The Big Bang Theory

The Cooper Extraction - S7-E11

Trivia: Penny gets her break appearing in NCIS. Kunal Nayyar who plays Raj, had his first acting job on NCIS season 4 episode 12 Suspicion. Coincidentally this is the episode prior to Penny's episode.

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The Cooper Extraction - S7-E11

Trivia: The episode of NCIS that Penny was cut from is Season 4 Episode 13: Sharif Returns.

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The Mommy Observation - S7-E18

Trivia: The car parked left from Stuart in the future sequence is a BMW i3, which is an actual production car introduced in 2014.

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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 Desperation Emanation - S4-E5

Leonard: What about you, Stuart? You have a girlfriend yet?
Stuart: Oh, yeah. Yeah. I met her at Comic-Con, the one place in the world where saying I own a comic book store is an actual pickup line.

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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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