Season 5 Breakdown
Normal Episodes: 24
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Normal Episodes: 24
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
The Big Bang Theory Season 5 (2011-2012)
|5x01 The Skank Reflex Analysis |
Penny worries that she’s screwed things up permanently with her friends, while Sheldon takes command of the paintball team.
|Sep. 22, 2011|
|5x02 The Infestation Hypothesis |
A fight between Sheldon and Penny leaves Amy caught in the middle, while Leonard tries to spice up his long-distance relationship with Priya.
|Sep. 22, 2011|
|5x03 The Pulled Groin Extrapolation |
Leonard and Amy get to know each other better, while Howard and Bernadette spend the weekend with Mrs. Wolowitz.
|Sep. 29, 2011|
|5x04 The Wiggly Finger Catalyst |
Raj finally meets a girl he can communicate with.
|Oct. 06, 2011|
|5x05 The Russian Rocket Reaction |
Sheldon and Leonard are invited to a party hosted by Wil Wheaton, and Howard is offered a one-in-a-lifetime event.
|Oct. 13, 2011|
|5x06 The Rhinitis Revelation |
Sheldon's mother, Mary Cooper, comes to visit, but Sheldon is annoyed that she also spends time with the rest of the gang, instead of catering to his every demand.
|Oct. 20, 2011|
|5x07 The Good Guy Fluctuation |
A cute comic book artist puts Leonard and Priya’s relationship to the test, while Sheldon tries to scare the guys for Halloween.
|Oct. 27, 2011|
|5x08 The Isolation Permutation |
Amy becomes heartbroken, when she discovers that Penny and Bernadette went wedding dress shopping without her.
|Nov. 03, 2011|
|5x09 The Ornithophobia Diffusion |
Leonard and Penny try hanging out alone, and Sheldon must overcome his fear of birds.
|Nov. 10, 2011|
|5x10 The Flaming Spittoon Acquisition |
Sheldon considers taking his relationship with Amy to the next level when Stuart from the comic book store asks her out on a date.
|Nov. 17, 2011|
|5x11 The Speckerman Recurrence |
Leonard must face his fears after being contacted by his high school tormentor.
|Dec. 08, 2011|
|5x12 The Shiny Trinket Maneuver |
Sheldon gets in trouble with Amy when he isn't impressed by her recent accomplishment, and Howard must come to grips with Bernadette's dislike of children.
|Jan. 12, 2012|
|5x13 The Recombination Hypothesis |
Leonard, who broke up with Priya, asks Penny out to a spur-of the-moment romantic dinner for two, and the duo contemplates on their relationship.
|Jan. 19, 2012|
|5x14 The Beta Test Initiation |
Leonard and Penny deal with the idea of starting a relationship again and Raj finally finds a "woman" he can talk to without being drunk, in the form of Siri on his new iPhone. Meanwhile, ...
|Jan. 26, 2012|
|5x15 The Friendship Contraction |
Sheldon's selfish demands force Leonard to reconsider their friendship. Meanwhile, Wolowitz tries to pick his astronaut nickname.
|Feb. 02, 2012|
|5x16 The Vacation Solution |
When Sheldon is forced to take his vacation, he goes to work with Amy in her neurobiology lab.
|Feb. 09, 2012|
|5x17 The Rothman Disintegration |
When an office at the University opens up, Sheldon must compete for it with his archenemy, Kripke. Meanwhile, a gift from Amy makes Penny uncomfortable.
|Feb. 16, 2012|
|5x18 The Werewolf Transformation |
Sheldon becomes agitated when his regular barber is out sick. Astronaut training causes Howard to reconsider wanting to go into space.
|Feb. 23, 2012|
|5x19 The Weekend Vortex |
Sheldon must choose between joining Amy at her aunt's birthday party or playing videogames all weekend with the guys.
|Mar. 08, 2012|
|5x20 The Transporter Malfunction |
Raj may have found his soul mate after his parents set him up on a date. Meanwhile, Sheldon thinks he's going out of his mind when he begins hearing the voice of Spock (Leonard Nimoy) ...
|Mar. 29, 2012|
|5x21 The Hawking Excitation |
When Wolowitz gets to work with Stephen Hawking, Sheldon is willing to do anything to meet his hero.
|Apr. 05, 2012|
|5x22 The Stag Convergence |
After the guys throw Howard a bachelor party, Bernadette reconsiders marrying him after learning about his sexual history.
|Apr. 26, 2012|
|5x23 The Launch Acceleration |
When NASA moves up Howard's mission, he must face his fears and Bernadette's dad, thus putting the wedding plans in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Leonard says something surprising to Penny in ...
|May. 03, 2012|
|5x24 The Countdown Reflection |
Wolowitz makes his final preparations to launch into space
|May. 10, 2012|
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Season 5 Characters
Season 5 Videos
Sheldon Paintball (00:43)
Raj's New Phone (00:36)
Season 5 Quotes
|Season 5 / Episode 17: - The Rothman Disintegration|
Amy Farrah Fowler: Good night, painting Penny. Good night, real Penny.
Penny: Good night, real Amy.
Amy Farrah Fowler: You don't have to say good night to painting Amy, because she's never leaving.
Bernadette Rostenkowski: Good night, real Penny.
Bernadette Rostenkowski: Good night, transvestite Penny.
|Season 5 / Episode 21: - The Hawking Excitation|
Raj Koothrappali: Oh boy, well, Sheldon's going to freak out!
Leonard Hofstadter: Yeah, he worships Hawking.
Howard Wolowitz: I was actually thinking of bringing him along when I go over there so he can meet the great man.
Raj Koothrappali: It's really nice of you, Howard.
Howard Wolowitz: It's no big deal.
Leonard Hofstadter: Boy, a restraining order from Stephen Hawking. It'll look so nice next to the ones he's already got from Leonard Nimoy, Carl Sagan, and Stan Lee.
Sheldon Cooper: Leonard, do you recall when I said that I was going to revolutionize humanity's understanding of the Higgs boson particle and you said "Sheldon, it's 2 a.m., get out of my bedroom!"?
Leonard Hofstadter: Like it was 10 hours ago. What about it?
Sheldon Cooper: Well, I believe I've done it. Now, I'm only saying "believe" to sound modest, because Sweet-Sam-Houston, I did it.
Leonard Hofstadter: Really?
Raj Koothrappali: That's incredible! Oh, here! Breakout the math.
Sheldon Cooper: Oh, okay, let me see this.
Sheldon Cooper: Alright! So, this particle here, is the boson, moving forward in time. Now, I was thinking...
Sheldon Cooper: Howard, you go ahead and eat. This isn't going to make any sense to you.
Howard Wolowitz: Sheldon, I have a working understanding of Physics.
Sheldon Cooper: Yeah, good for you! Don't stop working on it.
Raj Koothrappali: You still going to tell him about you-know-who?
Howard Wolowitz: Yep.
Leonard Hofstadter: Still going to introduce him?
Howard Wolowitz: Not on your life!
Season 5 Trivia
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