Larger Than Life

Season 7, Episode 9 -  Air Date: 1/17/2011
5 Ratings
Your vote: 5


From FOX: When a man (guest star Lillard) puts his life on the line to save a stranger who fell onto the subway tracks, he emerges from the dramatic scene miraculously unscathed but then suddenly collapses. Both the hospital and the town become captivated by the man‘s selfless deed, but as the team works to diagnose his symptoms, they discover that the hero‘s seemingly life-changing deed failed to break old habits.

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It‘s been far too long since a new House aired, and I was pleased to see the series return with a strong episode. While tonight‘s themes have been covered in the past, some new angles and the entrance of Cuddy‘s mother, played by Candice Bergen, helped this episode along.Her character was a caricature of even the most annoying Jewish mother.  Take George‘s mom in Seinfeld and subtract all of her nice qualities and we have Arlene, the blonde "shiksa" Cuddy calls mom. Not only do we get a big dose of family time with Cuddy, but we also get a sharper look at Taub‘s life and learn what it takes to be a hero.
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