The Big Bang Theory - [3/31/11] - The Zarnecki Incursion

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  1. Mar 31, 2011 #1 of 117
    ScubaCat

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    Raj: "Don't say doom! Who opens the door for their doom?!?" :D
     
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    Rob Helmerichs

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    "A basket of puppies!"
     
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    LoadStar

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    I sure as heck hope there were enough good geek references in this episode to make the "the good writers must have left" people happy for a little while. :)
     
  4. Mar 31, 2011 #4 of 117
    MikeCC

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    I am warming up to Amy Farrah Fowler:

    "Four women start down the stairs, but only three make to the lobby..."

    Then there's the Bernadette objection: "But I don't WANT to throw my waste at her...!"

    And just how terrific is Penny? Understanding, or at least sympathizing with, Sheldon's dismay about his stolen virtual items. Driving to pick them up. She will defend her friends, and she has given up trying to appear cool and "popular."

    She just values those guys, quirks and all. And now we find she will slam her foot into the testicles of someone being a jerk to her friends.

    But then Penny has always had a Midwestern loyalty, and lack of guile. It is nice to see that her time on the West Coast hasn't robbed her of that.
     
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    LoadStar

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    I think it's Sheldon, specifically. I mean, yeah, she clearly still has feelings for Leonard to some extent... but with Sheldon, Penny has an unusually protective relationship. It's not the first time that she's gone above and beyond for him.

    I don't know that she's ever really had any sort of a substantial relationship with Howard or Raj.
     
  6. Mar 31, 2011 #6 of 117
    nexter

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    no! they used references that made no sense and is even impossible in WoW!


    lol j/k thought the episode was pretty dang funny tonight, loved how Penny got Sheldon's stuff back :p

    "Finally a girl is gonna touch you in your little no no spot" :D
     
  7. Mar 31, 2011 #7 of 117
    Michael S

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    What was the ringtone that Leonard used? Because I couldn't hear it.
     
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    Rob Helmerichs

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    Yeah, it was actually a perfect example of what I've been saying. They used to understand geek culture. Now, they just mock it.

    But the opening with Sheldon and the cop was hilarious.
    As Raj said, it was sitar music.

    Raj: "Bros over... [long pause] ...my sister."
     
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    scooterboy

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    Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur....

    :)
     
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    Peter000

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    I thought the cop actor played it perfectly.
     
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    betts4

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    My favorite line of the episode.

    This was a fun episode! I loved that all the guys got involved in getting Sheldon's stuff back and were cruising to locate the Ostrich.
     
  12. Mar 31, 2011 #12 of 117
    robojerk

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    I think Penny has a maternal relationship with Sheldon. No matter how smart he is they have shown how child like Sheldon can be sometimes. Penny has seem to have taken on the role of nurturer but I don't believe there are any romantic feelings there.
     
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    Idearat

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    Priya may be the girlfriend but Penny is the real friend.
     
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    verdugan

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    She might not be the g/f for much longer if she keeps skyping her ex.
     
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    Gunnyman

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    /geek They should have mentioned something about Blizzard's DM's being unable to recover Sheldor's stuff.
    Plust I find it hard to believe that Sheldon isn't using the WoW Authenticator. :D

    But that was a damned funny episode.
    Raj: Ok I'll have sex with him. :D
     
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    sieglinde

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    I am a tad surprised they use a real reference such as World of Warcraft. First there is some licensing thing for mentioning it maybe and second they will make mistakes in describing it if they are not already players.
    I find the depictions of SF cons on TV and movies to be somewhat distorted also. I think it is because the people writing the stuff have only attended one or have never attended one.
     
  17. Apr 1, 2011 #17 of 117
    MikeCC

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    Yeah, she is almost maternal with Sheldon. I'd almost see it as a big sister keeping an eye out for her bright, but socially inept little brother. She's sometimes annoyed by him, true, but she will try to help smooth out some of his rough edges and she will stand up for him when necessary.

    I think Penny's relationship with Amy Farrah Fowler is something that is helping her cope with Leonard's new girlfriend. I was sure when AFF was introduced, we saw simply a female version of Sheldon. But AFF is far more socially aware, and able to pick up on emotional cues that Sheldon always misses.

    AFF is not as wooden and emotionless as her conversational tone might suggest. She has decided that Penny is a friend worth having, and AFF will be there for her. Obviously, AFF is having to learn HOW best to be that sort of friend to Penny, but she keeps trying.
     
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    Jonathan_S

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    I liked Amy Farrah Fowler's peer pressure line. "This is the drug and alchohol peer pressure I was warned about. Pour me some"
     
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    eddyj

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    There was more.
     
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    MarkofT

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    You must have missed the earlier episode where Penny got addicted to WoW. Blizzard even assisted with a bit of Machinima for the final joke in that episode.
     

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