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Recap / The Big Bang Theory S 7 E 10 The Discovery Dissipation

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When Sheldon's latest scientific discovery is disproven on national television, Leonard and Amy try to help him through the shame. Meanwhile, Howard and Bernadette get a house guest in the form of Raj.


  • As Himself: Wil Wheaton and NPR host Ira Flatow.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Leonard disproved the existence of the element that Sheldon supposedly discovered. He thinks that will make Sheldon happy, as he won't be in the spotlight anymore; unfortunately, this was just after Sheldon decided to embrace that spotlight.
  • One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others: Sheldon is playing with his trains.
    Sheldon: Here comes the Embarrassment Express. It stops at Fraudville, Wonder-Bluder-Burg, and Kansas City, because it's a hub.
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  • Swear Jar: Invoked when Sheldon is talking over the phone with an angry President Siebert.
    Sheldon: Well, if you wanted to raise money for the university, you should consider a swear jar. [Beat] Wow, that's a dollar right there!

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