The Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory (2007)

23 corrected entries in season 2

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The Financial Permeability - S2-E14

Corrected entry: In 'Pilot' (season 1, episode 1), Leonard and Sheldon attempt to sell their sperm for money to install a T1 line in their apartment, and in 'The Dumpling Paradox' (season 1, episode 7), Sheldon says to Leonard "Frankly, if I could afford the rent, I would ask you to leave". Yet in this episode he says to Penny, "My expenses account for 46.9% of my after-tax income". The only way that his expenses could account for less than half his income just over a year after these lines can only really be explained away if the university gave him a pay rise of over 100%, which is incredibly unlikely for many reasons.


Correction: There are so many possible situations that could explain all of this. Regarding his payrise, You said "unlikely" but that does not mean impossible. That aside, Sheldon could have changed his spending/expense habits. Personally, I did when I got a payrise, regardless of how much it was. Also Sheldon has also proven to us that he is capable of making sarcastic comments now and then whether he is aware he is doing it or not.


The Killer Robot Instability - S2-E12

Corrected entry: Kripke states that there is no guarantee that he will face Leonard, Sheldon, and Raj in the round-robin. In a round-robin, all competitors face each other in turn. It is out of character for Kripke not to be aware of this, and especially for Sheldon to not correct someone making this basic mistake.


Correction: Although the tournament is scheduled as a round robin, it's apparent that a losing robot may be actually destroyed and unable to compete further. MONTE would be unable to face Kripke's robot if it was destroyed in a previous match, regardless of whether it was scheduled to meet them or not.

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The Friendship Algorithm - S2-E13

Corrected entry: Sheldon asks at the book store information desk if they have any books about making friends, and the employee tells him that all their books like that are for "little kids." It is unreasonable that the employee would not have been able to tell Sheldon about the very well known self-help book "How to Win Friends and Influence People," if Sheldon had not already been able to discover it through a cursory internet search.


Correction: 1. They didn't stock the book. 2. The book was published in 1936. She hadn't heard of it herself. 3. Sheldon only thought of a 'How To make Friends' book after he entered the shop, so the idea of looking up a seventy year old book on the internet is irrelevant.

The Habitation Configuration - S6-E7

Continuity mistake: When Howard is almost done moving out of his mother's house, there is a table in front of him with a measuring device in the top corner. In one shot, the device moves to the opposite corner of the table. In a few shots later, the item returns to its original position.

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The Extract Obliteration - S6-E6

Stephen Hawking: Do you like brain teasers?
Sheldon Cooper: Oh, I love brain teasers.
Stephen Hawking: What do Sheldon Cooper and a black hole have in common? They both suck. Neener, neener.

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The Holographic Excitation - S6-E5

Trivia: In this episode, Sheldon and Amy are trying to decide on couples' themed Halloween costumes. Sheldon is standing in front of the dry erase board. There are 2 columns written on the board. One named "Couples I Like" and the other "Couples You Like." Under the "Couples You Like" column, one of the couples is Blossom and Joey. Blossom is the name of the television character played by Mayim Bialik in the 90s and Joey was one of her brothers.

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