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'House' To End After 8 Seasons — Will You Miss It?

Thu, February 9, 2012 9:20am EDT by Andy Swift 18 Comments
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Hugh Laurie will hanging up his stethoscope — and whatever other fancy tools doctors use — for the last time this May.

Get your fill of misdiagnoses while you can, House fans! The bosses of the hit (and sometimes miss) FOX series have announced that its current eighth season will also be its last. Star Hugh Laurie, creator David Shore and executive producer Katie Jacobs released a joint statement, in which they thanked fans for their loyalty and explained the reasoning behind their decision. They agree Dr. House should “disappear before the music stops, while there is still some promise and mystique in the air.”

In a nutshell, they’re saying they want to end the show while it’s still on top — or at the very least, before it becomes completely terrible.

(Check out the full statement over at our sister site TVLine.)

Are you sad that House is ending, or do you agree it’s time for the good doctor to retire? And which former cast members would you love to see return to the show one last time? See you in the comments section!

— Andy Swift