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21Quotes from ‘The Inspiration Deprivation’

The Big Bang Theory: The Inspiration Deprivation

1219. The Inspiration Deprivation

Aired April 18, 2019

The concept of what it would mean for women everywhere if Amy were to win a Nobel Prize causes Amy to have a meltdown. Also, Koothrappali and Wolowitz try to relive the good old days after Wolowitz buys a scooter that looks like the one he had years ago.

Quote from Sheldon

Howard: This is a twist. Usually you're the one getting called into H.R.
Raj: Yeah, now it's Amy. Who knew you were married to such a bad girl.
Sheldon: I suppose the signs were always there. I mean, she did recently go to that rave at the mall.
Amy: It was a Spencer's Gifts.
Sheldon: There was music and a strobe light. If that isn't a rave, then I don't know what one is.
Leonard: You don't know what one is.

Quote from Howard

Amy: Guys, come on, I think I'm in trouble.
Howard: It's no big deal. I used to get called into H.R. all the time. Ms. Davis is great. Pro tip: if you find strong women sexy, do not say it out loud.

Quote from Bernadette

Bernadette: Why do you want to ride that stupid thing anyway?
Howard: I don't know. Maybe I just miss the freedom I had as a younger man.
Bernadette: What freedom? You lived with your mother. You had a curfew.

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: [singing] Soft kitty, warm kitty Little ball of fur. Happy kitty, sleepy kitty Purr, purr, purr.
Amy: That helps.
Sheldon: Shh, I'm singing.

Quote from Sheldon

Amy: Sheldon, look at this.
Sheldon: Wait a minute. How do I know this isn't one of those joke phones that squirts water in my face?
Amy: Because that's not even a thing.

Quote from Howard

Raj: Relax. You're probably just gonna get a slap on the wrist.
Howard: Maybe, but do not ask for that, on the wrist or anywhere else.

Quote from Sheldon

Ms. Davis: I think what President Siebert is trying to say is that this is a setback and we should adopt a different strategy.
President Siebert: Like maybe you two keep your traps shut.
Sheldon: "Traps." That's a fun old word. Where's that been?

Quote from Sheldon

President Siebert: So, the next words out of your mouth should be on a stage in Stockholm when you're saying "Tack för denna ära" which is Swedish for, "Thank you for this honor."
Sheldon: Jag visste att, which is Swedish for, "I knew that."

Quote from Sheldon

Leonard: Oh, uh, how about a sensory deprivation tank?
Amy: Oh, that's interesting. It's supposed to be very calming. Floating in a warm pool of liquid in a dark, soundless space.
Sheldon: Oh, I don't know how I feel about being deprived of all my senses.
Leonard: What are you talking about? All you ever do is complain about how things smell, feel and sound.
Sheldon: Oh, I'm right here. Why are you shouting?

Quote from Sheldon

Amy: What do you say? We could both use a break. Come on, I'll do it with you.
Sheldon: Okay, but not in the same tank. I already shared a uterus with my twin sister. I don't need to go through that again.

Quote from Sheldon

Bebe: Okay, just a heads up. People have different experiences in the tanks. Uh, some people experience perfect calm. Some people sleep. Some people even reported having visions. But if at any time you feel uncomfortable, just press the panic button and say, "Bebe."
Sheldon: [laughs] That's a stupid word.
Bebe: That's my name.
Penny: What do we push if we feel uncomfortable?

Quote from Sheldon

Amy: Shall we?
Sheldon: One second. Is the pH between 7.2 and 7.8?
Bebe: Yes.
Sheldon: Is the water drained and replaced after each use?
Bebe: Yes.
Sheldon: Is the saline level 30%?
Bebe: Yes.
Sheldon: Does your filtration system use ultraviolet light to kill bacteria?
Bebe: Yes.
Sheldon: I don't need to get in. I'm relaxed already.

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: Bebe.
Bebe: What's wrong?
Sheldon: Nothing. I just wanted to make sure it worked. Also, I changed my mind. It's fun to say your name. Bebe. Bebe. [Bebe closes the tank] Bebe. Bebe. Bebe. Bebe.

Quote from Bernadette

Bernadette: Hey, what you got there?
Howard: Oh. [stammers] Just tossing out this old helmet I don't need. I thought you were at the park.
Bernadette: We were. The kids got sleepy.
Howard: Great story. I need to make a phone call.
Bernadette: Howard, why do you look all guilty? Like when I catch you deleting your browser history?

Quote from Sheldon

Leonard: Hey, buddy, how you feeling?
Sheldon: [moans] Aw. Five more minutes?
Penny: Hey, Amy. Relaxed?
Amy: I'm a failure! I can't do this!
Sheldon: Can someone close her lid? She's kind of harshing my mellow.

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: That tank was amazing. It was like Disneyland, but the rides were in 35 dimensions. And instead of Mickey, I had my picture taken with the concept that time is an illusion.

Quote from Bernadette

Bernadette: I can't believe you were sneaking around my back like a child.
Howard: I just didn't want you to worry.
Bernadette: No, you just didn't want to get caught.
Howard: I'm sorry, but you telling me what I can and can't do is pretty damn emasculating.
Bernadette: Emasculating? You were about to ride bitch on a moped with another man.

Quote from Howard

Howard: It's a scooter. It can go on some highways.

Quote from Howard

Howard: It wasn't a curfew; it was just a time of night where if I got home after that, she would be mad.

Quote from Penny

Sheldon: I tried to console her, but nothing seemed to work.
Leonard: Okay, when you say you consoled her, what exactly does that mean?
Sheldon: [sighs] I took a walk, I came back, she was still upset, so I came here.
Penny: Well, I don't see what else you could've done.

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: Amy. Thank goodness you're home. I don't know if you can tell, but I am literally losing my mind.
Amy: You are?
Sheldon: Isn't it obvious? I just used "literally" figuratively. Like a crazy person.


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