The Misinterpretation Agitation – Penny’s flirtatious sales pitch leaves a doctor-client smitten and the guys must pitch in to help her deal with him, while, Bernadette and Amy debate whether female scientists ought to play the sexuality card.
The Expedition Approximation – Penny receives a company car from the pharmaceutical company where she’s now employed but has trouble coming up with the money to pay back Leonard for the one he bought for her. Meanwhile, Sheldon and Raj look at a potential research grant.
The Focus Attenuation – After the guys leave for a physicist’s retreat, the girls decide to head to Las Vegas for the weekend.
The Hook-Up Reverberation – Raj’s girlfriend, Emily, gives Penny the cold shoulder after he reveals some info about their past history; and the guys contemplate buying into Stuart’s comic-book emporium.
The First Pitch Insufficiency – Wolowitz is nervous after NASA asks him to throw out the first pitch at a Los Angeles Angels game. Meanwhile, Leonard and Penny try to prove Sheldon wrong after he says that he and Amy are a “superior couple.”
The Junior Professor Solution – When Sheldon is forced to teach a class, Howard surprises everyone by taking it. Meanwhile, the tension between Penny and Bernadette gives Amy a chance to play both sides.
The Locomotion Interruption – In the series 8 premiere, Amy and Leonard take a surprise road trip to Arizona to retrieve Sheldon, while Penny goes on a job interview at Bernadette’s company, and Howard has problems wrapping his head around Stuart’s relationship with Mrs. Wolowitz.
The Status Quo Combustion – In the Season 7 finale, Sheldon gets caught up in all the life-altering changes going on around him and considers a monumental move.
The Gorilla Dissolution – A bad day causes Penny to reevaluate her life choices – including Leonard. Meanwhile, Howard and Bernadette struggle to care for Mrs. Wolowitz, and Raj gets relationship advice from Sheldon.