The BEST episodes written by Tara Hernandez

The Stockholm Syndrome
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8.58
3160 votes

#1 - The Stockholm Syndrome

The Big Bang Theory - Season 12 - Episode 24

Bernadette and Wolowitz leave their kids for the first time; Penny and Leonard try to keep a secret; Sheldon and Amy stick together; and Koothrappali makes a new friend, as the gang travels together into an uncharted future.

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The Change Constant
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8.38
3925 votes

#2 - The Change Constant

The Big Bang Theory - Season 12 - Episode 23

Sheldon and Amy await big news.

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The Bow Tie Asymmetry
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8.20
4685 votes

#3 - The Bow Tie Asymmetry

The Big Bang Theory - Season 11 - Episode 24

When Amy’s parents and Sheldon’s family arrive for the wedding, everybody is focused on making sure all goes according to plan – everyone except the bride and groom.

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The Long Distance Dissonance
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8.20
8777 votes

#4 - The Long Distance Dissonance

The Big Bang Theory - Season 10 - Episode 24

The gang is concerned when Sheldon’s former admirer, Dr. Ramona Nowitzki, resurfaces while Amy is away at Princeton.

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The Status Quo Combustion
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7.95
7922 votes

#5 - The Status Quo Combustion

The Big Bang Theory - Season 7 - Episode 24

Faced with an uncertain future, Sheldon considers a major change; Emily and Raj decide to take things to the next level. Also, Howard and Bernadette struggle to care for Mrs. Wolowitz when she is injured.

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The Cooper Extraction
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7.94
8454 votes

#6 - The Cooper Extraction

The Big Bang Theory - Season 7 - Episode 11

While Sheldon is in Texas, the rest of the gang realize how much he has changed their lives as they decorate the apartment for Christmas.

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An 8-Bit Princess and a Flat Tire Genius
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7.91
1908 votes

#7 - An 8-Bit Princess and a Flat Tire Genius

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 8

A video game takes over Sheldon and Meemaw’s life. Also, George Sr. is jealous when Georgie bonds with Herschel at the auto shop.

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The Brain Bowl Incubation
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7.89
9113 votes

#8 - The Brain Bowl Incubation

The Big Bang Theory - Season 10 - Episode 8

After a successful experiment combining their genes, Sheldon will stop at nothing to convince Amy they should procreate. Also, Koothrappali is embarrassed to tell the gang what the new woman he’s dating does for a living.

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The Cohabitation Experimentation
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7.85
8916 votes

#9 - The Cohabitation Experimentation

The Big Bang Theory - Season 10 - Episode 4

When Amy's apartment floods, she proposes a "cohabitation experiment" with Sheldon. Also, Howard and Bernadette are upset when Koothrappali learns the gender of the baby before they do.

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The Tangible Affection Proof
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7.84
9672 votes

#10 - The Tangible Affection Proof

The Big Bang Theory - Season 6 - Episode 16

The guys search for a perfect Valentine's Day gift for their significant others; Stuart and Raj host a "lonely people" party at the comic book store.

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A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer
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7.83
2763 votes

#11 - A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer

Young Sheldon - Season 1 - Episode 12

Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between Mary and George Sr. over the family’s finances.

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A Nuclear Reactor and a Boy Called Lovely
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7.82
1789 votes

#12 - A Nuclear Reactor and a Boy Called Lovely

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 13

Sheldon attempts to build a nuclear reactor. Also, a university cocktail party gets heated when Dr. Sturgis’ colleague, Dr. Linkletter, flirts with Meemaw, and Georgie is heartbroken when he learns Veronica has a boyfriend.

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Graduation
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7.82
1264 votes

#13 - Graduation

Young Sheldon - Season 4 - Episode 1

After graduating high school, Sheldon has a breakdown when he realizes he may not be ready for college. Dale tries to make amends with Meemaw.

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The Anything Can Happen Recurrence
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7.81
7949 votes

#14 - The Anything Can Happen Recurrence

The Big Bang Theory - Season 7 - Episode 21

Sheldon gives spontaneity a try, which causes unexpected friction for Penny, Bernadette and Amy; Raj asks Howard for help with preparation for a date with Emily.

