'The Big Bang Theory' Season 4, Episode 14 Recap

For the second time in a row, the plot of 'The Big Bang Theory' hung upon the slenderest of threads. Last time around, the plot of the episode was skimpy, but it still managed to be funny. This time around ... not so much.

At this point in the show, we basically know these characters. Penny will always be ditsy. Sheldon will always be uptight. Raj will always be longing for the love of a good woman, and so on.

It's a fine line for a sitcom. The essence of comedy is that we know how characters are going to react. There's the straight man, the provocateur, the dame, and so on. ... But at the same time, if the jokes are too predictable, then it'll stop being funny. Read More...



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