1 May 2006
The first Pilot of what will become "The Big Bang Theory". Leonard and Sheldon are two awkward scientists who share an apartment. They meet a drunk girl called Katie and invite her to stay at their place, because she has nowhere to stay. The two guys have a female friend, also a scientist, called Gilda.
Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot24 September 2007
A pair of socially awkward theoretical physicists meet their new neighbor Penny, who is their polar opposite.
1 October 2007
Penny is furious with Leonard and Sheldon when they sneak into her apartment and clean it while she is sleeping.
8 October 2007
Leonard gets upset when he discovers that Penny is seeing a new guy, so he tries to trick her into going on a date with him.
15 October 2007
Sheldon's mother is called to intervene when he delves into numerous obsessions after being fired for being disrespectful to his new boss.
22 October 2007
Leslie seduces Leonard, but afterwards tells him that she is only interested in a one-night stand.
29 October 2007
The guys are invited to Penny's Halloween party, where Leonard has yet another run-in with Penny's ex-boyfriend Kurt.
5 November 2007
When Howard hooks up with Penny's old friend, his absence in the gang causes problems for the rest of the guys.
12 November 2007
When Raj's parents set him up on a blind date, he finds he can talk to women with the aid of alcohol.
17 March 2008
Leonard and Sheldon's friendship is put to the test when Leonard wants to present a paper they co-authored at a physics convention, but Sheldon doesn't.
24 March 2008
Leonard lies to Penny so that he and Sheldon can get out of watching her perform. However, Sheldon believes that the lie has too many loose ends, so he comes up with a new, unnecessarily complex one to replace it.
31 March 2008
When Sheldon gets sick, Leonard, Howard and Raj go AWOL, leaving a reluctant Penny to deal with him.
14 April 2008
Sheldon decides to give up his work and focus on other tasks when a 15-year-old prodigy joins the university, so the other guys come up with a plan to get rid of him.
21 April 2008
Sheldon becomes so intent on demonstrating his intellectual superiority over the other guys that they kick him off the Physics Bowl team and replace him with his nemesis, Leslie.
28 April 2008
Penny gets mad at the guys when their full scale model of a time machine causes her to miss work, which prompts Leonard to give up all of his nerd memorabilia.
5 May 2008
Leonard, Howard and Raj fight over Sheldon's twin sister when she arrives in town. Raj takes part in a drug trial to suppress his selective mutism.
12 May 2008
When Penny learns that Leonard has never had a birthday party, she and the rest of the guys plan a surprise party for him.
19 May 2008
After a bad breakup, Penny finally agrees to go out on a date with Leonard, however they both develop doubts and turn to Sheldon for advice.
22 September 2008
Leonard becomes concerned when his date with Penny ends abruptly and she starts blowing him off. When told the truth, Sheldon would rather move out than keep Penny's reasons a secret from Leonard.
29 September 2008
Sheldon is annoyed when Leonard turns to Leslie for comfort after seeing Penny with another guy.
6 October 2008
Sheldon introduces Penny to online gaming, however she refuses to quit after becoming addicted.
13 October 2008
The guys struggle to cope with Raj's arrogance after he is featured in a People magazine article.
20 October 2008
Sheldon annoys the gang when Leonard can't drive him to and from work, so they try to teach him how to drive.
3 November 2008
Sheldon is flattered when a graduate student takes a shine to him, however her extreme devotion becomes too much to handle.
10 November 2008
Penny plans revenge when Sheldon bans her from his and Leonard's apartment, while Howard and Raj use the latest technology to try to find the house being used in "America's Next Top Model."
17 November 2008
Leonard and Howard's friendship is jeopardised when Leonard steals a girl from Howard.
24 November 2008
Sheldon believes that Leonard will wreck his relationship with Stephanie, so he decides to take matters into his own hands.
8 December 2008
Leonard tries to slow down his relationship with Stephanie when he realizes that they are living together, while Sheldon becomes convinced that he has an untraceable disease.
15 December 2008
Leonard is disappointed when Penny develops an interest in an attractive physicist at the university. Meanwhile, Sheldon struggles to find an appropriate Christmas gift for Penny.
