908 - The Mystery Date Observation
Aired November 12, 2015

The Mystery Date Observation

Sheldon, Wolowitz and Koothrappali post an online advertisement to find Sheldon a new girlfriend. Also, when Amy is coy with details about a guy she is dating, Penny and Bernadette decide to spy.

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Guest Stars: Stephen Merchant as Dave, Analeigh Tipton as Vanessa

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

Director: Mark Cendrowski

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Episode Notes

  • The title refers to Penny, Bernadette and a reluctant Leonard's attempts to spy on Amy's date with a mystery guy.

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In a bid to cheer up Sheldon, who's still coming to terms with his break-up from Amy, Leonard makes Sheldon breakfast. Penny asks Leonard if he's worried about making French toast on oatmeal day, suggesting the conversation was taking place on a Monday morning. Leonard points out he's also prepared oatmeal for Sheldon. When Sheldon gets up, Leonard tells him about the French toast and oatmeal, but Sheldon thinks that's a lot of carbohydratess for a man on the prowl again.

Quotes (41)

Penny: Come on, Amy, show us the dress.
Amy: Okay, but I'm really stepping outside of my comfort zone here.
Penny: Uh, I don't think any of your comfort zones are showing.

Howard: If you don't want to use dating Web sites, what do you suggest?
Sheldon: Off the top of my head? Prospective women weed themselves out in a battle of wits until only one champion remains, she shows up at my door flush with the thrill of victory, and then sits quietly by my side while I watch Daredevil.
Howard: You seriously think women would fight for you?
Sheldon: People compete for jobs and trophies, why not me?
Howard: He's right. He knows a lot of jokes.

Raj: How could you send her away?!
Sheldon: She was late. And she found atomic spectroscopy boring. I wouldn't coitus her with your genitals.

Penny: I think it's so adorable you're making Sheldon breakfast.
Leonard: Well, he's having a rough time. Amy broke his heart, the DVR cut off the last minute of Doctor Who, that crow followed him home.

Raj: You're not wrong about Fruit Stripe. I-I was always a Hubba Bubba man.
Howard: Hubba Bubba over Dubble Bubble? You're crazy.
Raj: Hey, the jaw wants what it wants.

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908 'The Mystery Date Observation' Pictures November 11, 2015

We have added pictures from the next episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Mystery Date Observation", which airs this Thursday to our gallery. In the episode, Howard and Raj help Sheldon post an online advertisement in search of a new girlfriend, while Penny and Bernadette spy on Amy to find out about the new guy she is dating.  Full story

908 'The Mystery Date Observation' Press Release November 10, 2015

CBS has issued the press release for the next episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Mystery Date Observation", which airs this Thursday, November 12.  Full story