- Previous episode S02E23 - The Monopolar Expedition
- Number S03E01
- Director Mark Cendrowski
- Writer Steven Molaro
The Electric Can Opener Fluctuation
When Sheldon learns the guys tampered with his expedition data he got from the arctic, he leaves to Texas in disgrace. This results in the guys following him, which threatens Leonard's hope for some romantic time with Penny and the guys' friendship with Sheldon.