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The Imitation Perturbation 

When Wolowitz dresses up as Sheldon for Halloween, Sheldon seeks retaliation at Leonard and Penny's Halloween party. Also, Leonard is shocked that Penny doesn't remember their first kiss.

Director:

Mark Cendrowski

Writers:

Chuck Lorre (created by), Bill Prady (created by) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

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
Rati Gupta ... Anu
Pamela Adlon ... Halley Wolowitz (voice)
David Theune ... Dr. Graybel
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Storyline

Halloween is upcoming, and in addition to the guys planning on wearing costumes to work on the actual day, Leonard and Penny decide to host a costume party the following night. Sheldon thinks nothing of Howard's costume, that is until he learns that Howard is dressed up like him. As such, Sheldon gets a view of how others think of him, as an object of ridicule. Because of Sheldon's reaction, Howard decides on a different costume for the party the following night, while Amy is angry at Bernadette for encouraging Howard to make fun of Sheldon. This situation leads to Amy and Sheldon deciding to get back at Howard and Bernadette. The question then becomes how Howard and Bernadette will react to Sheldon and Amy's comeback. Meanwhile, the fact of hosting a Halloween party leads to Leonard and Penny discussing what was their first kiss, it being at the only Halloween party hosted by Penny that she ever invited the guys to when she lived across the hall. Leonard and Penny have quite ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

This episode was taped on October 9, 2018. See more »

Goofs

Leonard states that the Michael Myers mask in Halloween was a Captain Kirk mask turned inside out, when it was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white, with the eyes widened. See more »

Connections

References Halloween (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Finally some laughter
28 October 2018 | by perlshopSee all my reviews

The promo looked so bad but this episode was funny. Finally made me laugh in a long time watching BBT and not just pity laughs because-I'm-investing-my-time-so-I-may-as-well-laugh laughs. Keep it up guys!


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