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Recap / The Big Bang Theory S 5 E 8 The Isolation Permutation

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Amy becomes disheartened when Bernadette and Penny go shopping for wedding dresses without her. Much to his dismay, Sheldon ends up getting dragged into the situation when Amy needs comfort.


  • Black Comedy: For Bernadette's wedding, Amy suggests they use the dresses for her cousin's wedding, which went unused becase she and her bridesmaids died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
  • Skewed Priorities: When Amy suggests her dead cousin's dresses.
    Bernadette: I don't know. Dead people's dresses?
    Penny: Yeah, and cap sleeves? Ugh!
  • Stating the Simple Solution:
    Sheldon: I can't seem to get in touch with Amy! I tried e-mail, video chat, tweeting her, posting on her Facebook wall, texting her... Nothing!
    Leonard: D'you try calling her on the telephone?
    Sheldon: The telephone! Y'now, Leonard, in your simple way, you may be the wisest of us all.
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  • Vomit Discretion Shot: Amy compares herself to the tumor in the brain she's dissecting. When Bernadette tells Penny to give her some words of encouragement, Penny is at the garbage can puking.

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