Sheldon's idea of vacation on 'Big Bang Theory'
February 10th, 2012
03:21 PM ET

Sheldon's idea of vacation on 'Big Bang Theory'

You knew it was going to be bad news when Sheldon was forced to go on vacation from the university on Thursday night's "Big Bang Theory."

Of course, Sheldon couldn't bear to be away for a whole week, so he snuck into the back of Leonard's car. Leonard promptly turned the car around, once he found out (in the midst of singing along with the Black Eyed Peas, something Sheldon couldn't stand to hear).

Then Sheldon decided he could spend his vacation helping Amy out in the lab. He just loved the sound and smells of a lab as part of his vacation (a vacation which is pretty much from his other lab).

"I'm excited to work with my boyfriend. It's going to be romantic," said Amy.

"Way to kill the mood," said Sheldon.

However, it turned out that Sheldon wasn't too great doing menial tasks around the lab either, and Amy enjoyed taking him down a few pegs.

In the meantime, there is once again trouble in paradise with Hernadette (Boward?). Howard was nervous when Bernadette brought up the idea of a pre-nup.

After much hemming and hawing, Penny set him straight, in one of the best monologues in recent memory: "All right, Howard Wolowitz, listen up. You sign anything she puts in front of you, because you are the luckiest man alive. If you let her go, there is no way you can ever find someone else. Speaking on behalf of all women, it is not going to happen. We had a meeting."

Howard then agreed to meet Bernadette's father, and she warned him not to bring up a laundry list of topics, and to head for the hills if her dad started getting strangely quiet (yelling was okay).

I look forward to seeing how that goes. That and the fact that Howard's mission is in May is a bit of a preview of what to expect for the season finale: Howard in space!

What did you think of this week's episode? It was one of the better Sheldon episodes this season, I thought. Share your view on iReport or comment below.


soundoff (31 Responses)
  1. sunny

    the big bang theroy is great comedy tv,I love it very much

    November 20, 2013 at 5:34 am | Report abuse |
  2. Martin

    - So very cool that it happened to be US in this photo We're so happy for you and your wnining entry Kelly and we're even more thankful that we have a treasure of your amazing work to keep forever and show our little girl one day!!!! THANK YOU!04/16/2011 3:29 pm

    April 26, 2012 at 11:50 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Becca

    Just love this show, great comedy is good for the soul, especially with the shows airing nowadays being mainly "reality" but are not, they tend to be scripted.... loved the episode that Sheldon couldn't think of anything to do for vacation rather than going to the lab.....which proved he isn't all that when it comes to biology!! ;) Good, clean humor.....a great treat from some of the JUNK that's on....

    February 17, 2012 at 11:12 am | Report abuse |
  4. Sokman

    You can spell Sophisticated, but not Because?

    February 12, 2012 at 2:23 am | Report abuse |
  5. dawn01

    that's the big bang http://www.SUPERSONIC.US.COM

    February 11, 2012 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse |
  6. lisa

    love the show!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    February 11, 2012 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Darren

    Keith Carradine was great as Penny's dad. Given Bernie's description of him, I would love to see Clint Eastwood play her dad.

    February 11, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Meghan

    So sad, some people do not like funny shows that use sophisticated language cause they do not understand it, therefore they reflect by calling it: "stupid show".

    February 11, 2012 at 11:33 am | Report abuse |
  9. Francine Prevost

    Everytime I see comments on this board it sounds like a bunch of 3 year olds. You guys should be ashamed of yourselves with the comments.

    February 11, 2012 at 7:23 am | Report abuse |
  10. theDude

    This show is so stupid.

    February 10, 2012 at 5:59 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Howard

    This is the dumbest show on tv today. It is mega-terrible. Just another GLEE ripoff without the singing.

    February 10, 2012 at 4:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • jo

      Too bad glee started 2 years after big bang theory

      February 11, 2012 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
    • mike

      How can big bang be a rip off of a show that started after big bang theory did. BEST COMEDY ON THE AIR

      February 11, 2012 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • Starbucks

      Please don't feed the trolls. He is well aware BBT and Glee are nothing alike.

      February 11, 2012 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse |
  12. @DUANE

    Ron and Duane are Gay. Fuudgepackin faiiries.

    February 10, 2012 at 4:32 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Louie

    It was one of the best.

    February 10, 2012 at 4:17 pm | Report abuse |
  14. portalpunk

    Im sorry Trix rabbit. We LOVE you also. Your cereal is delicious and you are a good friend.

    February 10, 2012 at 4:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • trix are for kids

      Haha, no problem. In all honesty I'm a fan of Reese's cereal.

      February 10, 2012 at 4:21 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Bob the Builder

    Some of the people that post on these articles are such tools. "Don't feed the trolls" I always see, but sheesh, it baffles me why people type the things they type....but to the topic!

    Easily one of the funnier episodes as of late, the show has been on a bit of a lull for this season. Hoping to see Howard in space!

    February 10, 2012 at 3:57 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Yea

    Said it before and I'll say it again. Easily the worst comedy on TV.

    February 10, 2012 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |
  17. portalpunk

    Im firsty for cocoa puffs. Firsty for cocoa puffs.

    February 10, 2012 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |

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