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Penny makes an important decision after Leonard tries to help her in the aftermath of a failed role on a TV show. Meanwhile, Raja and Stuart practise talking to strangers at a shopping centre, and Sheldon studies to become a comic genius. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco

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E4 2:00 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 5 Episode 9 of 24
The Ornithophobia Diffusion Leonard and Penny endure an awkward night at the cinema, both insisting the outing is not a date. Meanwhile, a terrified Sheldon enlists his friends' help when a bird flies into his apartment, but his behaviour soon leaves them exasperated. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco and Jim Parsons
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E4 HD 2:00 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 5 Episode 9 of 24
The Ornithophobia Diffusion Leonard and Penny endure an awkward night at the cinema, both insisting the outing is not a date. Meanwhile, a terrified Sheldon enlists his friends' help when a bird flies into his apartment, but his behaviour soon leaves them exasperated. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco and Jim Parsons
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E4 2:30 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 5 Episode 10 of 24
The Flaming Spittoon Acquisition Comic-book store owner Stuart asks Amy out on a date, forcing a jealous Sheldon to consider the future of his relationship with her. Meanwhile, the scientists become obsessed with an unusual new card game, and Penny organises a round of Twister. Comedy, starring Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik
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E4 HD 2:30 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 5 Episode 10 of 24
The Flaming Spittoon Acquisition Comic-book store owner Stuart asks Amy out on a date, forcing a jealous Sheldon to consider the future of his relationship with her. Meanwhile, the scientists become obsessed with an unusual new card game, and Penny organises a round of Twister. Comedy, starring Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik
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E4 +1 3:00 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 5 Episode 9 of 24
The Ornithophobia Diffusion Leonard and Penny endure an awkward night at the cinema, both insisting the outing is not a date. Meanwhile, a terrified Sheldon enlists his friends' help when a bird flies into his apartment, but his behaviour soon leaves them exasperated. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco and Jim Parsons
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E4 +1 3:30 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 5 Episode 10 of 24
The Flaming Spittoon Acquisition Comic-book store owner Stuart asks Amy out on a date, forcing a jealous Sheldon to consider the future of his relationship with her. Meanwhile, the scientists become obsessed with an unusual new card game, and Penny organises a round of Twister. Comedy, starring Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik
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E4 HD 6:00 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 5 Episode 11 of 24
The Speckerman Recurrence Leonard confronts the man who tormented him in high school, while Penny realises she did her fair share of bullying in the past and calls the people she targeted to apologise. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco
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E4 6:00 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 5 Episode 11 of 24
The Speckerman Recurrence Leonard confronts the man who tormented him in high school, while Penny realises she did her fair share of bullying in the past and calls the people she targeted to apologise. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco
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E4 6:30 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 5 Episode 12 of 24
The Shiny Trinket Manoeuvre Sheldon is uninterested in Amy's career, so Penny, Raj and Leonard try to make him understand that sometimes it benefits a relationship to pretend to care about a partner's achievements. Howard notices Bernadette is uncomfortable around children when she helps him perform a magic show at his nephew's birthday party
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E4 HD 6:30 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 5 Episode 12 of 24
The Shiny Trinket Manoeuvre Sheldon is uninterested in Amy's career, so Penny, Raj and Leonard try to make him understand that sometimes it benefits a relationship to pretend to care about a partner's achievements. Howard notices Bernadette is uncomfortable around children when she helps him perform a magic show at his nephew's birthday party
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E4 +1 7:00 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 5 Episode 11 of 24
The Speckerman Recurrence Leonard confronts the man who tormented him in high school, while Penny realises she did her fair share of bullying in the past and calls the people she targeted to apologise. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco
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E4 +1 7:30 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 5 Episode 12 of 24
The Shiny Trinket Manoeuvre Sheldon is uninterested in Amy's career, so Penny, Raj and Leonard try to make him understand that sometimes it benefits a relationship to pretend to care about a partner's achievements. Howard notices Bernadette is uncomfortable around children when she helps him perform a magic show at his nephew's birthday party
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3e 8:00 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 4 Episode 11 of 24
The Justice League Recombination The guys have fun at the expense of Penny's boyfriend Zack, but later try to make amends by enlisting his help with the New Year's costume competition at the comic-book store. Comedy, starring Kaley Cuoco and Simon Helberg
