The Big Bang Theory celebrated Christmas this week... without Sheldon!
This meant no rules, as ornaments could be hung anywhere on the tree and his friends could enjoy a more relaxed holiday.
Overall, The Big Bang Theory Season 7 Episode 11 did a strong job shaking up the sitcom a bit. Sheldon was placed in a situation he wasn't prepared for, actually having to help his sister through labor. The results were as awkward and as funny as you'd expect.
Sheldon's friends, meanwhile, did come to realize just what he meant to the group, while viewers were treated to a number of alternative reality stories.
Meaning what, exactly? Sit back and watch the hilarity now: