703 - The Scavenger Vortex
Aired October 3, 2013

The Scavenger Vortex

When Raj devises a scavenger hunt for the gang, they pair off in uncommon groupings, but the fierce competition causes friction among the friends.

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Guest Stars: Kevin Sussman as Stuart

Writers: Dave Goetsch (Story), Eric Kaplan (Story), Steve Holland (Story), Steven Molaro (Teleplay), Jim Reynolds (Teleplay), Maria Ferrari (Teleplay)

Director: Mark Cendrowski

Viewers: 18.22 million Households Rating: 11.4/19 Adults 18-49 Rating: 5.2/17

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  • The title refers to the scavenger hunt Raj devises for the gang.

Quotes (13)

Amy: As my mom used to say, "When you're doing a puzzle, it's like you've got a thousand friends." She was full of fun lies like that.

Sheldon: My brain is better than everybody's!

Sheldon: I'm not a child. I know the word 'ninny.'

Penny: (To Raj) Run! .... Run to India.

Bernadette: (Shouting at another driver) Your kid might be a honor student but you're a moron!

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The Big Bang Theory sees its biggest Live+3 lift October 8 2013

The Big Bang Theory posted its largest gains in viewers and adults 25-54 in the Live + 3 day ratings yet. These ratings add viewers who watched the show on DVR within 3 days of its broadcast to the ratings of the show's live broadcast.  Full story

7.03 'The Scavenger Vortex' Ratings October 4 2013

Yesterday's episode of The Big Bang Theory finished first in its time slot to win the night and rank as the week's top performer in the key adults 18-49 demo.  Full story

7.03 'The Scavenger Vortex' Promo September 28 2013

The promo for next week's episode of The Big Bang Theory, 7.03 "The Scavenger Vortex", has been uploaded to the show's official YouTube channel. Check out the video below or head over to YouTube to watch.  Full story

7.03 'The Scavenger Vortex' Press Release September 19 2013

CBS has issued the press release for the third episode of The Big Bang Theory's upcoming seventh season, which will air Thursday, October 3.  Full story

Comments (12)

Vanessa Germany, 10:45 Jun 17 2014.
One of my all time favorite TBBT episodes. The writers did a hell of a job on this one. I laughed so loud for 20 minutes, so that my neighbors came down and told me to shut up. Such stiffs...Hahaha
Tom McGowan Canada, 19:43 Feb 28 2014.
Bernadette is hilarious
Alexandra Canada, 03:49 Nov 1 2013.
I LOVED the chemistry between Howard and Amy!!!! Amazing!!!! I want more!!!
Ray Zygmuntowicz  United States, 11:55 Oct 4 2013.
It was okay even better for Neal Diamond who will be getting his royalty checks from his songs.
Luis Brazil, 16:45 Sep 27 2013.
Hey, you put me the wrong flag. I'm the second. I want the flag from my country Venezuela
susyal Argentina, 21:47 Sep 24 2013.
i love TBBT and the seven guys!
Luis Belize, 13:41 Sep 23 2013.
Me muero por empezar a ver la nueva temporada
Kunal India, 12:44 Sep 23 2013.
Missing them a lot.......craving for d epic humourous episodes...
Ryan Canada, 11:42 Sep 22 2013.
Can't wait!
Bob Newhart United States, 13:39 Sep 21 2013.
This sounds great! Can't wait.

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