Raj's parents back in New Delhi have set him up with a childhood acquaintance of his named Lalita Gupta, who has just moved to California. Their plan is for the two to get married. Raj does not want to meet with Lalita let alone get married to her if only because he still has difficulties even speaking to women. Howard decides to take matters into his own hands to get Raj to at least meet with her. Meanwhile, Penny, wanting to practice her bartending skills, uses the guys as guinea pigs, which opens up a whole new world for Raj, especially at this critical time in his mating life. But even if Raj can speak to Lalita, the words that come out of his mouth will be equally as important. Lalita does end up having a connection while on their date, but... Written by
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This is the first episode where Raj gets drunk. See more
In the final scene we see the effect of Penny secretly including rum in Sheldon's "virgin" diet Cuba Libre but there is simply no way Sheldon would not realize there was something different in a drink he well knows the flavor of. See more
[Raj walks in Leonard and Sheldon's apartment holding his laptop open, with his parents on the screen via a webcam
Leonard, may I present, live from New Delhi, Doctor and Mrs Vyan Koothrappali.
Lift up the camera! I'm looking at his crotch!
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References Fiddler on the Roof
History of Everything
Written by Barenaked Ladies
Performed by Barenaked Ladies
[Series theme song played during the opening titles] See more