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The Hot Tub Contamination 

Sheldon and Amy go through a period of adjustment with their new living arrangement. Howard and Bernadette are forced to vacation at home when she falls ill and keep it a secret, unaware Raj and Stuart planned to use their hot tub.

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Mark Cendrowski

Writers:

Chuck Lorre (created by), Bill Prady (created by) | 6 more credits »
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Episode complete credited cast:
Johnny Galecki ... Leonard Hofstadter
Jim Parsons ... Sheldon Cooper
Kaley Cuoco ... Penny Hofstadter
Simon Helberg ... Howard Wolowitz
Kunal Nayyar ... Raj Koothrappali
Mayim Bialik ... Amy Farrah Fowler
Melissa Rauch ... Bernadette Rostenkowski
Kevin Sussman ... Stuart Bloom
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Storyline

Sheldon and Amy are hitting obstacles in their five week cohabitation experiment, as Amy cannot put up with many of Sheldon's rigid rules, about which he will not negotiate. With their relationship on the line, Sheldon issues Amy with what he considers the ultimate threat, however unrealistic the threat may be. So Penny talks to Sheldon and Leonard talks to Amy in the Hofstadters' want for the relationship to work so that Sheldon will not move back in with them. While Leonard tries to counsel Amy from his perspective of the former roommate, Penny and Sheldon end up comparing notes. But both Penny and Leonard know their primary mission, which they may or may not be able to accomplish with their advice. Meanwhile, Howard and Bernadette have decided to take a short vacation to Palm Springs as their last getaway as a couple before the baby arrives. However with Bernadette suffering from morning sickness, Howard suggests they have a staycation instead. In the process, they discover some ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Romance

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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This episode was taped on September 20, 2016. See more »

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Even with the jets on, Raj would have noticed Stuart wasn't wearing trunks. Stuart's pasty complexion would make even a flesh-coloured swim suit stand out in contrast. See more »

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[first lines]
Penny Hofstadter: OK, I'm confused. Which one is Mr. Robot?
Leonard Hofstadter: I'll give you a hint. We're watching Daredevil.
[Sheldon storms in, followed by Amy]
Sheldon Cooper: Will you two please inform Amy how much you enjoy adhering to a strict bathroom schedule!
Penny Hofstadter: Can't.
Leonard Hofstadter: Won't.
Penny Hofstadter: Didn't.
Leonard Hofstadter: Don't.
Amy Farrah Fowler: I told you you can't regulate every aspect of our lives.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

CHUCK LORRE PRODUCTIONS, #539

A Nonpartisan, Nondenominational Prayer for America

God, please make this election be over soon.

Amen. See more »

Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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History of Everything (Instrumental version)
(uncredited)
Written by Barenaked Ladies
Performed by Barenaked Ladies
[Instrumental version of series theme song played over the closing credits]
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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