12 January 2009
Howard becomes depressed after Penny makes a cruel statement about his love life, while the rest of the guys prepare for a grudge killer robot duel against an obnoxious colleague at the university.
19 January 2009
Sheldon tries to make friends with Kripke in the hope that it will get him access to a coveted computer at the university.
2 March 2009
Leonard and Sheldon try to help out Penny when she can't afford to pay her rent.
9 February 2009
Sheldon hits it off with Leonard's psychoanalyst mother, but she drives Leonard and Penny to the bottle.
21 April 2009
Howard hooks up with Leslie, while Penny accidentally ruins Sheldon's spot on the couch.
9 March 2009
On a train to San Francisco, Howard, Raj and Leonard fight for the affections of sci-fi star Summer Glau, while Sheldon is forced to turn to Penny for help when he leaves his flash drive behind.
16 March 2009
Sheldon's assistance with Penny's home-based business leads to disaster.
30 March 2009
Penny becomes jealous when a gorgeous new neighbor attracts the guys' attention.
13 April 2009
Leonard is so upset when a friend from the comic book store begins dating Penny that he convinces Howard and Raj to take him to a bar so that he can pick up a woman of his own.
27 April 2009
After being dumped by Leslie, Howard heads to Las Vegas with Leonard and Raj. Meanwhile, Penny is forced to take in Sheldon after he locks himself out of his apartment.
4 May 2009
Penny's second date with Stuart has significant implications for Leonard. Howard enlists the guys' help with one of his NASA projects.
11 May 2009
Penny gets upset when she finds out Leonard and the guys plan to work at the North Pole for the summer.
21 September 2009
After returning from the North Pole, a conflict among the guys sends Sheldon back to Texas and interferes with Leonard's reunion with Penny.
28 September 2009
Leonard and Penny's first night together goes awkwardly. Sheldon and Howard wager on the species of a cricket.
5 October 2009
Sheldon attempts to covertly alter Penny's habits, while Howard and Raj try their luck meeting women at a Goth-style club.
12 October 2009
When Raj has to find a new job or be sent back to India, Sheldon's solution leaves Leonard and Penny dealing with Howard as the third wheel.
19 October 2009
Leonard is forced to ask Penny to set Howard up with one of her friends, while Sheldon seeks payback against sci-fi star Wil Wheaton.
2 November 2009
Leonard tries to learn about football to fit in with Penny's friends. Meanwhile, a loss in a kite war threatens to end Raj and Howard's friendship.
9 November 2009
Sheldon is caught in the middle when Leonard and Penny argue about Penny's friend staying at her apartment.
16 November 2009
Penny is forced to turn to Sheldon for help when she dislocates her shoulder in the bathtub. Meanwhile, the rest of the guys accidentally get stoned in the desert while waiting for a meteor shower.
23 November 2009
Sheldon plans revenge after Kripke humiliates him on the radio. Howard develops doubts about his relationship with Bernadette.
7 December 2009
Sheldon attempts to help Penny understand physics to impress Leonard, while Howard becomes jealous when Bernadette takes an interest in Leonard's research.
14 December 2009
Leonard's mother makes a visit to his dismay and Sheldon's delight.
11 January 2010
Raj talks Sheldon into being his wingman at a university mixer. Leonard has trouble dealing with Penny consulting a psychic.
18 January 2010
When their apartment is robbed, Leonard and Sheldon turn to Howard and Raj to create a state-of-the-art security system.
1 February 2010
Sheldon wreaks havoc when he is stumped by a difficult physics question.
8 February 2010
When Leonard is offered a trip to Switzerland on Valentine's Day to visit the CERN laboratory, Sheldon uses any and all means to be his guest instead of Penny.
1 March 2010
Sheldon misses an opportunity to get Stan Lee's autograph because he has to make an appearance in traffic court.
8 March 2010
The guys' friendship is threatened when they find a ring from the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
22 March 2010
Sheldon seeks help from the rest of the gang in overcoming his fear of public speaking when he receives an award.
12 April 2010
Sheldon takes on Wil Wheaton in a game of bowling. Leonard and Penny's relationship comes to a crossroad.
3 May 2010
Sheldon is forced to go behind Leonard's back to spend time with Penny following their breakup.
