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he now feels confident to take on any changes in his life until he finds out that penny cut her hair. amy is happy to meet her, but meemaw doesn't like her since she had broken up with sheldon and broken his heart. sheldon blows up and tells her to slow down since he has just given her his virginity. amy milks the situation for a few days after she is healed, but she is found out when takes a throat culture from her which says that she is no longer sick. a clueless sheldon asked her back whether she meant a place like salt lake city., the two share some similarities with a few they don't seem to be aware of: both have phd's, both wear glasses, both had difficult childhoods caused by their mothers who they don't like (leonard's being unaffectionate and amy's being strict), they have both been hugged by sheldon and he would hate to lose them, both have connections with harvard (leonard's brother is a law professor and amy was a student) and they are very devoted to their main lovers (leonard = penny & amy = sheldon). although she considered him to be her "kinda-sorta-boyfriend", sheldon only considered amy his friend ("she's a girl and she's my friend, but she's not my girlfriend"). one of the conclusions was sexual arousal, but based on her personality, sheldon doubted that and first believed in other illogical answers such as menopause or an alien parasite. moments later sheldon has a change of heart and tells her that they have a written agreement and that he cares about her well-being so he will take care of her. in her bedroom, sheldon notices that amy is visible shaking - she admits that although she's wanted this for a long time, she's nervous. sheldon learns to compromise, eliminates the bathroom schedule and asks amy to share a toothbrush holder making amy very happy and sending penny to tears. sheldon is surprised that she couldn't be happier for them and also learns that his mother thought he would never find anyone. the tardis door becomes her bedroom door and she plays doctor who sheldon hoping to get him into bed. sheldon, after failing to contact her through the various means of technological communication, with the help of leonard, decided to check up on her at her apartment. sheldon immediately pretends like he does not care and refuses to go to the funeral. still unhappy about his unsuccessful trip, amy tells him to consider that it was an adventure, which sheldon accepts. in "the dependence transcendence", bert hosts a caltech party that only amy and penny attend. he tells amy that if he's had a stroke that she would be the one he wanted by his side which almost sends amy into tears. is very blunt and says things that make others feel awkward, though she has developed into a very loyal friend to the girls and a devoted girlfriend to sheldon. "the separation oscillation", sheldon appears in front of amy's apartment to return her belongings. still unhappy about his unsuccessful trip, amy told him to consider that it was an adventure which sheldon accepts. though the girl thinks that raj is too shy and passive, she does strike up a friendship with amy. dave excuses himself as he leaves and shamy continues to kiss. "the matrimonial momentum", amy ends things for good with sheldon, leaving him devastated - he turns to his mother for advice about the ring he has for her - mary advises him to hold on to it. sheldon is uncomfortable with increased intimacy with amy and also learns from penny that she doesn't want leonard to move in with her. later when it looks like sheldon is about to actually kiss amy, amy comes out of "the zone" and her wishful daydream. amy said they should go back to the others, but sheldon stopped her, and very calmly pointed out that as they had had a love spell put on their characters in the game, it would only be right to carry it on. sheldon decides to apologize himself quickly while having a cab waiting downstairs. bernadette also acts as a kind of translator, translating amy's words such as "assuage" and "altruism" to versions that are much simpler that penny can understand. season 5, sheldon formally asks amy to be his girlfriend in "the flaming spittoon acquisition" episode. also, sheldon says that he missed her and that he wanted her to be with him in texas. sheldon is one of four characters to appear in every episode of the series, along with leonard, howard, and raj. mary is again called to intervene in "the zazzy substitution" when sheldon buys a clowder of cats after his "break-up" with amy. revealed that amy is allergic to penicillin in "the shiny trinket maneuver". when sheldon says he needs an appointment with emily to check on some butt freckles, amy is bothered by the fact that she gets sheldon to take his pants off to her within a few minutes of meeting her while amy herself has gotten nothing close to any sexual