Episode 710, "Carrot or Stick" Tonight 12|11c am
SEASON 7, EPISODE 709 - When a man (guest star Matthew Lillard) puts his life on the line to save a stranger who fell onto the subway tracks, he emerges from the dramatic scene miraculously unscathed but then suddenly collapses. Both the hospital and the town become captivated by the mans selfless deed, but as the team works to diagnose his symptoms, they discover that the heros seemingly life-changing deed failed to break old habits. Meanwhile, House tries to avoid Cuddys birthday dinner with her opinionated mother Arlene (guest star Candice Bergen), and Taub draws unexpected attention when his face graces billboards advertising the hospital. As Taub and his wife reignite a physical relationship, Masters (guest star Amber Tamblyn) outside perspective helps him realize that its time to take action on his crumbling marriage.
SEASON 7, EPISODE 710 - A teenage military trainee at a juvenile offender training camp suffers peculiar symptoms after enduring an intense training course, and mysteriously, his drill sergeant is soon admitted for similar symptoms. Unable to track down the cause of the shared illness, the team searches for clues in the trainees family medical history, and Masters (guest star Tamblyn) and House reveal a unique bond between the sergeant and trainee. Meanwhile, when an indecent photo of Chase is posted on a social-networking site following three different romantic encounters, Chase is determined to find out which girl is trying to publicly disgrace him. Also, sensing Cuddys stress over her daughter Rachels enrollment at a prestigious preschool, House secretly prepares Rachel for observations and reveals a soft spot for the toddler.
SEASON 7, EPISODE 711 - Cuddys mother, Arlene (guest star Candice Bergen), is admitted to Princeton Plainsboro after complaining about unusual symptoms, but stubborn Arlene insists that House be removed from the case, forcing House to come up with non-conventional -- and illegal -- means to treat his patient. House instructs his team to follow his lead, and they discover details in Arlenes personal life that she kept secret from Cuddy and her sister Lucinda (guest star Paula Marshall). Meanwhile, Taubs ex-wife, Rachel, puts him in contact with her brother who hires Taub to work a job on the side in exchange for much-needed income, which winds up taking a physical and emotional toll on him. Later, Cuddy places her trust in House to ensure that her mother receives the proper medical treatment, leading "by the book" medical student Masters to reevaluate her responsibility to practice within a code of ethics and to follow her boss orders.
SEASON 7, EPISODE 712 - When a waitress with a perfect memory suffers temporary paralysis, her older sister visits her in the hospital, which triggers high stress levels and even more health complications. The patients sharp memory proves detrimental when a grudge shes been holding against her sibling gets in the way of receiving proper medical treatment, and Masters discovers that patching a broken sisterhood may prove to be more complex than diagnosing the patient. Meanwhile, Foreman volunteers to help Taub prepare for a medical examination, and House, determined to help Wilson get back in the dating scene, discovers Wilsons secret new companion.