|6.9||Rated 6.9/10 (1050 votes)|
Penny's first date with Leonard goes awry; Penny finds Sheldon to be an unwilling confidant.
A jealous Leonard reacts to Penny's new guy by rebounding with Leslie.
Sheldon creates a monster when he introduces Penny to online gaming.
Raj gets an inflated ego and makes a play for Penny after being referenced in a magazine article.
Leonard and his friends stage an intervention to force Sheldon to face his fear of driving.
Sheldon and the gang are confused when a young grad student is attracted to him.
When Sheldon bans Penny from the apartment for numerous minor infractions, she decides to retaliate.
Leonard inadvertently steals away the new woman Wolowitz thinks is the love of his life.
Sheldon is thrilled when Leonard starts dating a woman who meets Sheldon's stringent standards.
Leonard asks Penny for advice when his new relationship starts moving too fast.
Penny starts dating Leonard's handsome colleague; Leonard and his friends are tortured by Sheldon's obsession with gift-giving etiquette.
Penny's criticism of Wolowitz's romantic life pushes him into depression and AWOL for a fighting robot battle the rest of guys are depending on him for.
Sheldon creates a scientific procedure for making friends.
Sheldon's solution to Penny's financial difficulty leads to a confrontation between Leonard and Penny's ex-boyfriend.
Leonard and Penny are drawn together after a disastrous visit from Leonard's mother.
A paintball game leads to a fight between Sheldon and Penny, and romance for Leslie and Wolowitz.
Leonard, Sheldon and Wolowitz are ecstatic to learn that a famous science-fiction actress (Summer Glau) is on board the train they are taking to San Francisco.
Penny's home business turns into a complete nightmare when Sheldon takes over.
Penny squares off with a new beautiful female neighbor who may become the building's "new Penny."
A fellow comic book enthusiast's hitting on Penny leads to Leonard and Howard going to a bar's Ladies' Night.
Leonard and Koothrappali escort a heartbroken Wolowitz to Las Vegas, and Sheldon becomes locked out of his apartment and must stay with Penny.
Penny's second date with Stuart sees her making a comment that gives Leonard new hope for a relationship with her. Wolowitz realizes there's a crucial error in a NASA project he's working on.
The guys' plan to work over the summer at the North Pole makes Penny revaluate her feelings for Leonard.