The BEST episodes written by David Goetsch

The Indecision Amalgamation
8084 votes

#1 - The Indecision Amalgamation

The Big Bang Theory - Season 7 - Episode 19

Raj struggles with guilt when he dates two women at once; Penny has a chance to play a part in a cheesy movie; Sheldon is torn between two gaming systems.

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The Boyfriend Complexity
14674 votes

#2 - The Boyfriend Complexity

The Big Bang Theory - Season 4 - Episode 9

Penny asks Leonard to lie to her father, while Howard, Raj and Bernadette pull an all-nighter at a telescope.

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World's Greatest Dick
561 votes

#3 - World's Greatest Dick

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 2 - Episode 8

Fueling his own ego, Dick forces Tommy into a special school for gifted students; Sally is mistaken for a drag queen; Harry dabbles in magic.

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The Convention Conundrum
8060 votes

#4 - The Convention Conundrum

The Big Bang Theory - Season 7 - Episode 14

Unable to get Comic-Con tickets, Sheldon tries to hold his own convention and ends up spending a wild evening with James Earl Jones; the ladies try to act maturely.

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Eat, Drink, Dick, Mary
345 votes

#5 - Eat, Drink, Dick, Mary

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 3 - Episode 27

The Solomons wind up their third season -- and perhaps their mission on Earth -- with a romantic dinner party that turns predictably raucous. The chef is Tommy, who has just "come out" as a gourmet. The guests: Dick and Mary, Don and Sally and Harry and Mrs. Dubcek's amorous daughter Vicki, who is back in his life. The trouble is, Vicki's jealous ex-boyfriend is hot on her trail. He's also hot to "put a hurt" on the competition and kidnaps Harry just before he transmits a message from the Big Giant Head. The other Solomons miss the communique, which promises devastating consequences for the family.

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I Right the Wrongs
50 votes

#6 - I Right the Wrongs

Grounded for Life - Season 4 - Episode 4

Brad is bothered that Lily is embarrassed to be seen with him, so Sean tries to make over his geeky image. But all Sean succeeds in doing is inadvertantly getting another student suspended from school... Which leads to an in-bar confrontation with Sister Helen. Meanwhile, Jimmy's ""trademark"" hair-length has become an issue at school. Elsewhere, Claudia helps Eddie deal with an unwise purchase he made for the bar -- by getting drunk with the customers. And Lily confesses her relationship with Brad in front of the entire school.

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The Hamburger Postulate
13090 votes

#7 - The Hamburger Postulate

The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 - Episode 5

Fearing he's wasting his time on Penny, Leonard ends up making a connection with colleague Leslie Winkle.

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329 votes

#8 - Y2dicK

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 4 - Episode 17

Dick, who's never figured out computers, decides it's time to get plugged in. He discovers e-mail and the internet, and withdraws completely from the physical world, relying on take-out food, chat rooms, and live video feeds, and shutting out people, fresh air, and sunlight. When Mary tries to drag him away, he knocks over a Big Gulp cup, shorting out his system. Venturing outside to find the fuse box, Dick realizes that his computer wasn't keeping him connected to the world -- it was keeping him separated. Sally and Tommy go to buy a new TV set, but the more they learn about the available technology, the less satisfied they are with each purchase they make, until they've upgraded themselves into near-bankruptcy. Sadder but wiser, they return their expensive audiovisual equipment to the store. Also, Harry's all for trying to have a baby with Vicki, until the whole medical-science part of it makes it impossible for him to get in the mood. He tells Vicki it's the natural way or no way, a

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The Hofstadter Isotope
11242 votes

#9 - The Hofstadter Isotope

The Big Bang Theory - Season 2 - Episode 20

When a fellow comic book enthusiast hits on Penny it leads to Leonard and Howard going to a bar's on Ladies' Night.

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Will Work For Dick
467 votes

#10 - Will Work For Dick

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 2 - Episode 22

When an insulted Nina has had enough and quits, Harry becomes secretary to Dick and Dr. Albright.

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Dick the Vote
504 votes

#11 - Dick the Vote

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 2 - Episode 6

When Harry runs for city councilman, Dick discovers the complexity of the democratic system and struggles to make the right vote.

