House: "You Must Remember This" Review

As the title suggests, the topic of this episode was memory, but it was really more about loneliness. At this point, you could say loneliness is a sub-theme in every episode, given that each one is shot with that gloomy blue/gray lighting and after getting kicked around all day by life-threatening medical conditions (or more likely, their boss), these characters don't have much of a personal life to go home to. Still, "You Must Remember This" hammered that theme home even more than usual. The patient of the week, a waitress named Nadia, had a perfect memory. She could tell you what food you ordered a year ago, what you had on that day and what make-up you were wearing. It also meant she remembered every insult, every slight and every dirty look you gave her, and kept score. Because of her unique ability, she had an estranged relationship with her sister and turned into a very lonely person - not unlike Drs. Wilson andTaub, who were both still reeling after suffering breakups.  Read More...


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