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Season 1  "The Grasshopper Experiment"  1x8

Aired 12 years ago - Nov 12, 2007

Raj's parents set him up on a blind date, but just when he discovers he can talk to her, she shows interest in Sheldon.

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Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 1
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My parents are trying to marry me off to a stranger. What am I going to do?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 3
I'm not a big fan of musicals, but I love that show.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 4
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So I'm calling you and call me back.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 10
- So call her. - How can I call her? I can't talk to women.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 11
Yes, it is good to talk to you too.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 12
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 13
For what, making me sound like a Simpsons character?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 14
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 15
I swear to God, Sheldon, one day, I'm gonna get the hang of talking to you.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 16
Oh, well, great. The key to acquiring proficiency in any task is repetition.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 17
And besides, he doesn't drink, so...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 18
- Thank you. - Mm-hm.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 19
Whatever you recommend.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 20
Fine. I'll have a virgin Cuba Libre.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 21
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 22
Okay. Raj, here you go.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 23
Where did my life go, Penny?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 24
I had such plans. I had dreams.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 25
How can I be a gynecologist? I can barely look a woman in the eye.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 26
Okay. Sweetie, I think that's the Grasshopper talking.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 27
- Raj- - No, no, let's see how long it takes him.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 28
Hello, Penny. How are you?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 29
If you're gonna drink on this date, just promise me you won't overdo it.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 30
Why don't you bring her to my restaurant so I can keep an eye on you?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 31
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 32
Little Lalita, little Lalita, little Lalita.
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I'd say he's doing fine. Look at her.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 36
- Okay. - In a tall glass with a lime wedge.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 37
No, no. Princess Panchali from The Monkey and The Princess.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 38
When I was a little boy and got sick, which was most of the time...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 39
We all know the reason.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 40
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 41
...for I am but a monkey and it is in my nature to climb.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 42
A beloved character from an Indian folktale.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 43
Well, thanks.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 44
So, Sheldon, tell me more about this princess you say I look like.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 45
If you do not stop hitting on my lady, you will feel the full extent of my wrath.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 46
Let's get something straight.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 47
Luckily for you. She could have you beheaded.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 48
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Dr. and Mrs. Koothrappali, in all fairness, it wasn't entirely Raj's fault.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 50
Turn us. Turn us.

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My parents are trying to marry me off to a stranger. What am I going to do?
#2
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 3
I'm not a big fan of musicals, but I love that show.
#3
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So I'm calling you and call me back.
#9
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 10
- So call her. - How can I call her? I can't talk to women.
#10
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 11
Yes, it is good to talk to you too.
#11
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For what, making me sound like a Simpsons character?
#13
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I swear to God, Sheldon, one day, I'm gonna get the hang of talking to you.
#15
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 16
Oh, well, great. The key to acquiring proficiency in any task is repetition.
#16
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 17
And besides, he doesn't drink, so...
#17
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 18
- Thank you. - Mm-hm.
#18
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Whatever you recommend.
#19
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Fine. I'll have a virgin Cuba Libre.
#20
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Okay. Raj, here you go.
#22
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Where did my life go, Penny?
#23
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 24
I had such plans. I had dreams.
#24
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How can I be a gynecologist? I can barely look a woman in the eye.
#25
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 26
Okay. Sweetie, I think that's the Grasshopper talking.
#26
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- Raj- - No, no, let's see how long it takes him.
#27
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 28
Hello, Penny. How are you?
#28
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 29
If you're gonna drink on this date, just promise me you won't overdo it.
#29
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 30
Why don't you bring her to my restaurant so I can keep an eye on you?
#30
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Little Lalita, little Lalita, little Lalita.
#32
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I'd say he's doing fine. Look at her.
#35
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 36
- Okay. - In a tall glass with a lime wedge.
#36
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 37
No, no. Princess Panchali from The Monkey and The Princess.
#37
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 38
When I was a little boy and got sick, which was most of the time...
#38
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 39
We all know the reason.
#39
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...for I am but a monkey and it is in my nature to climb.
#41
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 42
A beloved character from an Indian folktale.
#42
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 43
Well, thanks.
#43
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 44
So, Sheldon, tell me more about this princess you say I look like.
#44
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 45
If you do not stop hitting on my lady, you will feel the full extent of my wrath.
#45
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 46
Let's get something straight.
#46
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 47
Luckily for you. She could have you beheaded.
#47
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 48 #48 Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 49
Dr. and Mrs. Koothrappali, in all fairness, it wasn't entirely Raj's fault.
#49
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Episode 8 (S01E08) - 50
Turn us. Turn us.
#50