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Tbh I can not imagine neither Sheldon nor Amy cheating each other whatever the circunstances that could lead to that.  Writers like taking risks but I doubt they wanted a huge discontent reaction from the audience for something that could turn as unfixed to shamy relationship . As many of you have been saying it took years for Sheldon and Amy became intimate to each other as they were not  very socialized people and they are very quirky people as well, especially  Sheldon. Besides they have a low sex drive. One of them having sex with someone else just because they were away from each other a few weeks, months would be like they suddenly changed of personality, I mean, it would not be Sheldon and neither Amy. Fans love them the way they are, it would not make any sense to destroy in one episode what had taken several seasons to anchieve.

And If Ramona would be only a motive of Amy felt jealousy? As the gang got worried, maybe for Ramona be around Sheldon even for professional motives and being Amy away, it might turned to happen a miserstooding and Sheldon for fixing it go to Princeton seeing Amy? Imo jealosy Amy has a nice comedy potencial and a funny season finale is rather prefered than a too dramatic one.  It could be better for ratings but a sitcom lives from laughs and funny stuff could feed a hiatus of such nice talks about characters next steps  in next season.

I could be very wrong but imo the big cliffhanger of the season is still hidden. I just hope fans can spend a nice hiatus as excitingly wait for season 11. It maybe not very realistic but imo it is possible to happen :)

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2 minutes ago, spidergirl said:

Tbh I can not imagine neither Sheldon nor Amy cheating each other whatever the circunstances that could lead to that.  Writers like taking risks but I doubt they wanted a huge discontent reaction from the audience for something that could turn as unfixed to shamy relationship . As many of you have been saying it took years for Sheldon and Amy became intimate to each other as they were not  very socialized people and they are very quirky people as well, especially  Sheldon. Besides they have a low sex drive. One of them having sex with someone else just because they were away from each other a few weeks, months would be like they suddenly changed of personality, I mean, it would not be Sheldon and neither Amy. Fans love them the way they are, it would not make any sense to destroy in an episode what had taken several seasons to anchieve.

And If Ramona would be only a motive of Amy felt jealousy? As the gang got worried, maybe for Ramona be around Sheldon even for professional motives and being Amy away, it might turned to happen a miserstooding and Sheldon for fixing it go to Princeton seeing Amy? Imo jealosy Amy has a nice comedy potencial and a funny season finale is rather prefered than a too dramatic one.  It could be better for ratings but a sitcom lives from laughs and funny stuff could feed a hiatus of such nice talks about characters next steps  in next season.

I could be very wrong but imo the big cliffhanger of the season is still hidden. I just hope fans can spend a nice hiatus as excitingly wait for season 11. It maybe not very realistic but imo it is possible to happen :)

I'm very curious about what part  amy is going to play in the episode, she is away so it has to be via skype, is she going to find out about whatever got the gang concerned about ramona in this episode?, who tells her, the girls? Sheldon? How is she going to react?

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2 minutes ago, Anita said:

I'm very curious about what part  amy is going to play in the episode, she is away so it has to be via skype, is she going to find out about whatever got the gang concerned about ramona in this episode?, who tells her, the girls? Sheldon? How is she going to react?

Me too, Anita. In a few days we will know all true.  Shamy shipper strength is our super power :)

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34 minutes ago, spidergirl said:

Me too, Anita. In a few days we will know all true.  Shamy shipper strength is our super power :)

wouldn't it be nice near the end of the show we see Sheldon with a suitcase and engament ring box he is holding then they fade out that my hope

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7 minutes ago, kbp said:

wouldn't it be nice near the end of the show we see Sheldon with a suitcase and engament ring box he is holding then they fade out that my hope

I dont want to sound negative but I think it will be unlikely to have sex and engagement together  this season . That ring imo might come up in first half of season 11. But I could be wrong, of course.

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I guess my point is that his potential to cheat has come up this year. When the episode aired, I assumed like some mentioned here that it was a testament to how Sheldon would never cheat because he didn't want to be like his father. I just think it's interesting that it's such an unfathomable crime for Sheldon to commit or for the writers to consider and yet, it was mentioned as a fear of his this season. It looks to me like they might put Sheldon's fear to the test in the finale. I have no idea how it's going to play out (though I still doubt cheating will actually occur), but I do see a place for the storyline that I didn't see before. It seems obvious to me now that there is nothing random about a storyline revolved around Shamy infidelity. I find that fascinating because it really did go right over my head. That's how much I trust Sheldon.

On the other hand, I tend to look at these things from the writer's and producer's standpoint. I can't and don't forget that these characters do what TPTB decide, so I'm constantly trying to figure things out by what makes sense to them, not the character. With Young Sheldon and the end of TBBT coming up, I guess it just depends on what they feel will be more beneficial to the spinoff and next 2 seasons... shock and intrigue or loyalty and consistence. Do they want to shake everything up so we watch the prequel and next season trying to understand how this happened or do they want to warm everybody's hearts with love and respect for this beloved character? I don't think we can underestimate how much this finale is going to effect the premiere of the prequel and the last seasons of this show. It's almost guaranteed to be a Sheldon storyline and plot twist for that reason alone.

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3 hours ago, spidergirl said:

Besides they have a low sex drive. One of them having sex with someone else just because they were away from each other a few weeks, months would be like they suddenly changed of personality, I mean, it would not be Sheldon and neither Amy.

