S1 E17
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Season 1  "The Tangerine Factor"  1x17

Aired 11 years ago - May 19, 2008

Penny's break-up spurs Leonard to summon the courage to ask her out, and each goes to Sheldon for advice on their upcoming date.

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Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 1
What else? Sell it on eBay as slightly used.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 2
Good idea. Sit with her, hold her, comfort her.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 3
Twelfth-century code of chivalry? Not exactly current.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 4
So you're saying, if in the depths of despair she throws herself at you...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 5
Hey, I know you said you didn't wanna talk-
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 6
Okay, so I pick good guys, but turn them into losers?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 7
I thought he was sensitive and smart.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 8
Yeah, really? Well, my friends at work found it, my sister found it.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 9
No, you know what?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 10
It just paints the picture of a very affectionate woman...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 11
Out of curiosity...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 12
But my point is that you have absolutely no reason to be embarrassed.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 13
He did break the implied confidentiality of the bedroom...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 14
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 15
I'm pretty sure I never said that.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 16
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 17
I obviously didn't make my point with those people.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 18
Tell us again how you screwed up and got Penny back together with her old boyfriend.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 19
...and I walked over there and I fixed it.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 20
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Incredible.
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What happened?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 23
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 24
You know, macho with the perfect body, and the hair and the money.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 25
What about you what?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 26
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 27
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- Show me- - Sheldon?
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Why me? Why not Koothrappali or Wolowitz?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 31
Not necessarily. I'm often surprised by my lack of familiarity with Leonard.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 32
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 33
We're not done?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 34
I guess you're aware that Leonard asked me out.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 35
Wanna sit down?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 36
I'm really not familiar enough with the cushion densities...
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Okay.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 38
I don't really know who they are-
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 39
No. What I'm saying is, Leonard might be different in a good way.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 40
But on the other hand...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 41
Thank you for the clarification.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 42
Foot-pound has the same problem. That's a unit of work, not of weight.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 43
Well, let's see.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 44
Anyway, in 1935, Erwin Schrödinger, in an attempt to explain...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 45
Now, since no one knows when or if the poison has been released...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 46
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 47
Okay, so you're saying I should go out with Leonard?
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[SPEAKING IN MANDARIN]
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Good idea. Sit with her, hold her, comfort her.
#2
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Twelfth-century code of chivalry? Not exactly current.
#3
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 4
So you're saying, if in the depths of despair she throws herself at you...
#4
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 5
Hey, I know you said you didn't wanna talk-
#5
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 6
Okay, so I pick good guys, but turn them into losers?
#6
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 7
I thought he was sensitive and smart.
#7
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 8
Yeah, really? Well, my friends at work found it, my sister found it.
#8
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 9
No, you know what?
#9
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 10
It just paints the picture of a very affectionate woman...
#10
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 11
Out of curiosity...
#11
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 12
But my point is that you have absolutely no reason to be embarrassed.
#12
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 13
He did break the implied confidentiality of the bedroom...
#13
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I'm pretty sure I never said that.
#15
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I obviously didn't make my point with those people.
#17
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Tell us again how you screwed up and got Penny back together with her old boyfriend.
#18
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...and I walked over there and I fixed it.
#19
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Incredible.
#21
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What happened?
#22
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You know, macho with the perfect body, and the hair and the money.
#24
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What about you what?
#25
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- Show me- - Sheldon?
#29
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Why me? Why not Koothrappali or Wolowitz?
#30
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Not necessarily. I'm often surprised by my lack of familiarity with Leonard.
#31
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We're not done?
#33
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I guess you're aware that Leonard asked me out.
#34
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Wanna sit down?
#35
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I'm really not familiar enough with the cushion densities...
#36
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 37
Okay.
#37
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I don't really know who they are-
#38
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 39
No. What I'm saying is, Leonard might be different in a good way.
#39
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 40
But on the other hand...
#40
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Thank you for the clarification.
#41
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Foot-pound has the same problem. That's a unit of work, not of weight.
#42
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 43
Well, let's see.
#43
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 44
Anyway, in 1935, Erwin Schrödinger, in an attempt to explain...
#44
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 17 (S01E17) - 45
Now, since no one knows when or if the poison has been released...
#45
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Okay, so you're saying I should go out with Leonard?
#47
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[SPEAKING IN MANDARIN]
#48
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