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Escape Goat
(09-28-2012, 04:29 AM)
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If you saw one episode five years ago and want to shit on the show then do it in the other thread please. Otherwise, if you want to discuss the episodes of the latest season then post away.




I thought that this episode was pretty weak for a season premiere from both a comedic and narrative standpoint. It really didn't establish anything that wasn't in the Season 5 finale and a lot of the jokes centered on Raj's sexuality again. I took from his meeting with Stewart was him simply reaching out to everybody so that he has somebody to share his life with. A hetero life partner kind of deal. Jim Parson's hairline is absurdly high and I can't believe they decided to stay with the combover and not adopt a hairpiece. He'll likely be bald by next season! The Wolowitz in space hasn't resulted in much lulz either. I guess the space toilet is working as intended.

In the end I felt disappointed by this episode but I'm hoping they can entertain next week.
boutdown
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(09-28-2012, 04:30 AM)
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I was wondering why no one made a thread about this. I missed the premiere, going to watch my recorded version right now.
gutter_trash
(09-28-2012, 04:31 AM)
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the 1st episode was average, almost subpar like 1st or 2nd season.

The fact that 3 of the 4 guys are more invested in their relationship with their female counterparts also removes the gel that used to exist between the 4 that was more present before.

this is the first season that I am catching from the premiere without resorting to reruns or DVDs
Fry
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(09-28-2012, 04:32 AM)
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Going to watch in a bit. Will also see the new Two and a Half Men just for the lulz, but I won't follow the show anymore. I dropped during the last season and I think every other person that was a fan of the show for the past 8 years did the same thing.

I hope they can surprise me this season. I still really like BBT, but the quality hasn't been the same ever since they started to care so much about relationships.
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(09-28-2012, 04:38 AM)
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Not a bad episode, but certainly not an especially good one by any stretch. The jokes were safe and it didn't really feel like a season premiere - it could've been any of the season's episodes from a storyline standpoint.

I love this show, but this episode just wasn't that good. Hope it goes back to form soon!
Fry
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(09-28-2012, 04:43 AM)
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I hope they have some jokes about The Avengers lined up already.
aparisi2274
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(09-28-2012, 04:51 AM)
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I thought it was an ok episode...

I though the funniest line was when Howard got off his call with his mom, and says "Well, space is ruined"
wenis
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(09-28-2012, 04:51 AM)
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I liked it. Sheldon delivering the Spider-Man one line was awesome

I half way bought it too until the reveal.
boutdown
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(09-28-2012, 04:57 AM)
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The ending was pretty sad, damn.
Zoe
(09-28-2012, 04:59 AM)
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So are they going to shoehorn Stewart into every episode now?
Galang
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(09-28-2012, 05:02 AM)
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Ohh completely forgot it was time for a new season! Will be good
wenis
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(09-28-2012, 05:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by Zoe

So are they going to shoehorn Stewart into every episode now?

probably, whatever they're cooking up with Raj, it better go somewhere... Getting tired of his (And stewarts) sad sack schtick
mantidor
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(09-28-2012, 05:06 AM)
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subscribing so you people remind me when there's a new episode.

I do this for all my TV viewing, I'm sure theres an app for that but I like more when Gaf reminds me :P
NotTheGuyYouKill
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(09-28-2012, 05:09 AM)
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Goddammit Sheldon, just have sex with Amy already. This shit's gotten ridiculous.

Originally Posted by wenis

probably, whatever they're cooking up with Raj, it better go somewhere... Getting tired of his (And stewarts) sad sack schtick

Same.
Mikey Jr.
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(09-28-2012, 05:11 AM)
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Ive watched a few eps in the beginning, and I know generally whose on the show/and their personality.

I saw some later episodes when they introduced Blossom and the other girl.

My fuck are they annoying, especially the blonde one. I came in here and was just wondering if they died in a fire. The boxart suggests no.

What are the fans opinions on these 2 characters? Am I wrong about them?
BigJonsson
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(09-28-2012, 05:11 AM)
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Hmmm, I've only watched reruns until now, I guess season 5 hasn't been in syndication yet so I'm a bit lost


What happened to Priyya?
How long is Howard in Space?
And anything else big happen in s5?
Fry
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(09-28-2012, 05:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mikey Jr.

