With the episode titled “Everybody Dies” — a spin on House’s veritable catch-phrase, “Everybody lies.” — there was cause to anticipate somebody kicking the bucket. For a charity public sale, T-shirts bearing the phrase “Everybody Lies” had been sold for a restricted time beginning on April 23, 2007, on Housecharitytees.com. Proceeds from sales of those shirts and others with the phrase “Normal’s Overrated” went to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). House cast and crew members additionally frequently attended fundraisers for NAMI and have featured in advertisements for the organization that appeared in Seventeen and Rolling Stone. The show’s efforts raised tons of of 1000’s of dollars for the charity.
The collection finale additionally pays homage to Holmes’s obvious death in “The Final Problem”, the 1893 story with which Conan Doyle initially intended to conclude the Holmes chronicles. References to the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes …