S06xE04 – Howard is coming home! Poor Stuart, he’s going to be kicked out of the fab four. But then he offers Sheldon a 30% discount at the comic book store so he’s in!
Howard arrives at the airport and Bernadette is there to greet him. Turns out he’s coming the same way as Howie Mandell…all the cameras are for him. He is spending the night with Bernadette and can hang out with the boys tomorrow. Tonight Amy, Sheldon, Leonard and Penny are playing Pictionary, though Sheldon is disappointed he cannot give Howard his admiration right away. The word is present. Girls win. Chocolate chip cookie. Girls win again. Polish. Girls win.
Bernadette is sick on Howard’s first night back. She falls asleep in the throws. Some honeymoon. :[
Challenge accepted, Penny tells Sheldon that her and Amy will beat him and Leonard at any game. Sheldon invents physics fiesta. Answering psychics questions in remedial Spanish.
Howard goes to visit his mother and finds their dentist making a house call. His mom has clearly moved on!
Leonard, Penny, Amy and Sheldon resort to the game of finding Waldo without Amy and Leonard’s glasses. Girls win again. Dizzy long division. Girls win. Wrestling and kisses? Girls win.
Howard goes to visit Raj! Stuart interrupts an Howard is starting to feel replaced.
Penny, Leonard, Sheldon and Amy are going all out…pie eating contest. Howard knocks on their door, realizes they’re too involved with blueberries and leaves. His only fan is a diner waitress who gives him some free cheesecake. And Bernadette’s cold.
Best of the episode: HOWARD IS BACK.
Worst of the episode: No one has time for him an that makes me really sad.
Where does this episode leave us: Who won the pie eating contest?
Best one-liner: Howard, squeaks – “I’m a rocket man.”
What this episode ruined for us: Blueberries.