S4 E15
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Season 4  "The Benefactor Factor"  4x15

Aired 8 years ago - Feb 10, 2011

A wealthy donor to the university makes Leonard consider how far he's willing to go for the sake of science.

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Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 1
There you go.
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Oh, Howard, I can't believe Bernadette let you go
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Don't tell him that, tell him the mask thing.
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- You're kidding. - No. We are very wealthy.
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(sighs)
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I think we were misled about the cute girls.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 8
I'm an engineer.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 9
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 10
They're cute when they're about to wet themselves, aren't they?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 11
It's Koothrappal
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 12
Well, normally I respect your macho rebellious attitude
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 13
and I'm not above minimizing your window.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 14
That's it. Prepare to be minimized.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 15
Technically, Faisal is my fiancé.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 16
without you to make the case for the physics department,
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 17
Oh, dear, the dirt people!
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 18
literary theorists and students of gender studies.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 19
It was so much easier at my bar mitzvah.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 20
Face it, Raj, we crashed and burned tonight.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 21
u're kidding. That was good for you?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 22
Hey! Who said you could eat that shrimp?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 23
Explain it to them, Siebert.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 24
Forgive me, but that sounds like a mixed message.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 25
Cooper-Hofstadter residence. Go for Cooper.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 26
So, how much money are you going to give me?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 27
Hello, Mrs. Latham.
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Okay, I'll see you then.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 29
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 30
Crafty old gal.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 31
And since you seem
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 32
- and she takes me out to dinner. - Is that so?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 33
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 34
Oh, good, good. And I'm seriously
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 35
Okay, now you don't remind me of my mom.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 36
Yes, Sheldon. Keep watching.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 37
Do we have any alcohol?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 38
donating money so we could get a cryogenic centrifugal pump...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 39
She hit on me.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 40
I was able to get out of there before anything else happened,
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 41
Well, n-no, hold on a second, I'm not going to sleep with her.
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Okay, fine. I'll tell him.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 44
Baby oil, condoms and, uh...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 45
Maybe this will overcome your reluctance.
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you might consider, just this once,
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Hello, Leonard.
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Leonard, I'm making the donation to your department
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I took a shot; sue me.

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Oh, Howard, I can't believe Bernadette let you go
#2
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Don't tell him that, tell him the mask thing.
#4
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 5
- You're kidding. - No. We are very wealthy.
#5
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 6
(sighs)
#6
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 7
I think we were misled about the cute girls.
#7
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 8
I'm an engineer.
#8
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 9 #9 Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 10
They're cute when they're about to wet themselves, aren't they?
#10
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 11
It's Koothrappal
#11
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 12
Well, normally I respect your macho rebellious attitude
#12
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 13
and I'm not above minimizing your window.
#13
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That's it. Prepare to be minimized.
#14
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Technically, Faisal is my fiancé.
#15
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without you to make the case for the physics department,
#16
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Oh, dear, the dirt people!
#17
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literary theorists and students of gender studies.
#18
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It was so much easier at my bar mitzvah.
#19
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Face it, Raj, we crashed and burned tonight.
#20
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u're kidding. That was good for you?
#21
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Hey! Who said you could eat that shrimp?
#22
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Explain it to them, Siebert.
#23
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Forgive me, but that sounds like a mixed message.
#24
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Cooper-Hofstadter residence. Go for Cooper.
#25
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So, how much money are you going to give me?
#26
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Hello, Mrs. Latham.
#27
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Okay, I'll see you then.
#28
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Crafty old gal.
#30
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And since you seem
#31
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 4 Episode 15 (S04E15) - 32
- and she takes me out to dinner. - Is that so?
#32
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Oh, good, good. And I'm seriously
#34
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Okay, now you don't remind me of my mom.
#35
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Yes, Sheldon. Keep watching.
#36
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Do we have any alcohol?
#37
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donating money so we could get a cryogenic centrifugal pump...
#38
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She hit on me.
#39
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I was able to get out of there before anything else happened,
#40
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Well, n-no, hold on a second, I'm not going to sleep with her.
#41
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Okay, fine. I'll tell him.
#43
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Baby oil, condoms and, uh...
#44
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Maybe this will overcome your reluctance.
#45
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you might consider, just this once,
#47
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Hello, Leonard.
#48
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Leonard, I'm making the donation to your department
#49
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I took a shot; sue me.
#50