10 May 2010
Chaos ensues when a nymphomaniac physicist visiting Sheldon hooks up with Leonard.
17 May 2010
Leonard tells Penny about how he and Sheldon became roommates and what happened to the elevator.
24 May 2010
Penny has a night of angry, drunken sex with Leonard, much to his confusion. Meanwhile, Howard and Raj search for Sheldon's perfect match online.
23 September 2010
Penny ends up tagging along on Sheldon's first ever date with Amy, while Howard finds an unusual use for a robotic arm.
30 September 2010
When Sheldon calculates the technology to download his consciousness into a robot won't be invented soon enough, he desperately tries to find a way to increase his lifespan.
7 October 2010
Following his 'breakup' with Amy, the gang become concerned with Sheldon's obsessive search for non-human companionship and call his mother to intervene.
14 October 2010
Howard tries to get Penny's help in winning back Bernadette, but first has to confess the embarrassing reason why they broke up in the first place. Raj and Sheldon clash over a desk.
21 October 2010
Sheldon is scared that he is in a relationship when Amy asks him to meet her mother, and Leonard asks Howard and Bernadette to set him up because he is the only person in the group without a girlfriend.
28 October 2010
Leonard tries to keep everyone from finding out that he spent the night with Raj's sister, but Sheldon finds out and concocts an elaborate story to help him keep the secret from Raj.
4 November 2010
An FBI agent interviews the guys when Howard needs to obtain a security clearance.
11 November 2010
The guys camp out all night waiting to see an extended cut of Indiana Jones, while Amy joins in on girls' night with Penny and Bernadette.
18 November 2010
Penny asks Leonard to pose as her boyfriend when her father visits. Howard, Raj and Bernadette have an awkward encounter when they spend the evening together.
9 December 2010
Amy finds she has sexual feelings for Penny's ex-boyfriend Zack, while Raj and Howard try to prove who would be the better superhero.
16 December 2010
The guys enter a costume contest as members of the Justice League and convince Penny and Zack to join them.
6 January 2011
Leonard has an idea for a new smartphone app and asks the guys for help, however Sheldon tries to take over the project, and Leonard fires him.
20 January 2011
Chaos ensues when the gang spend the weekend together at a science convention.
3 February 2011
To improve his skills as an instructor, Sheldon asks Penny to give him acting lessons. Meanwhile, Raj begins having impure fantasies about Bernadette.
10 February 2011
To secure needed funding for the university, Sheldon convinces Leonard to get friendly with a wealthy benefactor.
17 February 2011
Bernadette makes Howard choose between herself and his mother, while Penny and Raj become upset when Priya returns to town and resumes her relationship with Leonard.
24 February 2011
Sheldon becomes concerned when everybody begins to hang out at Raj's apartment and discovers Leonard is the center of the group.
10 March 2011
Priya forces Leonard to choose between a relationship with her or a friendship with Penny. A magic trick by Howard has Sheldon fooled.
31 March 2011
The guys go all out to help Sheldon find the person responsible for hacking his online gaming account, while the girls' hatred for Priya increases.
7 April 2011
Sheldon and Amy secretly experiment on the gang by spreading rumors when they hear that Bernadette is thinking about breaking up with Howard.
28 April 2011
When Priya finds a loophole in the roommate agreement to throw Sheldon out for the night, Penny, Amy and Bernadette take him to a nightclub.
5 May 2011
Sheldon invents a three-player chess game, Penny and Amy use Bernadette to spy on Leonard and Priya, and Raj tries a new drug to treat his social anxiety.
12 May 2011
Howard believes that his mom suffered a heart attack because he told her that he's marrying Bernadette, Sheldon freaks out over germs, and Penny and Priya bond.
19 May 2011
Raj moves in with Sheldon after hearing Leonard and Priya engage in a Star Trek fantasy in his apartment. Bernadette receives her doctorate.
22 September 2011
The gang deal with the fallout from Penny and Raj's night together. Amy counsels Penny when she considers moving back to Nebraska, Bernadette confronts Raj about his crush on her, and Sheldon takes charge of the paintball team.
