We Need the Eggs

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"We Need the Eggs"
House episode
Episode no.Season 8
Episode 17
Directed byDavid Straiton
Written byPeter Blake Sara Hess
Original air dateApril 16, 2012
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"We Need the Eggs" is the seventeenth episode of the eighth season of House and the 172nd overall. It aired on April 16, 2012 on FOX.


House and the team take on the case of a man, Henry, who starts weeping blood. Meanwhile, House is interviewing for a new favorite hooker, since his current favorite, Emily, has decided to get married and leave the business. However, Wilson wants House to concentrate on Dominika. Instead, desperate for Emily's "companionship," House teams up with Dominika to sabotage Emily’s budding relationship.


The Onion's AV Club gave this episode a B- rating,[1] while Lisa Palmer of TV Fanatic gave it a 4.0/5.0 rating.[2]


  1. ^ Handlen Z. "We Need the Eggs". The A.V. Club. Retrieved July 25, 2012.
  2. ^ Palmer L. "House Review: The Game of Risk". TVFanatic.com. Retrieved July 25, 2012.

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