Howard and Bernadette have started planning their wedding, but they have failed either to tell Bernadette's parents or Mrs. Wolowitz that they are even engaged. To ingratiate Bernadette to Mrs. Wolowitz, Howard thinks that the two primary women in his life need to have some quality alone time at a deli lunch. After the fact, Bernadette believes the lunch went well, and that her future mother-in-law actually likes her. So Howard, in a moment of bravery - while Mrs. Wolowitz is behind a locked bathroom door doing nature's business - tells his mother about being engaged to Bernadette. Immediately after the announcement, Howard hears a thud on the bathroom floor. Howard believes his mother has had a heart attack over the news. After getting her to the hospital, Howard has to decide if he will tell Bernadette that Mrs. Wolowitz's hospitalization is due to her. Meanwhile, Penny and Priya come to a somewhat new understanding in their non-relationship all based on their common knowledge of ... Written by
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The word 'putz', as used by Bernadette, is Yiddish slang for 'penis'. See more
During dinner at the Cheeesecake Factory, while Howard is talking a woman in a blue jacket and brown pants walks by behind him twice going in the same direction. See more
What did your mother say when you told her you were getting married?
He hasn't told her yet; he's waiting for the right time.
Yeah, I was thinking of weaving it into her eulogy.
Howard, you've got to tell your mother!
Hey, have you told your parents you're dating this short glass of skim milk yet?
Uh, that's different. First of all, we're not engaged. And second, Indian parents are very protective of their children.
Right, right. Whereas Jewish mothers take a casual la-di-da ...
References The Lion King
Who Let the Dogs Out?
Written by Anselm Douglas
Performed by Kunal Nayyar
(as "Who Let the Satanic Dogs Out?") See more