Sheldon is excited when Meemaw comes to visit, but Meemaw is less than impressed with Amy Farrah Fowler. It's likely no one is actually good enough for her "Moon Pie," and she isn't afraid to make that fact known.
The gang decides to go Sheldon free for a weekend after having to deal with him while he's ill for a week on The Big Bang Theory. "The Empathy Optimization" is the 13th episode of the show's ninth season.
Sheldon and Amy are finally back together after a difficult break. It seems like it's been forever since we've seen Amy looking truly happy, but take a look at her face in this photo. Things certainly have changed.
Stephen Hawking: You made an arithmetic mistake on page two. It was quite a boner. Sheldon: No, no ... that can't be right. I-I don't make arithmetic mistakes. Stephen Hawking: Are you saying I do? Sheldon: Oh, no, no, no, of course not. It's just, I was thinking.... Oh, gosh, golly, I made a boo-boo and I gave it to Stephen Hawking. Stephen Hawking: Great, another fainter.
Sheldon: Why do you have the Chinese character for "soup" tattooed on your right buttock? Penny: It's not "soup," it's "courage." Sheldon: No it isn't. But I suppose it does take courage to demonstrate that kind of commitment to soup. Penny: How'd you see it? You said you wouldn't look. Sheldon: Sorry. As I told you, the hero always peeks.