For me that was a horrible episode with a horrible ending.
I didn't expect a happy, sappy ending (though I am a fan of them) but that IMO was episode and finale was just poo poo.
I have been a fan of House from the beginning and my biggest problem with the show is they would come up with an interesting story line and end it by the episode and then drag on the crap story lines on for ever (Tritter anyone?).
Anyhoo as someone above mentioned they show had it's run and ran out of gas a few seasons ago.