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Recap / The Big Bang Theory S 12 E 11 The Paintball Scattering

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While Leonard and Penny plan a paintball game, Sheldon becomes jealous when Amy starts getting media attention. Meanwhile, Raj and Enu's relationship reaches a turning point when Raj meets her ex-boyfriend, while Stuart receives a surprising offer from his girlfriend.


  • Distinction Without a Difference: Also doubles as Immediate Self-Contradiction.
    President Siebert: It's not that we don't want Sheldon to do the interviews, it's just that we really want you [Amy] to do the interviews. Without Sheldon.
  • Impact Silhouette: Referenced by Raj when he says that, when Stuart was asked to move in with Denise, he ran away so fast "if it was a cartoon, there would have been a Stuart-shaped hole in the wall."
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  • Paintball Episode: The third act takes place during a paintball game organized by Leonard and Penny to celebrate Sheldon's nomination. While it continues breaking normal paintball rules, it does bring up that being shot from close range hurts.
  • Sweet Tooth: Sheldon drinks champagne with a packet of Splenda - or as he calls it, a Dr. Cooper.
  • Tuckerization: The first review of Sheldon and Amy's paper is by a Dr. Saltzberg. Dr. David Saltzberg is the show's science consultant.

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