After Hours

Season 7, Episode 22 -  Air Date: 5/16/2011
4 Ratings
Your vote: 5


From FOX: Thirteen‘s ex-con friend, Darrien (guest star Amy Landecker), arrives at Thirteen‘s apartment unannounced and in need of urgent medical attention. When she finds out that her friend has relapsed into drug use, Thirteen promises not to take her to the hospital where the cops could find her and instead turns to Chase in desperation. Meanwhile, House deals with devastating information, and Taub begins to come to terms with surprising news.

‘House‘ Fan Columnist: Late Night House Calls

After watching "After Hours," I wonder: Why is it that we don‘t see more episodes like this in a House season? Is there some rule that we must always remain true to the standard formula? Must we always have a diagnosis at five or six minutes before the hour is up? And more than that, do we always need a patient of the week? Most of the episodes I‘ve liked throughout the series have either broken with format or taken the cast out of their usual element. This episode is no exception, with all characters being pushed to their physical and emotional limits. With one episode left, we‘re right back to the feeling we had after the first episode this season: Now what?
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