22 September 2011
Amy gets inadvertently caught in the middle of a fight between Sheldon and Penny over a chair. Leonard tries to add some spice to his long-distance relationship with Priya.
29 September 2011
Leonard accompanies Amy to a colleague's wedding. Howard tries to convince Bernadette to live with his mother after they get married.
6 October 2011
Penny sets up Raj with a deaf friend, not knowing that she's actually a gold digger, and Sheldon decides to let his minor decisions rest on the roll of the dice.
13 October 2011
Sheldon takes offense when Leonard wants to attend a party with Wil Wheaton, while Bernadette tries to block Howard's opportunity to go into outer space.
20 October 2011
Sheldon gets upset when his mother comes to visit but refuses to cook for him and attend physics lectures.
27 October 2011
Sheldon tries to get into the spirit of Halloween by trying to scare the guys after they prank him. Leonard seeks Penny's advice when an attractive comic book artist takes an interest in him.
3 November 2011
Amy is hurt when Penny and Bernadette go bridesmaid dress shopping without her, so she turns to a reluctant Sheldon for comfort.
10 November 2011
Sheldon tries to overcome his fear of birds, while Leonard and Penny attempt to hang out together strictly as friends.
17 November 2011
When Stuart asks Amy on a date, Sheldon considers having a more serious relationship with her. Meanwhile, the guys become obsessed with a new card game involving Wild West heroes and witches.
8 December 2011
Leonard confronts the man who bullied him in high school, while Penny realizes she did her fair share of tormenting in the past.
12 January 2012
Penny helps Sheldon work on his relationship with Amy when he trivializes one of her accomplishments. Howard is irked by Bernadette's dislike of children.
19 January 2012
Leonard and Penny contemplate reviving their romantic relationship.
26 January 2012
Leonard and Penny develop a system to ensure their dates go smoothly. Raj finally finds a woman he can talk to - the virtual assistant on his mobile phone.
2 February 2012
Leonard signs out of his roommate agreement, reducing himself and Sheldon to mere acquaintances, while Howard tries to think of a cool astronaut nickname for himself.
9 February 2012
When the university forces Sheldon to use vacation days, he decides to hang out in Amy's lab. Howard becomes upset when he hears Bernadette wants him to sign a prenuptial agreement.
16 February 2012
Sheldon battles Kripke for a coveted office at the university. Penny receives a very unusual gift from Amy.
23 February 2012
Sheldon wreaks havoc when he tries to get a haircut from his regular barber, who is ill. Howard runs into a few problems with astronaut training.
8 March 2012
Sheldon has to choose between joining Amy at her aunt's birthday party or playing videogames all weekend with the guys.
29 March 2012
Raj gets quite a surprise when he asks his parents to set him up on a date. Penny buys Leonard and Sheldon a pair of Star Trek keepsake collectibles.
5 April 2012
Sheldon uses any and all means to meet his hero, Dr. Stephen Hawking.
26 April 2012
The guys throw Howard a bachelor party, and some embarrassing details about his life get posted on the Internet.
3 May 2012
NASA cancel, and later reinstate Howard's mission into space, coinciding with his wedding. Leonard inadvertently jeopardizes his relationship with Penny.
10 May 2012
As Howard prepares for his mission into space, flashbacks show the recent events leading up to his and Bernadette's wedding.
27 September 2012
Raj crashes Sheldon and Amy's second anniversary and interferes in Leonard and Penny's relationship. Howard gets caught in the middle of an argument between Bernadette and his mother.
4 October 2012
Penny continues to have doubts about her relationship with Leonard. Meanwhile, Howard becomes the target of practical jokes on the space station.
11 October 2012
When Sheldon hires a female grad student to assist him, a jealous Amy asks Penny to help her spy on them. On the space station, Howard begins behaving erratically.
18 October 2012
Howard is offended when his return from space is met with little fanfare. Penny and Amy take on Sheldon and Leonard during game night.
25 October 2012
While Raj plans Stuart's Halloween party at the comic book store, Howard annoys the rest of the gang by constantly talking about space, and Penny tries to take more of an interest in Leonard's work.
1 November 2012
Penny enrolls in a college class and keeps it a secret from Leonard. Sheldon causes conflict with Dr. Stephen Hawking over an online game.
