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
When Raj is complaining about having an arranged marriage, he states that he would be married but unable to speak to his wife. Howard then says "it worked for my parents", however, we find out later on the Howard's dad left them when he was very young. See more
Ever since I was a little boy, my father wanted me to be a gynecologist, like him. How can I be a gynecologist, I can barely look a woman in the *eye*!
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References Doogie Howser, M.D.
Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Performed by Jim Parsons See more