intercourse from him. she goes on to say that she wants to tell him something and that it was okay if sheldon didn't feel the same way. after getting over the shock she hints to sheldon about when is she going to get it. the first half of season 6, in "the parking spot escalation" and "the fish guts displacement", sheldon is pushed further after seeing amy partially exposed and taking care of her while she is ill. sheldon then introduces the relationship agreement to her and though she thought it was romantic, she did find the terms restrictive, to which sheldon told her to get a lawyer if she wants to. amy does not recommend this action, but follows sheldon anyway. by mid-season, sheldon gets some intimate views of amy when he cares for her while she has the flu, pushing him further toward a traditional relationship with her. repeated flirts by alex, leonard finally realizes that alex is making advances toward him. by the episode's end she has decided to take a break from their relationship while sheldon is left numb from amy's revelation.. fowler (annie o'donnell) is amy's mother, who appears in "the desperation emanation". he has forced leonard to sign an absurdly exhaustive "roommate agreement", and later enters a similar "relationship agreement" with amy farrah fowler. amy relaxes and tells penny that that skank is her problem. when penny, amy, and bernadette were around, raj usually whispered what he wanted to say to howard or leonard, who then repeated or responded to what raj said out loud. when their date night ended at ten o'clock, sheldon was having such a good time that he wanted amy to extend the parameters of date night. at first, she does not participate in wearing costumes on a whim like the guys do, though she is excited to wear a couples' costume for halloween one year and, another time, dresses up as a star fleet medical officer in order to increase sheldon's feelings for her. amy also learns that even though mary likes her, she does think that amy is weird. amy admits her lie after sheldon learns about it through the rest of the gang. when penny asked if their relationship would ever become physical, sheldon replied, "it's a possibility. in the season 9 premiere, sheldon keeps pushing amy to make up her mind about their relationship, but goes too far and insults her to her face and she angrily breaks up with him for good, thus officially ending their relationship. "the ornithophobia diffusion", amy hinted jealousy at the sight of sheldon being all sweet and infatuated with a bird he called his "little lovey-dovey". "the conjugal conjecture", amy plays the harp for leonard and penny's second wedding. jeffries appears to sheldon in a dream, where sheldon compares him to obi-wan kenobi, dressing him in jedi robes and making him appear as a force ghost. bert keeps bringing amy interesting and beautiful rocks every day. "the cooper/kripke inversion", sheldon lies to kripke about sleeping with amy after kripke performs better than him on a project they were working on together. for valentine's day, sheldon sends alex out to buy a present for amy, which he likes so much, he keeps it himself. later, outside her apartment, amy had a nice conversation with stuart. amy stops him thinking that he should be concentrating more on her. in the eighth-season finale, amy takes a break from sheldon, although the two resume their relationship halfway through the ninth season; as a sign of his love towards her, sheldon decides to have sexual intercourse with her for her birthday in "the opening night excitation". upset, amy said that if gaming was more important to him than accompanying her to avoid the embarrassment she would face, he could stay. sheldon is first caught in the middle and then naively thinks that amy is solving the problem by leaving. she was seen via webcam in "the desperation emanation" when amy asked sheldon to meet her when she got him to pretend he's her boyfriend, which he was reluctant to do though he did enjoy participating in the prank. bernadette is more uncomfortable with amy's "outside of the box" comments, while penny is more used to them having been friends with sheldon. in "the friendship algorithm", sheldon attempts to befriend kripke to gain access to an open science grid computer to carry out research, but it turns out to be futile, as kripke has no control over the computer's usage time, and sheldon consequently expels kripke from the group. (yeardley smith) is an employee at the job bank when sheldon seeks a part-time job to clear his head. amy said that since she is giving the monkey emphysema, the least she could do is let him watch cable. farrah fowler, phd (mayim bialik) is a neuroscientist and sheldon's love interest in the series. "the prom equivalency", sheldon is worried after hearing from both penny and leonard that the tradition after prom is to have sex with your