8 November 2012
Howard makes a decision whether or not to move out of his mother's house, while Sheldon is caught in the middle of an argument between Amy and Wil Wheaton.
15 November 2012
Leonard feels threatened after hearing about Penny's study partner at school, while Howard and Raj become determined to find out one of Sheldon's secrets.
29 November 2012
The gang are drawn into a fight between Howard and Sheldon over Sheldon's vacant parking spot at the university.
6 December 2012
Howard tries to bond with Bernadette's father during a fishing trip. When Sheldon is obligated to take care of a sick Amy, she finds ways to take advantage of the situation.
13 December 2012
The girls take Raj out to a nightclub to find him a date. A game of Dungeons and Dragons rekindle old memories of Santa for Sheldon.
3 January 2013
When Penny finds out Alex has a crush on Leonard, Sheldon gets himself and the rest of the guys in trouble with Human Resources whilst trying to solve the problem.
10 January 2013
The guys are stranded in the middle of nowhere when Leonard's car is stolen on the way to the Bakersfield Comic-Con. Back home, the girls try to figure out why the guys are so fascinated with comic books.
31 January 2013
Sheldon is forced to work with Kripke on a project and must concoct an elaborate lie when he can't hold up his end of the work. Howard and Raj get superhero figurines made of themselves.
7 February 2013
Leonard moves in with Penny after a fight with Sheldon, which causes Amy to want to move in with Sheldon. Meanwhile, Raj has a frightening experience with Howard's mother.
14 February 2013
Sheldon gets Alex to buy a Valentine's Day gift for Amy. Leonard and Penny and Howard and Bernadette have a disastrous dinner together. Raj and Stuart host a "Lonely People" party at the comic book store.
21 February 2013
Raj falls apart after his date sneaks out on him, and Sheldon reluctantly returns the favor after Penny helps him out with his "Fun With Flags" program.
7 March 2013
Leonard, Sheldon and Howard give lectures on science to junior high students. The girls ditch work to go to Disneyland. Raj devises a date for Lucy that fixes their social anxiety problems.
14 March 2013
Howard becomes upset when Sheldon finds a letter from his estranged father whilst cleaning out his and Bernadette's closet.
4 April 2013
Leonard, Sheldon, Raj and Kripke battle for tenure at the university.
25 April 2013
Amy tries to help a depressed Sheldon find closure when one of his favorite TV shows is canceled. Raj becomes paranoid when he finds Lucy's blog.
2 May 2013
Bernadette and Howard offer to watch Raj's dog and live to regret it. Leonard and Sheldon hire their favorite childhood star to make an appearance.
9 May 2013
A date between Raj and Lucy takes both of them out of their comfort zones. After a trip to Las Vegas goes awry, the girls join in on a Dungeons and Dragons game, which causes Amy and Sheldon to re-evaluate their relationship.
16 May 2013
Penny is thrown for a loop when Leonard is offered a job overseas, but the news is an even bigger shock to Sheldon. Raj and Lucy's relationship comes to a crossroad.
26 September 2013
Sheldon and Penny bond over missing Leonard. Howard tries to help Raj get over his breakup with Lucy. Amy and Bernadette take a trip together to a biology convention.
26 September 2013
Sheldon feels betrayed when Leonard returns from the North Sea and wants to spend his time with Penny instead of him. Howard's latest foray into helping his mother has some disastrous side effects.
3 October 2013
The gang get competitive when they are forced to take part in Raj's scavenger hunt.
10 October 2013
Sheldon gets mad at Amy for ruining one of his favorite movies, Raj and Stuart try to make their online dating profiles more appealing, and Leonard tries to play the sympathy card with Penny.
17 October 2013
After a fight with Bernadette, Howard ends up on Raj's couch. Sheldon and Amy clash when Amy takes a job at the university.
24 October 2013
Howard tries to do something special to celebrate the anniversary of his first date with Bernadette. Sheldon is conflicted when he makes a major scientific breakthrough but some details have to be corrected.
7 November 2013
Sheldon seeks payback when Arthur "Professor Proton" Jeffries asks Leonard for help on a project instead of him. Raj gets upset at Howard for crashing his night with the girls.
