Penny and Leonard deal with Leonard's confession on the way down the aisle while Sheldon struggles to understand Amy's decision to take a step back from their relationship.
In the Season 8 finale, Leonard and Penny are pressured to set a wedding date by Sheldon, whose relationship with Amy has taken an interesting turn.
Personalities collide when Sheldon and Leonard's mothers finally meet. Meanwhile, Howard finally decides to "man up" and do his fair share of the housework - but not without a little help from his friends.moreless
An electrical short thaws the last meal that was cooked by Mrs. Wolowitz, and the gang ponders what to do with it, while Sheldon and Leonard's work is featured in a magazine, but only one receives credit.moreless
As a joke, Sheldon and Penny try an experiment designed to make participants fall in love. Also, Leonard, Amy, Raj and Emily spend the evening trying to escape a room with a "zombie." And, after returning from Mrs. Wolowitz' funeral, Bernadette and Howard run into trouble at the airport.moreless
Amid the excitement of Stuart reopening his comic-book store, Howard gets some unsettling news; and after teaching Sheldon how to "let it go," Penny doesn't practice what she preaches when she learns something maddening about Amy. Meanwhile, Raj and Leonard run into a restaurant customer who looks a lot like actor Nathan Fillion.moreless
Amy and Bernadette organize a prom to be held atop the guys' apartment complex, but Sheldon is leery of all the prom pomp, circumstance and romancing that goes with it.
Raj's brings his new girlfriend over to meet the gang, but she seems standoffish with Penny, who tries to figure out why. Meanwhile, the guys put their heads together to try to re-open Stuart's comic book store.moreless
In the Season 8 premiere, Amy and Leonard take a surprise road trip to Arizona to retrieve Sheldon, while Penny goes on a job interview at Bernadette's company, and Howard has problems wrapping his head around Stuart's relationship with Mrs. Wolowitz.moreless
In the Season 7 finale, Sheldon gets caught up in all the life-altering changes going on around him and considers a monumental move.
Sheldon once again has to keep a secret when he learns Leonard and Penny are going to break up. Howard keeps getting teased by his fellow astronauts in space.
Wolowitz is caught in an argument between Bernadette and his mom, even while he's in space. Meanwhile, with his friends on dates, Raj feels lonely.
Andy encounters what could be a big bump in his relationship, while Silas moves towards some professional upward mobility. Meanwhile, Nancy joins Rabbi Dave for some dinner with friends.
Nancy looks for a job while Andy and Doug find out that one of them knocked up Jill. Meanwhile, Silas tries to get back his stolen plants.
A bachelor party and his sexual past puts Howard's marriage to Bernadette in jeopardy.
Sheldon incurs Amy's ire when he chooses a weekend of videogaming with the guys over a birthday party for her aunt.
Leonard can't take Sheldon's continued selfishness and agrees to dissolve the Roommate Agreement. Howard wants to have a cool nickname for when he's an astronaut.