Howard and Bernadette have a tense dinner with both of her parents. The subject of Mr. Rostenkowski's weekend fishing trip comes up and Howard is hooked into going with him. The guys visit Penny to learn all about fishing since she used to go with her dad. Sheldon shows up at Amy's apartment to find his girlfriend sick. After initially rejecting her request, Sheldon stays to take care of Amy the way his mother took care of him, sometimes a bit intimately.