date. sheldon and amy seemed to enjoy the date, as the main topic of discussion became about penny's sexual partners, and he told penny he thought the date was a good idea since he had definitely seen a new side of amy. amy admits her lie after sheldon learns about it through the rest of the gang. she decides to accept his relationship with penny because sheldon likes her. penny advised her to make a scene, but amy failed to keep up the ruse about leaving sheldon for arman, the miniature horse breeder. his gesture is met with a renunciation of his "mortal enemy" status and a hug from sheldon. annoyed, amy let sheldon take over the task she was doing, which was slicing a brain. there were instances where amy showed her attraction for sheldon and there were instances where sheldon, despite his denial, showed his jealousy at other men's interest in amy or would go against her personality quirks to please her. realizes that sheldon considers their relationship to be very intimate, considering his relations with the rest of the human race; however, amy still wants more from sheldon and has told him. beat up sheldon during their childhoods, and their mother describes them to be "dumb as soup". he attends sheldon's birthday party and constantly hits on leonard's mother, beverly. the beginning of season six, they are regularly holding hands at amy's insistence, but sheldon repeatedly resists all of her attempts to engage in further physical intimacy. while angry sheldon tried to make her think that he was sleeping with someone else by having her accidentally find one of penny's bra and he ranted and raved about their break up on "fun with flags". the penny / sheldon relationship was the best on the show. caught by surprise at amy's request for progress on their relationship, following in the footsteps of their friends' relationships. after sheldon realizes the significance of the song ("darlin" by the beach boys) and it's connection to his feelings for amy, he heads over to her apartment. "the alien parasite hypothesis", amy was hanging out with penny and bernadette when zack, penny's ex-boyfriend entered. sheldon refrains from any form of physical contact if possible and exhibits a strict adherence to routines to the point of exhibiting signs of obsessive–compulsive personality disorder. sheldon, amy doesn't like sci-fi or comic books and often calls them cheesy or "cheap science fiction". after amy confronts penny, penny tells sheldon he needs to tell amy he doesn't want to live with her instead of blaming it on penny. amy doesn't want to have her life controlled by a bathroom schedule. "the love spell potential", after amy was upset about the notion that their characters should have sex, as it was not going to happen in real life, sheldon was sent to comfort her. sheldon warns her that the girlfriend of my enemy's girlfriend is also my enemy, amy pulls her offer of a ride and sheldon claims that there must be a third option or exception for amy. in "the decoupling fluctuation" episode, amy confides to her girlfriends that she has a plan to marry sheldon in four years, but don't tell him that because he is still a flight risk. after this moment wil wheaton became number six on sheldon's mortal enemy list (a list he started when he was 9 on a 5¼-inch floppy disk). bernadette asked amy on her opinion of stuart and amy sincerely answered that stuart is nice and funny and has an indication of an overactive thyroid gland that she finds as hot. later, amy comes into sheldon's room and sheldon tells amy about his concerns. he later goes with sheldon to the ellen degeneres show to make peace with him. surprised, amy sits up, and suggests they start with the vapor rub. the episode "the agreement dissection", sheldon joined bernadette, penny, and amy for their girls night out, after priya effectively nullified his roommate agreement with leonard and tried to make him eat greek food, which he despises, on pizza night. amy calls sheldon a coward, which he agrees with and amy states that she should move in with penny to teach sheldon a lesson. he continues to use his "sexual exploits" as an excuse, though later admits to penny and leonard that he does not rule out the idea that he might engage in coitus with amy sometime in the future. amy) is up for debate, amy remains the only person he has initiated a kiss with. also, sheldon enjoys being held and consoled by amy when he is very upset about kripke. one of her famous books is needy baby, greedy baby, in which she describes an infant's (leonard's) unrealistic nurturing expectations. "the zazzy substitution", sheldon claims that amy is the most similar person to him by any standard. she then signed up on a dating site that matched her with sheldon. "the locomotion interruption", sheldon has traveled around the usa for 45 days winding up in kingman, arizona after all his possessions and