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The Dig 

The team treats a patient with a secret home life. Thirteen is released from prison. House enlists Thirteen to participate in a spud gun competition.

Director:

Matt Shakman

Writers:

David Shore (created by), Sara Hess | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Hugh Laurie ... Dr. Gregory House
Lisa Edelstein ... Dr. Lisa Cuddy (credit only)
Omar Epps ... Dr. Eric Foreman
Robert Sean Leonard ... Dr. James Wilson (credit only)
Jesse Spencer ... Dr. Robert Chase
Peter Jacobson ... Dr. Chris Taub
Olivia Wilde ... Dr. Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley
Amber Tamblyn ... Martha M. Masters
Terry Maratos ... Brian
Justin Chon ... Harold Lam
Jennifer Crystal Foley ... Rachel Taub
Kimberlee Peterson ... Nina
Zena Grey ... Ruby
Bobbin Bergstrom ... Nurse
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Storyline

Thirteen has been in prison for the past six months, but the real mystery for House is what she did to get there. When she exits the prison, she is taken aback to find him waiting for her, and unaware he's got plans for the two of them for the next few days. As House probes Thirteen for more information about her crime, intent on solving the puzzle of her mysterious incarceration, they travel to an annual spud-gun competition and join forces to compete against House's much younger, overconfident rival, and along the journey uncover secrets and truths about each other. At the hospital, the team treats a science teacher suffering from severe respiratory illness, and when the team inspects the patient's house for clues to his illness, they immediately learn he's a hoarder. But upon a second visit to obtain more information, they uncover something in the many piles that shocks them. Also, Taub tries to get back into the dating scene, but winds up retreating to his old habits. Written by Fox Publicity

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The team says House will be gone for the next 3 days. Olivia Wilde, who plays Thirteen, was in the movie The Next Three Days (2010) See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) Taub puts on gloves as he prepares to enter the patient's home, but in the next shot he is holding the gloves in his hand. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Gregory House: Junior year of High School you placed fourth in the West Virginia All County Science Fair. Your project: clean combustion.
Dr. Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley: Yeah. I also wore a training bra. Things have changed.
Dr. Gregory House: Not that much.
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Connections

References Harriet the Spy (1996) See more »

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