The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Episode 12
The Space Probe Disintegration
Sheldon and Leonard are playing Lord of the Rings Risk when Penny and Amy arrive hoping to spend the day together. Penny tells the guys she wishes they would try doing something they want for a change.
Penny and Amy try to come up with ideas of something the guys would never take them to do.
Sheldon suggests the girls shop for clothes while he and Leonard sit in the uncomfortable chairs.
Raj and Howard discuss a deep space probe, and Raj is very worried he hasn't gotten a signal back yet.
Leonard and Sheldon realize they don't have cell service. They try to entertain themselves with an invisible game. Leonard is impressed that Sheldon is willing to compromise, but Sheldon says he ought to know how to compromise after living with Leonard for so long. Leonard is flabbergasted by that idea since he compromises for Sheldon so often.
Raj and Howard go for a drive to get Raj's mind off of the space probe.Raj suggests they go to Temple. Howard is surprised that Raj is suddenly religious, especially since he is a scientist.
Penny and Amy try on dresses, and Penny is worried that she forces Amy to do things she doesn't want to. Amy says she is just glad to have friends. Penny says that tonight, they can do whatever Amy wants. She chooses basket weaving at the craft museum.
Sheldon continues to talk about the compromises he makes for Leonard.
Sheldon says Leonard is mean to him a lot. Leonard talks about moving in with Penny and each of them get emotional.
Sheldon suggests Leonard moves out gradually.
Howard and Raj arrive at the temple. Howard is nervous. In the middle of giving a beautiful speech about being interconnected, someone dings Raj's car and he flips out. Meanwhile, Howard gets a text that the probe turned on and everything is fine.
Penny, Leonard, Sheldon, and Amy attend basket-weaving which isn't so bad after all!
Leonard spends the night with Penny as agreed, but Sheldon sleeps on Penny's couch.