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E4 HD 8:00 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 7 Episode 12 of 24
The Hesitation Ramification Penny makes an important decision after Leonard tries to help her in the aftermath of a failed role on a TV show. Meanwhile, Raj and Stuart practise talking to strangers at a shopping centre, and Sheldon studies to become a comic genius. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco
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E4 8:00 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 7 Episode 12 of 24
The Hesitation Ramification Penny makes an important decision after Leonard tries to help her in the aftermath of a failed role on a TV show. Meanwhile, Raj and Stuart practise talking to strangers at a shopping centre, and Sheldon studies to become a comic genius. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco
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3e 8:30 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 4 Episode 12 of 24
The Bus Pants Utilisation Leonard's ingenious idea for a new smartphone app puts pressure on his friendship with Sheldon, who vies with him for control of the project. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Simon Helberg
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E4 +1 9:00 pm Thu 17 Apr
Season 7 Episode 12 of 24
The Hesitation Ramification Penny makes an important decision after Leonard tries to help her in the aftermath of a failed role on a TV show. Meanwhile, Raj and Stuart practise talking to strangers at a shopping centre, and Sheldon studies to become a comic genius. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco
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E4 2:00 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 5 Episode 11 of 24
The Speckerman Recurrence Leonard confronts the man who tormented him in high school, while Penny realises she did her fair share of bullying in the past and calls the people she targeted to apologise. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco
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E4 HD 2:00 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 5 Episode 11 of 24
The Speckerman Recurrence Leonard confronts the man who tormented him in high school, while Penny realises she did her fair share of bullying in the past and calls the people she targeted to apologise. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco
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E4 HD 2:30 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 5 Episode 12 of 24
The Shiny Trinket Manoeuvre Sheldon is uninterested in Amy's career, so Penny, Raj and Leonard try to make him understand that sometimes it benefits a relationship to pretend to care about a partner's achievements. Howard notices Bernadette is uncomfortable around children when she helps him perform a magic show at his nephew's birthday party
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E4 2:30 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 5 Episode 12 of 24
The Shiny Trinket Manoeuvre Sheldon is uninterested in Amy's career, so Penny, Raj and Leonard try to make him understand that sometimes it benefits a relationship to pretend to care about a partner's achievements. Howard notices Bernadette is uncomfortable around children when she helps him perform a magic show at his nephew's birthday party
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E4 +1 3:00 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 5 Episode 11 of 24
The Speckerman Recurrence Leonard confronts the man who tormented him in high school, while Penny realises she did her fair share of bullying in the past and calls the people she targeted to apologise. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco
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E4 +1 3:30 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 5 Episode 12 of 24
The Shiny Trinket Manoeuvre Sheldon is uninterested in Amy's career, so Penny, Raj and Leonard try to make him understand that sometimes it benefits a relationship to pretend to care about a partner's achievements. Howard notices Bernadette is uncomfortable around children when she helps him perform a magic show at his nephew's birthday party
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E4 HD 6:00 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 5 Episode 13 of 24
The Recombination Hypothesis Leonard asks Penny out on a date, and they agree to give their relationship another chance. They soon remember why it did not work out in the first place, but end up sleeping together anyway. The 100th episode of the comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco
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E4 6:00 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 5 Episode 13 of 24
The Recombination Hypothesis Leonard asks Penny out on a date, and they agree to give their relationship another chance. They soon remember why it did not work out in the first place, but end up sleeping together anyway. The 100th episode of the comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco
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E4 6:30 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 5 Episode 14 of 24
The Beta Test Initiation Leonard and Penny continue testing their rekindled relationship using an innovative system to report discrepancies. Howard and Bernadette begin to worry when Raj starts treating his new phone like a person, while Sheldon and Amy try to achieve internet fame by creating a video podcast about flags
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E4 HD 6:30 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 5 Episode 14 of 24
The Beta Test Initiation Leonard and Penny continue testing their rekindled relationship using an innovative system to report discrepancies. Howard and Bernadette begin to worry when Raj starts treating his new phone like a person, while Sheldon and Amy try to achieve internet fame by creating a video podcast about flags
See full details

