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House: Season 1 (2004-2005)

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The first series of House introduces Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie), a misanthropic physician known for his uncanny ability to diagnose tricky illnesses, and total lack of bedside manner. His notoriously harsh personality and unconventional methods lead to frequent disagreements among his colleagues, particularly the Dean of Medicine, Dr. Lisa Cuddy (Lisa Edelstein). Realizing his skill, Dr. Cuddy allows House to handpick a team of fellow medical mavericks to serve as his personal diagnostic team, including Dr. Robert Chase (Jesse Spencer), Dr. Allison Cameron (Jennifer Morrison), and Dr. Eric Foreman (Omar Epps). Though House is more often than not at odds with at least one member of his team, their combined skills help save patients less qualified physicians may have written off as lost causes.

Cast

Hugh Laurie
as Dr. Greg House
Lisa Edelstein
as Dr. Lisa Cuddy
Robert Sean Leonard
as Dr. James Wilson
Jennifer Morrison
as Dr. Allison Cameron
Omar Epps
as Dr. Eric Foreman
Jesse Spencer
as Dr. Robert Chase
Chi McBride
as Edward Vogler
Sela Ward
as Stacy Warner
Marco Pelaez
as Pharmacist
Ava Hughes
as Sydney
Stephanie Venditto
as Nurse Brenda Previn
Marin Hinkle
as Naomi Randolph
Kevin Zegers
as Brandon Merrell
Harry Lennix
as John Henry
Mark Harelik
as Mr. Foster
John Cho
as Harvey Park
Ever Carradine
as Karen, Karen Hartig
Elizabeth Mitchell
as Sister Augustine, Sister Mary Augustine
Roxanne Hart
as Margo Davis
Scott Foley
as Hank Wiggen, Hank Wiggin
Robin Tunney
as Rebecca Adler
Stacy Edwards
as Lucille Palmeiro, Lucy Palmero
Leslie Hope
as Victoria, Victoria Madsen
Patrick Bauchau
as Dr. Rowan Chase, Rowan Chase
Kenneth Choi
as Dr. Lim
Ron Perkins
as Dr. Simpson
Aaron Himelstein
as Luke Palermo
Sarah Clarke
as Carly Fontano, Carly Forlano
Jennifer Stone
as Jessica Simms
Rekha Sharma
as Melanie Landon
Lucinda Jenney
as Sister Eucharist, Sister Mary Eucharist
Smith Cho
as Julia
Daryl Sabara
as Gabriel, Gabriel Reilich
Eddie McClintock
as Coach, Coach Stahl
Dominic Purcell
as Ed, Ed Snow
Danny Nucci
as Bill, Bill Arnello
Joe Morton
as Sen. Gary H. Wright, Sen. Tom Wright
Michael A. Goorjian
as Sean Randolph
Christina Cox
as Annette, Annette Raines
Alexis Thorpe
as Mindy Gross
Currie Graham
as Mark Warner
Sam Trammell
as Ethan, Ethan Hartig
Art LaFleur
as Warner Fitch
Dylan Kussman
as Mr. Carroll
Faith Prince
as Becky Merrell
Lori Rom
as Sister Mary Pius
Shirley Knight
as Georgia, Georgia Adams
Michael Simpson
as Andrew Kaplan
Nicole Bilderback
as Caring Student
Mark Hames
as Ambulance Driver
David Conrad
as Dr. Marty Hamilton
Nestor Carbonell
as Jeffrey, Jeffrey Reilich
Cynthia Ettinger
as Mrs. Simms
Ann Dowd
as Mother Superior
Natalie Shaw
as Rachel Kaplan
David Burke
as Everhardt
Andrew Keegan
as Rebellious Student
John Kelly
as Robert Merrell
Susan Slome
as Mrs. Hernandez
Peter Graves
as Myron, Myron Chase
Al Espinosa
as Dr. Wells
Kurt Fuller
as Mark, Mark Adams
Kelly Kirklyn
as Mrs. Carroll
Alex Scuby
as Funsten
John Kelly
as Robert Merrell
Mike Starr
as Willie
David Castellani
as Board Member
AJ Trauth
as Henry
Beth Hall
as Shelly Diamond
Melissa Marsala
as Judy Lapino
John Prosky
as Dr. Bergin
Kylee Cochran
as Young Mother
McNally Sagal
as Mrs. Miller
Bryan Singer
as Bryan Singer/Director's Voice, Himself
Ramon Franco
as Mr. Hernandez
S.E. Perry
as Officer Davis
Keone Young
as Clyde Park
Josh Zuckerman
as Keen Student
Teddy Lane Jr.
as Mr. Conroy
Sahar Bibiyan
as Clinic Nurse
Endre Hules
as Sous Chef
Tomiko Martinez
