The Big Bang Theory

Season 3 Episode 2

The Jiminy Conjecture

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Sep 28, 2009 on CBS

Episode Recap

Lesson one: A hook-up described as "fine," is not fine at all…Leonard and Penny learn this when Sheldon leaks Leonard's mediocre review to Penny. But, practice makes perfect, right? So the 2 do just that…

Too bad, the practice sessions don't go very well and they turn to Peppermint Schnapps to spice things up. But this only sends the two of them to pray to the porcelain gods… nearly hopeless, the two decide to remain just friends. But what better an aphrodisiac than forbidden fruit? The 2 pounce on each other the moment the decide to just be friends.

Meanwhile, Wolowitz and Sheldon make start betting on Wolverine's claw bones and, with neither of them willing to give in, they bet on the species of a cricket they hear over dinner. At stake? One of Wolowitz's prized comic books from his childhood. After guest star Lewis Black proclaims Wolowitz the correct one, Sheldon has to face a moment of actually being incorrect.