Sheldon says a tearful goodbye to "Fun with Flags." Also, Leonard, Howard and Raj look for something significant in a dead professor's research, and Bernadette is shocked to learn her co-workers' true feelings from Penny. (TV-PG L)
When Leonard gets minor surgery on his nose, Sheldon is the one in need of sympathy. Meanwhile, Raj's parents' impending divorce causes Howard and Bernadette to work on their own marriage. (TV-PG L).
When the gang recreates a high school prom on the roof the of the guys' apartment building, Sheldon feels pressure to participate in all the typical romantic traditions. (TV-14 D, L)
The guys try to help Penny out of an awkward work dilemma. Meanwhile, Amy and Bernadette argue over whether or not female scientists should play up their sexuality. Billy Bob Thornton guest stars. (TV-14 D)
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 deep underground. Meanwhile, Leonard and Penny seek advice from Wolowitz and Bernadette after they fight about money.
With the girls away in Vegas for the weekend, the guys try to invent "the next big thing," but only come up with new ways to procrastinate.
Raj's honesty about his past comes back to bite him after his girlfriend is cold to Penny. Meanwhile, the guys consider becoming part-owners in Stuart's comic-book store.
Howard is nervous when NASA asks him to throw out the first pitch at a Los Angeles Angels game for National Space Day. Also, Leonard and Penny try to prove Sheldon wrong after he claims that he and Amy are a superior couple.
When Sheldon is forced to teach a class, Howard surprises everyone by taking it. Meanwhile, the tension between Penny and Bernadette gives Amy a chance to play both sides. Guest star Regina King returns as Mrs. Davis, the University's Director of Employee Relations.
Leonard and Amy take an unexpected road trip to Arizona to pick up Sheldon. Meanwhile, Penny interviews for a job at Bernadette's company, and Howard is weirded out by Stuart's relationship with Mrs. Wolowitz. (TV-PG D)
Prepare to enter the eighth dimension of television's perpetual laughter continuum as THE BIG BANG THEORY boldly crosses the frontiers of science and comedy. Doctors Hofstadter & Cooper remain socially challenged, but the two genius roommates and their friends Penny, Howard, Raj, Amy & Bernadette always produce hilarious results.
A horrible day at work prompts Penny to evaluate her life choices – including taking a big step with Leonard. Meanwhile, Howard and Bernadette struggle to care for Mrs. Wolowitz, and Raj gets relationship advice from Sheldon.
With his entire world changing around him, Sheldon is forced to confront an uncertain future and considers a major move in the seventh season finale. Meanwhile, Raj and Emily take it to the next level, and Mrs. Wolowitz's injury is a major headache for Howard and Bernadette. Recurring guest star Christine Baranski returns as Leonard's mother, Beverly Hofstadter.
May the "Fourth" Be With You! Professor Proton helps Sheldon cope with grief, while Leonard turns a relationship milestone into a competition with Penny. Meanwhile Amy and Bernadette make a "Star Wars Day” gift for the guys.
Leonard tries to help Sheldon free his mind by reinstating "Anything Can Happen Thursday," but when Sheldon tries to be spontaneous, it leads to unexpected friction between Penny, Amy and Bernadette. Meanwhile, Raj seeks Howard's help in preparing for a date with Emily.
Sheldon faces a personal crisis after deciding he's wasting his time with String Theory. Meanwhile, a double date between Raj, Emily and the Wolowitzes ends in embarrassment for Howard.
The cast speak about their roles and how much fun they are having in the new season.
Sheldon is ordered to teach a class, and the gang is surprised when Howard signs up to take it and tensions between Penny and Bernadette afford Amy an opportunity to play one against the other.
Leonard and Sheldon are brilliant physicists, the kind of "beautiful minds" that understand how the universe works. But none of that genius helps them interact with people, especially women. All this begins to change when a free-spirited beauty named Penny moves in next door. Sheldon, Leonard's roommate, is quite content spending his nights playing Klingon Boggle with their socially dysfunctional friends, fellow CalTech scientists Wolowitz and Koothrappali. However, Leonard sees in Penny a whole new universe of possibilities... including love.
Raj's girlfriend, Emily, gives Penny the cold shoulder after he reveals some info about their past history and the guys contemplate buying into Stuart's comic-book emporium.
Sheldon and Raj undertake an underground research expedition that turns into a test of how long before they get under each other's skin. Meanwhile, Leonard and Penny argue about money, and go to Wolowitz and Bernadette for advice.
A nervous Wolowitz is thrown for a loop when NASA asks him to toss out the first pitch at a Los Angeles Angels baseball game. Meanwhile, Sheldon brags that he and Amy are a better couple than Leonard and Penny, so they set out to prove he's way off base.
The girls discuss what they think about Emily.
THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursdays, (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Leonard runs into Wolowitz's mom at a restaurant.
The science of funny is back! At work, physicists Leonard and Sheldon and their geek pals conquer the cosmos. At home, real life from dating to driving conquers them. This season, Leonard gets a girl. So does Sheldon. (Sheldon!) Howard drives the Mars Rover into a ditch. Raj woos a terminator. Gorgeous girl-next-door Penny falls under the spell of Age of Conan. And super-smart, uberconfident Leslie Winkler reduces mere men to spineless jellyfish. Twenty-three laugh-filled episodes from series creators Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men) and Bill Prady (Gilmore Girls) and a talented cast with astronomical comedy I.Q.s show why Big Bang is such a big hit.
Worlds collide in Season 3! A love affair with Penny has opened a big, wide, wonderful world of romance for Leonard. But Sheldon likes the world just the way it was, thank you. All of which makes for a zany comic triangle with brainy, clueless Sheldon and practical, grounded Penny hilariously vying for the role of hypotenuse. This complete 2-Disc, 23-Episode Season 3 Set also features Raj, Howard, tattoos, football, awkward dates, jail time, Stan Lee, a The Lord of the Rings ring and all the fun of a series that only gets better.
Two geeky physicists plus one hot female neighbor equals the perfect formula for one hilarious new comedy.
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