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House: What are Your 'I See Dead People' Predictions? - Featured

*Contains spoilers for S5 Ep21, 'Saviors'*


After last week's big shocker, this week's House felt a lot more mellow as they dealt with the usual of a weird and mysterious case, plus all showed how they've been dealing with life in the last week.


I felt as if the efforts to deal with Kutner's exit were a little too pushed as the personal stories of the episode revolved around everyone reacting in odd ways or having relationship realizations because of being faced with his death. Of course people close to someone who's committed suicide would deal with it in various ways, but because we know Kal Penn had to leave the show, it just seemed awkward and overemphasized that they were mentioning Kutner so much.


But that aside, while getting Cameron and Chase more involved was great and I hope to see it continue, the most interesting part of the episode was the last few seconds as House seemed happy (gasp!) playing piano and harmonica at home, then suddenly Amber appeared! Now that's the House I'm looking for... I hope.


I loved the Amber episodes at the end of last season where House was seeing the woman with the amber necklace as he tried to unravel the mystery of who it was he'd seen on the bus who was in trouble, and I'm hoping the return of the real Amber/the hallucination of the real Amber will lead to something just as cool.


But what could it be? The main hint we got is that House has insomnia the next few episodes, but what could the insomnia's hallucinations of Amber mean for House and everyone else on the show? Could this be leading to some sort of new revelation about Amber or could it be leading to a realization about Kutner? Or will it be something entirely new and different? What are your predictions for why House is seeing dead people?


