Sheldon's cynophobia surfaces when the Sparks family begins taking care of a relative's dog, which shows a strange attraction to Sheldon. The families are unable to agree about how to control the dog until Pastor Jeff mediates. Sheldon tries to overcome his fear by dressing in protective clothing and petting the dog, but this backfires when the dog licks him, apparently stimulated by the smell of his Brylcreem. Meemaw tries to get Sheldon accustomed to animals by buying him a fish, but the fish bites both him and George.
Am I the only person who knows that fish bite When I lived in Europe I used to go to the Mediterranean a lot, and whenever I went into the water, a bunch of little fish would always bite my feet and calves. In some countries you can even get a \"fish pedicure\" where you put your feet in a bowl of little fish and they bite all the dead skin off.
Dissenting opinion here -- I didn't like this episode at all. Appalled at how they left the not-dead squirrel tied in a plastic bag on the neighbour's porch, heartbroken at the poor sweet dog chained up on a short chain and ignored when he was obviously looking for some affection, annoyed that no one bothered to teach Sheldon how to correctly approach a strange dog, and saddened that the fish had to die because the Coopers are stupid. The way they indulge that kid and his ridiculous behaviour has ceased to be funny and is now just irritating.
Appalled at how they left the not-dead squirrel tied in a plastic bag on the neighbour's porch, heartbroken at the poor sweet dog chained up on a short chain and ignored when he was obviously looking for some affection, annoyed that no one bothered to teach Sheldon how to correctly approach a strange dog, and saddened that the fish had to die because the Coopers are stupid.
I've had, or been around others who have had, pet fish all my life and I honestly had no idea that the kind of fish most of us have in a fish bowl or aquarium could bite. Of course I don't recall ever trying to pet a goldfish :).
Episode 20: A Dog, a Squirrel, and a Fish Named Fish Sheldon spends the whole episode deathly afraid of the Sparks' dog, then finally overcomes his fear of animals enough to grow fond of a pet fish. And then George accidentally kills the fish. The aforementioned dog misses his owner so much that he's drawn to Sheldon because they use the same hair product.
Episode 13 - \"Contracts, Rules and a Little Bit of Pig Brains\" Missy crying during the baseball game, worried that she's going to cost her team the game if the opposing batter hits the ball. With a Motivational Lie from Coach Ballard, she pitches and the boy strikes out, ensuring a victory. Connie visits the grave of her ex-husband Charlie (Sheldon's Pop-Pop) and engages in Talking to the Dead. It's clear that she deeply misses Charlie, but she knows that he would want her to move on, she's just torn between Coach Ballard and Dr. Sturgis. The main plot of the episode revolves around the two Georges going fishing with Coach Ballard. Conflict arises when Dr. Sturgis calls George Sr. reminding him that they'd previously made plans to hang out the same weekend he was to go fishing. George feels so guilty that he wants to bring John along. Dale agrees, but it's clear that Dale just wants John there to make fun of him, which he does. Half of Dale's insults fly over John's head until George points them out, and the few that do land, John can only deliver a Lame Comeback. He eventually gets so fed up that he leaves. 59ce067264