The Big Bang Theory Highest Rated Episodes

Last Updated 10/2/2015
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    S4:E8 The 21-Second Excitation 5.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    The guys camp out all night waiting to see an extended cut of Indiana Jones, while Amy joins in on girls' night with Penny [Read More] and Bernadette. [Collapse]

    • 11/11/2010 11:10 am
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    S7:E14 The Convention Conundrum 5.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    When the guys can't get hold of any Comic-Con tickets, Sheldon tries to hold his own convention and ends up spending a wild [Read More] night with James Earl Jones. Meanwhile, the girls try to feel more mature by going to a fancy hotel for tea. [Collapse]

    • 01/30/2014 12:15 pm
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    S4:E11 The Justice League Recombination 5.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    The guys enter a costume contest as members of the Justice League and convince Penny and Zack to join them.

    • 12/16/2010 11:12 am
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    S7:E15 The Locomotive Manipulation 5.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Sheldon and Amy take a train ride to Napa Valley with Howard and Bernadette on Valentine's Day. Leonard and Penny take [Read More] Raj's dog to the vet when she accidentally eats some chocolate. [Collapse]

    • 02/06/2014 12:16 pm
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    S2:E15 The Maternal Capacitance 5.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Sheldon hits it off with Leonard's psychoanalyst mother, but she drives Leonard and Penny to the bottle.

    • 02/09/2009 10:39 am
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    S9:E11 The Opening Night Excitation 5.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leonard, Howard and Raj have to decide who will take their extra Star Wars movie ticket, while Sheldon plans something special [Read More] for Amy's birthday. [Collapse]

    • 12/17/2015 12:35 pm
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    S3:E18 The Pants Alternative 5.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Sheldon seeks help from the rest of the gang in overcoming his fear of public speaking when he receives an award.

    • 03/22/2010 10:58 am
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    S2:E7 The Panty Pinata Polarization 5.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Penny plans revenge when Sheldon bans her from his and Leonard's apartment, while Howard and Raj use the latest technology [Read More] to try to find the house being used in "America's Next Top Model." [Collapse]

    • 11/10/2008 10:34 am
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    S3:E17 The Precious Fragmentation 5.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    The guys' friendship is threatened when they find a ring from the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

    • 03/08/2010 10:57 am
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    S7:E4 The Raiders Minimization 5.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Sheldon gets mad at Amy for ruining one of his favorite movies, Raj and Stuart try to make their online dating profiles more [Read More] appealing, and Leonard tries to play the sympathy card with Penny. [Collapse]

    • 10/10/2013 12:08 pm
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    S9:E24 The Convergence Convergence 4.00 / 5 from 2 users
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    Leonard and Penny try to have a wedding ceremony that everyone can attend, but it creates serious conflict among Sheldon's [Read More] mother and Leonard's divorced parents. Meanwhile, Howard and Raj become convinced the government is out to get them. [Collapse]

    • 05/12/2016 01:00 pm
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    S1:E1 Pilot 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    A pair of socially awkward theoretical physicists meet their new neighbor Penny, who is their polar opposite.

    • 09/04/2007 10:10 am
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    S6:E8 The 43 Peculiarity 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leonard feels threatened after hearing about Penny's study partner at school, while Howard and Raj become determined to find [Read More] out one of Sheldon's secrets. [Collapse]

    • 11/15/2012 11:50 am
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    S4:E21 The Agreement Dissection 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    When Priya finds a loophole in the roommate agreement to throw Sheldon out for the night, Penny, Amy and Bernadette take him to [Read More] a nightclub. [Collapse]

    • 04/28/2011 11:17 am
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    S8:E13 The Anxiety Optimization 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    When Sheldon becomes stuck in a rut with his work, the gang try to help him by raising his stress levels. Howard teases Raj with [Read More] a game called "Emily or Cinnamon." [Collapse]

    • 01/29/2015 12:33 pm
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    S4:E7 The Apology Insufficiency 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    An FBI agent interviews the guys when Howard needs to obtain a security clearance.

