Highlights from the Nineth Episode of Season 5 of The Big Bang Theory

Leonard and Penny try to hang out alone as friends for the first time since they broke up. Sheldon's phobias are put to the test when a bird camps out on the living room window sill. 

Body Language

Body Language

Leonard (Johnny Galecki, left) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco, right) try hanging out alone, on THE BIG BANG THEORY. Photo: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. © 2011 Warner Bros. Television. All Rights Reserved.
Social Drinking

Social Drinking

Leonard (Johnny Galecki, left) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco, center) grabbing drinks, on THE BIG BANG THEORY. Photo: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. © 2011 Warner Bros. Television. All Rights Reserved.
Social Drinking

Social Drinking

Leonard (Johnny Galecki, left) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco, center) grabbing drinks, on THE BIG BANG THEORY. Photo: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. © 2011 Warner Bros. Television. All Rights Reserved.
Social Drinking

Social Drinking

Leonard (Johnny Galecki, left) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco, center) grabbing drinks, on THE BIG BANG THEORY. Photo: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. © 2011 Warner Bros. Television. All Rights Reserved.
Social Drinking

Social Drinking

Leonard (Johnny Galecki, left) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco, center) grabbing drinks, on THE BIG BANG THEORY. Photo: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. © 2011 Warner Bros. Television. All Rights Reserved.
Movie Night

Movie Night

Leonard (Johnny Galecki, left) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco, right) at a movie theater.
Hanging Out

Hanging Out

Leonard (Johnny Galecki, left) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco, right) try hanging out alone post breakup, on THE BIG BANG THEORY. Photo: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. © 2011 Warner Bros. Television. All Rights Reserved.
Seeking Assistance

Seeking Assistance

Wolowitz (Simon Helberg) tries to help Sheldon overcome his fear of birds, on THE BIG BANG THEORY. Photo: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. © 2011 Warner Bros. Television. All Rights Reserved.
Not So Scary

Not So Scary

-Bernadette (Melissa Rauch, right) tries to help Sheldon (Jim Parsons, left) overcome his fear of birds, on THE BIG BANG THEORY. Photo: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. © 2011 Warner Bros. Television. All Rights Reserved.
Proceed with Caution

Proceed with Caution

Amy (Mayim Bialik, center) and Bernadette (Melissa Rauch, right) try to help Sheldon (Jim Parsons, left) overcome his fear of birds, on THE BIG BANG THEORY. Photo: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. © 2011 Warner Bros. Television. All Rights Reserved.