The sitcom Big Bang Theory targets a variety of audience. The commercials in between segments aim at mature couples and middle class families. There are commercials like Ford Escape SUV, Sick Kids Lottery and Canada’s Economic Plan that incorporate mature characters both male and female. Almost all the commercials that were aired through the whole episode shared a common idea of everyday family needs, money and relation between couples.
This episode of Big Bang Theory revolved around Penny. She was the main character as she drove the plot forward. Her Goal was to lead her dad to believe that she and Leonard were back together because her father only approved of Leonard and made him happy. Penny asks Leonard to play along till her father leaves. Leonard follows along but has too much fun with it and Penny starts to dislike it. Before taking it too far she decides to tell her father the truth about the whole fake relation. Her father gets a little angry about it and after sending her off the room he motivates Leonard to keep at it with Penny. The theme of this episode was parental control.