Presentation on theme: "HOUSE M.D. By: Meredith Shannon, Michelle Nabholz, Jessica Ho, and Garrett Meents."— Presentation transcript:
HOUSE M.D. By: Meredith Shannon, Michelle Nabholz, Jessica Ho, and Garrett Meents
House M.D. What was the original plot line and how has it changed? Why are so many people attracted to this show? Which seasons/episodes are the most viewed? How medically accurate and what research goes into the episodes?
Original Plot line: Gregory House, a brilliant doctor, who takes on the toughest medical mysteries. Him and his Medical team take on these mysteries in Sometimes unconventional ways. This medical drama is one of the most highly watched dramas. Throughout the show, we follow House and his struggle not only with saving peoples lives but also his own internal conflicts. HOUSE, an innovative take on the medical drama, is a series in which the villain is a medical malady and the hero is an irreverent, controversial doctor who trusts no one, least of all his patients. (Fox.com)
Why do people like House M.D.? Character depth Medical interest Plot line Interesting to watch
Most viewed episodes/seasons? House season 3 was the highest ranked television show on air with 19.95 million viewers HOUSE recently was designated as the world's most popular current television program, watched by a whopping 81.8 million people in 66 countries, according to the 2012 edition of Guinness World Records Season 4, episode 11 Frozen there were 29.04 million viewers (2008)
Medical Accuracy Real life doctors are consulted From our research, we have found many contributors to the show such as Dr. Lisa Sanders who base her contributions off of real life incidences There are websites dedicated to analyzing the accuracy of House, some agree and some disagree and try to disprove his methods
Rhetorical Situation Audience: Young adults (18-29), continuing education Context: Students viewing results in classroom setting Purpose: To display survey findings and assist in answering main questions Design: Clean and professional look (Like a doctors office)