 
E4 +1 7:00 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 5 Episode 13 of 24
The Recombination Hypothesis Leonard asks Penny out on a date, and they agree to give their relationship another chance. They soon remember why it did not work out in the first place, but end up sleeping together anyway. The 100th episode of the comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco
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RTÉ Two 7:00 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 3 Episode 1 of 23
The Electric Can Opener Fluctuation Sheldon returns to Texas in disgrace when he discovers his friends tampered with the Arctic expedition data after growing tired of his quest for a scientific breakthrough. Elsewhere, Leonard becomes frustrated as constant interruptions hamper his attempts to woo Penny
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RTÉ Two HD 7:00 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 3 Episode 1 of 23
The Electric Can Opener Fluctuation Sheldon returns to Texas in disgrace when he discovers his friends tampered with the Arctic expedition data after growing tired of his quest for a scientific breakthrough. Elsewhere, Leonard becomes frustrated as constant interruptions hamper his attempts to woo Penny
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E4 +1 7:30 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 5 Episode 14 of 24
The Beta Test Initiation Leonard and Penny continue testing their rekindled relationship using an innovative system to report discrepancies. Howard and Bernadette begin to worry when Raj starts treating his new phone like a person, while Sheldon and Amy try to achieve internet fame by creating a video podcast about flags
See full details

 
E4 HD 8:30 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 7 Episode 12 of 24
The Hesitation Ramification Penny makes an important decision after Leonard tries to help her in the aftermath of a failed role on a TV show. Meanwhile, Raj and Stuart practise talking to strangers at a shopping centre, and Sheldon studies to become a comic genius. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco
See full details

 
E4 8:30 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 7 Episode 12 of 24
The Hesitation Ramification Penny makes an important decision after Leonard tries to help her in the aftermath of a failed role on a TV show. Meanwhile, Raj and Stuart practise talking to strangers at a shopping centre, and Sheldon studies to become a comic genius. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco
See full details

 
E4 +1 9:30 pm Fri 18 Apr
Season 7 Episode 12 of 24
The Hesitation Ramification Penny makes an important decision after Leonard tries to help her in the aftermath of a failed role on a TV show. Meanwhile, Raj and Stuart practise talking to strangers at a shopping centre, and Sheldon studies to become a comic genius. Comedy, starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco
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Channel 4 9:55 am Sat 19 Apr
Season 4 Episode 2 of 24
The Cruciferous Vegetable Amplification Sheldon tries to extend his lifespan, concerned he will not be around long enough for his consciousness to be downloaded into a robot body, and the friends encounter Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (guest starring as himself) at the Cheesecake Factory
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Channel 4 HD 9:55 am Sat 19 Apr
Season 4 Episode 2 of 24
The Cruciferous Vegetable Amplification Sheldon tries to extend his lifespan, concerned he will not be around long enough for his consciousness to be downloaded into a robot body, and the friends encounter Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (guest starring as himself) at the Cheesecake Factory
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Channel 4 10:25 am Sat 19 Apr
Season 4 Episode 3 of 24
The Zazzy Substitution Sheldon breaks up with Amy and turns to cats in his search for an alternative to human companionship. However, when he starts to bulk-buy pets, Leonard decides enough is enough and calls for reinforcements to help bring his friend back to his senses. Comedy, starring Jim Parsons
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Channel 4 HD 10:25 am Sat 19 Apr
Season 4 Episode 3 of 24
The Zazzy Substitution Sheldon breaks up with Amy and turns to cats in his search for an alternative to human companionship. However, when he starts to bulk-buy pets, Leonard decides enough is enough and calls for reinforcements to help bring his friend back to his senses. Comedy, starring Jim Parsons
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Channel 4 + 1 10:55 am Sat 19 Apr
Season 4 Episode 2 of 24
The Cruciferous Vegetable Amplification Sheldon tries to extend his lifespan, concerned he will not be around long enough for his consciousness to be downloaded into a robot body, and the friends encounter Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (guest starring as himself) at the Cheesecake Factory
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Channel 4 + 1 11:25 am Sat 19 Apr
Season 4 Episode 3 of 24
The Zazzy Substitution Sheldon breaks up with Amy and turns to cats in his search for an alternative to human companionship. However, when he starts to bulk-buy pets, Leonard decides enough is enough and calls for reinforcements to help bring his friend back to his senses. Comedy, starring Jim Parsons
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E4 2:00 pm Sat 19 Apr
Season 5 Episode 13 of 24
The Recombination Hypothesis Leonard asks Penny out on a date, and they agree to give their relationship another chance. They soon remember why it did not work out in the first place, but end up sleeping together anyway. The 100th episode of the comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco
See full details

