House M.D. - Season 1, Episode 2

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The kid's been to two neurologists, and he-- Night terrors?
The kid's been to
two neurologists, and he--
Night terrors?
As in big scary monsters? Yes
- As in big scary monsters?
- Yes.
Where are you going? To see the family
- Where are you going?
- To see the family.
You're going to examine a patient? Nine times out of 10, there's no reason to talk to a patient
- You're going to examine a patient?
- Nine times out of 10,
there's no reason to talk to a patient.
But night terrors in a 16-year-old is a very good reason to talk to this family
But night terrors in a 16-year-old
is a very good reason
to talk to this family.
Good work
Good work.
Margins are fine
Margins are fine.
No lesions
No lesions.
Color is good
Color is good.
How long have you been having night terrors? Three weeks
How long have you been
having night terrors?
Three weeks.
He's afraid to go to bed. He's exhausted, can barely function
He's afraid to go to bed.
He's exhausted,
can barely function.
What does that tell you? Nothing. It's just fun watching him blink
- What does that tell you?
- Nothing. It's just fun
watching him blink.
Name as many animals as you can that begin with the letter "B". Go
Name as many animals as you can
that begin with the letter "B". Go.
Baby elephant? Baby elephant is actually a good answer
- Baby elephant?
- Baby elephant is actually
a good answer.
"B" is a bear of a letter. What does that tell you?
- "B" is a bear of a letter.
- What does that tell you?
Proves two things: no neurological damage, and your son is never gonna be chief fry cook
Proves two things:
no neurological damage, and your son
is never gonna be chief fry cook.
In teens, there are two likely causes of night terrors
In teens, there are two
likely causes of night terrors.
Posttraumatic stress. Any recent shoot-outs at your high school? No
- Posttraumatic stress. Any recent
shoot-outs at your high school?
- No.
Then, Dave-- Dan
- Then, Dave--
- Dan.
If there's no trauma, the other cause is... sexual abuse
If there's no trauma,
the other cause is... sexual abuse.
So who's molesting you? Teacher?
So who's molesting you?
Teacher?
Extra-friendly neighbor? I'd ask if either of you were involved, but you'd deny it
Extra-friendly neighbor?
I'd ask if either of you
were involved, but you'd deny it.
We would never hurt Dan
We would never hurt Dan.
I say it here, it comes out there
I say it here,
it comes out there.
This lack of response is consistent with abuse
This lack of response
is consistent with abuse.
There's no one, okay? I-- I swear
There's no one, okay?
I-- I swear.
There was trauma. I got hit in the head during a lacrosse game
There was trauma.
I got hit in the head
during a lacrosse game.
Did you know that he got hit in the head?
Did you know
that he got hit in the head?
They didn't mention it. No. Yeah. Why bother?
- They didn't mention it. No.
- Yeah. Why bother?
No, no. We took him to the E.R. after the game
No, no. We took him
to the E.R. after the game.
He was scanned. They tested him. They said he was fine
He was scanned. They tested him.
They said he was fine.
No concussion. It's gotta be something else
No concussion.
It's gotta be something else.
You hound me for my opinion, and then you question my diagnosis
You hound me for my opinion,
and then you question my diagnosis.
Cool. E.R. obviously screwed up. Kid's got a concussion
Cool. E.R. obviously screwed up.
Kid's got a concussion.
I had double vision before I was hit. Well, that changes everything
I had double vision before I was hit.
Well, that changes everything.
You need glasses. That's why you had double vision,
You need glasses.
That's why you had double vision,
which is why you got hit, which is why you have a concussion, which is why you have night terrors
which is why you got hit,
which is why you have a concussion,
which is why you have night terrors.
You need to see an ophthalmologist, which I am not
You need to see an ophthalmologist,
which I am not.
You enjoyed that. I brought a reasonable case to your attention, and you shoved it in my face just to humiliate me
You enjoyed that. I brought a reasonable
case to your attention, and you shoved it
in my face just to humiliate me.
You're an only child, aren't you? Why would you say that?
You're an only child, aren't you?
Why would you say that?
Because everything is about you
Because everything is about you.
This may seem incredibly controversial, but I think sexual abuse is bad
This may seem incredibly controversial,
but I think sexual abuse is bad.
I just wanted to make sure he wasn't being diddled by Daddy-- or Mommy
I just wanted to make sure
he wasn't being diddled
by Daddy-- or Mommy.
Anything else is just a bonus
Anything else is just a bonus.
I'm not an only child. Interesting
I'm not an only child.
Interesting.
What? Don't move
What?
Don't move.
Did I bore you in there? What? Uh, no. Not-- Not really
- Did I bore you in there?
- What? Uh, no. Not-- Not really.
Are you tired?
Are you tired?
Sometimes. He never sleeps. Ofcourse he's tired
- Sometimes.
- He never sleeps.
Ofcourse he's tired.
Right now. At this moment. Are you tired? No. No
- Right now. At this moment.
Are you tired?
- No. No.
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