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The Most Brilliant Comedy Since Seinfeld!

  • Jan 29, 2013
When this show started out I thought it would not last beyond a season.  Four super-smart "geeky" guys who love to go to the comics store and love to quote Star Trek and debate philosophical issue regarding superheroes trying to connect with the unreachable hot blonde next door.  Well the writers of this  series keep coming up with new and hilarious new avenues for this show that never seems to get boring.

What is always constant among these characters is both their hatred towards Sheldon, the self-centered egotist who slings insults without a second thought and whose mind that can solve string theory, cannot fathom the most mundane things regarding human interaction.  As each of the characters has an innate desire to slay this "major annoyance," they are also inexplicably drawn to him, no matter what "detailled contracts" he makes them sign or iron clad rules he makes them follow (each day is assigned a specified meal and activity).

The stories keep evolving for the better, whether it be learning that alcohol can allow Raj to talk to girls, having a Wil Wheaton/ Sheldon Cooper rivalry, finding the perfect woman for Sheldon via an on-line dating service (Amy), having Sheldon and Penny sing "Soft Kitty," having Raj's parents appearring only via Skyppe or whether it's knock "Penny," knock, "Penny," knock, "Penny!"

And now the show is into its sixth season and nobody cares that the elevator is still out of order!  Some of the best scenes happen when they are walking up or down those several flights (how did they move that Time Machine up the stairs?).

TBS seems to have a few nights of marathan episodes each week and I can watch them back to back without getting bored.  While a show like Modern Family is funny, the shows seem to all be the same and the characters have not really evolved since the first episode.  With TBBT we see Amy evolving to becoming more human and little by little we see Sheldon start to change (he did get jealous of Amy's date with Stuart).  Penny has learned to accept Sheldon's quirks and occasionally Raj will slip and talk in front of a girl sans alcohol.  I don't think we will ever see Howard's mother on-screen though but we do know that the two people that tame Sheldon are his mother and his twin sister.

I hope the writers can keep up the excellent job on this show for seasons to come and that the actors realize what they have now and don't decide to jump ship just yet.
The Most Brilliant Comedy Since Seinfeld! The Most Brilliant Comedy Since Seinfeld! The Most Brilliant Comedy Since Seinfeld!

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February 15, 2013
My wife swears by this show, but me? I only find real solid humor in about one out of every three. But I will say that I love the characters, and, yes, like every red-blooded male alive, I love Penny. Bernadette is a knock-out as well.
January 31, 2013
I watch this because of Penny....LOL
February 15, 2013
Her and Bernadette are the single best reasons!
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The Big Bang Theory is a situational comedy that premiered on CBS on September 24, 2007, which is created and executive produced by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady. The series takes two male Caltech prodigies in their twenties, an experimental physicist (Leonard) and a theoretical physicist (Sheldon) and places them across the hall from the beautiful blonde intelligent waitress (Penny), who is aspiring to make it in show business. Despite the two physicists' genius, they experience trouble relating and interacting with others, especially women. Penny's personality contrasts with her geeky neighbors, leading to the shows comedic effect. The show is produced by Warner Brothers Television and Chuck Lorre Productions, starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayys and Sara Gilbert.

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