The Big Bang Theory: Season 3

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 21
2009

The Electric Can Opener Fluctuation

When Sheldon learns the guys tampered with his expedition data he got from the arctic, he leaves to Texas in disgrace. This results in the guys following him, which threatens L…

2 Sep 28
2009

The Jiminy Conjecture

Leonard and Penny struggle to recover from an awkward first hookup while Sheldon and Howard stake their best comic books on a bet to determine the species of a cricket.

3 Oct 05
2009

The Gothowitz Deviation

Howard and Raj visit a Goth nightclub to pick up women while Sheldon attempts to build a better Penny using chocolate-based behavior modification.

4 Oct 12
2009

The Pirate Solution

Raj must find a new job or be sent back to India, but Sheldon has a solution, which leaves Leonard and Penny dealing with Howard as a third wheel.

5 Oct 19
2009

The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary

After overhearing that Wil Wheaton is entering a trading-card competition, Sheldon decides to enter it himself. Meanwhile, Penny sets up one of her friends on a date with Wolow…

6 Nov 02
2009

The Cornhusker Vortex

Sheldon becomes Leonard’s teacher in order to understand football, while an incident with flying a kite threatens Howard and Raj’s friendship.

7 Nov 09
2009

The Guitarist Amplification

A squabble between Leonard and Penny sees Sheldon playing mediator, though out of his own incovenience from the sitiation rather than altruism.

8 Nov 16
2009

The Adhesive Duck Deficiency

With Leonard, Howard and Raj away camping in the desert, an injured Penny has only Sheldon to rely on.

9 Nov 23
2009

The Vengeance Formulation

After he’s humiliated on National Public Radio, Sheldon vows to destroy Kripke, while Wolowitz tries not to destroy his new relationship with Bernadette.

10 Dec 07
2009

The Gorilla Experiment

Penny gets help from Sheldon in order to understand what Leonard’s work is, while Wolowitz develops a jealousy when Leonard starts hanging out with his new girlfriend.

11 Dec 14
2009

The Maternal Congruence

A Christmas visit from his mother has Leonard discovering she’s kept a lot of news from him that she shares with Sheldon and worrying if she’ll approve of his roman…

12 Jan 11
2010

The Psychic Vortex

Leonard is aghast to find out a secret of Penny’s: she believes in psychics. Meanwhile, Sheldon tries to assist Koothrappali in picking up a girl at a university mixer.

13 Jan 18
2010

The Bozeman Reaction

When their apartment is robbed, Leonard and Sheldon turn to their friends to create a state-of-the-art security system.

14 Feb 01
2010

The Einstein Approximation

Sheldon’s search for the answer to a physics problem leads him to work at the Cheesecake Factory with Penny.

15 Feb 08
2010

The Large Hadron Collision

Leonard can only bring one guest on a trip to see CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (the world’s largest and highest energy particle accelerato…

16 Mar 01
2010

The Excelsior Acquisition

Sheldon winds up in traffic court when he gets a ticket because of Penny.

17 Mar 08
2010

The Precious Fragmentation

When the guys find a ring from “The Lord of the Rings” at a garage sale, it threatens to tear them apart.

18 Mar 22
2010

The Pants Alternative

Sheldon’s friends come to his aid when his fear of public speaking stands between him and a coveted award.

19 Apr 12
2010

The Wheaton Recurrence

A fight between Leonard and Penny threatens their relationship, while Sheldon battles Wil Wheaton in bowling.

20 May 03
2010

The Spaghetti Catalyst

When Leonard and Penny aren’t speaking, Sheldon goes to extremes to keep them both happy.

21 May 10
2010

The Plimpton Stimulation

Leonard and Sheldon compete for the attention of a famous female physicist.

22 May 17
2010

The Staircase Implementation

Leonard tells Penny about how he met Sheldon for the first time…and what happened to the elevator.

23 May 24
2010

The Lunar Excitation

While Penny worries that dating Leonard has ruined her for normal guys, Wolowitz and Koothrappali search for Sheldon’s perfect match online.

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EXTRAS Gag Reel

About The Big Bang Theory

What happens when hyperintelligent roommates Sheldon and Leonard meet Penny, a free-spirited beauty moving in next door, and realize they know next to nothing about life outside of the lab. Rounding out the crew are the smarmy Wolowitz, who thinks he’s as sexy as he is brainy, and Koothrappali, who suffers from an inability to speak in the presence of a woman.

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