House runs over to Danny's room to chat some more with the athepriest. He asks Danny if he'll get his faith back if House cures him. Danny says no; his faith is "gone for good." House doesn't think so, and he doesn't think Danny thinks that, either. He's holding onto his sucky, low-paying job because he's hoping his faith will come back somehow. Danny says he's been with the church his entire adult life, so he can't get a job as anything else. Yeah, but he could have sex. Why follow the church's rules when you don't believe in them and you have hormones? Danny accuses House of hypocrisy, saying he acts like he doesn't care about anyone (how would Danny know that?), but his job is all about saving lives. House says he solves puzzles. The fact that people don't die is just a coincidence. I wouldn't have believed that a few seasons ago. I do now. Danny doesn't. He thinks House wants to believe. House gets uncomfortable and escapes with a quip about whore trees and fruit sex.
House finds Cuddy in the hallway. She admits that she doesn't want House at the ceremony, because it'll be full of love and friends and family and House is the opposite of all of those things. "Okay," House says simply. "That's it? You're really not coming?" Cuddy asks, looking just a little bit disappointed. "I'm really not coming," House says, looking like he doesn't really care one way or the other. He plays her like a violin.
Hadley joins Kumar and Taub in the lab. Of course, the conversation revolves around her and Foreman. Kumar thinks they should wait and House will eventually rehire Foreman. Taub thinks the opposite and agrees with House that they should break up before one of them cheats with another woman. What's with all the mentions of Hadley's bisexuality this week? Did they get yelled at by GLAAD for hooking her up with a man who instantly cured her reckless random sex with women or something? Whatever. Hadley reports that Danny's spleen looks fine except for traces of a few minor bugs that aren't even worth mentioning. Or are they?