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The Big Bang Theory 5x04: The Wiggly Finger Catalyst

Posted on the 07 October 2011 by Tvgeek @TVGeek_blog

The Big Bang Theory 5x04: The Wiggly Finger Catalyst

Original Air Date: 6 October 2011

Storyline: Feeling sorry for him, Penny finds the perfect girl for Raj to date, but she may not be all that he dreamed. Meanwhile, Sheldon uses Dungeons & Dragons dice to make decisions, so that his mind won't be preoccupied with trivial things like what to eat and when to go to the bathroom.Best Quote:

Raj: I don't know if I want to play anymore.
Sheldon: Because you don't have a girlfriend? Good lord, if that becomes a reason to not play Dungeons & Dragons, this game's in serious trouble.
The WolowitzBernadette doesn't mind where I get my motor running, as long as I park in the right garage.

Review: I feel that the beginning of this season has been a little off and it's hard for things to get back on track. There's no science talk anymore and the geeky things have been left out as well, there are no Sheldon/Penny interactions, Leonard's long distance relationship is getting old and I find myself preferring his "our children will be smart and beautiful" rant more and being engaged is not only ruining Howard as a character - as much as I might have despised him in the past -, but also his bromance with Raj.

Nevertheless, there were quite a few funny moments, especially the ones involving Raj and his new girlfriend. It seems like the inability to talk to women doesn't apply to sign language, so there's hope to see him with an actual girlfriend after all! I loved his first date with Katie Leclerc's Emily, with Raj trying to appear cool, but having all his sentences translated into sign language by a bored Howard, who changed "her eyes shimmer like opalescent lilies in the lake of the palace of the celestial maidens" into "He likes your eyes" and "that W-shaped constellation is Cassiopeia. And she was the mother of Andromeda, who's over there" into "Look, pretty stars".
And now, with the revelation that Raj's family is Richie Rich rich (which means, "halfway between Bruce Wayne and Scrooge McDuck"), I wonder how will this change the group dynamics. 
As for Sheldon, his new way of making decisions started off funny and I definitely loved his mustache, but he never got to deal with very bad decisions, so the arc never reached its full potential. 
There's still a lot missing for this show to go back to being what was easily my favorite sitcom ever, but nerds are never boring and I have faith that this season will find its rhythm eventually. 
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