The Big Bang Theory “The Transporter Malfunction” Review

Of all the geeky things our favorite geeks of The Big Bang Theory are into, Star Trek is the one that makes me the happiest. So it didn’t matter that we didn’t get to see Leonard Nemoy in "The Transporter Malfunction," this week’s episode. We got to hear the unmistakable voice of Spock, and that was good enough for me! (The sad thing is, of course, that we will probably never get to see the man himself, as his restraining order against Sheldon is probably still in effect.)

To make up for all of the meals she’s eaten on the boys’ dime, Penny uses a residual check from her one acting gig to buy both Sheldon and Leonard 1970?s Star Trek transporter toys in mint condition. Although Sheldon’s 1970?s Spock doll (which it seems he did take out of the box…youthful indulgence, or did his Kirk doll tell him to set Spock free?) would fit perfectly in the transporter, taking things out of the box is a strict collector’s no-no. Read More... 


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