Do we always get what we deserve? Or do we get what we get? Can we have it all? This weeks House seems to address those questions, framing them in our ever-flailing economic circumstances, and more specifically, the 2010 buzzword "recession." Recessions can be applied to all aspects of this episode, whether its the slowing down of Houses medical reaction time, as if Cuddy is his own personal drug, or its our patient Bert whos been beaten down by the recession so hard that he is now having to clean up brain matter and blood at crime scenes. The rest of the team also faces their own personal slumps, like Masters lack of friends and Chases meaningless, yet meaningful relationships. While this week didnt break any formats, even though the patient of the week died, House has hit a milestone, and that happened in the last three minutes of the episode.
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