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==="The Wildebeest Implementation"===
==="The Wildebeest Implementation"===
Sheldon's three-player variation of [[Chess]] includes a space designated as a [[transporter platform|transporter pad]].
Sheldon's three-player variation of [[Chess]] includes a space designated as a [[transporter platform|transporter pad]].
==="The Roommate Transmogrification"===
Raj overhears Leonard and Priya having a [[Star Trek: The Original Series|TOS]]-themed sex fantasy.
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Revision as of 22:39, 2 June 2011

Template:Realworld The Big Bang Theory is a CBS sitcom about four science nerds and the hot girl who lives across the hallway. The show has a constant flow of Star Trek references.


"The Pancake Batter Anomaly"

Sheldon and Leonard play Three-dimensional chess.

"The Bat Jar Conjecture"

The episode begins with Howard announcing new info on the then upcoming Star Trek film which leads into a discussion about alien private parts and Spock's conception. Later Sheldon is persuaded to join in the Physics Bowl by quoting Spock's dying words. Sheldon makes up TOS uniform-style shirts for his Physics Bowl team, with his teammates as Redshirts. Ultimately in the final scene, to satisfy who is smarter between Leonard and Sheldon, Penny asks multiple real world questions for which they can only give Star Trek-like answers including Patrick Stewart or William Shatner being the Sexiest Man Alive and Tweety Bird thinking he saw a Romulan.

"The Nerdvana Annihilation"

Leonard threatens to open up a Geordi La Forge action figure that's still in its original packaging.

"The Bad Fish Paradigm"

Leonard compares his dating a woman to Raj and Howard's not dating anyone as "approach is warp speed."

"The Codpiece Topology"

Sheldon Cooper dressed as Spock.

Sheldon Cooper goes to a Renaissance fair dressed up like Spock pretending he's on a planet with a Renaissance theme due to the fair's complete disregard for historical accuracy.

"The Panty Pinata Polarization"

Klingon boggle next to a Klingon dictionary.

The gang plays Klingon Boggle, with a copy of The Klingon Dictionary on hand.

"The Lizard-Spock Expansion"

Sheldon expands the game of Rock-Paper-Scissors with additional options of "Lizard" and "Spock," the latter symbolized by the Vulcan live-long-and-prosper hand gesture. It was used initially to determine whether or not to watch Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Later Sheldon and Raj argue whether Star Trek: The Motion Picture or Star Trek V: The Final Frontier is the worst Trek movie, and whether Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan or Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is the best.

"The White Asparagus Triangulation"

Sheldon compares Dr. Stephanie Barnes as the McCoy to their social group's "landing party" and gives a somewhat off version of the Vulcan salute when he notices her observing the conversation.

"The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis"

Penny gives Sheldon a used napkin autographed by Leonard Nimoy as a Christmas present.

"The Dead Hooker Juxtaposition"

Penny compares the main characters' social naivete to not knowing how to put up their shields like on Star Trek.

"The Hofstadter Isotope"

Sheldon says Leonard had been watching "Trials and Tribble-ations" by describing it as "the Original Series/Deep Space Nine "The Trouble with Tribbles" crossover episode."

"The Vegas Renormalization"

Sheldon's frequent answer of Spock during 20 Questions.

"The Classified Materials Turbulence"

Leonard says that Howard's zero-gravity toilet for the International Space Station will allow its crew "to boldly go where no man has gone before."

"The Electric Can Opener Fluctuation"

Penny references Star Trek as part of her comforting of Sheldon after he learns Leonard, Howard and Raj had faked his discovery of magnetic monopoles in order to keep him happy. Sheldon wears a goatee resembling the one Spock wears in TOS: "Mirror, Mirror". A recurring joke is Sheldon's "Vulcan hearing."

