Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper are both brilliant physicists working at Cal Tech in Pasadena, California. They are colleagues, best friends, and roommates, although in all capacities their relationship is always tested primarily by Sheldon's regimented, deeply eccentric, and non-conventional ways. They are also friends with their Cal Tech colleagues mechanical engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Rajesh Koothrappali. The foursome spend their time working on their individual work projects, playing video games, watching science-fiction movies, or reading comic books. As they are self-professed nerds, all have little or no luck with women. When Penny, a pretty woman and an aspiring actress from Omaha, moves into the apartment across the hall from Leonard and Sheldon's, Leonard has another aspiration in life, namely to get Penny to be his girlfriend.
Smart Is The New Sexy.
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Did You Know?
Continuing the connections between Roseanne and Big Bang Theory, (Johnny Galecki, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert), is Meagan Fay. Maegan Fay's claim to fame was playing Kathy Bowman for two seasons on Roseanne, playing Barr's snooty next-door neighbor. Meagen Fay also played Kaley Cuoco's mother in the movie Kaley produced "Authors Anonymous" besides playing Bernadette Rostenkowski's mother on Big Bang Theory. See more
In the theme song it says "we built a wall we built the pyramids" the pyramids are older than the wall. See more
[after a motorcycle accident, which no one asks him about
My leg is killing me, thanks for asking.
One of the final cards to appear in the credit sequence is the vanity card for Chuck Lorre Productions. In keeping with his practice on "Dharma and Greg" and "Two and a Half Men", there is a different message on the card each week, written by Chuck Lorre himself. See more
History of Everything (The Big Bang Theory Theme)
Music & lyrics by Barenaked Ladies
Performed by Barenaked Ladies
Played during the opening titles See more