Ive watched a few eps in the beginning, and I know generally whose on the show/and their personality.

I saw some later episodes when they introduced Blossom and the other girl.

My fuck are they annoying, especially the blonde one. I came in here and was just wondering if they died in a fire. The boxart suggests no.

What are the fans opinions on these 2 characters? Am I wrong about them?

I didn't mind either at first. But they've grown tiresome. I wish the show would go back to it's original cast.
BankaiZaraki
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(09-28-2012, 05:18 AM)
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I'm at the end of Season 2 on this show. It has its moments but not as funny as some people make it out to be.
boutdown
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(09-28-2012, 05:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by wenis

probably, whatever they're cooking up with Raj, it better go somewhere... Getting tired of his (And stewarts) sad sack schtick

I agree, yeah.
Incendiary
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(09-28-2012, 05:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mikey Jr.

My fuck are they annoying, especially the blonde one. I came in here and was just wondering if they died in a fire. The boxart suggests no.

What are the fans opinions on these 2 characters? Am I wrong about them?

That's completely different than my opinion. I think the show found it's voice when it introduced Bernadette and Amy. It set up some really interesting dynamics, especially since I think if Bernadette hadn't been introduced, Howard's sleazy ladies-man attitude would have probably gotten old and grating by a sixth season. I mean, it was already grating in two seasons. Amy's also developed way beyond a female Sheldon, which she started out as. I think the worst thing that happened because of the introduction of the two other women is that Penny used to have other "hot" friends and people she'd hang out with all the time. Now it seems like all she does is hang out with the guys or Amy/Bernadette. Where'd all her other friends go?

I didn't know Stuart was promoted to a regular now, but I like that because he's been my favorite recurring character. I do agree they need to give either him or Raj a girlfriend or just...something beyond "woe is me I'm single" "woe is me I'm broke."
Dai101
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(09-28-2012, 05:54 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mikey Jr.

Ive watched a few eps in the beginning, and I know generally whose on the show/and their personality.

I saw some later episodes when they introduced Blossom and the other girl.

My fuck are they annoying, especially the blonde one. I came in here and was just wondering if they died in a fire. The boxart suggests no.

What are the fans opinions on these 2 characters? Am I wrong about them?

Bernardette is awesome, so is Amy. I can't complain abuout neither.

Originally Posted by Incendiary

I didn't know Stuart was promoted to a regular now, but I like that because he's been my favorite recurring character. I do agree they need to give either him or Raj a girlfriend or just...something beyond "woe is me I'm single" "woe is me I'm broke."

I hope they keep Stuart as a regular, also Kwepkee too.
PhoncipleBone
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(09-28-2012, 05:59 AM)
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Fairly decent premiere. Nothing great. Nothing terrible. But it is good to have the show back.
NotTheGuyYouKill
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(09-28-2012, 06:00 AM)
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I remember when they made Leslie Winkle a regular, and she rarely showed up, and then they took her off the roster.

That was hilarious.
Wolf Akela
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(09-28-2012, 06:01 AM)
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I really like Amy, though she's been losing her deadpan attitude.

Bernadette is just annoying for me.
wenis
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(09-28-2012, 06:03 AM)
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I love Bernadette. Favorite female character and hottest on the show. She's a freak.
jett
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(09-28-2012, 06:17 AM)
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I always feel like Stuart is like two steps away from hanging himself.
PhoncipleBone
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(09-28-2012, 06:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by jett

I always feel like Stuart is like two steps away from hanging himself.

The last season or so, yes. He didn't seem quite as pathetic before, but lately they have been pushing the super depressed angle with him.

I did like the scene with him and Raj tonight though.
PhoenixSFT
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(09-28-2012, 06:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by Incendiary

That's completely different than my opinion. I think the show found it's voice when it introduced Bernadette and Amy. It set up some really interesting dynamics, especially since I think if Bernadette hadn't been introduced, Howard's sleazy ladies-man attitude would have probably gotten old and grating by a sixth season. I mean, it was already grating in two seasons. Amy's also developed way beyond a female Sheldon, which she started out as. I think the worst thing that happened because of the introduction of the two other women is that Penny used to have other "hot" friends and people she'd hang out with all the time. Now it seems like all she does is hang out with the guys or Amy/Bernadette. Where'd all her other friends go?

