The Big Bang Theory (2007– )
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The Recollection Dissipation 

Sheldon reaches his limit when he works on projects with Leonard, Wolowitz and Amy in one day.


Mark Cendrowski


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
Joel Murray ... Doug


Much to Amy, Leonard and Howard's chagrin, Sheldon boasts that he can work on their two separate projects in the same time that the three of them are working on one. That's why Amy, Leonard and Howard are pleasantly surprised by Sheldon's efficiency, perhaps not so much in the time management itself, but how clearly he can see things with the projects having spent some time away working on the other. But Sheldon's double duty has its consequences, one of them being that he loses his notebook with all his classified notes, he having no idea where, as he has no idea where he's been for about twelve hours during that time when he would have lost it. With Raj's help, Sheldon is able to retrace his steps for those twelve hours, what end up being very surprising steps in more ways than one. Meanwhile, Bernadette is scheduled to go back to work soon, and she is feeling depressed about it if only because she feels like she's abandoning Halley. Not wanting to burden Howard, she doesn't tell ... Written by Huggo

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6 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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This episode was taped on March 14, 2017. See more »


[first lines]
Penny Hofstadter: Hey Leonard, if you're not busy tomorrow, I have to do a little reception at work.
Leonard Hofstadter: Oh, I would, but we need to make a push on the air force project.
Penny Hofstadter: Are you sure? We're celebrating our new ADD drug. I mean it'll probably be over in like six minutes
Amy Farrah Fowler: Did you say you guys are working on the guidance system tomorrow?
Leonard Hofstadter: Yeah, why?
Amy Farrah Fowler: Well, Sheldon said that he was going to work with me on our quantum perception projct.
Leonard Hofstadter: We've had this planned for a week.
Amy Farrah Fowler: Well, he reconfirmed with me this ...
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References Frozen (2013) See more »


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[Series theme song played during the opening titles]
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Get our beloved characters back!
7 April 2017 | by user-192-100864See all my reviews

This show is just getting increasingly weird. Every time I watch it recently, I felt like their names remain the same as well as their faces, but the characteristics and personalities are drastically different in every episode. They have become puppets.

As a TV show that goes for 10 years (and will be 2 years longer), I sincerely hope that the writers could realize the importance of the consistency of characters. I love the show because I love the gang you created. What's the point if they're no longer themselves?

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