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Writers:
Chuck Lorre (created by)
Bill Prady (created by)
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Release Date:
24 September 2007 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Smart Is The New Sexy. See more »
Plot:
A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory. Full summary »
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 42 wins & 135 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Terrible. Really the most overrated show in the history of Television See more (314 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 54)

Johnny Galecki ... Leonard Hofstadter (184 episodes, 2006-2015)

Jim Parsons ... Sheldon Cooper (184 episodes, 2006-2015)

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting ... Penny (183 episodes, 2007-2015)

Simon Helberg ... Howard Wolowitz (183 episodes, 2007-2015)

Kunal Nayyar ... Raj Koothrappali (183 episodes, 2007-2015)

Melissa Rauch ... Bernadette Rostenkowski (113 episodes, 2009-2015)

Mayim Bialik ... Amy Farrah Fowler (107 episodes, 2010-2015)
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Series Directed by
Mark Cendrowski (150 episodes, 2007-2015)
Peter Chakos (7 episodes, 2009-2014)
Anthony Joseph Rich (7 episodes, 2010-2014)
James Burrows (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Howard Murray (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Writing credits
Chuck Lorre (186 episodes, 2006-2016)
Bill Prady (186 episodes, 2006-2016)
Steven Molaro (143 episodes, 2007-2015)
Steve Holland (94 episodes, 2009-2015)
Maria Ferrari (88 episodes, 2009-2015)
Jim Reynolds (88 episodes, 2009-2015)
Eric Kaplan (82 episodes, 2008-2015)
Anthony Del Broccolo (54 episodes, 2011-2014)
David Goetsch (44 episodes, 2007-2014)
Lee Aronsohn (44 episodes, 2007-2011)
Tara Hernandez (44 episodes, 2011-2015)
Jeremy Howe (25 episodes, 2012-2015)
Richard Rosenstock (19 episodes, 2008-2010)
Stephen Engel (10 episodes, 2008-2009)
Adam Faberman (7 episodes, 2010-2014)
Jennifer Glickman (6 episodes, 2007-2008)
Eddie Gorodetsky (5 episodes, 2011)
Robert Cohen (4 episodes, 2007-2008)
Tim Doyle (4 episodes, 2008-2009)
Nicole Lorre (3 episodes, 2008-2010)
David Litt (2 episodes, 2007)
Daley Haggar (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jessica Ambrosetti (2 episodes, 2009-2010)

Series Produced by
Chuck Lorre .... executive producer (172 episodes, 2006-2015)
Bill Prady .... executive producer (172 episodes, 2006-2015)
Peter Chakos .... supervising producer / producer / ... (171 episodes, 2006-2015)
David Goetsch .... co-executive producer (171 episodes, 2006-2015)
Steven Molaro .... executive producer / co-executive producer / ... (171 episodes, 2006-2015)
Faye Oshima Belyeu .... producer / co-executive producer (171 episodes, 2006-2015)
Mary T. Quigley .... co-producer (171 episodes, 2006-2015)
Kristy Cecil .... co-producer / associate producer / ... (160 episodes, 2006-2015)
Eric Kaplan .... co-executive producer (154 episodes, 2008-2015)
Steve Holland .... co-executive producer / producer / ... (131 episodes, 2009-2015)
Jim Reynolds .... co-executive producer / supervising producer / ... (131 episodes, 2009-2015)
Ryan Berdan .... associate producer (108 episodes, 2010-2015)
Maria Ferrari .... co-executive producer / co-producer / ... (108 episodes, 2010-2015)
Kelly Lee .... co-producer (93 episodes, 2009-2014)
Lee Aronsohn .... executive producer / consulting producer (87 episodes, 2006-2011)
Suzanne McCormack .... coordinating producer (84 episodes, 2011-2015)
Eddie Gorodetsky .... consulting producer / co-executive producer (71 episodes, 2010-2014)
Robinson Green .... associate producer (59 episodes, 2011-2013)
Jessica Ambrosetti .... coordinating producer (48 episodes, 2010-2012)
Mona Garcea .... coordinating producer (46 episodes, 2008-2010)
Richard Rosenstock .... consulting producer (46 episodes, 2008-2010)
Stephen Engel .... consulting producer (35 episodes, 2006-2009)
Jennifer Glickman .... consulting producer (25 episodes, 2006-2008)
Tim Doyle .... consulting producer (23 episodes, 2008-2009)
Brian George .... associate producer (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
Robert Cohen .... co-executive producer (17 episodes, 2006-2008)
David Litt .... co-executive producer / consulting producer (14 episodes, 2006-2008)
Anthony Del Broccolo .... co-producer (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
Justin Hetzel .... associate producer (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
Mea Squires .... associate producer (3 episodes, 2009)
Joe Bella .... co-producer (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Michael Collier .... producer (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Toti Levine .... associate producer (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Cinematography by
Steven V. Silver (172 episodes, 2006-2015)
 
