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Okay, its Serious Discussion time!
by Oblique Outputs (saara_zaara)
at August 4th, 2007 (11:41 am)

WARNING - THIS THREAD CONTAIN DISCUSSION OF S4 SPOILERS

Since other forums (sic!) are currently as dead as a doornail, lets talk!

Specifically, in light of the departure of all the Cottages at the end of s3 and the s4 promo pics I reckon we've all seen, just how much H/W do you think TPTB will give us in early s4? How much Cuddy? How much House/Cuddy?  (Or Wilson/Cuddy - how about another date?) How much of any possible new team members (& folks, we need a name for them - in my mind they are NOT the Cottages or Ducklings)?  Will the Cottages be back and when? If so, who will drive bringing them back? (House, Wilson or Cuddy? Or will they beg to return?)


Inquiring minds want to know your thoughts!

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Posted by: kiwi_from_hell (kiwi_from_hell)
Posted at: August 4th, 2007 05:08 pm (UTC)
Wilson does not trust his coffee

Well, Doris Egan is co-writing episode two, so I'm expecting *something* from Wilson.

Posted by: Oblique Outputs (saara_zaara)
Posted at: August 6th, 2007 12:29 am (UTC)
House/Chase

Her co-writer wrote The Jerk &, of course, she wrote House vs God - so I'm kinda hoping for some good "return of Chase too!

Posted by: pen (savemoony)
Posted at: August 4th, 2007 08:11 pm (UTC)
[house] h/w looking

I think we are going to get no less or no more than usual. The Duckys might be gone (but they are still floating around the show) AND the writers have to introduce the four new characters. It's going to be a very crowded few episodes before things settle down.

Posted by: Oblique Outputs (saara_zaara)
Posted at: August 6th, 2007 12:30 am (UTC)
House/Wilson

Five new characters by last count, so yes, very crowded & never mind the 40 characters playing "Survivor" to start. But maybe we'll get more co-interviews with Wilson? (Me like that idea).

Posted by: pen (savemoony)
Posted at: August 6th, 2007 12:49 am (UTC)

That would be nice.

Posted by: Poeia (poeia)
Posted at: August 4th, 2007 10:33 pm (UTC)

I hate, hate, hate, hate, HATE the term "duckling." Nevertheless, I'm willing to call the new fellows "eggs." Then, when House messes with them, we can call them "scrambled eggs."

I think we will get a decent amount of the departed ones in the first few episodes. I don't know whether they did it for this purpose, but whenever House is in a different location than they are we have several good scenes with them and Hugh Laurie gets a lighter workload for the week. (Failure to Communicate and Airborne)

Posted by: Oblique Outputs (saara_zaara)
Posted at: August 6th, 2007 12:33 am (UTC)
House/Wilson

Me to re "ducklings" - I've a fondess for "cottages", but actually I love when House calls them "the kids" in Failure to Communicate.

Very true re the different locations, I hadn't thought of that - Chase in Arizona, Foreman at Mercy & Wilson hanging out with House. Works for me.

Posted by: daisylily: eating Chinese and laughing (daisylily)
Posted at: August 5th, 2007 09:07 am (UTC)
hw_balcony

Since House is apparently 'auditioning' new team members by numbering them, I think we should call them The Numbers.

I am hoping that Chase will come back and be House's second-in-command, because I think he would fit in just right. I supppose we will have to have Cammie back too - she can be under Chase, perhaps. *cough*

Foreman turned into a pompous ass in season three, so I don't care if he goes away for good, but failing that he could be a neurologist at PPTH and get brought in for consults and to be abused by House.

I am hoping that we will get a nice lot of House/Wilson and Cuddy, at least at the beginning of the season, but I'm not holding my breath.

I would love it if the new lackeys asked Chase about House and Wilson and he just said off-handedly "oh, yeah. They're together." Nothing to frighten the children, but a little tidbit to brighten the HoYay heart. I'm betting it won't happen, though, alas.

Posted by: Oblique Outputs (saara_zaara)
Posted at: August 6th, 2007 12:36 am (UTC)
House/Wilson

Well Chase could certaily tell them all about the pancakes Wilson makes for House ;D

The Numbers, the Skittles, the Eggs (one step removed from ducklings & subject to being squashed!), but Cammie working for Chase - ick! Banish Cammie to the clinic!

Posted by: daisylily: eating Chinese and laughing (daisylily)
Posted at: August 6th, 2007 05:00 pm (UTC)
chase_hmm

If we're banishing Cammie (which suits me fine) she might as well go a long way away, e.g. Australia XD

Posted by: Oblique Outputs (saara_zaara)
Posted at: August 6th, 2007 05:36 pm (UTC)
Chase/HD

Only if she doesn't drag Chase with her ;D

Posted by: daisylily: eating Chinese and laughing (daisylily)
Posted at: August 7th, 2007 09:02 am (UTC)
chase_hmm

Oh, absolutely!

Chase stays XD

Posted by: lilapaddy (lilapaddy)
Posted at: August 6th, 2007 11:00 pm (UTC)

May I just throw out the idea of a livejournal-wide boycott of TWoP? I had my account banned for calling mod Nikita a fascist, which she is.

If everyone here is pissed off about the Umbridge-like moderation going down at TWoP, can we all do something about it?

Posted by: Oblique Outputs (saara_zaara)
Posted at: August 6th, 2007 11:14 pm (UTC)
House/Wilson

Works for me (I'm already off the system there) - see

http://community.livejournal.com/h_us_w/10650.html

Poeia had some suggestions if you scroll down the thread.

Posted by: lilapaddy (lilapaddy)
Posted at: August 7th, 2007 11:07 pm (UTC)

I don't know why, but when I click that link it tells me it's "Forbidden". Help?

Posted by: Oblique Outputs (saara_zaara)
Posted at: August 7th, 2007 11:15 pm (UTC)

Hmm, it may be a friends-only post. Check that you've friended the comm & that your cookies are intact!

Posted by: Kitty (hilson_is_love)
Posted at: August 9th, 2007 11:33 am (UTC)

Okay... I don't really know anymore than you guys have told me. But I'm hoping House/Wilson will be a bit more of an obvious ship.

I wish Chase would come back. Cammie can stay away (forever, preferably) but we need Chase... and, maybe, Foreman...

Posted by: Oblique Outputs (saara_zaara)
Posted at: August 9th, 2007 05:03 pm (UTC)
House/Wilson

Definitely need Chase! & yeah, I'm still undecided about Foreman. Jackass Foreman - no; finally got a clue Foreman, maybe yes ;D

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