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Season 5  "The Ornithophobia Diffusion"  5x9

Aired 7 years ago - Nov 10, 2011

Leonard and Penny try hanging out as friends on a 'non-date', but end up purposely ruining each others chances with perspective dates. Meanwhile, Sheldon enlists the help of Bernadette and Amy to overcome his fear of birds.

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Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 1
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You're right. I'm fine. I'm wearing this.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 4
I'd like to report a dangerous wild animal.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 5
that you're frightened of.
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Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 7
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 8
There's also an amazing documentary
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 9
Actually, you know what?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 10
Come on, that is a great movie, and it starts in ten minutes.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 11
without getting both bored and aroused.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 12
It's 2:00 a.m., of course I want to go to Korea Town and sing karaoke with your friends.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 13
See? Now, that's the great thing.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 14
All right, fine.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 15
If we don't start soon,
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 16
and that's what's important.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 17
Hummingbirds are pretty.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 18
Age 12, a magpie tries to steal the retainer out of my mouth.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 19
It's not a death ray.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 20
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No, I was thinking how come they get to leave and I can't.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 22
And why did
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 23
I'm so glad you suggested we do this.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 24
The Movie."
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 25
So have you written anything I might have seen?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 26
I'm a grown man from Texas.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 27
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 28
One...
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 29
So it is an amazing documentary.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 30
Oh, yeah. Sure. Just one sec?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 31
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 32
I'm serious. I'll do it.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 33
Biology is the study of living things.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 34
a varmints and critters class.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 35
flush him down the toilet.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 36
I'm not going to be another statistic.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 37
Oh, just pet the bird, you big baby!
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 38
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 39
No, it's fine. You can ditch away. Oh, no, no.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 40
Don't worry about it. You know, there's some guys over there.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 41
Not just for Halloween.
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that half the dirty movies you own are animated.
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Did you tell her about your lucky asthma inhaler?
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I just realized I haven't offered you a beverage.
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My phone's on the desk over there.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 47
This isn't a moment for strict adherence to the literal.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 48
Yes. It should have a big picture of him,
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If you're keeping him, I've got a cage you can borrow.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 50
No. Lovey-Dovey sleeps in his very own nest,

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You're right. I'm fine. I'm wearing this.
#3
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I'd like to report a dangerous wild animal.
#4
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that you're frightened of.
#5
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There's also an amazing documentary
#8
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Actually, you know what?
#9
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Come on, that is a great movie, and it starts in ten minutes.
#10
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without getting both bored and aroused.
#11
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It's 2:00 a.m., of course I want to go to Korea Town and sing karaoke with your friends.
#12
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 13
See? Now, that's the great thing.
#13
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 14
All right, fine.
#14
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If we don't start soon,
#15
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and that's what's important.
#16
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Hummingbirds are pretty.
#17
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Age 12, a magpie tries to steal the retainer out of my mouth.
#18
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It's not a death ray.
#19
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No, I was thinking how come they get to leave and I can't.
#21
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And why did
#22
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I'm so glad you suggested we do this.
#23
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The Movie."
#24
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So have you written anything I might have seen?
#25
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I'm a grown man from Texas.
#26
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One...
#28
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So it is an amazing documentary.
#29
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Oh, yeah. Sure. Just one sec?
#30
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I'm serious. I'll do it.
#32
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Biology is the study of living things.
#33
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a varmints and critters class.
#34
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flush him down the toilet.
#35
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I'm not going to be another statistic.
#36
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Oh, just pet the bird, you big baby!
#37
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No, it's fine. You can ditch away. Oh, no, no.
#39
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Don't worry about it. You know, there's some guys over there.
#40
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Not just for Halloween.
#41
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that half the dirty movies you own are animated.
#42
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Did you tell her about your lucky asthma inhaler?
#43
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I just realized I haven't offered you a beverage.
#45
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My phone's on the desk over there.
#46
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 47
This isn't a moment for strict adherence to the literal.
#47
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 48
Yes. It should have a big picture of him,
#48
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Episode 9 (S05E09) - 49
If you're keeping him, I've got a cage you can borrow.
#49
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No. Lovey-Dovey sleeps in his very own nest,
#50