14 November 2013
Sheldon demands Leonard make up for a mistake from their past. Penny confronts Raj's ex-girlfriend, Lucy.
21 November 2013
The gang spend Thanksgiving at Mrs. Wolowitz's house. Howard tries to bond with his father-in-law, and a mistake from Penny's past comes back to haunt her.
5 December 2013
Leonard has to deal with the fallout of disproving Sheldon's new scientific discovery. Raj spends a week at Howard and Bernadette's apartment.
12 December 2013
While Sheldon is at home in Texas, the rest of the gang decorate for Christmas and think about how much he has affected their lives.
2 January 2014
After Leonard tries to help Penny following a failed role on a TV show, she makes an important decision. Meanwhile, Raj and Stuart try to practice their social skills, and Sheldon navigates the intricacies of being funny.
9 January 2014
Sheldon tries to relax after he is forced to take a vacation. Leonard struggles to be supportive of Penny after she quits her job. Amy receives unwanted attention from a co-worker. Bernadette seeks Stuart's help in replacing one of Howard's comic books.
30 January 2014
When the guys can't get hold of any Comic-Con tickets, Sheldon tries to hold his own convention and ends up spending a wild night with James Earl Jones. Meanwhile, the girls try to feel more mature by going to a fancy hotel for tea.
6 February 2014
Sheldon and Amy take a train ride to Napa Valley with Howard and Bernadette on Valentine's Day. Leonard and Penny take Raj's dog to the vet when she accidentally eats some chocolate.
27 February 2014
Leonard's purchase of a dining room table causes Sheldon to reevaluate the changes in his life. Meanwhile, Howard is offered a chance to go back to space and Bernadette struggles with whether or not to encourage him.
6 March 2014
After arguing with Sheldon, Howard tries to make amends by taking him to NASA headquarters in Houston. Penny has second thoughts about quitting her waitressing job when her car dies. Amy gets involved in trying to find Raj a date.
13 March 2014
When Sheldon visits his mother in Houston, he is forced to confront a new reality. Back in Pasadena, the rest of the gang reluctantly take part in Raj's Murder Mystery party.
3 April 2014
While Raj is wracked with guilt when he tries to date Lucy and Emily at the same time, Penny wrestles with whether to take a role in a cheesy movie and Sheldon is torn trying to choose between two gaming systems.
10 April 2014
Penny tries to help Sheldon when he reconsiders his "relationship" with String Theory. During a dinner with Howard and Bernadette, Raj discovers Howard once embarrassed himself on a date with Emily.
24 April 2014
When Sheldon tries to be spontaneous, it leads to unexpected friction between the girls. Meanwhile, Raj seeks Howard's help in preparing for a date with Emily.
1 May 2014
As the gang celebrate Star Wars Day, Sheldon has difficulty dealing with the recent death of Arthur "Professor Proton" Jeffries.
8 May 2014
Penny gets fired from her movie and takes a serious look at her life. Raj sees Emily on a date with another man at the movies. Howard and Bernadette have to take care of his mother after she breaks her leg.
15 May 2014
Sheldon gets upset about his career, the destruction of the comic book store and Leonard and Penny's future living arrangements. Howard and Bernadette struggle to keep hold of a caregiver for Mrs. Wolowitz.
22 September 2014
Sheldon's trip comes to an end when he is robbed, Penny interviews for a job at Bernadette's company, and Howard is weirded out by his mother's relationship with Stuart.
22 September 2014
Sheldon is forced to teach a class as a Junior Professor. Meanwhile, Amy plays both sides when tension arises between Penny and Bernadette.
29 September 2014
Howard becomes nervous after NASA asks him to throw out the first pitch at a Los Angeles Angels game. Meanwhile, Leonard and Penny try to prove Sheldon wrong when he says that he and Amy have a 'superior' relationship.
6 October 2014
Raj's honesty about his past comes back to haunt him after Emily takes a dislike to Penny. Meanwhile, the guys consider investing in the comic book store.
13 October 2014
The girls head to Las Vegas, while the guys try to invent something cool, but only come up with new ways to procrastinate.
20 October 2014
Sheldon and Raj test whether they could survive a dark-matter research expedition in a salt mine by simulating the conditions in a steam tunnel. Meanwhile, Leonard and Penny seek advice from Howard and Bernadette when they argue about money.
30 October 2014
The guys befriend one of Penny's clients when he shows up at her apartment. Meanwhile, Bernadette gets upset when Amy torpedoes an article about her for a local magazine.
6 November 2014
The girls decide to re-enact their high school proms with the guys. While Sheldon feels under pressure to commit to his relationship with Amy, Howard worries about who Stuart will bring as his date.
13 November 2014
Sheldon panics when Leonard announces he has to go into the hospital for surgery. Raj discovers his parents have divorced.
20 November 2014
While Sheldon retires "Fun With Flags", Leonard, Howard and Raj look for something significant in a dead professor's research, and Bernadette finds out what her colleagues really think of her.
11 December 2014
Amy hosts a traditional Victorian Christmas Eve dinner as Raj's father comes to visit, while the guys try to shoo out a bird they let into the university clean room.
8 January 2015
Raj worries a probe he designed will not work in outer space, while Leonard and Sheldon go shopping with Penny and Amy.
29 January 2015
When Sheldon becomes stuck in a rut with his work, the gang try to help him by raising his stress levels. Howard teases Raj with a game called "Emily or Cinnamon."
5 February 2015
Leonard and Sheldon defend themselves against criticism from an online bully, while the girls confront embarrassing moments from their pasts.
19 February 2015
Howard receives some shocking news as everyone prepares for the re-opening of the comic book store. Meanwhile, Penny tries to teach Sheldon how to "let it go," but can't follow her own advice when she learns something infuriating about Amy.
26 February 2015
Sheldon and Penny agree to participate in an unusual experiment. Leonard, Amy, Raj and Emily spend the evening trying to escape a room with a "zombie". Howard and Bernadette run into trouble at the airport after returning from Mrs. Wolowitz's funeral.
5 March 2015
A trip to the pet store ends in a fight after Amy learns Sheldon has applied for a one-way mission to colonize Mars. Meanwhile, Leonard surprises Penny with a very "adult" purchase, and Raj gets into trouble when he snoops around Emily's apartment.
12 March 2015
Tension arises when a magazine fails to mention Leonard in an article about the paper he co-wrote with Sheldon, and a blackout at Mrs. Wolowitz's home leads to a final family dinner in her honor.
2 April 2015
When Leonard and Sheldon are invited to speak at UC Berkeley, they take a detour to try and meet one of their idols. Meanwhile, while cleaning out Mrs. Wolowitz's house, a ping pong battle ensues when Howard and Bernadette argue over the fate of his TARDIS.
9 April 2015
Howard meets the half-brother he never knew he had. Penny is invited to appear on Wil Wheaton's podcast.
16 April 2015
When Raj is asked to create a message on the off chance a NASA mission discovers alien life, the guys fight over what he should do, while Penny contemplates returning to acting.
23 April 2015
Howard questions his engineering abilities when he and Sheldon can't get a toy drone to fly. A cancelled flight nearly prevents Leonard from giving the commencement address at his former high school. Raj pits his parents against each other when his father cuts him off financially.
30 April 2015
Personalities collide when Leonard and Sheldon's mothers meet for the first time. Bernadette reaches her limit with Howard and Stuart.
7 May 2015
As Sheldon presses Leonard and Penny to set a wedding date, he encounters major changes in his relationship with Amy. Meanwhile, Raj wonders if he should break up with Emily, and Howard and Bernadette struggle to ask Stuart to move out.
21 September 2015
Penny struggles with Leonard's confession that he kissed another woman as they prepare to get married in Las Vegas. Meanwhile, Sheldon doesn't know what to do after Amy pushes pause on their relationship.
28 September 2015
Leonard and Penny try to work through their marital issues. Meanwhile, Sheldon films a special episode of "Fun with Flags" after his breakup with Amy, and Bernadette feels guilty about withholding a secret from Penny.
5 October 2015
The guys's skills are put to the test when they get a flat tire on the way to Mexico for Leonard's bachelor party. The girls throw Penny a mini-bachelorette party.