his pants had been stolen. after several unsuccessful proposals from both sides, penny realizes that her happiness is derived from her relationship with leonard and they become engaged and later get married, though they upset their families by eloping. having coitus with amy, he makes sure to have her full consent and give her consolation when she expressed her anxiety. when amy proved to lack the necessary self-esteem with which to confront him, penny stood up for amy and confronted sheldon for being a bad boyfriend. "the clean room infiltration", amy insists that sheldon come to the christmas eve dinner party she is having despite his dislike for the christmas season. after sheldon rejects amy's proposal that they be a couple again, amy once again tries dinner with dave, who goes out of his way to refrain from mentioning sheldon, knowing how uncomfortable that subject made her previously., she has less of a problem with physical human contact than sheldon, as seen in "the 21-second excitation" when she, without hesitation, attempted to engage in "harmless experimentation with lesbianism" with penny, in "the love car displacement" when she offered penny to share a room with her and in "the cohabitation formulation" when she hugged penny to comfort her, when penny got upset over leonard finding a new girlfriend (priya). later, after talking to penny, sheldon came back to the laboratory and apologized for his behavior, though he attempted it several times since amy wanted a real apology and he refused to do so. he rejects alex's first and second options and she does such a great job with the third option, the signed brain cellprint that sheldon keeps it for himself. despite this, sheldon is still short-listed for tenure, even if he offends mrs. parsons, who plays sheldon, has read john elder robison's memoir look me in the eye about his life with asperger syndrome, and said that: "a majority of what i read in that book touched on aspects of sheldon". amy always seemed to look down on leonard and leonard called her judgmental, sanctimonious, and just plain obnoxious. "the decoupling fluctuation", amy confides to her girlfriends that she plans to marry sheldon in four years, but still believes him a flight risk. sheldon had intended to propose to amy, but she took a break from the relationship before he could ask her. however, on the way to the railway, she has a sexual fantasy involving a sweaty, shirtless sheldon pouring water all over himself while they're riding a train's engine car, and starts to drive there a lot quicker. the two got into a heated argument, with sheldon being his usual condescending self. sheldon did not get her sarcasm and used it as an out to stay, even telling her to bring back a slice of cake for him. siebert sends sheldon on the expedition to the north pole at the end of season two. he appears again to celebrate sheldon's birthday in the show's 200th episode, "the celebration experimentation". the howard/bernadette/raj storyline was kind of annoying because it took away from the shamy storyline. season four, zack runs into penny, bernadette, and amy at a restaurant, and amy becomes physically attracted to him.” across the hall, sheldon keeps amy up throughout the night tossing, turning and talking in his sleep." when amy hears that a drunken sheldon has been mean to howard she demands he apologize, he relents and says that he is sorry. after sheldon tells her that she is manipulating him, amy admits that she was looking for some romance. amy told him that she only signed up on the dating site to fulfill her promise to her mother that she would go on at least one date a year. sheldon notices that amy seems to be keeping something from him. calling her, amy is totally exhausted physically and emotionally from being his girlfriend, so she wants to take a break and think about their relationship. it is amy's birthday so it time for their annual coital activities. as she was unwrapping the gift, she told sheldon that she thinks he is the most-shallow and self-centered person she has ever met for thinking her forgiveness could be brought with jewelry. this admission didn't really cheer her up, so he explained to her, that although it didn't feel like it to her, to him it did feel really intimate, amy knew this fact, but said she just wished she could have more. she also had some anger towards leonard when it became apparent that he was dating priya without her knowledge. of the three, sheldon is openly dismissive of howard and constantly opines that a master's degree in engineering demonstrates a lesser intellect than that of the others, who all possess science doctorates. wolowitz's for thanksgiving; he starts to compare his life to that of a slave. upon entering, he noticed that amy had a smoking monkey living in her apartment. sheldon interrupted again from within amy's apartment and told them to wrap things up so they said good night and gave each other a friendly hug. sheldon talks to amy saying that he is very excited about this project and if she isn't also excited, it could throw their relationship into jeopardy. "the table polarization", the gang wants to add a dining room table to apartment 4a, which sheldon objects, as usual, since he doesn't like changes. afterwards, amy refused to work with sheldon anymore, and after talking with penny, sheldon came over to her laboratory and, with amy's insistence and pushing, he gave her a sincere apology and resumed his vacation there.