I didn't know Stuart was promoted to a regular now, but I like that because he's been my favorite recurring character. I do agree they need to give either him or Raj a girlfriend or just...something beyond "woe is me I'm single" "woe is me I'm broke."

Agreed. Some friends got me into the show about a month ago, and at first I though Amy would just be Sheldon 2, but she really balances him out now and she's one of my favorite characters, along with Bernadette. It is getting a little odd just focusing on the relationships though, and not the friendships. Plus, I'm kinda tired of the Raj "that's not racist/is he gay/straight/bi something" schtick. Especially since my nickname with my friends now is Raj, but mostly because of the talking to women thing.
Fry
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(09-28-2012, 06:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by jett

I always feel like Stuart is like two steps away from hanging himself.

:lol Perfect description of the guy.
NotTheGuyYouKill
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(09-28-2012, 07:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by jett

I always feel like Stuart is like two steps away from hanging himself.

Hahahaha, oh my God, he is exactly that.
PhoenixSFT
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(09-28-2012, 07:11 AM)
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If BBT was a 90's sitcom, there'd be a very special episode about Penny's rampant alcoholism.
Fry
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(09-28-2012, 07:43 AM)
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This is new in the set, isn't it?



Cool!
PhoncipleBone
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(09-28-2012, 07:51 AM)
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Was there last season I believe.
Fry
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(09-28-2012, 07:52 AM)
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Originally Posted by PhoncipleBone

Was there last season I believe.

First time I'm noticing it, weird.
TripOpt55
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(09-28-2012, 08:06 AM)
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This episode was alright. Nothing is really standing out in my mind.

Originally Posted by jett

I always feel like Stuart is like two steps away from hanging himself.

Ha... this is so true.
NinjaBoiX
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(09-28-2012, 09:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by Wolf Akela

I really like Amy, though she's been losing her deadpan attitude.

Bernadette is just annoying for me.

God damn, that fucking voice! She could smash glass. Reminds me of that fuck awful character in Will and Grace with the high pitched voice, Karen I think.

Anyway, I like TBBT, I'll be catching up with this! Bazinga!
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ShinHayase
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(09-28-2012, 09:22 AM)

Originally Posted by Fry8

First time I'm noticing it, weird.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDHAun4SXDE
speedline
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(09-28-2012, 04:50 PM)
They need to get Howard back to Earth pronto, as his character is 50% looks and he is just boring in khakis and a polo. Sheldon just doesn't look right with the longer hair, and his character would never let it get that long. Penny just refuses to admit she is attached to Leonard and that's getting old as well.

They need to bring in Barry Kripkie to join in with Stuart and Raj to try and get some nerd laughs going again. Kripkie hasn't been overused and would still feel fresh in the series.

Leonards character has strayed far away from what he used to be, the bubbling geek who was a man of science, sort of the innocent type. He hasn't really shown a geeky nature in a while. I can't see the current Leonard dressing up as a hobbit or being excited about owning a Time Machine. He just seems like an average guy who is infatuated with the girl next door, just desperate really. I also think they gave him too much pussy throughout the show and that took some of his believability away. If he can pull Raj's sister, then he could definitely pull Penny with no problems. He has had plenty of hook ups throughout the show, so much that I'm not even rooting for him anymore

Bring back Leslie Winkle! She was a perfect match in wits with Sheldon and gave him so much hell I think it really drove his character. Right now Sheldon just says offensive things (unknowingly of course) and everyone just nods there heads after he says it, or just let's it go. Not Leslie, she would come back with something that would piss Sheldon off, his character needs that someone who can match up to him.

As far as Bernie and Amy, well to me they are great from a distance but i don't care to see them all the time. The characters have been around long enough to either accept their man the way they are, or move on. We need to see some fresh problems to deal with rather than the constant issue of Sheldons lack of passion and Howards mom deal. It's gotten bland.