as Tall Girl
Maurice Godin
as Dr. Hourani
Kevin Brief
as Officer Angle
Tim Haldeman
as Mature Man
Elizabeth Sung
as Marilyn Park
Deirdre M. Smith
as Carol Moffatt
Lauren Cohn
as Jodi Matthews
Peter Jacobson
as Dr. Chris Taub
James Conkle
as Young Boy
Akiko Morison
as Anesthesiologist
Mark Bloom
as Doctor No. 1
James Saxenmeyer
as Late 30s Man
Paul Ganus
as Trainer
Patty Onagan
as Girlfriend
Andrew Borba
as Mr. Van Der Meer
Greg Collins
as Marshal Brady
Diane Sellers
as Friedman
Matt Molloy
as Aubrey Shifren
Jason Stuart
as Adam Brown
Benjamin John Parrillo
as Dr. Kubisak, Kubisak
Andi Eystad
as Volleyball Player
Eric Cazenave
as Doctor No. 2
Pat Musick
as Trina Wyatt
Sean Everett
as Patient
Ben Campbell
as Jerry Morris
Marc Menard
as Soap Doctor
Karen Goberman
as Mrs. Ayers
Veronica Brown
as Female Boardmember
Mark Brown
as Dr. May
Richard Swaidan
as College Student
Madison Bauer
as Soap Patient
C. Xavier Drayton
as Male Truant Officer
Alyson Morgan
as Clementine
Ulysses Lee
as Chi Ling
Rif Hutton
as Morris
Susan Gallagher
as Volleyball Player's Mom
Shawn Carter Peterson
as Male Med. Student
David Joyner
as Cardiac Surgeon
Cindy Lu
as Nurse
Jim Lau
as Chou-Young Ling
Guy Camilleri
as Hayden Brown
Joshua Wolf Coleman
as Suburban Pharmacist
John Berg
as Dr. Prather
Ben Jelen
as Dr. Roger Spain
Cress Williams
as Eli Ackerly, Hospital Attorney
Linda Wang
as Jen Ling
Dennis Howard
as Chaplain
Larry Clarke
as Officer Gilmar
Sheila Cavalette
as Anestheseologist
Alec George
as Classmate
Andy Milder
as Bus Driver
D.J. Evans
as Classmate, Classmate #2
Lindsay Pulsipher
as Teammate #1, Teammate No. 1
Donna Stearns
as Volunteer
Suzanne Ford
as Mrs. Whitney
Rhea Lando
as Teammate No. 2
Bryan Fabian
as Classmate
Reggie Jordan
as Anesthesiologist
Charlyne Yi
as Dr. Chi Park
Nate Torrence
as Young Man
Odette Annable
as Dr. Jessica Adams
Jocelyn Jackson
as Young Woman
Erin Foster
as Dr. Petra Gilmar
Shari Headley
as Dr. Arlene Marks
Olivia Wilde
as Thirteen/Dr. Remy Hadley
Matt Malloy
as Aubrey Shiffren
Mark Holmes
as Ambulance Driver
Janet Glassford
as Reception Nurse
Alex Skuby
as John Funsten
Michael Gorjiian
as Sean Randolph
Andrew Airlie
as Orange-Colored Patient
Dylan Basu
as Asthsma Patient
Joshua Coleman
as Suburban Pharamacist
Erin Forster
as Dr. Gilmari
Candus Churchill
as Substitute Teacher
Eliska Amor
as Flirting Patient
Nicholas D'Agosto
as Keith Foster
Art La Fleur
as Warner Fitch
Maya Massar
as Asthsma Mom
Michale Ascher
as Egg Salad Lady
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Critic Reviews for House: Season 1

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (11)

Laurie gives House a kind of negative charisma that is fascinating to watch, and likable in its way. And it's hard not to notice that despite his fits and spats, House does save lives.

April 11, 2018 | Full Review…

Adding to the generally exceptional production values, the cast is believable and compelling.

November 13, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

I'm at a loss to find anything wrong with this show outside of the formulaic TV aspects of the show.

November 13, 2018 | Full Review…

That existential darkness at the heart of this series created by the gifted Paul Attanasio... is what makes it one of the more intriguing dramas in a fall season distinguished by them.

November 13, 2018 | Full Review…

House is, in short, a great, juicy, colorful protagonist. And Laurie plays him with a sourpuss charisma and a wit so dry it crackles.

July 2, 2018 | Full Review…

House is only mediocre.

November 13, 2018 | Full Review…

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