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The Big Bang Theory

  • 2014
  • Season 7
  • 24 episodes
  • Sitcom

Summary

Leonard and Sheldon are brilliant physicists -- wizards in the laboratory, but socially challenged outside of it. Enter beautiful, street-smart neighbor, Penny, who aims to teach them a thing or two about life.

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Episode 24: The Status Quo Combustion

Summary

Sheldon becomes upset about his career, the destruction of the comic-book store and Leonard and Penny's future living arrangements. Elsewhere, Howard is unable to keep hold of a carer for his mother. Comedy, staring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco.
Recommended

Review

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Penny and Leonard impart their big news to the group, only for Raj to top it. But the announcement has ramifications that not just contravene Leonard and Sheldon’s room-mate agreement but toss it in the bin and set fire to it. Already smarting from the university’s heavy-handedness, Sheldon is flustered to the point of tears.

His difficulty in accepting change is both cannily written – it mirrors our own in the face of a show that might, itself, be adapting – and sweetly played by Jim Parsons. The moment he says, “I am overwhelmed” is a choker.

Bravely, then, there’s darkness in this series finale, but also solutions, silver linings... and a zero-to-hero smile on the face of the permanently crestfallen Stuart.

Big Bang is back in the autumn. Not a moment too soon.

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Cast

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Leonard HofstadterJohnny Galecki
Sheldon CooperJim Parsons
PennyKaley Cuoco
Howard WolowitzSimon Helberg
Raj KoothrappaliKunal Nayyar
Amy Farrah FowlerMayim Bialik
Bernadette RostenkowskiMelissa Rauch

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  • Episode 24

    The Status Quo Combustion

    Summary

    Sheldon becomes upset about his career, the destruction of the comic-book store and Leonard and Penny's future living arrangements. Elsewhere, Howard is unable to keep hold of a carer for his mother. Comedy, staring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco.
    Recommended

    Review

    Rating: 4 out of 5.

    Penny and Leonard impart their big news to the group, only for Raj to top it. But the announcement has ramifications that not just contravene Leonard and Sheldon’s room-mate agreement but toss it in the bin and set fire to it. Already smarting from the university’s heavy-handedness, Sheldon is flustered to the point of tears.

    His difficulty in accepting change is both cannily written – it mirrors our own in the face of a show that might, itself, be adapting – and sweetly played by Jim Parsons. The moment he says, “I am overwhelmed” is a choker.

    Bravely, then, there’s darkness in this series finale, but also solutions, silver linings... and a zero-to-hero smile on the face of the permanently crestfallen Stuart.

    Big Bang is back in the autumn. Not a moment too soon.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Leonard HofstadterJohnny Galecki
    Sheldon CooperJim Parsons
    PennyKaley Cuoco
    Howard WolowitzSimon Helberg
    Raj KoothrappaliKunal Nayyar
    Amy Farrah FowlerMayim Bialik
    Bernadette RostenkowskiMelissa Rauch

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