- Howard is upset because he is homesick and it looks like he will be in space for another 10 days
- Sheldon hires an assistant, a girl named Alex, which upsets Amy and catches the eye of Raj
- Penny puts on a brave face when Alex starts flirting with Leonard, but due to the state of their relationship does not know how to feel about it.
A notable quotes:
“It looks like it could be Tinkerbell’s gynecologist”
“Who, for her sake, I hope isn’t Captain Hook!”
“My limbic system wants to take your pants off”