The Big Bang Theory

Season 5 Episode 1

The Skank Reflex Analysis

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Sep 22, 2011 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Raj: You can't ruin friendship with sex. That's like trying to ruin ice cream with chocolate sprinkles.

    • Penny: Oh, my God, I screwed up everything! I hurt Leonard, I hurt Raj. What is wrong with me? I feel like two totally different people: Dr. Jekyll and Mrs. Whore.

    • Penny: (pouring wine in a measuring cup) Yup, that's good. Wine glasses should have handles.

    • Penny: (after sleeping with Raj) You know what I did!?
      Amy: I know who you did!

  • Notes

    • International Airdates:
      Australia: October 10, 2011 on Channel 9
      United Kingdom: November 3, 2011 on E4
      Italy: April 8, 2012 on Steel
      Czech Republic: June 18, 2012 on Prima COOL
      Turkey: September 11, 2012 on CNBC-e
      Finland: January 7, 2013 on Sub

    • This episode's end titles has Chuck Lorre's Vanity Card #349.

    • Kunal Nayyar (@kunalnayyar) live-tweeted during this episode, revealing that the paintball scene was filmed on the Warner Bros. studio backlot and that the paint on Sheldon was actually added in post-production.

    • Even though the opening presentation is the same, they changed the last shot (where the gang is eating) for an updated one. This is the second time they have done this, and the first time since season 2.

  • Allusions