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Writers:
Chuck Lorre (created by)
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Seasons:
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Release Date:
24 September 2007 (USA) See more »
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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 45 wins & 145 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Excellent sit-com by the brilliant Chuck Lorre See more (339 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 55)

Johnny Galecki ... Leonard Hofstadter (186 episodes, 2006-2016)

Jim Parsons ... Sheldon Cooper (186 episodes, 2006-2016)

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting ... Penny (185 episodes, 2007-2016)

Simon Helberg ... Howard Wolowitz (185 episodes, 2007-2016)

Kunal Nayyar ... Raj Koothrappali (185 episodes, 2007-2016)

Melissa Rauch ... Bernadette Rostenkowski (115 episodes, 2009-2016)

Mayim Bialik ... Amy Farrah Fowler (109 episodes, 2010-2016)
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Series Directed by
Mark Cendrowski (160 episodes, 2007-2015)
Anthony Joseph Rich (9 episodes, 2010-2015)
Peter Chakos (7 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 (154 episodes, 2007-2015)
Steve Holland (104 episodes, 2009-2015)
Jim Reynolds (99 episodes, 2009-2015)
Eric Kaplan (91 episodes, 2008-2015)
Maria Ferrari (90 episodes, 2009-2015)
Tara Hernandez (56 episodes, 2011-2015)
Anthony Del Broccolo (55 episodes, 2011-2015)
David Goetsch (48 episodes, 2007-2015)
Lee Aronsohn (44 episodes, 2007-2011)
Jeremy Howe (37 episodes, 2012-2015)
Richard Rosenstock (19 episodes, 2008-2010)
Stephen Engel (10 episodes, 2008-2009)
Adam Faberman (8 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
Bill Prady .... executive producer (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
Peter Chakos .... supervising producer / producer / ... (183 episodes, 2006-2015)
David Goetsch .... co-executive producer (183 episodes, 2006-2015)
Steven Molaro .... executive producer / co-executive producer / ... (183 episodes, 2006-2015)
Faye Oshima Belyeu .... producer / co-executive producer (183 episodes, 2006-2015)
Mary T. Quigley .... co-producer (183 episodes, 2006-2015)
Kristy Cecil .... co-producer / producer / ... (172 episodes, 2006-2015)
Eric Kaplan .... co-executive producer (166 episodes, 2008-2015)
Steve Holland .... co-executive producer / producer / ... (143 episodes, 2009-2015)
Jim Reynolds .... co-executive producer / supervising producer / ... (143 episodes, 2009-2015)
Ryan Berdan .... associate producer (120 episodes, 2010-2015)
Maria Ferrari .... co-executive producer / co-producer / ... (120 episodes, 2010-2015)
Suzanne McCormack .... coordinating producer (96 episodes, 2011-2015)
Kelly Lee .... co-producer (93 episodes, 2009-2014)
Lee Aronsohn .... executive producer / consulting producer (87 episodes, 2006-2011)
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)
Anthony Del Broccolo .... co-producer (24 episodes, 2014-2015)
Justin Hetzel .... associate producer (24 episodes, 2014-2015)
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)
Saladin K. Patterson .... consulting producer (7 episodes, 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 (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
 
Series Film Editing by
Peter Chakos (183 episodes, 2007-2015)
 
Series Casting by
Ken Miller (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
Nikki Valko (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
 
Series Production Design by
John Shaffner (182 episodes, 2006-2015)
 
Series Art Direction by
Francoise Cherry-Cohen (120 episodes, 2010-2015)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Ann Shea (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
 
Series Costume Design by
Mary T. Quigley (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
 
Series Makeup Department
Faye Woods .... hair stylist (183 episodes, 2006-2015)
Peggy Nichols .... make-up artist / makeup artist (159 episodes, 2006-2014)
Vikki McCarter .... makeup artist / head makeup artist (96 episodes, 2011-2015)
Sylvia Surdu .... hair stylist (92 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 (37 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 (17 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 / ... (175 episodes, 2006-2015)
Anthony Joseph Rich .... first assistant director / second assistant director (164 episodes, 2006-2015)
Gay Linvill .... associate director (87 episodes, 2011-2015)
Howard Murray .... associate director (86 episodes, 2006-2011)
Nicole Lorre .... second assistant director / first assistant director (60 episodes, 2010-2015)
Pat Fischer-Doak .... associate director (10 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 (183 episodes, 2006-2015)
Francoise Cherry-Cohen .... set designer / assistant art director (64 episodes, 2006-2010)
Sam Huston .... assistant property master (53 episodes, 2006-2015)
Christopher Harwood .... leadman (43 episodes, 2009-2015)
Bryan Rogers .... set dresser (41 episodes, 2006-2009)
Justin Freibrun .... set dresser (23 episodes, 2009)
Laura Evans .... Set Decorations buyer (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
Samantha Englender .... art department assistant (20 episodes, 2009-2010)
Rick Puccio .... construction coordinator (20 episodes, 2011-2015)
Joe Lissuzzo .... art department assistant (11 episodes, 2015)
Justin Hetzel .... art department production assistant (10 episodes, 2006-2008)
Ron Seigel .... props assistant (9 episodes, 2015)
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)
Richard Partlow .... foley artist (2 episodes, 2009-2015)
 
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
Robert Zeigler .... digital imaging technician (182 episodes, 2007-2015)
John O'Brien .... video controller / video control (160 episodes, 2006-2015)
David Pearce .... key grip (72 episodes, 2008-2015)
John Greene .... gaffer (70 episodes, 2008-2015)
Benjamin Steeples .... second assistant camera (43 episodes, 2013-2015)
Ron Ervin .... grip (11 episodes, 2006-2008)
Greg Gayne .... still photographer (7 episodes, 2006-2009)
Brian W. Armstrong .... camera operator (7 episodes, 2012-2015)
John DeChene .... camera operator (7 episodes, 2012-2015)
Jamie Hitchcock .... camera operator (7 episodes, 2012-2015)
Richard Price .... camera operator (6 episodes, 2014-2015)
Ron P. Jaffe .... still photographer (3 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 (151 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 (47 episodes, 2006-2015)
Suzanne Flores .... key costumer (22 episodes, 2010-2011)
Nicole Felts .... set 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 (148 episodes, 2006-2015)
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 / ... (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
Leo Tee .... music clearance manager (89 episodes, 2006-2012)
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 (96 episodes, 2011-2015)
Brian Steagall .... transportation coordinator / transportation captain (90 episodes, 2010-2015)
Cyril O'Neil .... picture car consultant (85 episodes, 2010-2014)
 
Series Other crew
David Saltzberg .... science consultant (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
Jason T. Welden .... computer/video playback / computer playback (184 episodes, 2006-2015)
Don Foster .... executive consultant (136 episodes, 2006-2014)
Julie Fleischer .... script supervisor (111 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)
John Malakoff .... production travel consultant (53 episodes, 2006-2011)
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)
Asia Bleu Hayes .... production assistant (24 episodes, 2014-2015)
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)
Maria Ferrari .... executive story editor (15 episodes, 2009-2010)
Robinson Green .... production coordinator (13 episodes, 2006-2011)
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)
Ahmadu Garba .... assistant to writer (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kathy Nawabi .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Nicole Pelner .... assistant to producer (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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Also Known As:
"TBBT" - USA (short title)
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Runtime:
22 min
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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) | Russia:16+ | Singapore:NC-16 (season 4) (season 5) | Singapore:PG13 (season 6) (season 7) | 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)

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Trivia:
While Wil Wheaton was appearing on the show, he took a photo of the set's coffee table and posted it on his much-followed blog. Among the materials on the coffee table were copies of "Mental Floss" magazine; "The Sandman Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections" by Neil Gaiman; a package of Pepperidge Farm Sausalito milk chocolate macadamia nut chunk cookies; a package of Red Vines licorice; and a package of Tim's brand original-flavor lightly salted potato chips.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:
Penny:Look, Sheldon's hugging me!
Leonard Hofstadter:It's a Saturnalia miracle!
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Soundtrack:
History of Everything (Instrumental)See more »

FAQ

Why Can't Raj Talk to Women Unless He is Drinking?
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225 out of 350 people found the following review useful.
Excellent sit-com by the brilliant Chuck Lorre, 8 October 2007
Author: TheWinterSolstice from US

Definitely slated to be the best sitcom of this season, this is a creative and funny show. Two geeks have a beautiful girl (Penny) move to the apartment next door. The two geeks have two friends that are even geekier. Here is the many ways in which this show excels: the geeks are lovable and funny and human, not pathetic, you feel for them, the neighbor girl is a very sweet girl, and for once the characters are educated and thoughtful, not the usual "dumb" people we see on TV. The dynamics and the dialog between the four friends is fast paced, funny and rich with detailed observations. This is a comedy by Chuck Lorre, the guy who has created Dharma (from Dharma & Greg) so I am fully expecting Penny's character to bloom into far more than what meets the eye. The four male leads establish their personalities in the pilot with such ease that it's clear we are watching a very well written and well acted show. Kudos to the whole cast and the writers. I hope this funny, smart show stays around. We need a comedy with wit and heart, and for a change - lovable geeky brains too.

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