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sheldon, however unwillingly, ended up cuddling on the couch with amy after an exchange of counter-offers which included sex, a pat on the head, french kissing, and neck massage. "the flaming spittoon acquisition", stuart, the comic book store owner expressed his interest in asking amy out, but wanted to know whether sheldon is fine with it. "the celebration experimentation", amy decides to throw sheldon a birthday party as a token of appreciation for what he did for her birthday, and to help him make up for all of the terrible birthdays he had as a child. amy is deeply upset and hurt by this and will start dating herself. other people (excluding his family members), sheldon has no problem or phobia of amy touching him. when he can't decide whether to go into 4a or 4b, amy discusses his dilemma on an intellectual level and he follows her into 4b. earlier in "the matrimonial momentum", revealed that mary is accepting of amy and is fond of her, although it was revealed that amy was in mary's nightly prayers and she also told sheldon to keep her grandmother's ring in case he got back together with amy and wished to propose to her. first sheldon says that that is meant for her to take care of him and then leaves. in "the date night variable", sheldon invites raj along for their second anniversary dinner much to amy's annoyance. sheldon tells everyone "yes, she's a girl and yes, she's my friend, but no, she is not my girlfriend. this action shows her importance to sheldon, that he trusts her and she hugs him tightly. "the isolation permutation", amy was left out from bernadette and penny's bridesmaid dress shopping. amy tells him she loves him too and they decide to get back together. amy goes straight to his house and demands him to take it down. sheldon says "no" so amy agrees that it is a great idea. amy asked him if they would ever have an intimate relationship. he later goes to amy's apartment only to see her on a date with another man. sheldon stands up to say something to the bride and groom and mistakenly thinks that she is getting a proposal. amy asks sheldon, a grown man and an accomplished scientist, would be wasting his time and intellect on a store that sells picture books of men flying around in their underwear. in "the anything can happen thursday recurrence", amy did admit to leonard that she is jealous of the close personal friendship between sheldon and penny and how comfortable he is around her. pop-pop's loss is what caused sheldon to despise christmas when his christmas wish to bring pop-pop back didn't come true. they had their first "couple's fight" when sheldon did not show any interest in amy's big news, that her article was to be featured in a distinguished journal. when sheldon was distracted on such a night due to not getting his haircut on time, amy told him to just let his hair grow out a little, because she thought he would look sexy with it. after seeing amy in her prom dress, sheldon runs off, distressed. then, he decided to go to amy's to ask her to marry him. "the allowance evaporation", amy learns from bert that sheldon has told several people (leonard, howard, raj, kripke, and a cafeteria lunch lady) at the university that they only sleep together once a year. similarly, in "the agreement dissection", a drunken amy kissed sheldon. an interview, jim parsons noted the writers' response, but added that, in his opinion, sheldon "couldn't display more traits" of asperger's. this becomes officially permanent in "the veracity elasticity" and in "the birthday synchronicity", amy shares a birthday with bernie and howard's baby. amy went ahead and as expected, had an awful time with her family regarding her absent boyfriend. "the holiday summation", shamy visits mary cooper in texas where sheldon is reluctant to tell her that they are living together due to her religious beliefs. in season seven, raj starts dating emily sweeney, a dermatologist, and their relationship becomes exclusive at the end of the seventh season. "the relationship diremption", sheldon gives up on string theory given his disappointment over any breakthrough in the field. was the partner of wil wheaton in a trading-card game tournament in which they defeated the team of raj and