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The Pork Chop Indeterminacy 

Leonard, Howard and Raj fight over Sheldon's twin sister when she arrives in town. Raj takes part in a drug trial to suppress his selective mutism.

Director:

Mark Cendrowski

Writers:

Chuck Lorre (created by), Bill Prady (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Johnny Galecki ... Leonard Hofstadter
Jim Parsons ... Sheldon Cooper
Kaley Cuoco ... Penny
Simon Helberg ... Howard Wolowitz
Kunal Nayyar ... Raj Koothrappali
Courtney Henggeler ... Missy Cooper
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Storyline

The guys are surprised to see a beautiful young woman in Sheldon's office. They are even more surprised when they learn that she is Sheldon's fraternal twin sister, Missy Cooper, who is in town only for two days to attend a friend's wedding. Against Sheldon's wishes, Leonard invites her to stay with them, which she accepts. Leonard, Howard and even Raj (who is participating in a pharmaceutical study, which includes testing a new drug to overcome extreme shyness) fawn over Missy. Using the argument of potential genius offspring, Leonard convinces Sheldon, who abhors physical and emotional contact even with family, that he needs to act brotherly in looking out for Missy's best interests when it comes to finding a suitable boyfriend. Who better in that role than his roommate. Ultimately, the guys come to a solution on who should pursue Missy. But what will Missy have to say about their choice? Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

5 May 2008 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9
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Trivia

The original title, still used internationally in English-speaking territories, is "The Shiksa Indeterminacy". See more »

Goofs

The people already outside Sheldon's office appear to be observing Sheldon and his sister but don't have the vantage to see them as Howard being so close to door already had a narrow view. See more »

Quotes

Sheldon: If you can eat this cheese without farting, you can sleep with my sister.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening scroll of the time line when it gets to 91,000 there is a mistake the dates read 93,000BC 92,000BC 91,0009C 90,000BC for some reason 91,000 is a 9c not a BC. See more »

Connections

Features Wii Sports (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

History of Everything
(uncredited)
Written by Barenaked Ladies
Performed by Barenaked Ladies
[Series theme song played during the opening titles]
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