The Big Bang Theory

The Discovery Dissipation - S7-E10

Continuity mistake: The Stevenson Award in Sheldon's office reads "Sheldon Cooper, PhD." But, in the "Dennis Kim" episode we are told Sheldon was 14.5 years old when he earned that award - 1.5 years before earning his PhD at age 16, so the award should not show the title of PhD.

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The Cooper Extraction - S7-E11

Continuity mistake: When Amy says that Penny never would have met Stan Lee, she draws a thick black line between "Penny" and "Stan Lee" on the board. The camera goes to Penny, and when it comes back to Amy, the line is blue and faint.

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The Deception Verification - S7-E2

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Howard and Raj are comparing the size of their breast area, Bernadette is seen in the background holding a mug with the handle in her right hand. However, when the scene zooms in on her, the handle appears in her left hand.

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The Proton Displacement - S7-E7

Continuity mistake: During the jewelry-making session, when Penny is making a mess, there's a black piece stuck to her left hand. The piece is stuck on different parts of her hand throughout the scene. (00:07:15)

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The Thanksgiving Decoupling - S7-E9

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon and Mike are drunk on the couch after Howard leaves, they are toasting with the beer cans. Sheldon has his in his right hand, but when Bernardette came in, the can is in his left. A little bit later, after he says "she's so tiny", the can moves back to his right hand.

The Locomotive Manipulation - S7-E15

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode when Lennard asks Sheldon about his train ride, he says that he kissed Amy on the lips, and says that it tasted like the brownies that they had that for dessert. But they were eating a tart of some type, with a shortbread crust. No brownies were on the table.

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The Countdown Reflection - S5-E24

Factual error: There is not a snowball's chance of Howard becoming an astronaut. He suffers from cardiac arrhythmia, something about which he is completely open. "Transient" or not this is easily detectable by a simple electrocardiogram, which is a fundamental part of the many medical examinations a potential astronaut will have to pass. He wouldn't even be allowed to start basic training. Note also that during his basic training he shows signs of severe stress and trauma which would inevitably trigger a cardiac episode. Even if it didn't the fact that he was falling apart at the seams would have him removed from the programme for his own good.

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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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The Euclid Alternative - S2-E5

Question: Though it comes up in other episodes as well, this one is focused on Sheldon needing a ride everywhere he goes because he can't drive, not to mention his not being welcome on the bus. Of course, this story element would be nonexistent if there was a simple answer, but it does beg the question: Does Pasadena not have taxicabs?

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Chosen answer: It does. The variable cleanliness of the cab and the habit of taxi drivers to engage customers in small talk would be too much for Sheldon to handle, and not an option for him.

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Answer: Sheldon DID finally use a taxi when going to the airport to see and propose to Amy in New Jersey.

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