    • 11/04/2010 11:10 am
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    S9:E3 The Bachelor Party Corrosion 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    The guys's skills are put to the test when they get a flat tire on the way to Mexico for Leonard's bachelor party. The [Read More] girls throw Penny a mini-bachelorette party. [Collapse]

    • 10/05/2015 12:35 pm
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    S2:E1 The Bad Fish Paradigm 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leonard becomes concerned when his date with Penny ends abruptly and she starts blowing him off. When told the truth, Sheldon [Read More] would rather move out than keep Penny's reasons a secret from Leonard. [Collapse]

    • 09/22/2008 10:27 am
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    S6:E13 The Bakersfield Expedition 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    The guys are stranded in the middle of nowhere when Leonard's car is stolen on the way to the Bakersfield Comic-Con. Back [Read More] home, the girls try to figure out why the guys are so fascinated with comic books. [Collapse]

    • 01/10/2013 11:52 am
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    S2:E11 The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leonard is disappointed when Penny develops an interest in an attractive physicist at the university. Meanwhile, Sheldon [Read More] struggles to find an appropriate Christmas gift for Penny. [Collapse]

    • 12/15/2008 10:36 am
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    S5:E14 The Beta Test Initiation 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leonard and Penny develop a system to ensure their dates go smoothly. Raj finally finds a woman he can talk to - the virtual [Read More] assistant on his mobile phone. [Collapse]

    • 01/26/2012 11:34 am
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    S1:E2 The Big Bran Hypothesis 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Penny is furious with Leonard and Sheldon when they sneak into her apartment and clean it while she is sleeping.

    • 10/01/2007 10:11 am
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    S4:E9 The Boyfriend Complexity 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Penny asks Leonard to pose as her boyfriend when her father visits. Howard, Raj and Bernadette have an awkward encounter when [Read More] they spend the evening together. [Collapse]

    • 11/18/2010 11:11 am
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    S2:E22 The Classified Materials Turbulence 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Penny's second date with Stuart has significant implications for Leonard. Howard enlists the guys' help with one of his [Read More] NASA projects. [Collapse]

    • 05/04/2009 10:43 am
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    S6:E21 The Closure Alternative 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Amy tries to help a depressed Sheldon find closure when one of his favorite TV shows is canceled. Raj becomes paranoid when he [Read More] finds Lucy's blog. [Collapse]

    • 04/25/2013 11:58 am
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    S8:E15 The Comic Book Store Regeneration 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Howard receives some shocking news as everyone prepares for the re-opening of the comic book store. Meanwhile, Penny tries to [Read More] teach Sheldon how to "let it go," but can't follow her own advice when she learns something infuriating about Amy. [Collapse]

    • 02/19/2015 12:34 pm
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    S3:E6 The Cornhusker Vortex 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leonard tries to learn about football to fit in with Penny's friends. Meanwhile, a loss in a kite war threatens to end Raj [Read More] and Howard's friendship. [Collapse]

    • 11/02/2009 10:51 am
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    S5:E24 The Countdown Reflection 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    As Howard prepares for his mission into space, flashbacks show the recent events leading up to his and Bernadette's wedding.

    • 05/10/2012 11:40 am
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    S3:E5 The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leonard is forced to ask Penny to set Howard up with one of her friends, while Sheldon seeks payback against sci-fi star Wil [Read More] Wheaton. [Collapse]

    • 10/19/2009 10:51 am
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    S4:E2 The Cruciferous Vegetable Amplification 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    When Sheldon calculates the technology to download his consciousness into a robot won't be invented soon enough, he [Read More] desperately tries to find a way to increase his lifespan. [Collapse]

    • 09/30/2010 11:06 am
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    S7:E10 The Discovery Dissipation 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leonard has to deal with the fallout of disproving Sheldon's new scientific discovery. Raj spends a week at Howard and [Read More] Bernadette's apartment. [Collapse]

    • 12/05/2013 12:11 pm
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    S6:E12 The Egg Salad Equivalency 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    When Penny finds out Alex has a crush on Leonard, Sheldon gets himself and the rest of the guys in trouble with Human Resources [Read More] whilst trying to solve the problem. [Collapse]

    • 01/03/2013 11:52 am
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    S3:E1 The Electric Can Opener Fluctuation 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    After returning from the North Pole, a conflict among the guys sends Sheldon back to Texas and interferes with Leonard's [Read More] reunion with Penny. [Collapse]

    • 09/21/2009 10:49 am
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    S3:E16 The Excelsior Acquisition 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Sheldon misses an opportunity to get Stan Lee's autograph because he has to make an appearance in traffic court.

