –
#125 Private Lives (2010) –
#126 Black Hole (2010) –
#127 Lockdown (2010) –
#128 Knight Fall (2010) –
#129 Open and Shut (2010) –
#130 The Choice (2010) –
#131 Baggage (2010) –
#132 Help Me (2010) –

Series Seven

#133 Now What? (2010) –
#134 Selfish (2010) –
#135 Unwritten (2010) –
#136 Massage Therapy (2010) –
#137 Unplanned Parenthood (2010) –
#138 Office Politics (2010) –
#139 A Pox on Our House (2010) –
#140 Small Sacrifices (2010) –
#141 Larger Than Life (2011) –
#142 Carrot or Stick (2011) –
#143 Family Practice (2011) –
#144 You Must Remember This (2011) –
#145 Two Stories (2011) –
#146 Recession Proof (2011) –
#147 Bombshells (2011) –
#148 Out of the Chute (2011) –
#149 Fall from Grace (2011) –
#150 The Dig (2011) –
#151 Last Temptation (2011) –
#152 Changes (2011) –
#153 The Fix (2011) –
#154 After Hours (2011) –
#155 Moving On (2011) –

Series Eight

#156 Twenty Vicodin (2011) –
#157 Transplant (2011) –
#158 Charity Case (2011) –
#159 Risky Business (2011) –
#160 The Confession (2011) –
#161 Parents (2011) –
#162 Dead & Buried (2011) –
#163 Perils of Paranoia (2011) –
#164 Better Half (2012) –
#165 Runaways (2012) –
#166 Nobody’s Fault (2012) –
#167 Chase (2012) –
#168 Man of the House (2012) –
#169 Love is Blind (2012) –
#170 Blowing the Whistle (2012) –
#171 Gut Check (2012) –
#172 We Need the Eggs (2012) –
#173 Body and Soul (2012) –
#174 The C-Word (2012) –
#175 Post Mortem (2012) –
#176 Holding On (2012) –
#177 Everybody Dies (2012) –