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Old February 19 2009, 03:17 AM   #1
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TV's Most Brilliant Social Misfits Meet!

What would it be like if Dr. Gregory House -a brilliant diagnostician with a double specialty in infectious diseases and nephrology- head of the Princeton Plansboro Teach Hospital's unique Diagnostic Medicine department met up with brilliant Dr. Cal Lightman - a master of body language who helps criminal investigations due to his ability to read if people are lying or not.

Both men are obsessed with lies. House's own motto is "everyone lies" and whenever he finds someone who doesn't fit into this perception he does everything he can to find "a truth." Lightman sees lies everywhere he looks in the smallest facial tic or act of body language.

Dr. House a misanthrope and Lightman, well, not quite a misanthrope but certainly a man with "social issues."

I think these two were BORN to meet one another. I demand a crossover event where Lightman has some disease that House needs to diagnose and Lightman has a heyday on taking apart House's obsession with lies and the "lies" House formulates to do what he thinks is best to save his patient's life.

It would be awesome!
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Old February 19 2009, 10:55 PM   #2
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Will never happen as the two characters interactions would only serve to harm/weaken the others character because of how they are.
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Old February 19 2009, 11:26 PM   #3
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What show is Cal Lightman on?
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Old February 19 2009, 11:56 PM   #4
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I'd like to put Dr. Cox from Scrubs and Dr. House in the same ER. Or make Dr. Kelso Gregory House's boss.

Hilarity or homicide ensues I'm sure.
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Old February 20 2009, 12:11 AM   #5
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What show is Cal Lightman on?
Lie to Me.

It's Tim Roth's character.


Personally, I'd like to see all the Miami show characters in a room together: Dexter, Michael from Burn Notice and that twat Carouso plays on CSI: Miami.

Actually, Michael Weston vs. Dexter would be a vveeerrry interesting match.
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Old February 20 2009, 02:14 AM   #6
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Can we get Jack Bauer in there too?

"TELL ME WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOU!!! DAMN IT, WE'RE RUNNING OUT OF TIME!!!"
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Old February 20 2009, 03:04 AM   #7
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Followed your link Trekker. We were thinking the same thing. I also just realized that both shows are on FOX, so maybe they actually can do a crossover.
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Old February 20 2009, 05:23 AM   #8
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Agent Richard07 wrote: View Post
Followed your link Trekker. We were thinking the same thing. I also just realized that both shows are on FOX, so maybe they actually can do a crossover.
Both shows are on Fox but House is made by Universal Studios (NBC) and Lie to Me is made by Fox Television so there may be "issues" with doing crossovers. Not necessairly impossible, but...
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Old February 20 2009, 07:19 AM   #9
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FOX needs to do a House/'24' cross-over.
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Old February 20 2009, 09:48 AM   #10
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Personally, I'd like to see all the Miami show characters in a room together: Dexter, Michael from Burn Notice and that twat Carouso plays on CSI: Miami.
Only if by the end of the episode Michael and Horatio ended up as additions to Dexter's slide collection, and packaged in neat black garbage bags at the bottom of a deep body of water.
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Old February 20 2009, 11:20 PM   #11
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I don't think Dexter would take Michael out; he might see him as in the same line of business: justice. Beside, Michael would be VERY hard to kill in hand to hand combat.

Horatio, however, would cut, bagged and on the ocean floor before the first commercial break.
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Old February 21 2009, 12:32 AM   #12
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Dr. House, Dr. Bishop, Monk and Detective Goren?
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Old February 21 2009, 01:03 AM   #13
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I don't think Dexter would take Michael out; he might see him as in the same line of business: justice. Beside, Michael would be VERY hard to kill in hand to hand combat.

Horatio, however, would cut, bagged and on the ocean floor before the first commercial break.


Well, I'd consider Michael a personal favor.
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Old February 21 2009, 02:53 AM   #14
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I'd really like Michael Weston and Angus MacGyver to meet.
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