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The Military Miniaturization 

Howard is visited by an Air Force colonel regarding his invention. Penny accidentally lets it slip to her co-workers Bernadette's secret that she is pregnant.



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Howard passes along the fact that Colonel Williams wants to meet to discuss the guidance system to Leonard and Sheldon, the three and Raj who discuss amongst themselves their continued concern about the system being used for military purposes. They do agree at least to meet with him, but believe they have to get some legal advice beforehand. What happens in that meeting may depend largely on the wild card in the equation, namely something named "Sheldon". Meanwhile, Bernadette discovers that her coworkers know that she is pregnant, something that she hasn't yet told anyone at work and something she didn't want her coworkers yet to know, fearing that her superiors will use the information against her in assigning a coveted research project to another scientist. Bernadette wants to get back at whoever blabbed, she who will go to extreme lengths for revenge. Penny has to decide if she will confess to the reality of being the source, and in the process possibly face the wrath of ... Written by Huggo

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26 September 2016 (USA)  »

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This episode was taped on August 23, 2016. See more »


When Sheldon states that the German for 'know-it-all' is 'Besserwisser' he pronounces it as if it were an English word. However, in German 'w' is pronounced like the English 'v', so he should have pronounced it 'besser-visser'. See more »


[first lines]
Sheldon Cooper: Look at this! Elon Musk has a theory that we're all just characters in some advanced civilization's video game.
Leonard Hofstadter: So some alien kid spent his money on the asthma and glasses upgrade for me?
Sheldon Cooper: Well, he-he doesn't say it's a good game.
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I've thought long and hard about this vanity card. What I'm about to say is going to upset quite a few people. Some of them are my friends. Or perhaps, after reading this, my former friends. But I can't let that stop me from speaking my mind. It's time to say out loud what I know in my heart to be true. Vegetarians and vegans are mobility bigots. They believe that if a life form doesn't move, it's fair game to be killed and eaten. They hold a deep-seated prejudice against plants, or, as plants prefer to be called, "We Who Stand Still." This hateful philosophy is predicated on the idea that movement equals consciousness, or, if you will, a certain level of sacredness. To put it simply, if it walks, flies, or swims, or comes from something that does, it should not be ingested. If it doesn't, yum-yum. Of course when you ask vegetarians and vegans, they say no, they're only opposed to eating flesh. But what could be more fleshy than a mushroom? Or avocado? Or eggplant? The ugly truth is they are cowards who murder and devour anything that can't run away. These people, who act so high and mighty, so spiritually elevated, have somehow constructed a style of cuisine that would justify them eating my Uncle Murray, a man known for sitting still for hours at a time, staring at a TV that is turned off. So the next time you order a salad consider this: Prince told us that doves cry. But what if kale does too? See more »


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History of Everything (Instrumental version)
Written by Barenaked Ladies
Performed by Barenaked Ladies
[Instrumental version of series theme song played over the closing credits]
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The show is dead
27 September 2016 | by (Amsterdam) – See all my reviews

Since the 7th season this show offered borderline quality. Apparently, all fun had been depleted by then, so all the following jokes were just repetitions.

The 9th season already had a few boring episodes, but gathering so many actors in the finale promised something to wait for.

But they failed.

The first episode of the 10th season was dull, this one was no better. They have there six regulars playing exactly the same in each episode, and after so many episodes they are not funny anymore. Boring and annoying more like.

Few years ago I was looking forward to Monday evenings. Now there is nothing to watch. This show is DEAD.

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