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Was Sheldon Cooper ever proven wrong?

Apparently, there were a couple of episodes where he was wrong. I am adding what I remember, but will add more if I come across them later. In the episode, The Hamburger Postulate, Dr. Leslie Winkles ...
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What is the origin and reason for Sheldon's triple knock in The Big Bang Theory?

From wikia: In the episode "The Hot Tub Contamination", the origins of this knocking ritual are revealed. When Sheldon was 13 years old, he once came home because they ran out of math to teach him. ...
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How do TV shows go about getting "unbranded" cars?

They modify them. The Big Bang Theory is filmed on the Warner Brothers Studio lot. In addition to providing locations for film and television productions, WB offers prop rental services that include ...
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How do you combine the elements in Sheldon's T-shirt?

Chemicals + lightning = The Flash. Sheldon is well known to love the comic character The Flash. This shirt is an equation for how you create that character. As you can see from the link above, the ...
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Does Sheldon Cooper have Asperger's Syndrome?

A simple answer, No. Sheldon Cooper doesn't have Asperger, he has 'Sheldony' Some viewers have asserted that Sheldon's behavior is consistent with Asperger syndrome. The writers have stated that ...
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Was Sheldon Cooper ever proven wrong?

In The Romance Resonance he read a data table in a text book wrong Sheldon: This is the very copy of The Handbook of Chemistry and Physics in which I looked up the reaction rates of mendelevium and… ...
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How did the word "Bazinga" originate?

It's a real obscure word that Sheldon's actor overheard and decided it was funny to use. From an interview with AOL: "One of the writers, he used to say it, apparently in the writers' room. That'...
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How do you combine the elements in Sheldon's T-shirt?

It is a reference to one of the origin stories about The Flash. As a scientist, he was working in his lab when a lightening bolt struck some chemicals which turned him into The Flash. That's what ...
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What kind of grin was Raj hinted to have?

Close, but (given the context) the reference is presumably to a shit-eating-grin: 1. (idiomatic, vulgar) A broad smile indicating self-awareness that may suggest self-satisfaction, smugness, ...
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How do you combine the elements in Sheldon's T-shirt?

It is the classic origin for his powers. Even in the new CW Flash, Barry Allen was mixing some chemicals in his CSI lab when Star Labs had its explosion. The resulting energy wave also created some ...
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Do The Big Bang Theory characters take a stand on Marvel vs DC?

Are they fans of both Marvel and DC characters? They seem to be fans of both Marvel and DC characters, but we see more DC characters than Marvel ones. In the S03E13, we see Sheldon agreeing with ...
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What is Stuart's full name?

His full name is Stuart David Bloom. Stuart's family name Bloom is revealed on his Facebook page in The Flaming Spittoon Acquisition (S05E10) when Sheldon is examining his page, and was confirmed ...
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What visual cues distinguish the different floors on The Big Bang Theory?

Small elements are changed such as plants and the door numbers Noted here: How does ‘The Big Bang Theory’ staircase work? However, in reality, there is only one hallway-staircase set on Stage ...
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Why does Young Sheldon behave like an adult while Adult Sheldon behaves like a kid?

I'm not an expert in the two series, but Sheldon Cooper is supposed to be an eccentric genius. I believe that the writers say that they don't use Asperger's syndrome as a basis for writing Sheldon, ...
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Who was Penny mentioning in S02E04 "The Griffin Equivalency"?

The quote is actually: Come on, this is huge, Raj is going to be in People magazine. And he didn’t even have to knock up one of the Spears sisters. She is referencing Britney and Jamie Lynn Spears,...
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Is it required to watch The Big Bang Theory to understand the plots of Young Sheldon?

Based on the premise set in the pilot, I will say No. As it looks fully self-contained. It's a show about an odd-one-out kid which is apparently Sheldon, that's it. We get to know about his family ...
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What is Stuart's full name?

His name (Stuart Bloom) was revealed in his Facebook page: And his full name is Stuart David Bloom, as Howard mentions his middle name in S08E24 aka The Commitment Determination: Howard: His middle ...
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What's the exact problem with Raj?

It's not a question of talking in front of women per se...but talking TO women due to extreme shyness around them. It's Selective Mutism ...according to a Wikia. For the first six seasons, his ...
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What floor do Leonard, Sheldon and Penny live on?

In the US, the ground floor is the first floor... so there are only three flights of stairs between the ground floor and the fourth floor. There's no missing floor.
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Where does Amy Farrah Fowler work?

There is no information on Amy's job in or out of universe at this time. All we know is that it is not Caltech, she's a researcher, and was kicked off the monkey project due to some mutual poop ...
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What makes the "Tweety Bird saw a Romulan" joke funny in the original version?

There is no deeper joke in English. It is "funny" simply because Sheldon said something nerdy yet incorrect in a confident manner. That it apparently also makes a pun in French is une bonne ...
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Was Sheldon Cooper ever proven wrong?

1: Sheldon has to draw "polish" in a game of Pictionary. He draws several pictures that make reference to Polish things and has to explain them all when no-one correctly guesses. Penny ...
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How many restraining orders does Sheldon have?

The four you mentioned: Sheldon has restraining orders from his heroes Leonard Nimoy, Carl Sagan, and Stan Lee, as well as television scientist Bill Nye. These are mentioned in the episodes The ...
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Does Sheldon Cooper have Asperger's Syndrome?

Short answer: Yes, he does have Asperger's. Long answer: Asperger's Syndrome is diagnosed based on externally-observable criteria, both because a specific physiological cause has not been discovered ...
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Who are Sheldon's references of Crunch and Kangaroo?

He just means he's appointing himself a "Captain" and leading... Other than that the references have nothing in common. Captain Crunch is a character on (or the name of) a US breakfast cereal. ...
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Do they really finish plateful of food?

Generally... NO. To begin with there's no guarantee it's actually real food..it could be a prop. Secondly, filming takes time and several takes so any actual food is likely to be cold and unpalatable ...
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Raj's computer monitor and keyboard

These props speak aloud about the kind of stylish life Raj is living. The monitor is a Dell Crystal which costs around $1200 and the keyboard is a Datamancer 'Diviner Keyboard' which costs around $600....
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Was Sheldon Cooper ever proven wrong?

In “The Hofstadter Isotope,” S2E20, Sheldon is ironically schooled by comic book store entrepreneur Stuart on a key point related to the philosophy of science: Stuart: Oh, Sheldon, I'm afraid you ...
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Is Kripke's way of talking a quirk or a dialect?

It's a speech impediment, and it was added deliberately: 1 – No, I don’t talk that way in real life. 2 – Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady. I’d read for the Big Bang Theory a few times before the ...
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