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Potato Salad, a Broomstick, and Dad's Whiskey
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7.81
2619 votes

#15 - Potato Salad, a Broomstick, and Dad's Whiskey

Young Sheldon - Season 1 - Episode 14

When Mary takes a job as church secretary, she finds herself becoming Pastor Jeff’s marriage counselor. Also, Sheldon and Missy spend their first afternoon home alone.

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Pongo Pygmaeus and a Culture that Encourages Spitting
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7.78
1371 votes

#16 - Pongo Pygmaeus and a Culture that Encourages Spitting

Young Sheldon - Season 3 - Episode 7

Sheldon starts an internet flame war. Missy stands up to the boys on her baseball team. Meemaw is unhappy when George Sr. spends time with her new boyfriend.

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The Septum Deviation
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7.76
7151 votes

#17 - The Septum Deviation

The Big Bang Theory - Season 8 - Episode 9

When Leonard gets minor surgery on his nose, Sheldon is the one in need of sympathy. Meanwhile, Raj's parents' impending divorce causes Howard and Bernadette to work on their own marriage.

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The Colonization Application
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7.76
5896 votes

#18 - The Colonization Application

The Big Bang Theory - Season 8 - Episode 17

Trouble arises when Amy learns Sheldon has applied for a one-way mission to colonize Mars. Also, a trip to the pet store ends in a fight for Sheldon and Amy, Leonard surprises Penny with a very “adult” purchase, and Raj is caught snooping in Emily’s apartment.

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The Birthday Synchronicity
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7.76
8960 votes

#19 - The Birthday Synchronicity

The Big Bang Theory - Season 10 - Episode 11

Amy's desire to have an intimate night with Sheldon on her birthday is interrupted by Bernadette going into labor.

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Family Dynamics and a Red Fiero
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7.76
1839 votes

#20 - Family Dynamics and a Red Fiero

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 9

Sheldon studies his family for a psychology project, and Thanksgiving dinner turns into a family fight when George Sr. is offered a job in Oklahoma.

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Gluons, Guacamole, and the Color Purple
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7.74
2347 votes

#21 - Gluons, Guacamole, and the Color Purple

Young Sheldon - Season 1 - Episode 19

When Sheldon is no longer academically challenged at Medford High, he audits a college class taught by Dr. John Sturgis.

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A Broken Heart and a Crock Monster
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7.74
1552 votes

#22 - A Broken Heart and a Crock Monster

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 21

The Coopers help Pastor Jeff through a rough patch in his marriage. Also, Sheldon pressures church members for donations when Mary takes him to work for a day.

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Summer Sausage, a Pocket Poncho, and Tony Danza
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7.74
2259 votes

#23 - Summer Sausage, a Pocket Poncho, and Tony Danza

Young Sheldon - Season 1 - Episode 21

While Sheldon is busy keeping tabs on Meemaw’s budding relationship with Dr. Sturgis, George Sr. and Mary attempt to bond with their other children.

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A Stunted Childhood and a Can of Fancy Mixed Nuts
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7.74
1807 votes

#24 - A Stunted Childhood and a Can of Fancy Mixed Nuts

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 10

When Sheldon learns that people with stunted childhoods can turn into social outcasts, he tries to act like a kid. Also, Meemaw and Dr. Sturgis’ relationship is tested when she teaches him how to drive.

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Carbon Dating and a Stuffed Raccoon
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7.73
1888 votes

#25 - Carbon Dating and a Stuffed Raccoon

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 7

Sheldon gets into trouble with fellow child genius Paige at the science museum. Also, George Sr. is forced to play therapist to Paige’s bickering parents, and Mary, Georgie and Missy help Meemaw with a garage sale.

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The Junior Professor Solution
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7.73
8026 votes

#26 - The Junior Professor Solution

The Big Bang Theory - Season 8 - Episode 2

When Sheldon must teach a class, Howard decides to take it; Amy takes advantage of the tension between Penny and Bernadette by playing both sides.

