After nearly 8 years on the air, the final episode of the American medical drama 'House' aired this week.

Starring actor Hugh Laurie, the show focused around antihero Dr. Gregory House and his team of diagnosticians in a New Jersey hospital.

In its time on the air, 'House' managed to secure three Guinness World Records:

  • - House managed a review score of 9.4 out of 10, according to, making it the most popular TV show as of February 2008.
  • - The success of the show from the review made Hugh Laurie TV's most-watched leading man.
  • - Hugh Laurie earned $700,000 per episode, making him the highest-paid TV actor in a drama series.