"The Creepy Candy Coating Correlation"

Sheldon states he used to be a Wil Wheaton fan until Wil abruptly pulled out of a convention Sheldon had traveled ten hours to attend and get his autograph. During a customizable card game tournament Wil is participating in, Sheldon constantly quotes Khan Noonien Singh from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

"The Adhesive Duck Deficiency"

Trying to get Sheldon to drive faster, Penny says, "Warp speed ahead, Mr. Spock", to which Sheldon replies that that order would never be given to the Science Officer, but to the Navigator/Helmsman instead.

"The Bozeman Reaction"

Sheldon moves to Bozeman, Montana, which is where the Phoenix had been launched, after the apartment is burglarized. He says "Live long and prosper" and gives the Vulcan salute in a farewell video.

"The Excelsior Acquisition"

Sheldon reveals that Leonard Nimoy took a restraining order out against him.

The Pants Alternative

Sheldon compares himself to the William Shatner of science after questioning why Shatner was not in Star Trek.

"The Wheaton Recurrence"

Wil Wheaton returns for a bowling game. Sheldon names their team "The Wesley Crushers." Howard asks Wil if he had sex with Whoopi Goldberg.

"The Staircase Implementation"

As part of Sheldon's "first barrier to roommatehood," he asks Leonard "Kirk or Picard?" Leonard replies "Original Series over Next Generation, but Picard over Kirk."

Season 4 promotional ads

In one, Sheldon builds a TOS transporter to beam them (with Star Trek: The Next Generation-style visual effects) from their old Monday night timeslot to Thursday. In another he and Leonard again play Three-dimensional chess while discussing the move.

"The Hot Troll Deviation"

Howard has a USS Enterprise-D model in his room. An imaginary George Takei appears and laments being typecast as Hikaru Sulu.

"The Apology Insufficiency"

The proof that Sheldon's dreaming is a Gorn sitting on the couch reading a magazine. He later compares his problems with Howard's refusal to accept his apology to the Kobayashi Maru.

"The 21-Second Excitation"

Leonard mentions how they all waited fourteen hours to see Star Trek Nemesis. Later, when Wil Wheaton jumps the line, Sheldon quotes Picard's "The line must be drawn HERE!" line from Star Trek: First Contact.

"The Alien Parasite Hypothesis"

Sheldon suggests that Amy use Kolinahr to suppress her newfound sexual arousal after asking her if she'd seen Star Trek: The Motion Picture and then says not to.

"The Bus Pants Utilization"

Sheldon's passive-aggressive stance against the guys for kicking him out of their app design team includes playing the TOS theme on a theremin.

"The Love Car Displacement"

Leonard uses the Romulan Neutral Zone as a metaphor for how he and Penny will share a bed without becoming intimate. When he suggests they do get intimate in the context of how often the Neutral Zone was entered by both the Federation and Romulan Star Empire, Penny says she's raised shields over the lower half of her body.

"The Thespian Catalyst"

Sheldon and Penny act out a fan fiction story he'd written as a child where he's whisked away to the 23rd century, with Penny playing Spock.

"The Toast Derivation"

Sheldon invited LeVar Burton over to the apartment via Twitter. At the end of the episode he sticks his head in and gets too weirded out by the sight of three other guys singing karaoke.

"The Prestidigitation Approximation"

Leonard says to Priya that the only Star Trek uniforms he has are the everyday and dress ones from the Original Series, and then she reveals that Raj has an Uhura dress when Leonard suggests she wear one.

"The Zarnecki Incursion"

Sheldon carries a Bat'leth with him to the house of the guy who hacked his World of Warcraft account.

"The Agreement Dissection"

Sheldon cites "Let That Be Your Last Battlefield" as his inspiration for blackmailing Leonard into signing a new roommate agreement that favors him. He then shows an Okudagram-styled Auto-destruct-esque countdown timer showing how much time Leonard has before Priya's parents are E-mailed about her dating Leonard. Sheldon then tells her that while she may have gone to Cambridge University Law School he's an honoray graduate of Starfleet Academy.

"The Wildebeest Implementation"

Sheldon's three-player variation of Chess includes a space designated as a transporter pad.

"The Roommate Transmogrification"

Raj overhears Leonard and Priya having a TOS-themed sex fantasy.

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