As for the premiere, eh, well I've been missing these guys so it was good to see them back, but nothing special about this episode. Found most everything to be by the numbers in the BBT universe. We did see Stuart and Raj bond a bit and will probably do their own thing for a while, maybe look for women or hang out or something. Other than that, nothing new or exciting that we haven't been through before. Sheldons show of affection to Amy in the restaurant was funny and the best part of this episode. Looking forward to next week.
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(09-28-2012, 05:29 PM)
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The show's grown on me in reruns. I'm curious, did Sheldon ever get the better of Wil Wheaton or did they just drop that? I find that recurring storyline amusing. Probably because I always disliked Wesley Crusher.
Jackpot
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(09-28-2012, 05:35 PM)
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I never liked Kripke. Zack was way funnier.
NYR
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(09-28-2012, 05:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by NotTheGuyYouKill

This shit's gotten ridiculous.

This should be on the quote on every boxset since Season 4.
Last edited by NYR; 09-28-2012 at 06:02 PM.
J-Rzez
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(09-28-2012, 05:37 PM)
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Is there any place to watch this full episode? I missed it last night and forgot to set up the DVR.

Are Howard and Lenny the only people on that show to have been in semi-successful movies? I've seen Penny on 2 Lifetime movies, short parts even, when my gf would be watching them, and I saw Stewart in Sweet Home Alabama on there as well.
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(09-28-2012, 05:58 PM)

Originally Posted by Revolver

The show's grown on me in reruns. I'm curious, did Sheldon ever get the better of Wil Wheaton or did they just drop that? I find that recurring storyline amusing. Probably because I always disliked Wesley Crusher.

Yes, sort of. While at the comic shop, Wil drops in to invite Stuart over for a party and the guys happened to be in the shop so they were all invited to a party at Wil Wheatons house and of course Sheldon refused to go. Then he found out Brent Spiner was going to be there and Sheldon has always related to the Data character from Star Trek so he decided to show up.

Wheaton tells Sheldon that he wants to make good with him on that signed wesley crusher action figured mint in package, so he gives him his last one. Sheldon is ecstatic and proclaims them as friends. Brent Spiner comes into the room and says something like "Oh, I havent seen these in years", then takes the figure and rips open the package. Sheldon then proclaims that Brent Spiner has now placed himself on his list of people he hates. That's the last we've seen of Wil Wheaton, so I'm guessing the rivalry has resolved itself.
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(09-28-2012, 05:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jackpot

I never liked Kripke. Zack was way funnier.

Oh yeah. I forgot about him. They should do an episode with Zack, Raj, Kweepke and Stuart just hanging out and nerdin' out.
Kazerei
(09-30-2012, 05:07 PM)
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I finally watched the premiere, and I thought it was solid. It introduced the situation in each relationship, and set things up for the rest of the season. I'm kind of tired of Sheldon/Amy, but at least Howard/Penny and Raj/Stuart are going somewhere. Humor was generally on par for BBT. This isn't a great quality series, but it's fun to watch anyways.
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(09-30-2012, 05:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by jett

I always feel like Stuart is like two steps away from hanging himself.

That's because if ratings somehow drop, they can have him top himself and make a controversy play for a boost!
Fry
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(10-05-2012, 05:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by Fry8

I hope they have some jokes about The Avengers lined up already.

And they did!


Good episode. Started off a little bit lame but it got funny, and Sheldon being Sheldon was great.
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(10-05-2012, 05:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by speedline

Yes, sort of. While at the comic shop, Wil drops in to invite Stuart over for a party and the guys happened to be in the shop so they were all invited to a party at Wil Wheatons house and of course Sheldon refused to go. Then he found out Brent Spiner was going to be there and Sheldon has always related to the Data character from Star Trek so he decided to show up.

Wheaton tells Sheldon that he wants to make good with him on that signed wesley crusher action figured mint in package, so he gives him his last one. Sheldon is ecstatic and proclaims them as friends. Brent Spiner comes into the room and says something like "Oh, I havent seen these in years", then takes the figure and rips open the package. Sheldon then proclaims that Brent Spiner has now placed himself on his list of people he hates. That's the last we've seen of Wil Wheaton, so I'm guessing the rivalry has resolved itself.

I thought Wil was at Howard's bachelor party after that.
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(10-05-2012, 07:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by PhoncipleBone

I thought Wil was at Howard's bachelor party after that.

Yup. He's friend with them now.
Great episode. Poor Howard, those astronauts are mean /bernardette
AlexMeloche
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(10-05-2012, 03:45 PM)
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Last night episode was pretty good. Amy is slowly becoming my favourite character of the show!

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