Quotes from ‘The Middle-Earth Paradigm’

The Middle-Earth Paradigm

'The Middle-Earth Paradigm' - Season 1, Episode 6

The whole gang attends Penny's Halloween party, where Leonard's feelings for Penny come to the fore when her ex-boyfriend Kurt shows up. Leonard's attempts to impress Penny by standing up to Kurt lead to humiliation for Leonard.

Air Date: October 29, 2007.

Quote from Sheldon

Leonard: What's that?
Sheldon: Tea. When people are upset, the cultural convention is to bring them hot beverages. ... There, there. ... You wanna talk about it?
Leonard: No.
Sheldon: Good! "There there" was really all I had.

Quote from Leonard

Leonard: Homo habilis discovering his opposable thumbs says what?
Kurt: What?

Quote from Leonard

Leonard: I call Frodo!
Sheldon, Raj, and Howard: Damn!

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: I don't care if anybody gets it. I'm going as the Doppler effect. If I have to, I can demonstrate. NYEEEOOOOM

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: Given the reaction to my costume, this party is a scathing indictment of the American educational system.
Kurt: You're a zebra, right?
Sheldon: (to Leonard) Yet another child left behind.

Quote from Howard

Leonard: We all have other costumes, we can change.
Raj: Or we could walk right behind each other all night. It'll look like one person going really fast.
Howard: No, no, no. It's a boy-girl party, this Flash runs solo.

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: I don't care if anybody gets it. I'm going as the Doppler Effect.

Quote from Leonard

Leonard: If he were any bigger, he'd have moons orbiting him.
Sheldon: Oh, snap.

Quote from Leonard

Penny: Boy, you're really smart.
Leonard: Yeah, I'm a freaking genius.

Quote from Sheldon

Leonard: What's that?
Sheldon: Tea. When people are upset the cultural convention is to bring them hot beverages. (Sheldon stiffly pats Leonard twice on the shoulder.)There, there. You wanna talk about it?
Leonard: No.
Sheldon: Good. 'There there' was really all I had.

Quote from Leonard

Leonard: That's how we roll in the Shire!

Quote from Leonard

Penny: Why can't all guys be like you?
Leonard: Because if all guys were like me the human race couldn't survive.

Quote from Sheldon

Kurt: You are lucky little dwarf.
Sheldon: He is a hobbit! Don't worry, I've got your back!

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: We were annihilated by our own incompetence and the inability of some people to follow the chain of command.
Leonard: Sheldon, let it go.
Sheldon: No, I wanna talk about the fact that Wolowitz shot me in the back.
Howard: I shot you for a good reason. You were leading us into disaster.
Sheldon: I was giving clear, concise orders.
Leonard: You hid behind a tree yelling, "Get the kid in the yarmulke! Get the kid in the yarmulke!"

Quote from Howard

Howard: That was absolutely humiliating.
Leonard: Oh, come on, some battles you win, some battles you lose.
Howard: Yes, but you don't have to lose to Kyle Bernstein's bar mitzvah party.

Quote from Leonard

Leonard: There's not going to be a confrontation. I bet he can't even spell confrontation.
Kurt: C-O-N...frontation.

Quote from Sheldon

Leonard: What's this?
Sheldon: Tea. it's costumary to serve hot beverages when one is in emotional distress. [pats Leonard's head] There there. You want to talk about it?
Leonard: No.
Sheldon: Thank godness. 'There there' was really all I had.

Quote from Sheldon

Leonard: Why don't you just tell people you're a zebra?
Sheldon: Why don't you just tell people you're one of the seven dwarves?
Leonard: Because I'm Frodo.
Sheldon: Yes, well, I'm the Doppler effect.

Quote from Raj

Raj: (Talking about Howard) Oh, if only I had his confidence. I have such difficulty speaking to women, or around women, or at times even effeminate men.

Quote from Sheldon

Penny: So, how was paint ball? Did you have fun?
Sheldon: If you consider being fragged by your own troops fun. (To Howard) You clear a space on your calendar. There will be an inquiry.

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: You know, we were annihilated by our own incompetence and the inability of some people to follow the chain of command.
Leonard: Sheldon, let it go.
Sheldon: No, I want to talk about the fact that Wolowitz shot me in the back.

Quote from Howard

Wolowitz: Gentlemen, to the sewing machines!

Quote from Sheldon

Girl: What are you?
Sheldon: I'm gonna give you a hand: weawww.
Girl: A Choo choo train?
Sheldon: Close! weawwww
Girl: A brain damaged choo choo train?

Quote from Raj

Raj: Okay, if no one else will say it, I will. We really suck at paintball.

Quote from Howard

Wolowitz: Check out the sexy nurse. I believe it's time for me to turn my head and cough.

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