March 30th, 2012
01:18 PM ET
At long last, Sheldon came face-to-face with Leonard Nimoy... sort of.
Thursday night's episode of "The Big Bang Theory" saw Sheldon debating whether to open the box for a classic "Star Trek" transporter toy, because doing so would decrease its value.
He was visited in a dream by his Mego Spock action figure, voiced of course, by Nimoy. He urged him to open the box because playing with a toy is only logical.
It didn't take long for Sheldon to break the toy, so he switched it with Leonard's toy, which was still in the box.
Spock once again tells Sheldon in a dream (this time on a "Star Trek"-esque planet) that this is the wrong thing to do, and Sheldon got attacked by a Gorn.
Sheldon was caught red-handed when Leonard opened his box and had to confess the truth, in his stammering Sheldon way. Sheldon wished Leonard all the best with his transporter toy.
"Yeah, that's a big fat whopper, I hope it breaks."
In the meantime, Raj's girlfriend-less ways got the best of him and he agreed to an arranged marriage. Before long, his betrothed revealed that it would only be a marriage of convenience, because she was gay.
A classic Raj reaction to this: "Like dude-on-dude but with women?"
Raj made it clear that he is strictly metrosexual: "I like women and their skin care products."
Bernadette realized Raj needed companionship and got him a puppy. "Let's go see if you fit in my man purse!"
It was good to see the show continuing the theme of Raj's loneliness, but the Spock plotline could have taken place in practically any episode (though it will still go down as classic Sheldon).
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