The Big Bang Theory: Season 3, Episode 5

The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary (19 Oct. 2009)

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Leonard is forced to ask Penny to set Howard up with one of her friends, while Sheldon seeks payback against Wil Wheaton.

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Howard reminds Leonard of a five year old pact between the two. Effectively, the pact stipulates that Penny has to set Howard up with one of her friends. Leonard has to tread lightly to ask Penny for this favor. A reluctant Penny does find someone, but she may regret it when she and Leonard go on a double date with them. Meanwhile, Raj tries to talk Sheldon into entering a $500 top prize Mystic Warlords of Ka'ah tournament with him to be held at the comic book shop. Sheldon has no interest in entering because, with his eidetic memory, the game is no challenge. Sheldon changes his mind when he learns that Wil Wheaton, number six on his arch enemy list (Wil didn't show up for a scheduled appearance at a sci-fi convention that Sheldon attended in 1995), has entered. Sheldon's goal is to crush 'Wesley Crusher'. During the tournament, can Wil do anything to change Sheldon's mind about him? Written by Huggo

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Wheaton's t-shirt is from the popular gaming web cartoon Penny Arcade. Wheaton gave the keynote at the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) 2007. See more »

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While talking with Raj and Sheldon; Stewart has his back to the camera. From that view it can be seen that on top of the stack of comics that Stewart has in his arms is a Superman comic. But during the conversation the comic changes to Flash comic. See more »

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[first lines]
Howard Wolowitz: All right, Raj has played his Phantom Warlord card. And I am going to back him up with my Strangling Vines.
[in Jar Jar Binks accent]
Howard Wolowitz: Choke on that, Sucka!
Leonard Hofstadter: Okay. Well then, I'll just *cut* your Vines with my Ruby Sword. That's right, I did it, I cut 'em.
Penny: Um... I have a question.
Leonard Hofstadter: Warlord beats Troll; Troll beats Elf; Elf beats Water Sprite, and basically everything beats Enchanted Bunny.
Howard Wolowitz: Unless you have the Carrot of Power.
Penny: Okay, I've got another question. When does this get fun?
Howard Wolowitz: Are...
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Spoofs Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) See more »

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"The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary" is another hilarious episode of "The Big Bang Theory"
30 September 2010 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

Okay, I'm catching up on last season's "Big Bang Theory" episodes since I'm making space on my DVR for the new ones, among other shows. In this one, Howard reminds Leonard of the pact they made of getting one a date with girlfriend's pal when pairing with former became official. Penny reluctantly goes along though there's a nice surprise there. Same goes when Sheldon agrees to team with Raj for a fantasy card game when that game results in meeting his former idol, Will Wheaton of "Star Trek: The Next Generation". I'll stop there...This was a very funny episode of this now-very popular show and I really don't want to spoil anything for anyone that hasn't watched this particular episode. Just that Sheldon is as hilarious as ever. Until next time...


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