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Season 3  "The Maternal Congruence"  3x11

Aired 9 years ago - Dec 14, 2009

A Christmas visit from his mother has Leonard discovering she's kept a lot of news from him that she shares with Sheldon and worrying if she'll approve of his romance with Penny.

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sounds like more fun than 12 hours of church with my mother
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No. Isaac goes at the top of the tree.
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What?
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that his mother won't approve of you as his mate.
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that it's doubtful that his mother will be overly impressed
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And those specials-- they change every day.
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Why not?
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I drove, Mother.
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of how electric dipoles in the brain's water molecules
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I don't really like flowers.
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why he knows more about your life than I do.
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We discussed it at length during our last video chat.
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Now I'm less fine.
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and a two-time Olympic bronze medalist.
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to Isaac Newton v. Gottfried Leibniz?
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that accompanied your learning to masturbate.
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toward one another?
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No, really.
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Leonard, tell her I have a girlfriend.
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I'll get you a plate.
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so I'm going to say no.
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Yes. He was cheating on me.
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Mmm, well, let's see.
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Why am I the last to know?!
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So, Penny, what's new in your life?
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but he seemed a bit emotionally unstable
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So, uh, you must be devastated about your divorce.
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Well, initially I felt something akin to grief and perhaps anger,
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 3 Episode 11 (S03E11) - 30
Oh, that's nothing.
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That's exactly what I say during orgasms: "Yikes."
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That's a lousy conversation starter.
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I want that too.
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Leonard, what you're experiencing
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It's not?
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to a hypothetical, idealized world.
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has failed you, you always have me, your surrogate family.
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I've been responsible for my own buzz since 2003.
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I'm seriously considering asking that busboy
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If a little is good, more must be better.
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The one from whom I live across the hall... from.
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embarrassed about the relationship
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into that busboy's back pocket,
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What the hell is going on?
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Yeah, not bad, not bad.
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Oh, thank you. You're welcome.

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No. Isaac goes at the top of the tree.
#2
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What?
#3
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that his mother won't approve of you as his mate.
#4
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that it's doubtful that his mother will be overly impressed
#5
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And those specials-- they change every day.
#6
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Why not?
#7
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I drove, Mother.
#8
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of how electric dipoles in the brain's water molecules
#9
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I don't really like flowers.
#10
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why he knows more about your life than I do.
#11
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We discussed it at length during our last video chat.
#12
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Now I'm less fine.
#13
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and a two-time Olympic bronze medalist.
#14
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to Isaac Newton v. Gottfried Leibniz?
#15
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that accompanied your learning to masturbate.
#16
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toward one another?
#17
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No, really.
#18
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Leonard, tell her I have a girlfriend.
#19
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I'll get you a plate.
#21
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so I'm going to say no.
#22
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Yes. He was cheating on me.
#23
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Mmm, well, let's see.
#24
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Why am I the last to know?!
#25
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So, Penny, what's new in your life?
#26
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but he seemed a bit emotionally unstable
#27
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So, uh, you must be devastated about your divorce.
#28
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Well, initially I felt something akin to grief and perhaps anger,
#29
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Oh, that's nothing.
#30
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That's exactly what I say during orgasms: "Yikes."
#31
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That's a lousy conversation starter.
#33
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I want that too.
#34
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Leonard, what you're experiencing
#35
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It's not?
#36
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to a hypothetical, idealized world.
#37
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has failed you, you always have me, your surrogate family.
#38
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I've been responsible for my own buzz since 2003.
#40
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I'm seriously considering asking that busboy
#42
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If a little is good, more must be better.
#43
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The one from whom I live across the hall... from.
#44
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embarrassed about the relationship
#46
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into that busboy's back pocket,
#47
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What the hell is going on?
#48
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Yeah, not bad, not bad.
#49
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Oh, thank you. You're welcome.
#50