5 Moments of Goodness from The Big Bang Theory “The Closet Reconfiguration”
Last nightâ€™s The Big Bang Theory had a much sadder tone than we are used to. Having been abandoned by his father as a child, Howard is forced to relive this trauma when Sheldon finds a letter from his father. Painful memories and close friends bring us this weekâ€™s top 5 moments of goodness.Â
Sheldon should start a cleaning service.Â Who wouldnâ€™t love Sheldon to come to a dinner party at her house?Â I know Iâ€™ve got a couple rooms that he could â€œplayâ€ in.Â Plus, he brings his own food. Â Even Howard couldnâ€™t stay mad at Sheldon after seeing the impressive job Sheldon did cataloging and organizing Howardâ€™s photos and documents.
Raj the party planner.Â Leonard may be right that Raj needs a testosterone patch.Â Though, a turn of the century Moulin Rouge inspired dinner party would have beenâ€¦interesting.Â Iâ€™m surprised Raj didnâ€™t suggest Steampunk.Â Wouldnâ€™t it be funny if that was something Lucy was into?Â Painfully shy girl by day, dirigible flier by night?
Marriage is hard.Â Bernadette realized pretty quickly that she shouldnâ€™t have invaded Howardâ€™s privacy. Â It was such an emotional scene that Melissa Rauch played perfectly.Â Bernadette hadnâ€™t expected how deep the pain went for Howard.Â The show doesnâ€™t give us heavy emotional episodes very often, but itâ€™s nice when they do.Â It makes the characters multidimensional and relatable.
Howardâ€™s broken heart.Â It was heartbreaking that Howard couldnâ€™t bring himself to open the letter from his dad.Â It was even sadder when he burned it. Â You had to really feel sorry for him that everyone at the party except him knew what was in the letter.Â His friends didnâ€™t think it through when they all pressed Sheldon to disclose its contents.Â That was pretty messed up.Â They made up for it, though, by telling Howard what it might have said.Â We may never know who was telling the truth, but at least all of them (except Sheldon) expressed that Howardâ€™s father still loved him.
Battery operated chew toy.Â Thereâ€™s not a whole lot more to say here.Â While you may want to exploit Sheldonâ€™s worker bee tendencies, be sure to move whatever *ahem* personal items not fit for his childlike eyes.
The Big Bang Theory airs Thursdays at 8/7c on CBS.
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