sheldon. he friended stuart on facebook just to keep tabs on his date(s) with amy and when the guys pointed out about his jealousy, he unfriended all of them. both enjoyed it much more than they thought they would, sheldon plans on doing it again on her birthday next year which is fine with amy. the next day, he calls amy and she thinks he sounds like he's doing fine. "the valentino submergence", sheldon adds amy's name to the "fun with flags" show as a valentine's day present and because she has become so much a part of his life. mayim bialik, the actress who portrays amy, was first mentioned in "the bat jar conjecture", when leonard, howard, and raj discussed who would replace sheldon on the team for the physics bowl and raj suggested "you know who’s apparently very smart, is the girl who played tv’s blossom. she has low self-esteem, the main reason why she always put up with sheldon no one else wants to date her. despite her short stature, she is regarded as being somewhat intimidating, largely because of her sharp tongue, aggressive demeanor, and occasional signs of mania. stuart first met amy in season 5's "the flaming spittoon acquisition", when amy followed sheldon to the comic book store on a wednesday night since it is new comic book night. so far, neither of these kisses were initiated by sheldon. despite speculation that sheldon's personality traits may be consistent with asperger syndrome, obsessive–compulsive personality disorder and asexuality, co-creator bill prady has repeatedly stated that sheldon's character was neither conceived nor developed with regard to any of these traits. someday, amy hopes to have a full relationship with sheldon including physical intimacy. sheldon however, failed to perform any of the tasks satisfactorily, despite complaining that those tasks were below his ability. when sheldon asks for his wisdom, jeffries tells sheldon to appreciate everything in life, including his friends, and never take it for granted. sheldon doesn't care and tells her about the song, that he can't get her out of his head/heart and that he loves her. sheldon feels his relationship with amy is going fast on its own, but amy argues he is taking things too slowly and does not properly bestow on her unlimited affection. he tried to cover up his actual feelings by saying that he is willing to alter the paradigm of their relationship by no longer objecting if they characterize amy as his girlfriend. in "the cohabitation experimentation", sheldon and amy first try an experiment in living together in penny's old apartment and then decide to move in together permanently. after negotiating a g-rated sleepover within the fort, amy produced a sleepover kit complete with pajamas and toothbrush that she hid under a couch cushion two years previously. amy tells him that he can't do that because it is inappropriate, he responds by saying "yes, miss amy. sheldon afterwards was angry because penny told that he had emotions about being broken up with amy and he denied that. penny is nice to amy because she feels some mixture of pity and sympathy, and does what she can to help her socially. during sheldon's birthday party, beverly attends it with amy and bernadette, but were not seen mingling." dr mayim bialik has stated in her blog that the "thanksgiving booty smacking" wasn't supposed to be in the scene and in one take; jim (sheldon) hit her lower back instead of her buttocks, which left a mark. in "the friendship turbulence", raj asks amy to respond to a girl that answered raj's dating site. amy stops him thinking that he should be concentrating more on her. seeing sheldon's behavior toward the donors, he asks that he not appear again. during that time, sheldon has an asteroid named after her and she teaches him the true meaning of empathy. she frequently manipulates people, often pretending to be a friendly and good-natured individual, quickly making friends with penny and amy, as well as the rest of the gang. can be seen smiling as she turns her head when she first meets sheldon as the episode ends, meaning she really liked sheldon from their first encounter. sheldon tells her that that is the most romantic thing he has ever heard which pleases amy. later, when penny confronts amy (who was about to see sheldon) for her actions, sheldon opens the door just in time to see this, and immediately closes it. "the pulled groin extrapolation", amy asked leonard instead of sheldon to attend a wedding with her, since sheldon acted like a child during the last wedding they went together. at end of it, amy asks sheldon if she can be his girlfriend again but he gently declines, telling her he excels at many things but getting over her isn't one of them, leaving amy devastated. he was willing to break the rules and roll again (which for him is quite impressive for sheldon), the two were still playing a while later, and had apparently