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The Locomotion Reverberation
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7.73
8743 votes

#27 - The Locomotion Reverberation

The Big Bang Theory - Season 10 - Episode 15

Leonard and Wolowitz try to distract Sheldon when he slows the progress of their guidance system. Also, Penny and Amy take Bernadette out for the night, leaving Raj and Stuart to care for baby Halley.

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A Tummy Ache and a Whale of a Metaphor
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7.72
1816 votes

#28 - A Tummy Ache and a Whale of a Metaphor

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 12

When Sheldon spends a few days at the hospital, he turns out to be the worlds worst paitient. Missy gets a taste of what it would be like if she didn’t have a twin

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A Rival Prodigy and Sir Isaac Neutron
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7.72
2047 votes

#29 - A Rival Prodigy and Sir Isaac Neutron

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 2

When Dr. Sturgis bonds with Paige, another 10-year-old genius, Sheldon’s jealousy leads Meemaw to intervene. Mary invites Paige’s family over for a play date.

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Bible Camp and a Chariot of Love
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7.71
1172 votes

#30 - Bible Camp and a Chariot of Love

Young Sheldon - Season 4 - Episode 4

Sheldon finds himself in a fierce competition with Paige when their mothers force them to attend Vacation Bible School. George is furious after Georgie makes a questionable purchase.

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Dolomite, Apple Slices, and a Mystery Woman
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7.71
2530 votes

#31 - Dolomite, Apple Slices, and a Mystery Woman

Young Sheldon - Season 1 - Episode 15

Sheldon makes friends with an upperclassman who introduces him to a new field of science. Mary and George disagree on how to handle Sheldon’s blossoming social life.

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The Mystery Date Observation
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7.70
6778 votes

#32 - The Mystery Date Observation

The Big Bang Theory - Season 9 - Episode 8

Amy has a formal date which Leonard, Penny and Bernadette secretly spy on. Sheldon has Howard and Raj help him find a new girlfriend since they found Amy for him.

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The Final Intercut: So I'm Your Horse
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7.70
367 votes

#33 - The Final Intercut: So I'm Your Horse

Mrs. Davis - Season 1 - Episode 8

After learning what she must sacrifice in order to destroy the Holy Grail, Simone's love for Jay is put to the test. At the Pyramid Facility, Wiley faces his own demise and attempts to earn his boots.

A Race of Superhumans and a Letter to Alf
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7.70
1826 votes

#34 - A Race of Superhumans and a Letter to Alf

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 11

Sheldon experiments on Missy while Georgie joins Mary’s Bible study to spend more time with his crush, Veronica.

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The D & D Vortex
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7.70
3814 votes

#35 - The D & D Vortex

The Big Bang Theory - Season 12 - Episode 16

The gang finds out Wil Wheaton hosts a celebrity Dungeons and Dragons game involving William Shatner, Joe Manganiello, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kevin Smith. Deception and betrayal are the path to make it to the one open seat.

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A House for Sale and Serious Woman Stuff
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7.67
1254 votes

#36 - A House for Sale and Serious Woman Stuff

Young Sheldon - Season 3 - Episode 19

When Sheldon learns the house next door is for sale, he takes it upon himself to find the perfect neighbors. Missy is torn when she’s forced to pitch against her boyfriend at the baseball game.

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The Skywalker Incursion
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7.67
6356 votes

#37 - The Skywalker Incursion

The Big Bang Theory - Season 8 - Episode 19

When Leonard and Sheldon are invited to speak at UC Berkeley, they take a detour to try to meet an idol. Also, when Bernadette and Howard battle over the fate of his Doctor Who TARDIS, Raj and Amy offer to settle the dispute with a game of ping pong.

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A Docent, a Little Lady, and a Bouncer Named Dalton
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7.67
1183 votes

#38 - A Docent, a Little Lady, and a Bouncer Named Dalton

Young Sheldon - Season 4 - Episode 2

Sheldon gets a summer job at the local train museum. George and Missy bond when Missy embarks on a new stage of womanhood. Georgie discovers Mary's guilty pleasure.