 
E4 HD 2:00 pm Sat 19 Apr
Season 5 Episode 13 of 24
The Recombination Hypothesis Leonard asks Penny out on a date, and they agree to give their relationship another chance. They soon remember why it did not work out in the first place, but end up sleeping together anyway. The 100th episode of the comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco
See full details

 
E4 HD 2:30 pm Sat 19 Apr
Season 5 Episode 14 of 24
The Beta Test Initiation Leonard and Penny continue testing their rekindled relationship using an innovative system to report discrepancies. Howard and Bernadette begin to worry when Raj starts treating his new phone like a person, while Sheldon and Amy try to achieve internet fame by creating a video podcast about flags
See full details

 
E4 2:30 pm Sat 19 Apr
Season 5 Episode 14 of 24
The Beta Test Initiation Leonard and Penny continue testing their rekindled relationship using an innovative system to report discrepancies. Howard and Bernadette begin to worry when Raj starts treating his new phone like a person, while Sheldon and Amy try to achieve internet fame by creating a video podcast about flags
See full details

 
E4 +1 3:00 pm Sat 19 Apr
Season 5 Episode 13 of 24
The Recombination Hypothesis Leonard asks Penny out on a date, and they agree to give their relationship another chance. They soon remember why it did not work out in the first place, but end up sleeping together anyway. The 100th episode of the comedy, starring Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco
See full details

 
E4 +1 3:30 pm Sat 19 Apr
Season 5 Episode 14 of 24
The Beta Test Initiation Leonard and Penny continue testing their rekindled relationship using an innovative system to report discrepancies. Howard and Bernadette begin to worry when Raj starts treating his new phone like a person, while Sheldon and Amy try to achieve internet fame by creating a video podcast about flags
See full details

 
E4 6:00 pm Sat 19 Apr
Season 5 Episode 15 of 24
The Friendship Contraction After a sleepless night, Leonard breaks his room-mate agreement with Sheldon. Howard makes preparations to go on a flight to the International Space Station and enlists Raj's help to ensure he gets a cool astronaut nickname
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E4 HD 6:00 pm Sat 19 Apr
Season 5 Episode 15 of 24
The Friendship Contraction After a sleepless night, Leonard breaks his room-mate agreement with Sheldon. Howard makes preparations to go on a flight to the International Space Station and enlists Raj's help to ensure he gets a cool astronaut nickname
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E4 HD 6:30 pm Sat 19 Apr
Season 5 Episode 16 of 24
The Vacation Solution Sheldon uses his holidays to help Amy in her biology lab, but moans about the menial jobs he is given - until she asks him to dissect a brain. Penny grows curious about Leonard's attitude to marriage when Bernadette asks Howard to sign a pre-nuptial agreement
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E4 6:30 pm Sat 19 Apr
Season 5 Episode 16 of 24
The Vacation Solution Sheldon uses his holidays to help Amy in her biology lab, but moans about the menial jobs he is given - until she asks him to dissect a brain. Penny grows curious about Leonard's attitude to marriage when Bernadette asks Howard to sign a pre-nuptial agreement
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