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Recap / The Big Bang Theory S 2 E 9 The White Asparagus Triangulation

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Sheldon is excited when Leonard starts dating a girl who fits his parameters.

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  • Afraid of Blood: Leonard sees his own bloodied hand and throws up in the sink... where Sheldon was defrosting a steak.
  • Impossible Pickle Jar: Sheldon asks Leonard to open a jar of white asparagus to show Stephanie how strong he is. Not only can't he open the jar, but in trying he breaks the jar and cuts his hand.
  • The McCoy: Sheldon feels that Stephanie is this, thus completing their group's "landing party".
    Leonard: What landing party?
    Sheldon: You're Kirk, I'm Spock, Wolowitz is Scotty, Koothrappali is the guy who always gets killed… And now we've got our McCoy!
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  • The Password Is Always "Swordfish": Sheldon is able to hack Leonard's Facebook account because he uses the same password for everything: Kal-El.
  • Shipper on Deck: Sheldon is eager for Leonard and Stephanie to be a couple because he feels she's the only one of his girlfriends that he's tolerated (and that includes Penny!).
  • Totally Radical: Sheldon tries out some slang to seem more casual. It freaks Penny out.
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