12 October 2015
An impending change to his living arrangements inspires Sheldon to revert to 2003, before he met Penny and Leonard. Raj and Howard form a band for the comic book store.
19 October 2015
Kripke expresses interest in Amy while leading a fencing lesson for the guys. Meanwhile, Stuart seeks help from the girls in getting more women interested in the comic book store.
26 October 2015
Leonard and Sheldon go to great lengths to secure the helium they need during a nation-wide shortage. Meanwhile, the rest of the gang try to find Amy a new boyfriend on a dating app.
5 November 2015
While being interviewed for a documentary about Spock from "Star Trek"
(1966), Sheldon struggles to suppress his emotions about his recent break-up from Amy. Meanwhile, Howard and Bernadette butt heads over renovating his mother's house.
12 November 2015
Sheldon, Howard and Raj post an ad online to find a new girlfriend for Sheldon. Penny and Bernadette decide to spy when Amy is secretive about who she is dating.
19 November 2015
On Thanksgiving, Sheldon and Amy try to spend time together as friends and go to an aquarium, Howard reluctantly agrees to volunteer at the soup kitchen with Bernadette, Raj and Emily, and Penny discovers that Leonard knows more about her than she thought.
10 December 2015
Sheldon has a revelation when he realizes why a song was stuck in his head. Meanwhile, Amy invites Dave over for dinner despite their previously awkward date, and Howard and Raj become obsessed with a fan of their band.
17 December 2015
Leonard, Howard and Raj have to decide who will take their extra Star Wars movie ticket, while Sheldon plans something special for Amy's birthday.
7 January 2016
Penny gets more than she bargained for when Leonard agrees to meet with a psychiatrist on her behalf to make a sale. Meanwhile, Sheldon and Raj collaborate on an astronomical discovery, and Howard and Bernadette's happiness is short-lived after Stuart moves out.
14 January 2016
After being forced to deal with a sick Sheldon, the rest of the gang try to treat themselves to a Sheldon-free weekend.
4 February 2016
Sheldon is thrilled when his Meemaw comes to visit, but his excitement quickly fades when she butts heads with Amy. Meanwhile, Raj meets a girl at the comic book store who makes him question his relationship with Emily.
11 February 2016
Sheldon and Amy host a Valentine's Day episode of "Fun with Flags", Leonard and Penny grapple with getting older, Howard and Bernadette find a surprise in their hot tub and Raj is torn between Emily and Claire.
18 February 2016
Bernadette reveals her pregnancy to Howard and the rest of the gang.
25 February 2016
The gang convince Sheldon to celebrate his birthday and throw him a party.
10 March 2016
Leonard, Sheldon, and Howard run into problems when they file for a patent for their infinite persistence gyroscope. Meanwhile, the girls give Raj dating advice when Emily reaches out to him after their breakup.
31 March 2016
Amy is shocked at a revelation from Sheldon after she buys him a new laptop. Meanwhile, Raj sells out Leonard and Howard after they lie to their wives in order to attend an early screening of a movie.
7 April 2016
Secrets are revealed when Amy and Sheldon join Penny and Leonard on a weekend cabin trip. Raj is more excited about Howard's and Bernadette's impending parenthood than they are.
21 April 2016
The gang pick sides when a small argument between Leonard and Sheldon erupts into a heated fight during a "Game of Thrones" viewing party.
28 April 2016
Sheldon and Bernadette spend the evening together while the rest of the gang go to a wine tasting party, but things get uncomfortable for Raj when Penny's ex-boyfriend Zack shows up and takes an interest in Claire.
5 May 2016
Sheldon hires Stuart to spend the day with Amy when he would rather go to the movies. Meanwhile, Penny struggles to make a connection with Leonard's mother when she comes to visit.
12 May 2016
Leonard and Penny try to have a wedding ceremony that everyone can attend, but it creates serious conflict among Sheldon's mother and Leonard's divorced parents. Meanwhile, Howard and Raj become convinced the government is out to get them.
19 September 2016
As Leonard and Penny attempt to hold another wedding ceremony everyone can attend, they have to deal with Penny's family arriving and Leonard's father spending the night with Sheldon's mother.