He turns into a member of House’s new diagnostic team in “Games”, the ninth episode of the fourth season. He dies from suicide in season 5, episode 20, “Simple Explanation”; he makes an additional appearance as a hallucination in season eight. While Wilson is generally a calm, severe individual, he does have a humorous and playful aspect, as properly.
The resemblance is clear in House’s reliance on deductive reasoning and psychology, even where it may not seem obviously applicable, and his reluctance to simply accept cases he finds uninteresting. The name “Holmes” is a homophone of the word “houses”, and the words “home” and “house” have an identical which means. His investigatory method is to eliminate diagnoses logically as they’re proved unimaginable; Holmes used an analogous technique. Both characters play devices (House performs the piano, the guitar, and the harmonica; Holmes, the violin) and take drugs …