Hugh Laurie is back one last time as TV's favorite misanthrope Dr. Gregory House in the hit series' eighth and final season. When House returns to Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital after an unconventional release from his prison sentence, he finds himself under a surprising new chain of command and dealing with personnel changes to his staff. Together, House and his new team take on the most baffling medical cases yet and face challenges of both the mind and heart as this television phenomenon comes to a close...
return to form
- House M.D.: Series 8 review by PS
the show perhaps lost its way a little around series 5, and then the rather Cuddy-dominated storylines of series 6 and 7 at times became a little boring - but series 8 is an absolute return to form and the final episode itself is arguably perfect. it had one weakness for me - the diction of one of the new characters (doctors) was very poor and it was a constant struggle to hear what she was saying (subtitles required), but that aside this was a great series and the creators made sure it ended - in quality of story-lines at least - on an absolute high