Penny is furious with Leonard and Sheldon when they sneak into her apartment and clean it while she is sleeping.



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Penny asks a favor of Leonard and Sheldon: to let the furniture delivery men into her apartment when they make the delivery of her recent purchase. She gives them a key to her apartment for this task. Leonard and Sheldon regret agreeing to do so when first the delivery men will not carry the delivery up the four flights of stairs, and second when they see the pigsty that is Penny's apartment, which just does not sit right with Sheldon's orderly attitude. Penny also ends up regretting asking them when Sheldon uses the key to sneak into her apartment at night when she is sleeping to tidy up, a task in which Leonard participates. Can Penny ever forgive them for violating her personal space, regardless of how immaculate the apartment looks? Written by Huggo

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1 October 2007 (USA)  »

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The joke of Leonard using the lightsaber as a light in the middle of the night is taken from the unaired pilot. See more »


The morning after cleaning Penny's apartment, Sheldon makes himself a coffee. In later episodes Sheldon does not drink coffee. Specifically The Work Song Nanocluster (season 2 episode 18), when he says "Coffee's out of the question. When I moved to California, I promised my mother that I wouldn't start doing drugs." See more »


Leonard: Men do things for women without expecting sex.
Sheldon: Those would be men who just had sex.
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Reminds One of How Good This Show Used To Be
25 February 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This episode has all of the components that made this show fun before the writers ruined the series by making Penny and Leonard a couple.

Watching Leonard awkward attempts to endear himself to Penny and constantly fail is priceless. Another gem is Sheldon at his best with his odd traits.

Penny is a much better character in the early episodes because she does not react well to none of the guys rather than the past couple of years when the writers were laying the groundwork for her marriage to Leonard.

To top off the episode is a little dose of the old creepy Howard along with the Howard/Raj odd relationship, which are never seen in current episode.

Watching the episode reminds the viewer that the show needs to put out to pasture.

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