picked the relationship between House and Cuddy as one of their best performances of The relationship between House and Cuddy is, to say the least, incredibly complicated and rife with tension. So many people have accused Cuddy of sleeping with House that even House has jokingly asked if there is anything to the rumor. Some of the audience was left unsure whether they really do have a past, and if their feelings are more than just flirty banter and sizzling hot sexual tension for several seasons. However, House and Cuddy eventually reveal that they have deeper feelings for each other in season five, when House offers Cuddy a kiss of solace in Joy after learning that her planned adoption will not go through. This kiss stirs those old feelings up to the surface.