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The Big Bang Theory

  • 2014
  • Season 8
  • 24 episodes
  • Sitcom
  • Drama

Summary

In Season 8, Sheldon's epic railway journey ends in chaos, Amy plays Penny and Bernadette off against each other, and Howard is asked to throw the first pitch at a baseball game.

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Episode 5: The Focus Attenuation

Summary

Penny is forced to revise for a work assessment during the girls' trip to Las Vegas, and Amy and Bernadette accuse her of spoiling their fun. Meanwhile, the guys try to invent something of scientific importance - but only come up with new ways to procrastinate. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco

Review

The episodes that segregate the sexes always seem to score highly on the laugh-ometer, and so it proves once more.

This week Sheldon pronounces, “We’ve all been distracted since the girls entered our lives.” The answer? A brainstorming science retreat. Their better halves, meanwhile, jump at the chance for some wiggle room, in the shape of a week in Vegas.

Unfortunately, the boys soon get sidetracked by pigeon ping pong and Back to the Future II (the Biff’s sports almanac deconstruction is niche but wonderful). And an unexpected text to Penny produces the unusual sight of the party girl having to do some work, while Amy and Bernadette each resort to a “bucket of margaritas”. A scream.

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Leonard HofstadterJohnny Galecki
Sheldon CooperJim Parsons
PennyKaley Cuoco
Howard WolowitzSimon Helberg
Raj KoothrappaliKunal Nayyar
Amy Farrah FowlerMayim Bialik
Bernadette RostenkowskiMelissa Rauch

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