Archive for November, 2005

The Lumberyard

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005


At the center of the American Dream is the home, and at the center of its creation or renovation is the lumberyard. We’ll explore the options lumberyards provide for builders and renovators, from natural to engineered woods.

The Mistake

Tuesday, November 29th, 2005

House and Chase find themselves in a serious situation after a young mother with stomach pains dies. Months later, Stacy counsels Chase prior to his disciplinary hearing, and must determine whether Chase made a mistake that ultimately led to the patient’s death. She soon realizes he is holding something back.

Hunting

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

A gay man with full-blown AIDS collapses in front of House’s home and goes into shock. When House discovers the man’s father is suffering from symptoms of his own, he must determine if they might be connected and save both their lives. Meanwhile, Cameron faces a potentially life-threatening disease of her own.

Nightmare in Jamestown

Monday, November 21st, 2005
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Excavation by archeologist of the 17th century James Fort in Jamestown has uncovered many objects that could reveal how life at James Fort was like. And includes the possible discovery of the grave of Captain Bartholomew Gosnold.

Brewing

Wednesday, November 16th, 2005

Beer

It’s one of the world’s oldest and most beloved beverages, revered by Pharaohs and brewed by America’s Founding Fathers. Today, brewing the bitter elixir is a multi-billion-dollar global industry.

Spin

Tuesday, November 15th, 2005

A professional bicyclist is brought in after collapsing during a race, but House doesn’t want to treat him because he thinks the athlete is taking performance-enhancing drugs. House only becomes interested when the patient admits to taking the drugs.

Daddy’s Boy

Tuesday, November 8th, 2005

A Princeton student who is graduating suffers a seizure while partying at a frat house. House’s parents also drop by to see their son.

New Zealand (Down Under the Down Under)

Monday, November 7th, 2005


Tony is invited to New Zealand to lecture at a gourmet food convention. But after receiving a lukewarm reception from the crowd, he decides to search for real Kiwi culture outside the city of Christchurch.

Loch Ness

Monday, November 7th, 2005


Are there actually strange creatures swimming in Loch Ness? This episode examines the photographic evidence and the many high tech attemps to gain proof of Nessie’s existence. Using computers, the famous photos and films are analyzed and the results are less than convincing.

Engineering Disasters 17

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005



It’s another chapter of complex, deadly and controversial engineering failures, using 3-D animation, forensic engineering experts, and footage of the actual disasters to understand what went wrong, and how disaster has led to improvement. In Sun Valley, California, weeks of record rain turn a crack in the middle of a street into a 200-foot long sinkhole. Months later, rain led to the Laguna Beach, California landslide, which destroyed 11 homes and caused millions in damage. On May 23, 2004, four people were killed when the roof of the new Terminal 2E at Charles de Gaulle International Airport in Paris collapses. Other disasters: the 1931 crash of Fokker F-10 passenger airplane with coach Knute Rockne aboard; the sinking of the coal ship Marine Electric off the coast of Virginia; and the blinding reflection of the new Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.