From Fox's website: HOUSE, an innovative take on the medical drama, is a series in which the villain is a medical malady and the hero is an irreverent, controversial doctor who trusts no one, least of all his patients. … see full wiki
It's wonderful to see an a-typical doctor cure a-typical diseases in his off beat not the norm fashion. House is an amazing actor and brings a different approach to medicine and his lack of bed-side manner or not...i would love to have him as my doctor!!!!
To be honest, I'm really not a huge fan of your typical doc dramas like ER and Grey's Anatomy, but this show won me over big-time. Hugh Laurie steals the show as a slightly jaded and bitter practitioner with a penchant for talking back to his patients...and while there are certainly many nail-biting, dramatic moments in any given episode, there's enough sarcastic comic relief to keep me consistently tuned into all of the "House" marathons that USA's been having lately.
My mom watches this one quite a bit. I never paid much attention to it before but have watched a few episodes with her. Surprisingly it's not really a bad show, I thought it would be more like Grey's with a little bit of ER, but it's a lot different than that. Sure, he's a bit unorthodox at times, has terrible bed side manner, doesn't treat his colleagues that great sometimes, but the man KNOWS what he's doing and will always find an answer, no matter what. Overall it's a … more
I will stop and watch a House marathon if it's on. But after a few episodes, I start to regret it. I can at times be something of an anxious person, and when I see patient after patient coming into the Dr. House hospital with an earache that turns out to be lupus, but actually it's not lupus, it's a parasite, oh no wait, it's cancer. And you now have two hours to live. It can get to you, the more you watch it. This is especially true … more