Series Film Editing by
Peter Chakos (171 episodes, 2007-2015)
 
Series Casting by
Ken Miller (172 episodes, 2006-2015)
Nikki Valko (172 episodes, 2006-2015)
 
Series Production Design by
John Shaffner (170 episodes, 2006-2015)
 
Series Art Direction by
Francoise Cherry-Cohen (108 episodes, 2010-2015)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Ann Shea (172 episodes, 2006-2015)
 
Series Costume Design by
Mary T. Quigley (172 episodes, 2006-2015)
 
Series Makeup Department
Faye Woods .... hair stylist (171 episodes, 2006-2015)
Peggy Nichols .... make-up artist / makeup artist (159 episodes, 2006-2014)
Vikki McCarter .... makeup artist / head makeup artist (84 episodes, 2011-2015)
Sylvia Surdu .... hair stylist (80 episodes, 2011-2015)
Clinton Wayne .... prosthetic supply / special makeup effects artist / ... (5 episodes, 2006-2014)
Koji Ohmura .... prosthetic key sculptor / special makeup effects: W.M. Creations (4 episodes, 2010-2014)
Matthew W. Mungle .... special makeup effects artist (2 episodes, 2006-2008)
Richard Redlefsen .... special makeup effects artist: morlocks (2 episodes, 2006-2008)
Beth O'Rourke .... key makeup artist (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kim Urgel .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Janice Zoladz .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Production Management
Kelly Lee .... unit production manager (124 episodes, 2006-2013)
Robinson Green .... unit production manager (25 episodes, 2014-2015)
Ryan Berdan .... post production supervisor (21 episodes, 2009-2010)
Jay O'Connell .... unit production manager (19 episodes, 2008-2013)
Charles Back .... post-production supervisor (14 episodes, 2012-2014)
Dennis R. McElroy .... post-production supervisor (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Carol Anne Miller .... unit production manager (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Faye Oshima Belyeu .... unit production manager (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Klausen .... second assistant director / second second assistant director / ... (164 episodes, 2006-2015)
Anthony Joseph Rich .... first assistant director / second assistant director (158 episodes, 2006-2015)
Howard Murray .... associate director (86 episodes, 2006-2011)
Gay Linvill .... associate director (77 episodes, 2011-2015)
Nicole Lorre .... second assistant director / first assistant director (48 episodes, 2010-2015)
Pat Fischer-Doak .... associate director (9 episodes, 2009-2014)
Bill Ghaffary .... second assistant director (5 episodes, 2006-2008)
Lisa Chu .... additional second assistant director (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mark K. Samuels .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Joseph Stafford .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Peter Filsinger .... associate director (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
 
