It is revealed via House’s subconscious that it was his need to enter a real romantic relationship with Dominika, though House by no means reveals his true emotions to her. For the next four episodes, House and Dominika grow shut and it appears that each of them share some stage of romantic affection for each other.
- The name “Holmes” is a homophone of the word “houses”, and the words “home” and “house” have a similar meaning.
- His investigatory technique is to remove diagnoses logically as they’re proved impossible; Holmes used a similar methodology.
- House’s relationship with Dr. James Wilson echoes that between Holmes and his confidant, Dr. John Watson.
- Both characters play devices (House performs the piano, the guitar, and the harmonica; Holmes, the violin) and take medicine (House relies on Vicodin; Holmes uses cocaine recreationally).
To borrow Laurie’s words, “there was at all times something …