|Writers||Bill Prady (Story), Lee Aronsohn (Story), Jim Reynolds (Story), Chuck Lorre (Teleplay), Steven Molaro (Teleplay), Steve Holland (Teleplay)|
|Starring||Julio Oscar Mechoso as Officer Hackett, Artie O'Daly as Young Man|
|Air Date||18 January 2010|
When their apartment is robbed, Leonard and Sheldon turn to their friends to create a state-of-the-art security system.
- Coming back from the restaurant, Sheldon still ponders about the "mobster sauce".
III. Hallway in front of apartments
- Leonard notices that the apartment door is broken open.
IV. Living room
Title and Opening Themes
V. Living room
- Sheldon is afraid that the robbers could return and can't sleep.
VII. Penny's apartment
VIII. Living room, around 3.15 am
IX. hallway in front of apartments, the next day
X. Living room
XI. Sheldon's bedroom, the evening
- Sheldon notes in his journal that he still can't sleep, when he hears a noise.
XII. outside the window of Sheldon's apartment
XIII. Leonard's bedroom
XIV. Living room
XV. Living room, (one of) the next day(s)
- Sheldon looks for a new, safer place to live.
XVI. Sheldon's bedroom
XV. Living room
XVI. Bus station in Bozeman, Montana
XVII. Living room,
Notes and Trivia
The selection of Bozeman, Montana as the location for Sheldon's refuge is likely to be a nod to the appearance of the same town in the Star Trek canon, specifically as the place of First Contact between Humans and Vulcans.
Casting notice for this episode:
[OFFICER HACKETT] Male, Mid 30s-40s. This police officer shows up at Sheldon (Jim Parsons) and Leonard’s (Johnny Galecki) apartment to investigate a robbery..
This episode takes place over several days.