House, M.D. - Season Three [$59.98]

by Kate Spatola

2 December 2007

 

How does House, M.D. manage to garner not only popular success but critical approval, as well?  By now, even the most casual of television viewers will know the answer:  sharp writing and whip-smart acting.  In just three seasons on air the absurdly talented duo of creator David Shore and lead actor Hugh Laurie have managed to re-establish the modern medical drama while simultaneously subverting many of its hallowed conventions.  For in Dr. House we have a protagonist whose very charm and likeability is intrinsically supported and bolstered by an unrelenting personal abrasion and callousness.

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