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The Roommate Transmogrification 

Raj moves in with Sheldon after hearing Leonard and Priya engage in a Star Trek fantasy in his apartment. Bernadette receives her doctorate.

Director:

Mark Cendrowski

Writers:

Chuck Lorre (created by), Bill Prady (created by) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Johnny Galecki ... Leonard Hofstadter
Jim Parsons ... Sheldon Cooper
Kaley Cuoco ... Penny
Simon Helberg ... Howard Wolowitz
Kunal Nayyar ... Raj Koothrappali
Mayim Bialik ... Amy Farrah Fowler
Melissa Rauch ... Bernadette Rostenkowski
Carol Ann Susi ... Debbie Wolowitz (voice)
Aarti Mann ... Priya Koothrappali
Brian George ... Dr. V.M. Koothrappali
Alice Amter ... Mrs. Koothrappali
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Storyline

Bernadette has just announced that her dissertation has been accepted, meaning that she will soon get her Ph.D. On top of that, she has received a lucrative job offer with a pharmaceutical company. Although Howard states that he is happy for her, the fact that everyone else in their group, who also have their Ph.D.'s, may cause a bit of problem for his ego, especially as they all kid him about being the inferior one in their relationship. Meanwhile, Leonard and Priya doing some Star Trek (1966) sex role playing in the Koothrappali apartment is a bit much for Raj to handle. Tired and needing a place to sleep, he eventually ends up asking Sheldon if he can sleep in Leonard's bed. After Leonard finds out, he suggests this move be a longer term one until Priya gets her own apartment. Having Penny as a next door neighbor may have some benefits for Raj. And Leonard accidentally learns some information about Priya's future. Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 May 2011 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Brian George (Dr V.M. Koothrappali) and Mayim Bialik (Amy Farrah Fowler) previously worked together on the Blossom (1990) episode, Blossom: Oh, Baby (1994) as Shakir and Blossom respectively. See more »

Goofs

Penny leaves Leonard & Sheldon's apartment and we hear her apartment door open and close, but before she could have possibly made it across the hall. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Penny: Hi, you guys ready to order?
Sheldon Cooper: [the gang mutters consent] Sure.
Penny: 'Kay. Priya?
Priya Koothrappali: I'll have the Shepherd's pie.
[to Leonard]
Priya Koothrappali: You want to split that with me?
Penny: Oh, no, no, no, he doesn't.
Priya Koothrappali: Why not?
Penny: Well, you know, milk in the taters, milk in the gravy, parmesan crust... your lactose-intolerant boyfriend will turn into a gas-filled Macy's day balloon.
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Connections

References Star Trek (1966) 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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