REPORTING SAFE SPACE’S IN THE COMMUNITY
2. The Big bang Theory, series 1 episode 14 – The Nerdvana Annihilation
4. Observation of The Big Bang episode
5. Analysis of The Big Bang episode
7. Reference list
The purpose of this report is to determine whether or not the environment within an episode of the television series “The Big Bang Theory” is considered a safe space. Understanding the connection between cultural capabilities with the ability to function effectively in a cross cultural community will determine if individuals within the series have cultural intelligence. In order for this to be achieved everyone …show more content…
Effective cultural communication assists in building relationships and prevents misunderstanding occurring ensuring that people can communicate in a culturally safe environment.
The friends have most likely come to the realisation that this is normal behaviour for Sheldon, so they are able regulate the situation, as it is not worth arguing over something as trivial as a sandwich, culturally intelligence involves a set of abilities and skills that allow us to “get along with” and relate to the people around us (Brislin et.al 2006).
ANALYSIS OF THE BIG BANG EPISODE:
Three friends are sitting on the couch (Rajesh, Sheldon and Howard), eating and drinking. Leonard is in on the internet within the same space. Sheldon gets everybody’s attention when he starts to complain about his sandwich, Rajesh enquires about the sandwich in a casual manner to which Sheldon replies “It’s the right ingredients but in the wrong order” The Big Bang Theory (2008).
Rajesh is more considerate towards Sheldon than Howard enquiring in regards to his grievance; however, after which the two friends’ sit and observe with their mouths open as if in disbelief to what he is verbally communicating. This action demonstrates cultural judgement however without actually saying anything ensures that the situation does will not escalate into an unsafe or an accusing