Series Art Department
Scott L. London .... property master (171 episodes, 2006-2015)
Francoise Cherry-Cohen .... set designer / assistant art director (64 episodes, 2006-2010)
Sam Huston .... assistant property master (50 episodes, 2006-2014)
Bryan Rogers .... set dresser (41 episodes, 2006-2009)
Justin Freibrun .... set dresser (23 episodes, 2009)
Samantha Englender .... art department assistant (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
Christopher Harwood .... leadman (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
Rick Puccio .... construction coordinator (17 episodes, 2011-2014)
Justin Hetzel .... art department production assistant (10 episodes, 2006-2008)
Jeffry C. Voorhees .... on-set dresser (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Jem Elsner .... props (4 episodes, 2013)
Stephen Gibson .... set dresser (3 episodes, 2012)
G. Roger Abell .... leadman (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Lee Lee Baird .... property master (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Sound Department
Bob La Masney .... sound re-recording mixer (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
Charlie McDaniel .... sound re-recording mixer / re-recording mixer (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
Bruce Peters .... production sound mixer (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
Brian Seagrave .... audio post-conform (34 episodes, 2006-2011)
Michael Kreple .... foley mixer (9 episodes, 2006-2008)
Mike Truong .... sound editor (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Eric Raber .... audio sweetening mixer (2 episodes, 2006-2008)
Kathy Oldham .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Special Effects by
Scott Forbes .... special effects coordinator (19 episodes, 2009-2014)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Bryan Whitaker .... flame artist / visual effects (31 episodes, 2006-2014)
Rick Cortes .... visual effects artist / digital compositor (28 episodes, 2009-2011)
Dan Carrington .... Flame artist / flame artist / ... (19 episodes, 2006-2010)
Scott Milne .... visual effects supervisor (15 episodes, 2006-2011)
Rick Redick .... visual effects producer (5 episodes, 2011)
Sean M. Scott .... visual effects artist (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Stunts
Eddie Braun .... stunt coordinator (111 episodes, 2006-2014)
Jayson Dumenigo .... stunts / utility stunts (4 episodes, 2006-2010)
Casey Adams .... stunts (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Zac Henry .... stunt double: Johnny Galecki (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John O'Brien .... video controller / video control (153 episodes, 2006-2015)
David Pearce .... key grip (66 episodes, 2008-2015)
John Greene .... gaffer (64 episodes, 2008-2015)
Benjamin Steeples .... second assistant camera (34 episodes, 2013-2015)
Robert Zeigler .... digital imaging technician (24 episodes, 2010-2014)
Ron Ervin .... grip (11 episodes, 2006-2008)
Greg Gayne .... still photographer (7 episodes, 2006-2009)
Brian W. Armstrong .... camera operator (4 episodes, 2012-2015)
John DeChene .... camera operator (4 episodes, 2012-2015)
Jamie Hitchcock .... camera operator (4 episodes, 2012-2015)
Ron P. Jaffe .... still photographer (3 episodes, 2006-2009)
Richard Price .... camera operator (3 episodes, 2014-2015)
Darren Michaels .... still photographer (3 episodes, 2014)
Lyndel Crosley .... digital imaging technician / digital technician (2 episodes, 2008)
Matt Kennedy .... still photographer (2 episodes, 2011)
George Santo Pietro .... dolly grip (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Chloe Weaver .... second assistant camera (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ryne Niner .... digital imaging technician (2 episodes, 2014)
Andrew Pauling .... camera utility (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Casting Department
Adam Hochfeld .... extras casting (160 episodes, 2006-2014)
Tara Treacy .... casting associate (139 episodes, 2008-2015)
Peter Pappas .... casting associate (18 episodes, 2006-2008)
Candace Miller .... extras casting (3 episodes, 2009)
Carly Marconi .... extras casting assistant (2 episodes, 2014-2015)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Julie Heath .... key costumer (50 episodes, 2006-2010)
Sara Markowitz .... costume supervisor (44 episodes, 2006-2014)
Suzanne Flores .... key costumer (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
Nicole Felts .... set costumer / costumer (15 episodes, 2006-2009)
Pamela Broussard .... set costumer (3 episodes, 2006-2008)
Richard Boitano .... set costumer (3 episodes, 2010)
Heather Carleton .... set costumer (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Editorial Department
Todd Morris .... assistant editor (145 episodes, 2006-2014)
Tony D'Amore .... final colorist (87 episodes, 2006-2011)
Ryan Berdan .... post-production coordinator (41 episodes, 2006-2009)
Briana Roecks .... post-production assistant (11 episodes, 2012)
Megan Certo .... post-production coordinator (8 episodes, 2010-2011)
Charles Back .... post-production coordinator (4 episodes, 2011-2012)
Ahmadu Garba .... post-production associate (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Music Department
Barenaked Ladies .... performer: theme music / composer: theme music / ... (172 episodes, 2006-2015)
Gregory Sweeney .... music coordinator (78 episodes, 2008-2011)
Joe Fischer .... music manager (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Benson Taylor .... composer: additional music (4 episodes, 2012)
Tim Helisek .... composer: stock music (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Transportation Department
Joel Larson .... transportation (95 episodes, 2011-2015)
Cyril O'Neil .... picture car consultant (85 episodes, 2010-2014)
Brian Steagall .... transportation coordinator / transportation captain (82 episodes, 2010-2014)
 
