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"The Big Bang Theory" The Electric Can Opener Fluctuation (TV Episode 2009) Poster

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Sheldon's beard looks like the one Spock has in the "mirror universe". Along with that, Howard and Leonard mention about his Vulcan hearing.
Just before the first shot of Sheldon with his mother in Texas, there is one of the shots of atoms used to separate scenes. One of the electrons orbiting the nucleus is decorated with the Texan flag.
The movie Toy Story is mentioned by Raj just before he, Leonard and Howard approach Mary Cooper's house. Mary Cooper is played by Laurie Metcalf, who did the voice of Andy's mother in Toy Story and its sequels.
The title refers to the appliance that the gang uses to give Sheldon false data and to keep them from killing him.
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When Sheldon's mother claims that her prayer group kept him safe, he criticizes her logic as being "post hoc ergo propter hoc." The Latin translates as "after this therefore because of this." Sheldon is pointing out that the group's praying for him and his safety cannot be taken as cause and effect.
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