'House' finale: Alternate theory claims 'Everybody Dies' lives up to its title


The final episode of "House" ended with House (Hugh Laurie) and Wilson (Robert Sean Leonard) heading off to make the best of the limited time Wilson has left on Earth. Or did it?An alternate reading of "Everybody Dies" roiling around the Internet posits that the series finale lived up to his title. The show's creator says otherwise, but as these things go, the theory is pretty well-considered. (Spoilers for the finale are below, so bail out now if you're still waiting to watch.)In the episode, House appears to die in a fire after spending much of the hour debating with manifestations of his subconscious -- played by former cast members and guest stars -- about what selfish, arrogant jerk he is. Just as he finally decides to change and sees Wilson and Foreman (Omar Epps) outside the burning building, a piece of the ceiling collapses in front of him. Soon after that, there's an explosion,...



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