On the surface lie beefy, partially-naked men and sweaty tangled limbs. But this fighting flick has a surprisingly emotional story to tell. Prepare to be plunged into the murky depths of tattered relationships, unforgiveable actions, and the heartbreaking consequences of lives misspent.
When we last left TV’s favourite unhinged doctor, he’d been indirectly responsible for the death of his only friend Wilson’s girlfriend and new-school team member Thirteen had discovered she had Huntington’s Disease. Despite some early uneasiness while these plot issues resolve themselves, season five generally continues the hit show’s original formula with entertaining success. There’s a darker edge to this season, however, as the real House behind the sarcastic quips is discovered in depth.