Sheldon learns from Mrs. Davis in Human Resources that the university has come up with a solution to change his area of research from string theory to dark matter. They will promote him to junior professor, which has no strings to funding whatever area of research, but that it will require him to teach a graduate level class. After speaking to his friends, Sheldon agrees. However, his reputation precedes him as no one signs up for the class. As such, Howard, who has been thinking about working toward his doctorate, decides to enroll in the class as Sheldon's only student. While Howard truly wants to learn from Sheldon, Sheldon in turn only has one contrary goal in mind in being Howard's professor. Meanwhile, Bernadette and Penny are having a quiet feud over Penny seemingly not taking her new job as a sales rep at the pharmaceutical company where Bernadette works seriously. They both turn to Amy, who, for the first time in her life, feels like the popular kid in high school. As such, ...
Did You Know?
For the first time in the series, Sheldon modifies his trademark knocking routine. See more
When Amy is experimenting on the starfish she announces that she is giving it "one point two molar stimulation". However, the term "molar" refers to concentrations of chemicals and the starfish in the glass receptacle is clearly being stimulated electrically, not chemically. She should have described the level of stimulation in terms of volts or amps. See more
Which Archimedean solid has 20 regular triangular faces, 30 square faces, 12 pentagonal faces, 60 vertices and 120 edges?
, Sheldon Cooper
, Raj Koothrappali
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In case you were wondering, this is a Rhombicosidodecahedron. See more
History of Everything (Instrumental version)
Written by Barenaked Ladies
Performed by Barenaked Ladies
[Instrumental version of series theme song played over closing credits] See more