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The Extract Obliteration 

Penny enrolls in a college class and keeps it a secret from Leonard. Sheldon causes conflict with Dr. Stephen Hawking over an online game.

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
Simon Helberg ... Howard Wolowitz
Kunal Nayyar ... Raj Koothrappali
Mayim Bialik ... Amy Farrah Fowler
Melissa Rauch ... Bernadette Rostenkowski
Stephen Hawking ... Stephen Hawking (voice)
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Storyline

Sheldon and Stephen Hawking begin playing a popular online game Words with Friends. When he stops responding to their game, Sheldon begins obsess about being ignored. Meanwhile, Penny goes back to school by taking a history class at the local community college. First she doesn't tell Leonard about it. After he finds out about it, he rewrite her paper while she was asleep making her mad. Penny wants to prove that she is more than a waitress. Written by laird-3

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Comedy | Romance

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Trivia

Sheldon reports that his mother always says "To thine own self be true." She is, in fact, quoting Polonius in Act 1, Scene 3 of Shakespeare's play Hamlet. See more »

Goofs

What Sheldon calls a Jedi mind trick is nothing like what's seen in the "Star Wars" films. The hand motion is a wave rather than pressing the fingers to the temples, and the command always starts with "You will..." See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Raj Koothrappali: Try to keep up, Howard; I'm killing it.
Howard Wolowitz: Yeah, I wish we looked this cool dancing in clubs as we do right now.
Leonard Hofstadter: Don't worry, this is exactly how you look when you're dancing in clubs.
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Crazy Credits

CHUCK LORRE PRODUCTIONS, #397 CENSORED BY ME (by myself)

I've decided to save everybody a lot of unhappiness and not submit this week's vanity card to the CBS censors (I know when I've crossed the line with these things and don't need a bunch of corporate lawyers getting their cotton blend panties in a bunch). Accordingly, I've banished the offending card to that dark place where all my offending cards go - the internet. See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2012 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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