Show: The Big Bang Theory
Title: The Dumpling Paradox
Original Air Date: November 5, 2007
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* Sheldon: Who need Halo night when we can be regaled with the delightfully folksy tale of the whore of Omaha?
* Leonard: Penny you are on fire.
Penny: So is Sheldon.
* Leonard: I’m sorry, are you suggesting if we let Penny stay we might succumb to cannibalism?
* Leonard: Why don’t you just have breakfast in bed?
Sheldon: Because I’m neither an invalid or a woman celebrating Mother’s Day.
* Raj: Can we please order? Not only are their children starving in India but there’s an Indian starving right here.
* Howards’ Mom: He’s not a man he’s a putz! And don’t you take that tone with me you gold digger.
* Howard’s Mom: That’s right, go back to Babylon you whore!
Synopsis: Howard tries to show off his new phone and how he can talk to it, but it doesn’t work as it should. Sheldon demands that they start Halo night. There’s a knock on the door and it’s Penny. Howard makes a pass at her again and she shuts him down. Penny asks if she can hide there for a while from her unwanted houseguest. When Howard finds out that she has low standards, if any, he races over to meet her. They hit it off and Penny and the others stand in the doorway watching horrified. Sheldon is upset because they need a 4th for Halo. Penny volunteers to play. She keeps blowing up Sheldon’s head. She destroys Sheldon, several times over. Penny leaves, but she quickly comes back. Howard and her guest are hooking up in her bedroom. She asks to stay there tonight. Leonard agrees, Sheldon freaks out. Leonard tries to extend the conversation but heads off to bed. Raj is still there, in the kitchen. They thought he left. He tries to sneak out. Penny hears the door close, freaks out, and then takes Sheldon’s advise of sleeping with head away from the door. The next morning, he has trouble eating breakfast as she is still asleep on the couch. He wakes up Penny and she goes back to sleep. Howard enters wearing Penny’s bathrobe. She tells him to keep it. The houseguest comes over. Howard offers to let Kristy stay with him. Penny tries to tell Howard that Kristy is not on the up and up, she’ll sleep with anyone who buys her stuff. However, he is thrilled. Another evening they are at the Chinese restaurant. Sheldon has a meltdown. It’s Halo night again and they knock on Penny’s door, they ask her to play. She turns them down and Sheldon gets upset again. She takes a stern voice with Sheldon. Sheldon calls Howard, but gets his voice mail. Then Sheldon storms over to Howard’s house with Leonard and Raj in tow. They overhear Kristy and his mother fighting. Howard goes back to the apartment to play Halo. Penny comes over with 3 of her friends. She tells them they all came over to have sex with them and they don’t notice. Suddenly, Leonard hits pause, but then they go back to playing.