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The Big Bang Theory: The Tangerine Factor

117. The Tangerine Factor

Aired May 19, 2008

When Penny breaks up with her boyfriend after he posts intimate details about their relationship on his blog, Leonard tries to comfort her but inadvertently convinces her to get back with her ex-boyfriend. When it turns out her boyfriend has already moved on, Penny is angry at Leonard for his bad advice. Later, Leonard asks Penny out on a date and she says yes. Leonard and Penny each turn to Sheldon for romantic advice.

Quote from Howard

Howard: You know, I'm really glad you decided to learn Mandarin.
Sheldon: Why?
Howard: Once you're fluent, you'll have a billion more people to annoy instead of me.

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Quote from Leonard

Howard: So you're saying, if in the depths of despair she throws herself at you and demands you take her right there, right now, you'll just walk away?
Leonard: I said I'm her friend, not her gay friend.

Quote from Penny

Leonard: Before you say anything, have you heard of Schrodinger's cat?
Penny: Actually, I've heard far too much about Schrodinger's cat.
Leonard: Good.
*Leonard and Penny kiss!*
Penny: All right, the cat's alive. Let's go to dinner.

Quote from Raj

Raj: Incredible. You managed to screw up the screw up.

Quote from Leonard

Leonard: Why are you learning Chinese?
Sheldon: I believe the Szechuan Palace has been passing off orange chicken as tangerine chicken, and I intend to confront them.
Leonard: If I were you, I'd be more concerned about what they're passing off as chicken.

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: (In Mandarin) Show me your mucus. Your mucus!
Chen: (Mandarin) Blow your own nose and go away!
Sheldon: (Mandarin) This is not a tangerine bicycle. Show me your mucus!
Chen: Crazy man. Call the police.
Sheldon: (Mandarin) No, don't call the library. Show me your mucus.

Quote from Howard

Raj: (Reading Game Card) Enslaved by warlocks, stay here till you roll 2,4,or --
Leonard: She was mad at him, she was done with him, the relationship was broken beyond repair and I walked over there and I fixed it.
Howard: Boy that story gets better every time you hear it.

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: (Practising speaking Mandarin) Show me your citrus peels.
Penny: Sheldon?
*Sheldon freaks out in Chinese.*
Penny: I'm sorry. Look, do you have a second?
Sheldon: A second what? Pair of underwear?

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: (Speaking Chinese to Leonard).
Howard: You just called Leonard a syphillitic donkey.
Sheldon: My apologies, Leonard. I'm only as good as my teacher.

Quote from Leonard

Leonard: Maybe I am her gay friend.

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: (Mandarin) Long live concrete? Thank you.

Quote from Sheldon

Sheldon: Mmm. (In Mandarin) Your monkey sleeps inside me.

Quote from Leonard

Leonard: Elevators, parks, movie theaters. Out of curiosity, is this subway, the transportation system, or Subway, the sandwich shop?
Penny: Sandwich shop.
Leonard: Doesn't that violate the health code or--?
Penny: No, at the sandwich shop, we were only making out.

Quote from Penny

Penny: Hey, jerk face, you forgot your iPod.

Quote from Penny

Penny: Drop dead, you stupid, self-centered bastard.

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