The Bottom Line
- Hilarious dialogue.
- Dynamic characters.
- Great dynamics between Penny & Sheldon in this episode.
- Hard to find any real flaws with this episode.
- 21 minutes
- Available on Disk 1 of The Big Bang Theory's Season Two DVD collection.
- Starring Jim Parsons (Sheldon), Johnny Galecki (Leonard), Kaley Cuoco (Penny), Simon Helberg (Howard), and Kunal Nayyar (Raj)
- Created by Chuck Lorre & Bill Prady
Guide Review - Big Bang Theory - Episode 2.3 - "The Barbarian Sublimation"
Physics in This Episode
- Condensation - Penny's bag of groceries falls apart, and Sheldon suggests that it is because the condensation on her groceries
- Non-Newtonian Fluid - In one of the more interesting (and replicable) experiments shown on the series, the guys put plastic wrap over speakers and put corn starch and water, a non-Newtonian fluid (sometimes called Oobleck), on it. The speakers cause the fluid to dance around erratically.
Leonard: Hey, check it out. It's just corn starch and water.
Sheldon: They make up a non-Newtonian fluid, which is liquid, but solid under the percussive action of the speaker.
Howard: That's what makes it get all funky.
Sheldon: Here's the problem. I was clearly signed up to use the mainframe in Buckman 204 and Dr. Winkle just wantonly ripped the sign-up sheet off the wall.
Leslie:It wasn't even an official sign-up sheet. He printed it off himself and put his name down on every slot for the next 6 months.
Sheldon: If it is a crime to insure that the university's resources are not being squandered chasing subatomic wild geese, then I plead guilty.
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