    • 03/01/2010 10:57 am
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    S8:E6 The Expedition Approximation 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Sheldon and Raj test whether they could survive a dark-matter research expedition in a salt mine by simulating the conditions in [Read More] a steam tunnel. Meanwhile, Leonard and Penny seek advice from Howard and Bernadette when they argue about money. [Collapse]

    • 10/20/2014 12:29 pm
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    S2:E14 The Financial Permeability 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leonard and Sheldon try to help out Penny when she can't afford to pay her rent.

    • 03/02/2009 10:38 am
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    S5:E10 The Flaming Spittoon Acquisition 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    When Stuart asks Amy on a date, Sheldon considers having a more serious relationship with her. Meanwhile, the guys become [Read More] obsessed with a new card game involving Wild West heroes and witches. [Collapse]

    • 11/17/2011 11:31 am
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    S5:E15 The Friendship Contraction 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leonard signs out of his roommate agreement, reducing himself and Sheldon to mere acquaintances, while Howard tries to think of [Read More] a cool astronaut nickname for himself. [Collapse]

    • 02/02/2012 11:34 am
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    S5:E7 The Good Guy Fluctuation 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Sheldon tries to get into the spirit of Halloween by trying to scare the guys after they prank him. Leonard seeks Penny's [Read More] advice when an attractive comic book artist takes an interest in him. [Collapse]

    • 10/27/2011 11:30 am
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    S7:E23 The Gorilla Dissolution 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Penny gets fired from her movie and takes a serious look at her life. Raj sees Emily on a date with another man at the movies. [Read More] Howard and Bernadette have to take care of his mother after she breaks her leg. [Collapse]

    • 05/08/2014 12:20 pm
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    S3:E10 The Gorilla Experiment 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Sheldon attempts to help Penny understand physics to impress Leonard, while Howard becomes jealous when Bernadette takes an [Read More] interest in Leonard's research. [Collapse]

    • 12/07/2009 10:54 am
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    S2:E4 The Griffin Equivalency 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    The guys struggle to cope with Raj's arrogance after he is featured in a People magazine article.

    • 10/13/2008 10:30 am
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    S1:E5 The Hamburger Postulate 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leslie seduces Leonard, but afterwards tells him that she is only interested in a one-night stand.

    • 10/29/2007 10:13 am
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    S5:E21 The Hawking Excitation 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Sheldon uses any and all means to meet his hero, Dr. Stephen Hawking.

    • 04/05/2012 11:39 am
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    S9:E6 The Helium Insufficiency 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leonard and Sheldon go to great lengths to secure the helium they need during a nation-wide shortage. Meanwhile, the rest of the [Read More] gang try to find Amy a new boyfriend on a dating app. [Collapse]

    • 10/26/2015 12:49 pm
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    S4:E20 The Herb Garden Germination 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Sheldon and Amy secretly experiment on the gang by spreading rumors when they hear that Bernadette is thinking about breaking up [Read More] with Howard. [Collapse]

    • 04/07/2011 11:17 am
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    S7:E12 The Hesitation Ramification 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    After Leonard tries to help Penny following a failed role on a TV show, she makes an important decision. Meanwhile, Raj and [Read More] Stuart try to practice their social skills, and Sheldon navigates the intricacies of being funny. [Collapse]

    • 01/02/2014 12:12 pm
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    S6:E3 The Higgs Boson Observation 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    When Sheldon hires a female grad student to assist him, a jealous Amy asks Penny to help her spy on them. On the space station, [Read More] Howard begins behaving erratically. [Collapse]

    • 10/11/2012 11:47 am
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    S2:E20 The Hofstadter Isotope 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    Leonard is so upset when a friend from the comic book store begins dating Penny that he convinces Howard and Raj to take him to [Read More] a bar so that he can pick up a woman of his own. [Collapse]

    • 04/13/2009 10:41 am
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    S6:E5 The Holographic Excitation 4.00 / 5 from 1 users
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    While Raj plans Stuart's Halloween party at the comic book store, Howard annoys the rest of the gang by constantly talking [Read More] about space, and Penny tries to take more of an interest in Leonard's work. [Collapse]

    • 10/25/2012 11:48 am
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