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Comments

| May 3, 2009 8:40AM EDT
lucky runner is right - first denny now amber? this is getting boring!
| Apr 30, 2009 10:08PM EDT
does anyone know the song played during the bachelor party for Dr. Chase?
| Apr 29, 2009 1:59PM EDT
So with Dr. L Kutner gone does that mean Dr. House will bring back Dr. Cameron or Dr. Chase back into the circle? If so, please let it be Dr. Cameron...Jennifer Morrison's a girl that's gotta eat...give her more work! ROFL I hope the writers will work in the passing of Dr. Cutthroat Bitch and Dr. Kutner as an excuse for Dr. House to have a mid-life crisis (volunteer at soup kitchen and "volunteers" to provide free clinic to the homeless much to their protest) to quit as Dean of Diagnostic Medicine. Dr. Cameron takes over as Dean. Give the audience a glimpse (several episodes) at a hospital failing without a Dr. House to save the day. The team (each take turns) will finally send Dr. Wilson (checking up on him=while seeking diagnostic answers on current patients) to talk him back into Princeton Hospital. House returns from "vacation" to work as Dean of Diagnostic Medicine at Princeton Hospital.
| Apr 29, 2009 11:23AM EDT
The writers of House have gone on record saying they were gonna find ways to bring Amber back and I also think it'll lead somehow to foreshadowing of House's Private Investigator getting his own spin-off.
| Apr 27, 2009 10:14PM EDT
Just pointing out a small detail, I did notice that Amber kept mentioning they should kill people. Amber, who I believe is not a ghost, but a suppressed personality of House's seen as Amber, because she seems to be a female House, and I am guessing it was a lot cooler to use her rather than another House which could also get complicated, and Kutner is off working in the White House for Obama -shakes fist-. Anyways, I just found it weird his sub-consious is so obsessed with killing people, like Chase and the strawberry butter, as House mentioned, he KNEW that she used that butter and Chase is allergic to strawberries, but his subconcious (Amber) blocked this info from House, the same with his paitent as Amber kept leading House on a wild medical goose chase, nearly killing the paitent. What does this say about House?would enjoy some debat or evidence to support
| Apr 27, 2009 1:27AM EDT
I also agree that House has some disease. I think it'd be pretty interesting to watch everyone he's worked with pull together to try to help him and House not being able to really do anything to help them. It's really one of the only things we haven't really seen yet, and I think it'll lead to some interesting stories for a new season.
| Apr 23, 2009 8:08AM EDT
I would bet on the brain tumor.There have been alot of indications.
| Apr 22, 2009 2:15PM EDT
all good theories, the brain tumor could very well happen...but i think that because house didn't see tht kutner was depressed, and he didnt see camerons relationships problems clearly (also not sure if he knows that 13 and foreman i 2geva or not) but anyway all this not knowing could be causing him to doubt himself and is leading him to lose his mind a little. i dnt no what the side affects are of him over using his pain pills, but mix tht with the meth he took a few episodes bck the drugs could be causing him to develop schizophrina (srry thts not spelt right) ?
| Apr 18, 2009 4:17PM EDT
Don't forget that in a previous episode House had some momentary blurred vision when he was in the elevator with Cuddy ( I think that's when it was ). Together with the insomnia, hallucinations and feeling like he is losing his mind I think the brain tumor theory may just be the real thing. Then what? Could this be a hint of possibly the imminent death of our dear House and the last season of the show ??? Gulp! House dying???
| Apr 16, 2009 9:03PM EDT
I could not agree more lucky runner
| Apr 16, 2009 5:50PM EDT
Noooooooooo! We finally got rid of Denny's ghost on Grey's and now we have to deal with Amber's ghost? Ugh.
| Apr 16, 2009 4:52PM EDT
OMG!!!...I think that's one of the things I don't like of living in México!! We're 3 chapters overdue!! Today I'll see "Here Kitty"...but thank God I found this website...just last week I realize that Kutner was the one. I love this serie, and know that the stuff I just write it's not about the subject but...I had to!! [sorry for my english] XD!!
| Apr 16, 2009 1:41AM EDT
I am going out on a limb here.Cuddy is getting more territorial. Amber's presence either indicates a serious neurological problem, which will be very difficult for him to diagnose while his brain is melting, or a niggling intuition that something is wrong with Cuddy, which he can't look directly at because it's mush harder for him to work when he cares about the patient.
| Apr 15, 2009 4:20PM EDT
Given the way that this show has dealt with such issues in the past, I think it's pretty likely that there is a completely rational explanation for House's "vision" or what have you that isn't explained by ghosts. I took it to be the start of a story arc in which House loses his mind, either for psychological reasons or because of some organic neurological illness. Personally, I think this has the potential to be UTTERLY FANTASTIC. Also, I'm glad to see Amber back, because I thought she was by far the most interesting of the new additions to the show.
| Apr 14, 2009 8:00PM EDT
mabye he's seeing dead peolpe or person rather, because hes got a brain tumor which is causing hallucinations and insomnia an possibly sumin tha caused his recent bike accident (tho unlikely)or mabey hes having a mental breakdown or since wilson said 2 him aboot how he tried to change them because of what happened to amber and that hes better or bak to normal with house now that he feels guilty hence the insomniaghosty-seeing-thingy
| Apr 14, 2009 7:15PM EDT
House is seeing dead people because it's a cheap sweeps move, one they should have learned from GA doesn't work. They ruined a perfectly fantastic Wilson-House scene with a horrible ending. Why not just leave them laughing (House laughing? Stellar!) and fade to black?
| Apr 14, 2009 5:45PM EDT
I loved the new episode! There was a great mix between the medical and social factors of the show. The case was very interesting, and House -of course- solved it with the 'help' of Wilson. His screwing with him showed that their friendship is back to normal-so it seems. We'll see how House seeing Amber works out. Is he going to tell Wilson? I guess we'll find out in 2 weeks. I was very happy to hear about Chase planning on proposing, then upset when they broke up, if you can even call it that, then very happy when they were engaged. I hope it will all work out between not only Chase and Cameron, but House and Cuddy, House and Wilson, and Foreman and Thirteen. Although Thirteen hinted about possibly problems, so that may not make it much longer. This episode definitely left me extremely anxious to see the next one, but they left us waiting for two weeks!
| Apr 14, 2009 5:08PM EDT
I think House is still feeling guilty about Amber's death. Despite last night's musical montage featuring a happy seeming House and Wilson, I think they are not yet back to where they were before. Last year had House thinking Wilson was using Amber as a proxy for House himself. (You're sleeping with me! among many other comments in Don't Ever Change) I think House's attraction to Amber is actually a mask for his attraction to Wilson.
| Apr 14, 2009 3:36PM EDT
House is seeing dead people because it opens up the idea of life after death to him. Until the end of "savior", House has always ridiculed anyone who had a notion there was something outside the Human body that we can't see or detect in a scientifically empirical way. So this is one of the 'twists' they loved to work with, and it opens up the field of ideas for future episodes. House is seeing 'Amber' because the writers and producers loved Amber and were 'dieing' to find a way to bring her back. I think most viewers loved Amber and were sad to see her character die. So, this might be one of those self fulfilling prophesies. ;)

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