progressed a long way when leonard and penny went to check on them. amy discovers that sheldon has hired a pretty assistant that he failed to mention was a girl in "the higgs boson observation". bloom (date) sheldon cooper (boyfriend/love interest) bert kibbler (former admirer) dave gibbs (three dates). also, in "the meemaw materialization", meemaw says that mary is okay with amy. james chamberlin of ign wrote: "it's hard to imagine what the big bang theory would be if it weren't for jim parsons' great portrayal of sheldon cooper". seasons six and seven, the newlyweds deal with howard's difficulty in readjusting to life on earth, the struggle to keep a healthy relationship with howard's mother, and arguments over money. she declines; however, she does defend sheldon when bernadette calls him a weirdo. that night sheldon meets her in her apartment with flowers, but without the balloon that got away. since "the 21-second excitation", amy considers penny her best friend and claims that their menses are synchronized. amy invites sheldon in for a yoo-hoo and he obliged, stating that no one can say no to yoo-hoo. she has a tense relationship with sheldon, whose nerdy and obstinate personality often exasperates her, but they are ultimately good friends, helping each other out in various situations. "the commitment determination", sheldon and amy are making out on the couch on their fifth anniversary while sheldon also asks amy about the new flash tv show. "the status quo combustion", amy suggested sheldon move in with her for the second time. sheldon managed to cheer her up by pointing out that they had only known each other for three years and they were already in bed with each other (technically sitting on sheldon's bed). in "the perspiration implementation", amy gets asked out by both stuart and barry; however, she turns them down. upon her return, amy meets sheldon's meemaw, who is furious at her for hurting sheldon. "the locomotion manipulation", amy arranges for a valentine's day weekend trip to a napa valley. the two enjoy intellectual games they create, and amy and sheldon openly express the same type of intellectual superiority. amy is more willing to socialize with others than sheldon. in "the spoiler alert segmentation", leonard temporarily moves out and amy proposes that she would be his perfect roommate and tries to move in, though sheldon is uncomfortable with this change in their relationship. is more opening and interested to physical contacts and social conventions than sheldon is. "the skywalker incursion", amy obtained howard's tardis at bernadette's insistence and mounts its door on her bedroom hoping to tempt sheldon. never attended middle school or high school, instead starting college at age 11 right after completing the fifth grade in elementary school, while amy has attended middle school and high school. amy gets up to leave saying she doesn't want to miss yet another prom and sheldon stops her telling her that he really did think she looked pretty. prady also told alan sepinwall of the new jersey star-ledger that while sheldon shares traits with people with asperger's, he was uncomfortable labeling sheldon as having asperger's. wolowitz's for thanksgiving; he starts to compare his life to that of a slave. tells sheldon that he can buy amy's affection, and he agrees. and mayim have stated that they are close friends in real life and that it helps them connect with each other as sheldon and amy on set. the relationship continues in the fourth season, although sheldon often points out that they are not in a romantic relationship. season five, sheldon calls beverly on skype to help leonard following penny and raj's hook-up, and she tells leonard to "buck up, sissypants. amy excuses herself and dave gets excited about meeting him. amy wasn't good enough at lying to cause much ruckus, so penny told him that how he stood her up had hurt her. kripke also battles for tenure alongside sheldon, leonard, and raj. "the comic book store regeneration", amy develops her own ideas on string theory and discusses them with barry kripke, who publishes a paper using her idea with great success. in season 8 they have admitted that they love each other and were planning a future together until sheldon burned amy out and she broke up with him. in season three, beverly comes to visit at christmas, where she later gets drunk with penny at the cheesecake factory, gropes a busboy, and then goes to del taco and returns to leonard and sheldon's apartment where she kisses sheldon while intoxicated. sheldon blows up and tells her to slow down since he has just given her his virginity. season seven, he was unknowingly married to penny for three years after the two were intoxicated and attended a wedding chapel in las vegas (they were not aware that weddings in las vegas are real). in season five, he also briefly went on a