Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 24, 2007
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
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The Big Bang Theory » Season 7
The Big Bang Theory - 07x15 The Locomotive Manipulation

7x15 The Locomotive Manipulation

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4.36/5 (45 votes)
First Aired: Feb. 06, 2014 on CBS
Summary: Love is in the air: Sheldon and Amy join Howard and Bernadette for a trip to wine country. And Leonard and Penny rush Raj's dog to the vet.

Main Characters in this Episode



Guest Stars

Yvette played by Tania Raymonde
Eric played by Eric Petersen (VIII)
Waiter played by Alex Ball (III)

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Episode Quotes

Penny: Should we take this little party to the bedroom?
Leonard Hofstadter: We don't have to. We have the whole place to ourselves.
Penny: Oh that's true.
Leonard Hofstadter: In fact, if you want we can do it right here on Sheldon's spot.
Penny: That is the least sexy thing anyone's ever said to me.
Leonard Hofstadter: To the bedroom!
Amy Farrah Fowler: Item 28 your pet name for me. Time's running out on this. You need to make decision.
Sheldon Cooper: I submitted you a notarized list.
Amy Farrah Fowler: I sorry, but Golum and Flaky are not acceptable.
Sheldon Cooper: Well, you don't like Princess Corncob. You don't like Fester. You're just impossible to please.
Sheldon Cooper: What is your problem?
Amy Farrah Fowler: It's Valentine's Day. We're supposed to be having a romantic weekend.
Sheldon Cooper: Oh really? Because I remember you saying that trip was going to be something we could both enjoy. Did you really mean that or were you just trying to trick me?
Amy Farrah Fowler: Fine, it's true. I deserve romance and I didn't know how else to make it happen.
Sheldon Cooper: Well, if you want romance, let's have romance. Oh, look, there's wine. [Takes Amy's wine glass and drinks] Grape juice that burns. Um, let's now gaze into each other's eyes. [Looks at Amy's eyes] You blinked, I win.
Amy Farrah Fowler: Sheldon.
Sheldon Cooper: What's next? Oh, kissing's romantic. [Amy doesn't believe him, gets kissed and enjoys it. So does Sheldon]
Amy Farrah Fowler: That was nice.
Sheldon Cooper: Good. Um. The conductor said if I come back to the engine room he'd show me how to bring the train through a crossing.
Amy Farrah Fowler: OK, have fun.
Sheldon Cooper: Do you want to come with me?
Amy Farrah Fowler: Really? I do.

Mistakes/Goofs

  • Goof (continuity error): SPOILER: When Sheldon returns from Napa Valley and reveals the events of the weekend, Leonard presses for more details. Sheldon states that he kissed Amy Farrah Fowler on the lips, and then offers, "Amy's lips tasted like the brownie we had for dessert." Several scenes prior however, Amy is chatting with Bernadette and Howard over dessert, and it appears to be cheesecake. There's no chocolate in sight.
  • Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): The locomotives used on the Napa Valley Wine train were built by the American Locomotive Company, commonly abbreviated to "Alco." However, Amy calls the company "Alcoa."
  • Goof (continuity error): When Penny and Leonard are waiting for the vet, Penny's arms are either crossed with the right arm over the left or the left arm over the right depending on the camera angle.
  • Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When Leonard suggests having sex in Sheldon's spot, Penny claims that it is "the least sexy thing anyone has ever said to me." However, in season 3's episode The Pirate Solution, Penny is the one who suggests making out in Sheldon's spot.

Trivia

  • Title Reference: Sheldon feels that Amy is trying to manipulate him into romance while having dinner aboard a vintage train.
  • Sheldon's question about the type of couplers shows how little he really knows about trains. Couplers of the type he describes have been outlawed since 1893 for safety reasons, and the cars are all-steel construction, indicating they were built around 1910 or later. Also, these coupler types (and the one Eric describes) all have different and distinct appearances, so a quick glance at the exterior of the cars would have clearly indicated what type they were.
  • SPOILER: First episode where Sheldon kisses Amy on the lips.
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