That goes back to the other day when I said sex was a weird choice of ways to send Amy off to Princeton. I know everybody got defensive, but the choice still seems off to me. I think it was definitely made to fit this finale. Once again, that isn't to say cheating is actually going to take place, but I do see it as the theme and setup. Sex outside of their one-year agreement lets it be known that Sheldon is a sexual creature of some variety and adds doubt to our minds that he wouldn't under any circumstances cheat. When he hardly even wants a physical relationship with the woman she loves, why would he? Now that he's broken the once-a-year agreement... maybe it means more to him than we thought?

All of this isn't to say he will cheat, but to recognize that recent choices were made to address the possibility in the finale.

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8 hours ago, littleknee said:

I had another conjecture for the finale ... maybe Ramona manipulates Sheldon into showing her the work that he and Amy were collaborating on. That would still create drama but be less OOC. It also fits into the character they created for Ramona in the past. Just one of many speculations. 

This is a good point, what if Sheldon's "cheating" is something work-related?

I mean, I would hate for it to happen, but what if Sheldon gets "carried away" while discussing physics with Ramona and she ends up inserting herself in the Fowler-Cooper collaboration?

 

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I think some sort of misunderstanding might be possible, but IMO it will be solved within the episode. Starting off with the idea that the writers would never make Sheldon cheat for real, it would be against whatever they have done in 10 years, a cliffhanger where everybody thinks he did and then, in the season premiere, we discover he actually didn't would be too similar to S. 4 season finale. Now, generally speaking, I'm not against repeating plots, it happens all the time in all long-running shows, but this particular cliffhanger would be so predictable (I can already hear the "Come on, seriously?" raising all over the world as the episode airs, if that's the case...) that it could just backfire against the writers. 

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Good morning, everyone. 

I reached the point that I only wish I could breath properly in the tag scene of 10.24. And also I could smile for what we are going to watch that we dont know yet because it is only Monday .

Everyone had writen great points.  Some would be wrong, others right. But in end we will be alltogether for face whatever is coming for shamy. :)

Going eventually to reading mode. My anxiety usually make me repeat over and over and also my points make  less sense, hehe!

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7 hours ago, vonmar said:

IMO...Sheldon isn't going to cheat and Amy isn't going to cheat.  Also keep in mind that (as of now) we have no idea when this episode takes place in TBBT world...the day after Amy left, a week, a month?

They're obviously going for a cliffhanger that will put butts in front of the TV for the start of Season 11.

So, I think we are either looking a huge misunderstanding regarding S/A/Ramona that will be resolved in 11x1 or Ramona is a red herring and a completely different bombshell will be revealed.

Could be the other storyline, there is no way they are just having the one storyline in the finale with all characters involved in it. She wasn't that iconic of a character and not like a mega special guest to warrant it.

The last season finale was mainly driven by one storyline because of so many big names in the finale but even that had the seperate Howard/Raj/Bernie military storyline as well.

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9 minutes ago, koops said:

I am skeptical that there's going to be an engagement any time soon, and I don't even care if there is one or isn't one, personally. But I could see how the Ramona storyline might be used to raise the topic of commitment. As in, if the gang all worry about Sheldon getting too close with Ramona while Amy is gone because in their minds "man who spends time with woman while girlfriend is away = trouble/cheating" only for Sheldon to pull out the engagement card to prove he's 100% committed to Amy. Not even in the sense of running to propose, but maybe state to the gang that he's planning to ask soon, or something. That is classic "flip synopsis on its head" style of writing/advertising.

You know, giving how 10.23 has been handled, I'm more than happy to have a possible engagement postponed during the next season...They are basically married, a ring at Amy's finger won't change their commitment. I was rooting for engagement as a possible way to end the season or as a cliffhanger simply because I was pretty sure the writers were so enjoying the annual coitus that they were already planning coitus 3.0 on 11.11 (which is a cool episode number, BTW); I'm really happy I was proven wrong on that! At this point, I wouldn't want an engagement rushed in the finale or a cliffhanger with Sheldon being on the verge of proposing anymore, but a heads-up to the ring and to Sheldon's intentions to use it at some point in the "near" future (whatever that means) would be nice, just to remind us there's another milestone set for Shamy. 

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I think the writers have been very careful over the years to keep Sheldon a likeable character even with his quirks and sometimes inappropriate behaviour. I can't see them doing a " Sheldon cheats on Amy " storyline that would run the risk of turning the audience against him and possibly even hate him!

On a side note I mentioned to my hubby about the possibility of Sheldon cheating and his reaction was " Sheldon?....Cheat?....For f*cks sake!! " lol

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12 minutes ago, koops said:

I'm not going to lie. I was hoping that one of these last two episodes would be the end of the once-a-year deal and I was flabbergasted that that's exactly what happened because while I was hoping, I wasn't expecting it because I thought the writers had settled comfortably in their once-a-year thing and didn't want to disturb the status quo. At the same time, I kept asking myself how the heck they were going to pull that one off without being repetitive and predictable. They couldn't keep having a coitus episode every single year in the exact same episode. That is such a massive restraint on creativity. But I thought that their fears concerning Sheldon and sex trumped even stifling creativity. I'm really glad they proved me wrong. 

The writers must have thought that a children's birthday party doesn't match up too well with sex....It's indeed pretty creepy, if you ask me!!! Happy that Bernie's elephant-like pregnancy came back to haunt them after all!LOL!

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I'm sorry I'm still lost here. When you say 'end the once a year deal', what exactly is meant by that? Will it be said in so many words by Sheldon and Amy, or is it just implied.

Sorry, but small stuff like that matters to a Shamaholic.

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