date with amy, although sheldon interrupted the date to solidify his relationship with her. sheldon responds that he is willing to change their relationship status, with the stipulation that nothing changes physical or otherwise. sheldon is touched and wonders if christmas isn't about giving until raj reaches for one of his cookies." later, when sheldon gets drunk, amy walks with sheldon to his room to put him to bed. "the raiders minimization", sheldon shares with amy one of his favorite movies, "raiders of the lost ark". they both appeared in "the lunar excitation"; amy's first appearance and leslie's last. improving on the relationship between amy and raj now that they both know they are together in the overlooked department of the opposite gender. stuart is the first character on the show to have directly expressed his interest in amy, an action which became a catalyst for the progress in sheldon and amy's relationship instead. next morning, amy and sheldon argue in apartment 4a about whether their experiment can already be considered a failure after 12 hours. week’s big bang theory finds sheldon in penny’s bed, but not for the reason some overly creative ‘shenny’ fanfic writers have dreamt up over the last decade. penny introduced him to the girls but amy found herself responding strangely to zack's presence, with an involuntary "hoo" sound. priya soon becomes jealous of penny and asks leonard to stop spending time with her, which causes penny, amy, and bernadette to dislike her. a few days later, bernadette visits her and learns that amy is feeling fine and is enjoying sheldon taking care of her, especially since he has started bathing her. "the deception verification", amy and sheldon conclude that penny is cheating on leonard, so sheldon decides to rush into penny's apartment and catch her with the other guy. sheldon appeared to take this change well at first, but later adopted 25 cats to try and replace amy, though he did not realize it himself. he leaves her place and decides to leave town to think things over without telling amy. season nine, she attends sheldon's birthday party and enjoys getting hit on by barry kripke.’s a real harsh comment – however, the bernadette character annoys me too and i don’t know why. helping sheldon dress she tells him that he looks nice in his suit, but maybe later she can see him in his "birthday suit". sheldon then ruins the moment by adding that she should like him since he doesn't see anyone else knocking at her door. upset, amy made an excuse to go wash up, but left their date. is happy when sheldon tells her he loves her ("the prom equivalency"). he called his grandfather, who died when sheldon was five, pop pop. they moved on to discussing his problems with priya, and even in a drunken state, amy gave sheldon a good piece of advice, which was to not back down and to play dirty. bernadette is horrified when she realizes how everyone perceives her. loobenfield (dj qualls) is a scientist at caltech whom sheldon hires to play his fictional drug-addicted cousin leo. it is claimed by bernadette that the reason sheldon is sometimes nasty is because the part of his brain that tells him it is wrong to be nasty is "getting a wedgie from the rest of his brain". in "the date night variable", sheldon invites raj along for their second anniversary dinner much to amy's annoyance. the next day, a hung over amy could not remember what happened and when sheldon told her, she was embarrassed and unsure stating "i'm not really sure where we go from here"." she also finds people of the opposite sex attractive, although she is initially unable to understand her physical desire for penny's ex-boyfriend zack johnson until it is examined by sheldon and her. season six, wheaton appears in a star trek-themed episode of sheldon's web-series fun with flags and insults amy after she criticizes his performance. he runs in being chased by the daleks, tells amy to set the time circuits and then runs out to retrieve his forgotten sonic screw driver. leonard tries giving sheldon a sailor's hat and asks amy and penny to complement the hat. "'big bang theory': jim parsons – 'everybody has a little sheldon in them'". there are also several occasions, far more than sheldon, where she recognises what people are feeling and why. sheldon is now a theoretical physicist doing research at caltech. together, the two tried to list down the possible causes of the symptoms amy were having and when he mentioned sexual arousal, amy finally knew. "the opening night excitation", sheldon decides to skip the premiere of the new star wars movie so he can be with amy on her birthday. sheldon, amy attended middle school and high school, since sheldon began college at the age of 11, right after leaving elementary school. amy prompted him to see if he felt any differently now, and he admitted it was a possibility between them.