1005 - The Hot Tub Contamination
Aired October 17, 2016

The Hot Tub Contamination

Leonard and Penny must separate a quarreling Sheldon and Amy when their cohabitation does not go as planned, and Sheldon threatens to break off their relationship when Amy refuses to adhere to the bathroom schedule. Also, Howard and Bernadette find unexpected guests at their house when they decide to stay home from a planned vacation.

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Guest Stars: Kevin Sussman as Stuart

Writers: Chuck Lorre (Story), Maria Ferrari (Story), Tara Hernandez (Story), Steve Holland (Teleplay), Eric Kaplan (Teleplay), Jim Reynolds (Teleplay)

Director: Mark Cendrowski

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Episode Notes

  • The title refers to Stuart and Raj's unauthorized use of Howard and Bernadette's hot tub when they're supposed to be away from home.

Quotes (8)

Sheldon: It's also why I never open a door without knocking three times. I mean, the first one's traditional, but two and three are for people to get their pants on.

Bernadette: Uh, I left my phone downstairs!
Howard: Damn, so did I.
Bernadette: Wait, I have my iPad.
Howard: What are you going to do, e-mail 911?

Sheldon: When I see a pretty gal walking down the street, I think, "hubba hubba" like any other guy.
Penny: You kiss your mother with that mouth? 'Cause it's fine.

Amy: Well, for starters, there's nothing wrong with keeping our toothbrushes in the same holder.
Penny: Sheldon, what do you say to that?
Sheldon: I think we should see other people.

Penny: Sheldon, she wanted to share a toothbrush holder with you, and now you're at an ice cream parlor trying to pick up women!

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1005 'The Hot Tub Contamination' Press Release October 7, 2016

CBS has issued the press release for the October 17 episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Hot Tub Contimation".  Full story

Comments (5)

mario United States, 11:13 Oct 19 2016.
Good episode. Hopefully Amy and Sheldon make their cohabitation permanent and Penny and Leonard will keep their privacy as a married couple. As Leonard said "NO BACKSIES" Believe there still can be comedic situations with all of them in the same building. Touching scene where Sheldon relates about his knocking phobia to Penny. Think they truly have a sister/brother relationship
big joe United States, 16:38 Oct 18 2016.
excellent, please keep it going,especially with Sheldon out of Lenard and pennys hair,keep with amy the deserve each other
Vic United States, 20:33 Oct 17 2016.
I voted Very Good. This episode was hilarious. The cast really seems to have a good chemistry this season and are keeping it going.
peaches Australia, 05:39 Oct 17 2016.
i dont know how you use this thing and it sucks balls
Courtney kinnon United Kingdom, 07:49 Oct 9 2016.
I love your show and I have an excellent idea for a new plot

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