924 - The Convergence Convergence
Aired May 12, 2016
Chaos ensues when Leonard's recently divorced parents, Alfred and Beverly, and Sheldon's devoutly religious mother, Mary, come to town. Also, Wolowitz and Koothrappali think the government is out to get them when they are contacted about their guidance system.
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Director: Mark Cendrowski
- The title refers to Sheldon and Leonard's parents descending on Pasadena for Leonard and Penny's improptu wedding ceremony.
Alfred Hofstadter: I, uh, I would also like to make a toast.
Alfred Hofstadter: Leonard, I am so happy that you have found a woman who loves and cares for you.
Beverly Hofstadter: What the hell is that supposed to mean?
Alfred Hofstadter: Why don't you take a pill?
Beverly Hofstadter: Like you did before sex?
Alfred Hofstadter: What I really needed was a blindfold.
Sheldon: She's still not answering.
Leonard: My father's not texting me back.
Penny: 'cause they both turned their phones off.
Sheldon: I don't like this at all.
Leonard: I don't like it either.
Penny: Really? 'cause I love it.
Leonard: I'd love it if my dad could come.
Penny: Oh, you have to invite him. I haven't seen him since the divorce.
Leonard: Oh, he's like a different man. He stopped twitching, and I think he grew an inch and a half.
Mary Cooper: I've always had a special place in my heart for Leonard. Taking care of my baby all these years.
Sheldon: Excuse me, I take care of him.
Mary Cooper: Sure you do.
Raj: Okay, look, I'm on the Air Force Web site, and the department that e-mailed you is in charge of acquisitions. So maybe they just want to give you a lot of money for your invention.
Howard: Oh, please, that's not how it works. You saw E.T., Avatar, Jurassic World. The military just shows up and takes over.
Bernadette: You do realize those weren't documentaries, right?
|924 'The Convergence-Convergence' Press Release||May 4, 2016|
CBS has released the synopsis for the ninth season finale of The Big Bang Theory, "The Convergence Convergence", which airs next Thursday, May 12. Judd Hirsch (Taxi) guest stars as Alfred, Leonard's father. Christine Baranski and Laurie Metcalf reprise their roles as Dr. Beverly Hofstadter and Mary Cooper, respectively, in the episode. Full story