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The Separation Agitation 

Howard and Bernadette have a hard time leaving Halley in daycare when Bernadette returns to work. Bert introduces the gang to his new girlfriend.


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
Brian Posehn ... Bert Kibbler
April Bowlby ... Rebecca


Bert announces that he has met who he believes is his soul mate, a woman named Rebecca. The gang invites Bert and Rebecca to dinner at Leonard and Penny's so that they can all get to know this important person in Bert's life. Upon meeting her, they all slowly come to the belief that she is a gold-digger, she only after his money. Beyond what Bert decides to do with the information, the gang discusses what are acceptable and unacceptable reasons for wanting to be with another person as a mate. Meanwhile, it's getting closer to the day that Bernadette will be returning to work, when Halley will be placed in baby day care. Despite Bernadette's apprehension about leaving Halley, one comforting factor is that the day care is at Cal-Tech where Howard has easy access. Only the first day of leaving Halley at day care will show if the collective of Bernadette, Howard and even Stuart are ready to leave her with someone other than the three of them. And Sheldon and Amy host a special edition of ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Romance


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13 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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This episode was taped on March 28, 2017. See more »


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Sheldon Cooper: Good energy...
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Sheldon Cooper: Hello. I'm Dr, Sheldon Cooper.
Amy Farrah Fowler: And I'm Dr. Amy Farrah-Fowler.
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