|Starring||Elizabeth Bogush as Dr. Catherine Millstone, Oliver Muirhead as Professor Laughlin, Elena Campbell-Martinez as Cleaning Lady|
|Air Date||12 October 2009|
Raj must find a new job or be sent back to India, but Sheldon has a solution, which leaves Leonard and Penny dealing with Howard as third wheel.
I. living room, Monday evening
Titles and opening theme
II. living room
IV. Prof. Laughlin's office
V. living room
VI. Sheldon's office
VII. Living room
VIII. Sheldon's office
XI. hallway in front of Raj's apartment
Notes and Trivia
[PROFESSOR LAUGHLIN] 60s, British. This distinguished male academic is heading up a new research group at the university on stellar evolution...GUEST STAR (PLEASE SUBMIT ALL ETHNICITIES)
[DR. REBECCA MILLSTONE] Mid 30s. This beautiful scientist is taking part in the stellar evolution research group at the university. Koothrappali (Kunal Nayyar) applies to work in this group and finds that he cannot communicate with Dr. Millstone unless he is inebriated...GUEST STAR (PLEASE SUBMIT ALL ETHNICITIES) (Source: SpoilerTV)
This episode starts on the evening of Monday, October 12, 2009 (Columbus Day). In final scene with Leonard and Penny, Howard mentions that it's Sunday morning. Therefore it can be assumed that the events of the episode take place over one week and the final scene with Sheldon and Raj is on Sunday, October 18, 2009.
The title refers to Sheldon's suggestion that Raj should become a pirate after he lost his job. "Solution" references Sheldon's offer for Raj to work for (not with) him on order to stay in the country.