Skip to comments.BREAKING: FOX Cancels Its Popular HOUSE Show
Posted on 08/08/2009 6:44:38 AM PDT by ak267
FOX has annouced that its popular show HOUSE will be canceled and will not have its 2009 season televised as planned.
Due to Obamacare restrictions, delays, rationing and age-to-benefit studies, the show simply can't be done. Writers & producers have concluded that each episode would take 10-20 times longer while necessary medical tests, needed to move the plot/story line, have now become unavailable.
Episodes dealing with elderly patients were scrapped as their stories constantly ended with either pain pill overdoses or euthanasia. Episodes involving unborn children with defects/complications were constantly ending with an abortions. There were also too many scenes where patient-actors had to wait in long lines or were told to come back in a few months for follow up treament (which only exasperated studio production costs).
Leading actor, Hugh Laurie, was most upset that his show was becoming a UK production with all of the bureaucratic pitfalls.
FOX producers tried to save the show with an all new cast of cheap foreign doctors and nurses (H1B visas), but red tape snags and producer squabbles crushed the idea.
As one producer stated, "What the heck were we goning to do every week? Have death counseling sessions, arguments with government officials, and dispensing pain pills? HELLO, can you say boring!!! We're suppose to be fiction, not a reality show!!!"
To date, FOX officials haven't confirmed internet rumors on a possible replacement show dealing with Hugh Laurie's character opening a private clinic in Mexico.
Had me worried there for a moment....
sorry for the typs....this was on the spur of the moment :)
Boy! Till I read the “article” to see that you were making a point by writing a spoof, I almost had a heart attack.
I love Dr. House.
Someone please put up that pic of Dr. House where it says “It is NOT Lupus”
Funny, but thanks for the heart attack!
Good one...and not too far fetched to be true!
House would quit the first time his $12 check from Obamacare came in the mail 4 months late.
Whoever you are......you’re good!
Hilarious. Thanks for the post. Underneath the humor is real truth. Only in America could the technologies have developed that would enable a doctor like House to do his job. It will be interesting to see how the show handles some of these political issues.
I’m glad all you folks liked it!!!
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It would have to be an over-the-top sitcom, a farce. Reality is too extreme for believable drama.
Your headline scared me to death! Now I need end of life counseling. Funny bit, thanks.
That was just *cruel*!
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