Hugh Laurie bowed out of hit medical mystery drama 'House' last night as the series came to an end after eight years.
When he was playing the fool opposite Rowan Atkinson in 'Blackadder' few could have predicted Hugh Laurie would become the world's biggest television star but the role of Dr. Gregory House made that a reality.
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The drug addicted head of a team of diagnosticians, House is in fact based on Sherlock Holmes with friend Wilson (Robert Sean Leonard) playing the Watson to his Holmes.
The show was left hanging last week when it was revealed that House would have to serve the remaining six months of his jail sentence (having been paroled), a time frame that doesn't suit the fact that his best friend Wilson only has five months left to live.
'House' was always going to at the very least flirt with the idea of the titular character committing suicide by the time it came to a close and they dealt with thatRead More »from House – Last ever episode – Review