Having just aired its season three final episode, House
fans are now pondering on what to expect on the much-awaited season four.
has consistently performed well in terms of ratings and viewership in its three-season span by showcasing the residents under the wing of Dr. Gregory House, played by Hugh Laurie
, as they go through medical problems in the fictional hospital in Princeton, New Jersey. Yet, producers are cooking up some changes that will possibly give the hit medical drama a new twist. Executive producer has revealed, “How long can that stay the same? How long can someone work for House and not change themselves? Next season will be different. We're not saying who is coming back and who is not, just that it'll look very different."
Read on to find out more about the changes.
Season four will return with the departure of Dr. Foreman, who is played by actor Omar Epps
, whose future has been in doubt in the past few episodes. However, his exit from the hospital does not mean that he is gone.
Another feature of season four is the focus on the mutual attraction of House and Cuddy, played by Lisa Edelstein
. "I can't see them pairing them in a permanent fashion. But they are close; they have gone through a lot together. Might there be a moment of weakness in which the two might explore their chemistry? Maybe," says Jacobs.
Like other actors on a TV series, Edelstein is also kept in the dark about the details of the future plot although she is open to the idea of House and Cuddy getting together. "I would love for them to have a relationship, because it could be as complicated as the rest of their relationship is. But I don't know how it would affect the dynamics of the show," Edelstein has said.
Would you like House and Cuddy to pursue a relationship? What other changes do you foresee on season four?
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
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