Its been far too long since a new House aired, and I was pleased to see the series return with a strong episode. While tonights themes have been covered in the past, some new angles and the entrance of Cuddys mother, played by Candice Bergen, helped this episode along.Her character was a caricature of even the most annoying Jewish mother. Take Georges 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 Taubs life and learn what it takes to be a hero.
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