In the October 14 episode of the medical drama series, House finds out that his father passed away and he is forced to travel back to his hometown.
Promotional video of "House M.D." next episode has been released. Focusing on the time when House finds out that his father has passed away, the footage shows glimpses on how his diagnostic team and friends try to make reluctant House coming to his grieving mother's aid and console her. Joined by Wilson, House finally gets in the car and embarks on a journey home without losing his sarcastic side at all.
Aside from dealing with his father's death, in the fourth episode of the fifth season called "Birthmarks", House will be faced with another mysterious case. Away from his team because he has to attend his father funeral, he must help his team on making the differential diagnosis on a young Chinese woman who collapsed while searching for her birth parents. This episode will not be aired until October 14.
Coming back with its fifth season on September 16, the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning medical drama about an eccentric medical genius who heads a team of diagnosticians at the Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital and solves rare medical cases is aired every Tuesday at 8 P.M. on FOX. It stars Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard, Jennifer Morrison, Jesse Spencer and others.