907 - The Spock Resonance
Aired November 5, 2015

The Spock Resonance

While being interviewed for a documentary about Spock from "Star Trek," Sheldon struggles to suppress his emotions about his recent break-up with Amy. Also, Wolowitz and Bernadette butt heads over remodeling his childhood home.

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Guest Stars: Wil Wheaton as Himself, Casey Sander as Mr. Rostenkowski, Adam Nimoy as Himself, Stephen Merchant as Dave

Writers: Chuck Lorre (Story), Jim Reynolds (Story), Tara Hernandez (Story), Steven Molaro (Teleplay), Steve Holland (Teleplay), Jeremy Howe (Teleplay)

Director: Nikki Lorre

Viewers: 14.81 million Adults 18-49 Rating: 3.7/13

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Episode Notes

  • The title refers to the Spock documentary being produced by Adam Nimoy for which Sheldon is interviewed, leading to an uncharacteristic display of emotion as Sheldon struggles to repress his feelings of loss over his break-up with Amy.

Quotes (38)

Wil Wheaton: Hey, Sheldon. This is Adam Nimoy.
Adam Nimoy: Nice to meet you.
Sheldon: Oh, it's nice to meet you. I admire your father's work very much.
It's not every day I get to meet someone whose life's journey began in my hero's scrotum.

Howard: May I say something?
Bernadette: Is it about how I can't have new wallpaper 'cause your dad left when you were little and your mom died?
Howard: Never mind.

Sheldon: I also have the other kind of will, and in it I will my Wil back to Wil.
Leonard: Will Wil want it?
Wil Wheaton: Wil won't.

Sheldon: As a child, when faced with a dilemma, my mother encouraged me to ask, "€œWhat would Jesus do?" The answer to that was always, "Love thy neighbor." But my neighbor had a dead tooth, so that wasn't going to happen.
But that's why I changed it to, "€œWhat would Spock do?"
Adam Nimoy: Did you find that helpful?
Sheldon: Yes. Oh, for example, three years ago when I discovered Penny was eating all my Pop-Tarts, instead of getting angry or vindictive, you know, I got a floor safe.
Penny: I knew I could smell 'em.

Bernadette: Hey. You got a minute?
Howard: Not really. Visigoths are kind of up my butt right now.
Bernadette: Pause the game, Howard.
Howard: "Howard?" Uh-oh. Make room, Visigoths.

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907 'The Spock Resonance' Pictures November 3, 2015

We have added pictures from this week's new episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Spock Resonance", to our gallery. Adam Nimoy, son of the late actor Leonard Nimoy, appears in the episode. Wil Wheaton guest stars and Casey Sander returns as Bernadette's father, Mike Rostenkowski.  Full story

907 'The Spock Resonance' Press Release October 27, 2015

CBS has issued the press release for the next episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Spock Resonance", which airs Thursday, November 5 at 8/7c on CBS.  Full story