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Season 2  "The Friendship Algorithm"  2x13

Aired 11 years ago - Jan 19, 2009

Sheldon creates a scientific procedure for making friends.

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Sheldon Cooper.
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There was a fire on the bulletin board at the university.
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How do carbon atoms form a benzene ring?
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1st warning.
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What is this?
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Yeah, I agree. The social sciences are largely hokum.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 10
Java applet writing?
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Wait! How many questions are on this thing?
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Sheldon honey, did you ever consider making friends by being, I don't know, pleasant?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 13
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Come on! There's over 200 questions.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 15
And your essay, suggesting that I'd have better luck making friends if I wait 'til the Cylons take over?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 16
It's kinda cute.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 17
What I'm trying to say is that, maybe you can't approach this as a purely intellectual exercise.
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I'm sure much of the research already exists.
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I'm going to acquire a book that summarizes the current theories in the field of friendmaking.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 21
My condolences.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 22
Okay, if you're gonna start sniffing people, I'm gonna go get a hot pretzel.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 23
Oh! I love trains!
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 24
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Oh! Here we go.
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Hardly makes her an expert in making friends, wouldn't you agree?
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Hi Rebecca, I'm your new friend, Sheldon.
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It's a terrific book. I've distilled its essence into a simple flowchart that would guide me through the process.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 32
Perhaps the two of us might share a meal together...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 33
I bet we share some common interests.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 34
Tell me another interest of yours.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 35
What is wrong with you? Everybody likes monkeys.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 36
Gee. Why can't Sheldon make friends?
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He could talk while you drink.
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No one expects to see Hominids learning to use bones as weapeons.
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Come on, they have birthday parties here. Little kids climb this.
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What part of an inverse tangent function approaching an asymptote did you not understand?
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Well, it's not exactly a plan but I think I'm going to pass out.
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1, 2, 1, 2, 3 and...
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That's where I sit.
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Maintaining five friendships promises to be a Herculean task. So...
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Sheldon Cooper.
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There was a fire on the bulletin board at the university.
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How do carbon atoms form a benzene ring?
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1st warning.
#7
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What is this?
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Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 2 Episode 13 (S02E13) - 9
Yeah, I agree. The social sciences are largely hokum.
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Java applet writing?
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Wait! How many questions are on this thing?
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Sheldon honey, did you ever consider making friends by being, I don't know, pleasant?
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Come on! There's over 200 questions.
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And your essay, suggesting that I'd have better luck making friends if I wait 'til the Cylons take over?
#15
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It's kinda cute.
#16
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What I'm trying to say is that, maybe you can't approach this as a purely intellectual exercise.
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I'm sure much of the research already exists.
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I'm going to acquire a book that summarizes the current theories in the field of friendmaking.
#20
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My condolences.
#21
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Okay, if you're gonna start sniffing people, I'm gonna go get a hot pretzel.
#22
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Oh! I love trains!
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Oh! Here we go.
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Hardly makes her an expert in making friends, wouldn't you agree?
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Hi Rebecca, I'm your new friend, Sheldon.
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It's a terrific book. I've distilled its essence into a simple flowchart that would guide me through the process.
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Perhaps the two of us might share a meal together...
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I bet we share some common interests.
#33
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Tell me another interest of yours.
#34
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What is wrong with you? Everybody likes monkeys.
#35
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Gee. Why can't Sheldon make friends?
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He could talk while you drink.
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No one expects to see Hominids learning to use bones as weapeons.
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Come on, they have birthday parties here. Little kids climb this.
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What part of an inverse tangent function approaching an asymptote did you not understand?
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Well, it's not exactly a plan but I think I'm going to pass out.
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1, 2, 1, 2, 3 and...
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That's where I sit.
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Maintaining five friendships promises to be a Herculean task. So...
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