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Training Wheels and an Unleashed Chicken
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7.66
1186 votes

#39 - Training Wheels and an Unleashed Chicken

Young Sheldon - Season 4 - Episode 3

With college in sight, Sheldon is determined to ride his bike without training wheels. Also, Mary and George Sr. argue over parenting styles.

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The Proposal Proposal
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7.66
7803 votes

#40 - The Proposal Proposal

The Big Bang Theory - Season 11 - Episode 1

Amy gives Sheldon an answer to his proposal while Howard and Bernadette struggle with some unexpected news.

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Jiu-Jitsu, Bubble Wrap, and Yoo-hoo
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7.66
2356 votes

#41 - Jiu-Jitsu, Bubble Wrap, and Yoo-hoo

Young Sheldon - Season 1 - Episode 17

Sheldon is bullied by an unlikely character, and Mary and George disagree on how to handle the situation.

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The Meemaw Materialization
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7.65
6993 votes

#42 - The Meemaw Materialization

The Big Bang Theory - Season 9 - Episode 14

Sheldon is thrilled when his Meemaw comes to visit, but his excitement quickly fades when she butts heads with Amy. Also, Raj meets a new girl at the comic book store who makes him question his relationship with Emily.

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The Fermentation Bifurcation
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7.65
7834 votes

#43 - The Fermentation Bifurcation

The Big Bang Theory - Season 9 - Episode 22

Sheldon and Bernadette spend a night together while the rest of the gang goes to a wine tasting party, but things get uncomfortable for Raj when Zack also attends and takes an interest in Claire.

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An Academic Crime and a More Romantic Taco Bell
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7.64
1314 votes

#44 - An Academic Crime and a More Romantic Taco Bell

Young Sheldon - Season 3 - Episode 17

Dr. Sturgis is furious when Sheldon accuses him of plagiarism. Also, Mary sets out to find a “girl trophy” for Missy’s end-of-season baseball ceremony, and Georgie has an awkward run-in with Veronica while on a date with his new girlfriend, Jana.

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The Comet Polarization
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7.63
4695 votes

#45 - The Comet Polarization

The Big Bang Theory - Season 11 - Episode 21

Sheldon’s comic book store experiences changes when writer Neil Gaiman puts Stuart’s store on the map. Also, Koothrappali takes credit for Penny’s astronomical discovery, and friendships are threatened.

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A Baby Tooth and the Egyptian God of Knowledge
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7.63
1227 votes

#46 - A Baby Tooth and the Egyptian God of Knowledge

Young Sheldon - Season 3 - Episode 20

Sheldon has a scientific breakthrough at the dentist's office. Dale and Meemaw go to the casino. Georgie makes a big mistake when Dale leaves him in charge of the store

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A Math Emergency and Perky Palms
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7.63
1634 votes

#47 - A Math Emergency and Perky Palms

Young Sheldon - Season 2 - Episode 15

Sheldon and Dr. Sturgis have their first fight when Dr. Sturgis marks a question wrong on Sheldon’s test. Also, Mary takes over for Pastor Jeff when he’s out sick.

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The Confidence Erosion
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7.63
5799 votes

#48 - The Confidence Erosion

The Big Bang Theory - Season 11 - Episode 10

Sheldon and Amy try to eliminate stress from wedding planning by applying math to the process. Koothrappali “breaks up” with Wolowitz after realizing his best friend is actually hurting his confidence.

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The Viewing Party Combustion
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7.62
7853 votes

#49 - The Viewing Party Combustion

The Big Bang Theory - Season 9 - Episode 21

Everyone must choose sides when a small argument between Leonard and Sheldon erupts into a heated fight during a group get-together.

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The Celebration Experimentation
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7.62
7001 votes

#50 - The Celebration Experimentation

The Big Bang Theory - Season 9 - Episode 17

After more than nine years together, the gang finally celebrates Sheldon’s birthday, surprising him with a special guest.

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