When The Powers That Be decided to break up House and Cuddy, it became clear that they wanted to be showing off their favorite depressed, Vicodin-addicted doctor once again. To this I asked, are we really going to be getting something new? Or is this just the 2011 version of the pill-popping heartbroken doctor we saw after Stacy left? To be fair, he was in it a lot deeper with Cuddy at least as far as length and commitment go. And he was as happy as House is capable of. Well, tonights episode started Houses downward spiral and with some amazing musical selections, were introduced to some new extremes of Houses coping mechanisms. Make no mistake: The sunlight streaming in through Houses hotel window was just about the only light in the start of what will most likely be a series of dark episodes.
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