Howard isn't looking forward to the dinner he and Bernadette are having at her parent's house. In particular, he and Bernadette's father, with who Bernadette would really like him to bond, have nothing in common. Mr. Rostenkowski doesn't make it any easier since he isn't the most talkative of people. That dinner, which ends up being as bad for Howard as he initially believed, gets worse when Bernadette pressures Howard and her father to bond through going on a fishing and hunting trip together, activities about which Howard knows nothing and in which he has even less interest. Howard goes on a quest to learn about these stereotypically macho activities in order to please his wife and bond with his father-in-law. Meanwhile, Amy has come down with a fever. As per her and Sheldon's relationship agreement, Sheldon is forced to take care of her, even though he has no interest in doing so. Despite Sheldon's bedside manner being less than caring, the experience ends up being not quite what ... Written by
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Is anyone else troubled by the Spiderman theme song?
Why would it trouble you? It's like your third favorite cartoon theme song.
It is. It's right behind
"Doo doo doo dod-doo, Inspecor gadget" and
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Heroes on a half shell."
, Leonard Hofstadter
, Howard Wolowitz
, Raj Koothrappali
CHUCK LORRE PRODUCTIONS, #401
"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't."
"Do you believe this $#*!?"
Chuck Lorre See more
Walking on Sunshine
Written by Kimberley Rew
Performed by Katrina & The Waves
Sung by Mayim Bialik See more