December 9th, 2011
05:39 PM ET
Thursday night's episode of "The Big Bang Theory" gave us a couple of big revelations, primarily the fact that Penny used to be a bully in high school (and now, of course, she is friends with the bullied).
We also met Leonard's No. 1 tormentor from high school, Jimmy. But after an unimpressive pitch for an invention, he ended up having to turn to Leonard for help, admitting that he was now the loser, and Leonard the winner.
Sheldon, of course, didn't trust Jimmy one iota (even suggesting killing him in his sleep – theoretically, of course).
Then, when Jimmy stayed the night and wouldn't go the next morning, Leonard stood up to him... and then he and Sheldon ran for their lives. Sheldon noted he only had to outrun Leonard in this scenario.
There was some potential here which wasn't quite realized, I have to say. On the other hand, I liked that Penny tried to make up for her past bullying ways, eventually giving clothes to the poor... well, before she and Amy ended up turning to a life of crime.
While the two were stealing clothes they found adorable from a charity bin, Amy admitted that she was looking forward to a possible future where they were cellmates.
Finally, Bernadette talked them out of it... but not before she took something for herself: "It's okay, I serve soup to poor people!"
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