Series Other crew
David Saltzberg .... science consultant (172 episodes, 2006-2015)
Don Foster .... executive consultant (136 episodes, 2006-2014)
Julie Fleischer .... script supervisor (99 episodes, 2006-2015)
Justin Hetzel .... production assistant / assistant to producer / ... (98 episodes, 2008-2014)
Eddie Gorodetsky .... executive consultant (65 episodes, 2006-2010)
Mark Roberts .... executive consultant (63 episodes, 2006-2010)
Russell Eida .... assistant: lee aronsohn / assistant: Lee Aronsohn (60 episodes, 2006-2011)
Jason T. Welden .... computer/video playback / computer playback (55 episodes, 2006-2014)
Maile Gerken .... assistant to producer (49 episodes, 2006-2011)
Mindy Stevenson .... accounting auditor (40 episodes, 2006-2010)
Kristen Kimmick .... assistant to Steven V. Silver / assistant: Steven V. Silver (33 episodes, 2010-2012)
Jacob Murray .... production assistant (32 episodes, 2006-2011)
Brian George .... production coordinator (31 episodes, 2006-2009)
Tara Hernandez .... assistant to executive producer (31 episodes, 2010-2011)
Anthony S. Robinson .... production assistant / gaming coordinator (30 episodes, 2006-2012)
Lisa Maniker .... product placement (29 episodes, 2006-2009)
Eric Wysocki .... production assistant (24 episodes, 2014-2015)
Jennifer Shaklan .... writers assistant (23 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mackenzie Gabriel .... assistant to executive producer (23 episodes, 2010-2011)
Marla DuMont .... assistant to producer (21 episodes, 2010-2011)
Bethany Phillips .... assistant: executive producer (20 episodes, 2008-2009)
Susan Kesser .... publicist (19 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mona Garcea .... executive assistant / assistant to executive producer (18 episodes, 2006-2008)
Robinson Green .... production coordinator (13 episodes, 2006-2011)
Alexandra Ayers .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2015)
Asia Bleu Hayes .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2015)
Charles Chen .... audience coordinator (11 episodes, 2009)
Jeremy Howe .... story editor (10 episodes, 2014)
Gregg Moscot .... production coordinator (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Shawn Cloninger .... post production assistant / production assistant (6 episodes, 2008-2012)
Kevin Hanson .... phaser weapon supplier / bat'leth supplier / ... (5 episodes, 2010-2013)
Gwendolyn Files .... production accountant (3 episodes, 2011-2012)
Cristina Chereneta .... product placement liaison (3 episodes, 2013)
Anselmo Martini .... product placement liaison (3 episodes, 2013)
Derick Green .... audience page (2 episodes, 2006-2008)
Marilyn Bagley .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Nicole Eberhardt .... assistant to producer (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Ahmadu Garba .... assistant to writer (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kathy Nawabi .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Samantha Silver .... assistant to producer (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ellen Deutsch .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Thanks
Carol Ann Susi .... In loving memory / of / Carol Ann Suzi / "Mrs. Wolowitz." / Every time you spoke, / we laughed. / You're in our hearts forever. / in loving memory of (1 episode, 2014)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"TBBT" - USA (short title)
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Runtime:
22 min
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Color:
Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M (some episodes) | Australia:PG (some episodes) | Brazil:10 | Canada:PG | Canada:G (Quebec) | China:(Banned) (2014) | Finland:S | Finland:K-11 (season 1) (DVD release) | Finland:K-13 (season 2) (season 4) (DVD release) | Ireland:12 | Italy:T | New Zealand:M (DVD Rating) | New Zealand:PG (TV rating) | Singapore:NC-16 (season 4) (season 5) | Singapore:PG13 (season 6) | Singapore:PG (seasons 1-3) | South Korea:15 (cable rating) | South Korea:12 (seasons 1-2) (DVD rating) | UK:12 (season 1) | UK:15 (season 2) | USA:TV-14 (some episodes) | USA:TV-PG (some episodes)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Sheldon's soothing song, "Soft Kitty", is based on an Australian children's song from Executive Producer Bill Prady's daughter's pre school.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The opening titles are based on a time line of human history. A picture of Abraham Lincoln is followed by a picture of George Washington.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line when Sheldon tells a sarcastic joke]
Sheldon:Bazinga!
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
History of Everything (Instrumental)See more »

FAQ

How can I audition for The Big Bang Theory or even work as an extra?
Why don't the actors eat the food on their plates?
Are there any running jokes on the show?
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142 out of 224 people found the following review useful.
Terrible. Really the most overrated show in the history of Television, 14 January 2012
Author: pigslittleones

Which is saying something but for this trainwreck it's well deserved. The casting is awful but what kills this show is the writing, and more importantly, the character development. The characters would be annoying if the show was funny but with this drivel the annoyance is unbearable. With all the accolades the show has received I've tried on several occasions to watch and grasp at anything that would make me want to watch it again and it's been an epic fail. Minute after minute of laugh tracks for lines that have absolutely zero comedic value. It's sad when a show this bad gets such credit for being good. When it so clearly is not.

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