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Eleven Angry Men & One Dick
415 votes

#12 - Eleven Angry Men & One Dick

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 3 - Episode 7

Dick longs for the chance to administer his "unique brand of jurisprudence" when he's called for jury duty; Sally falls for an "artist" [ to Officer Don's chagrin ]; and Tommy and Harry help Albright with a "preverbal" project [ they must remain mute for five days ].

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Guilty as Dick
452 votes

#13 - Guilty as Dick

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 2 - Episode 15

While doing a favor for Dr. Albright, Dick sprains his ankle and discovers the power of guilt. Harry, desiring his own room, moves into a tree house. Tommy uses Sally to sell chocolate for a school fund-raiser.

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Dick Puts the 'ID' in Cupid
326 votes

#14 - Dick Puts the 'ID' in Cupid

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 5 - Episode 11

When he learns that Mary is seeing a therapist, Dick's paranoid about what she might be saying about him. Meanwhile, Tommy's intimidated about having sex with Alissa when he finds that it won't be her first experience. When Mary's rebellious niece Tiffany comes on to him, he is only to happy to dispose of his virginity -- and to inform Alissa he has solved "their" problem. (Can this be the end of Alissa?)

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The Cornhusker Vortex
11857 votes

#15 - The Cornhusker Vortex

The Big Bang Theory - Season 3 - Episode 6

Sheldon becomes Leonard's teacher in order to understand football, while an incident with flying a kite threatens Howard and Raj's friendship.

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I Am Dick Pentameter!
394 votes

#16 - I Am Dick Pentameter!

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 4 - Episode 6

Dick tells Mary he thinks they should see other people, and she laughingly agrees, not knowing he already has a candidate lined up--new officemate Jennifer. Dick is fascinated by Jennifer's intoxicating giggle, her adorable penchant for rhyming, and the brave way she copes with her numerous food allergies. Just as a furious Albright learns of Dick's new dalliance, he begins to grow less and less enchanted with Jennifer's eccentricities (particularly the rhyming), and to regret ever having ended things with Mary. Meanwhile, Sally, Harry, and Tommy question the limited functions of the kitchen and the living room, and decide to design an Uber-room with the best elements of each--"the Klivingtchen."

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The Big Giant Head Returns Again (1)
315 votes

#17 - The Big Giant Head Returns Again (1)

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 5 - Episode 21

It's troubled relationship time in the season closer. The Solomons' supreme commander arrives with a troubled marriage to Vicki and a surprise for one of the gang: he's in love. Meanwhile, Harry summons up the courage to ask new police recruit Janice out on a real date; and Sally becomes convinced that Alissa is preparing to dump Tommy.

Dick on a Roll
350 votes

#18 - Dick on a Roll

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 3 - Episode 12

Dick hurts himself playing in a wheelchair, which puts him in one for real -- and turns him into an angry advocate for handicapped rights. Meanwhile, Dubcek's daughter Vicki visits but decides to become celibate, much to Harry's chagrin.

Near Dick Experience
339 votes

#19 - Near Dick Experience

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 4 - Episode 22

When Sally, Harry, and Tommy narrowly miss being crushed by a chandelier at a restaurant, their near-death experience fills them with a new reverence for life -- and fills Dick with jealousy that he wasn't able to share this deep experience. The newly enlightened trio volunteers at a soup kitchen for the homeless, and Dick signs up for a wilderness hiking trip with Mary, hoping like the dickens that he'll lose his footing and find serenity via a near-death experience of his own. While Dick is trying desperately to have his own near-miss with death, the others learn that their new appreciation for every leaf, every bird, and every fellow man is fading rapidly with the passage of every hour. Sally, Tommy, and Harry have just about returned to being their blasé, uncaring selves just as Dick joins them on the roof, bursting with news about how he's just managed to escape death's clutches in a car accident. Now Dick's found a new love for life, but he's still the odd man out.

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Dick, Who's Coming to Dinner?
295 votes

#20 - Dick, Who's Coming to Dinner?

3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 5 - Episode 6

The Solomons learn about racism when they mistakenly attend a white power rally, then enter a poetry contest for elementary school students.