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Season 8  "The Maternal Combustion"  8x23

Aired 4 years ago - Apr 30, 2015

Personalities collide when Sheldon and Leonard’s mothers finally meet. Meanwhile, Howard finally decides to “man up” and do his fair share of the housework – but not without a little help from his friends.

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Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 1
Are you having satisfactory intercourse?
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I change my answer.
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See, this right here, what you're doing,
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Leonard, I'm an adult.
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Oh, Dr. Hofstadter, it's so good to see you again.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 6
to make sure her child's self-esteem is not dependent
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Very pleasant. And yours?
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And rule number one is pants.
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He recently argued a case before the Supreme Court.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 11
to support our hypothesis?
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 12
Everyone loves stories about Sheldon Cooper, boy genius.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 13
he was always concerned with the well-being of others.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 14
Oh, well!
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No.
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Oh, he was a handful.
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out of our vacuum cleaner.
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Now it's all zombies.
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I got the car washed, picked up cleaning supplies
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You guys are cleaning the kitchen, top to bottom.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 21
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one of the hairiest moments of my life.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 23
Oh, okay.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 24
Oh, yeah, let me show you the ring.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 25
Can I speak to you alone for a second?
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I think.
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that steals the milk from two mothers!
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 28
A-As a bit of an elephant seal buff,
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 29
That is the term I'm looking for.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 30
We'll set a date when the time is right.
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Sheldon sent me the books you wrote--
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Stay out of this.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 34
It's fascinating.
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and I was praying to the Lord
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 36
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Why don't we all stops hitting ourselves
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Bernadette's not wrong.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 40
I twisted my ankle chasing the ice cream truck.
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Starting with my husbandly duty of taking out the trash.
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 42
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how her unconditional love for you
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But look how well you turned out.
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Do you suppose you would've flourished more
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Not once did my mother ever give me any love or affection
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Yeah, and you certainly don't have to earn my love.
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to apologize for the way I spoke to her.
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I just kind of split the difference.
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but... I think I got it.

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I change my answer.
#2
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See, this right here, what you're doing,
#3
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Leonard, I'm an adult.
#4
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Oh, Dr. Hofstadter, it's so good to see you again.
#5
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to make sure her child's self-esteem is not dependent
#6
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 7
Very pleasant. And yours?
#7
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And rule number one is pants.
#9
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He recently argued a case before the Supreme Court.
#10
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 11
to support our hypothesis?
#11
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Everyone loves stories about Sheldon Cooper, boy genius.
#12
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he was always concerned with the well-being of others.
#13
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 14
Oh, well!
#14
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No.
#15
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Oh, he was a handful.
#16
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out of our vacuum cleaner.
#17
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Now it's all zombies.
#18
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I got the car washed, picked up cleaning supplies
#19
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You guys are cleaning the kitchen, top to bottom.
#20
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one of the hairiest moments of my life.
#22
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Oh, okay.
#23
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Oh, yeah, let me show you the ring.
#24
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Can I speak to you alone for a second?
#25
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I think.
#26
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that steals the milk from two mothers!
#27
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A-As a bit of an elephant seal buff,
#28
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That is the term I'm looking for.
#29
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We'll set a date when the time is right.
#30
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Sheldon sent me the books you wrote--
#32
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Stay out of this.
#33
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It's fascinating.
#34
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and I was praying to the Lord
#35
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Why don't we all stops hitting ourselves
#37
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Bernadette's not wrong.
#39
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I twisted my ankle chasing the ice cream truck.
#40
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Starting with my husbandly duty of taking out the trash.
#41
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how her unconditional love for you
#43
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But look how well you turned out.
#44
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Do you suppose you would've flourished more
#45
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Not once did my mother ever give me any love or affection
#46
Recap of The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 23 (S08E23) - 47
Yeah, and you certainly don't have to earn my love.
#47
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to apologize for the way I spoke to her.
#48
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I just kind of split the difference.
#49
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but... I think I got it.
#50