In the episode "I of Newton", Sam is a math professor who, in a moment of frustration, offers to sell his soul to the Devil in exchange for the solution to an equation. The Devil appears and Sam must figure out how to save his soul from eternal damnation. Written by
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'I of Newton''s storyline had to be reworked: the original short story included a puzzling math equation that had since been solved. After a UCLA math professor pointed this out to producers, they then asked the professor for a newer equation that hadn't been solved. He gave them one, and that's what appeared in the episode. See more
[The Devil offers a mathematics professor a challenge to win back his soul.
Now finally, ask me! A question I can't answer or a task I can't perform!
Not a question. A command.
Lay it on me, babe!