Thought we would take a humor break today to share 10 Life Lessons you can learn from The Big Bang Theory geniuses. Nerds offer sage advice.
Lesson #1 – What you don’t know may kill you.
Trust the geek.
Season 3 – Episode 22
The Staircase Implementation
Lesson #2 – Note to self . . . invest in 99 cent adhesive ducks ASAP
Sheldon’s practical advice will save you thousands in emergency room fees
Quoting Script Dialogue
Penny: I slipped in the shower, and I think I dislocated my shoulder.
Sheldon: Not surprising. You have no safety mat or adhesive stickers to allow for purchase on a surface with a low coefficient of static friction.
Sheldon: Tubs are slippery.
Penny: I know. I slipped.
Sheldon: I have a series of whimsical duck stickers on the bottom of my tub.
Penny: Yeah, okay, whatever. Will you just turn the water off and help me up?
Sheldon: They’re holding umbrellas.
Sheldon: The ducks in my tub.
Sheldon: They’re whimsical because ducks have neither the need for, nor the ability to use umbrellas.
Penny: Oh, my god. I got to go to the emergency room.
Season 3 – Episode 8
The Adhesive Duck Deficiency
Lesson #3 – Need a friend? Follow the flow chart
Avoid infinite loops with a loop counter and escape to the LOA (Least Objectionable Activity) is genius advice
Season 2 – episode 13
The Friendship Algorithm
Lesson #4 – Computer 101 . . . Always Reboot
Simple solutions are best when Winnie the Pooh is caught in the honey tree.
Season 4 – Episode 1
The Robotic Manipulation
Lesson #5 – Organizationally Challenged? Become a BFF to someone who compulsively organizes
Not all Sheldon’s quirks are bad. Who needs a maid when you have a neighbor with a cleaning dysfunction?
Sheldon quote, “If you have time to lean, you have time to clean.”
Season 1 – Episode 3
The Big Bran Hypothesis
Lesson #6 – When you find yourself living your dream, enjoy the experience
Sheldon’s profound statement
The Bakersfield Expedition
Season 6 – Episode 13
Lesson #7 – Self diagnosing? Factor in the brussel sprouts.
Classic Sheldon hypochondriac moment
Season 4 – Episode 02
The Calciferous Vegetable Amplification
Lesson # 8 – Spontaneous exercising with friends gets you on your feet and moving
Who would have guessed that The Big Bang Theory cast and crew could dance?
Call Me Maybe flash mob version which is my favorite.
Many will say I should have shared the longer viral video version including rap and break dancing. Ok . .. so here it is:
The Big Bang Theory Flash Mob Viral Video
Lesson #9 – Thoughtful gifts break through emotional barriers
Sheldon hugs Penny for the first time
Lesson # 10 – “Soft Kitty” is the best medicine for whatever ails you
Sheldon and Penny bond through illness, home sickness and injuries singing Soft Kitty. Simple but profound.
All you need is love. Here are the lyrics:
Little ball of fur.
Purr Purr Purr
Do you have other life lessons you have learned from the Big Bang Theory? Share them in the comments below