The Big Bang Theory

The Space Probe Disintegration

Series 8 - Episode 12 The Space Probe Disintegration



If you have any feelings for this show – and 1.5 million of us in the UK do – you may be close to tears by the end of this surprisingly tender outing.

You almost disbelieve your ears when the simmering subtext of countless episodes – and the elephant in the room – is finally expressed. Leonard turns on his rhino-hided flatmate Sheldon and says, “You have no idea how much you inconvenience the lives of everyone around you.” It’s a statement, dripping with frustration, that could go one of two ways...

But before all that, Amy and Penny criticise the guys’ inflexibility when it comes to doing what they want. Don’t miss.


Raj endures an anxious day as he worries that a space probe he helped design will not function properly, while Leonard and Sheldon agree to go clothes shopping with Penny and Amy. Comedy, starring Kunal Nayyar, Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco.

Cast & Crew

Leonard Hofstadter Johnny Galecki
Sheldon Cooper Jim Parsons
Penny Kaley Cuoco
Howard Wolowitz Simon Helberg
Raj Koothrappali Kunal Nayyar
Amy Farrah Fowler Mayim Bialik
Bernadette Rostenkowski Melissa Rauch
Himself LeVar Burton
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