So it’s no surprise that creator Chuck Lorre has used the show’s vanity card – the still at the end of the credits that usually features the producer’s details – to pay tribute to Nimoy and his legacy.
Lorre keeps his eulogy short but moving: “The impact you had on our show and on our lives is everlasting”, it reads.
Nimoy made a memorable cameo on The Big Bang Theory back in 2012, lending his voice to an episode during which Sheldon battled his desires to play with a Mr Spock doll.
We’re sure his influence on The Big Bang Theory, much like Mr Spock, will live long and prosper.
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