The Big Bang Theory: Season 1

Episodes

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Unaired Pilot Version 2

1 Sep 24
2007

Pilot

Brilliant physicist roommates Leonard and Sheldon meet their new neighbor Penny, who begins showing them that as much as they know about science, they know little about actual…

2 Oct 01
2007

The Big Bran Hypothesis

Leonard volunteers to sign for a package in an attempt to make a good impression on Penny, but when he enlists Sheldon for help, his attempt at chivalry goes terribly awry.

3 Oct 08
2007

The Fuzzy Boots Corollary

Leonard asks a woman out after he finds out that Penny is seeing someone.

4 Oct 15
2007

The Luminous Fish Effect

Sheldon’s getting fired forces him to explore what life has to offer outside physics, leaving Leonard to take drastic action to snap his friend out of his funk.

5 Oct 22
2007

The Hamburger Postulate

Fearing he’s wasting his time on Penny, Leonard ends up making a connection with Leslie.

6 Oct 29
2007

The Middle Earth Paradigm

Penny hosts a Hallowe’en party, putting Leonard, Sheldon, Wolowitz, and Koothrappali through a new test of their social skills.

7 Nov 05
2007

The Dumpling Paradox

With Wolowitz AWOL with one of her friends, Penny’s recruited to fill in for him on the guys’ Halo team

8 Nov 12
2007

The Grasshopper Experiment

Raj’s parents set him up on a blind date, but just when he discovers he can talk to her, she shows interest in Sheldon.

9 Mar 17
2008

The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization

When they’re invited to present at a physics conference, Sheldon’s reluctance to share the credit leads to a tiff between him and Leonard, and Penny’s interv…

10 Mar 24
2008

The Loobenfeld Decay

Leonard and Sheldon each lie to avoid seeing Penny’s concert, but Sheldon’s is a bit too complicated for his own good.

11 Mar 31
2008

The Pancake Batter Anomaly

With his friends knowing how sour he acts when sick—and avoiding him as a result—Sheldon is nursed by Penny, who hasn’t a clue what she’s in for.

12 Apr 14
2008

The Jerusalem Duality

With Sheldon rattled over meeting Dennis, a 15-year-old physicist who’s smarter than he, Leonard helps him look for a way to debunk Dennis’s research.

13 Apr 21
2008

The Bat Jar Conjecture

Sheldon finds himself booted from the gang’s Physics Bowl team and replaced with Leslie, so he forms his own team, hoping to prove he’s superior.

14 Apr 28
2008

The Nerdvana Annihilation

When delivery of another collectible leads to Penny’s lashing out at Leonard, he decides it’s time to give up his habit, much to his friends’ protestation.

15 May 05
2008

The Pork Chop Indeterminacy

The rest of the gang fall for Sheldon’s twin sister, and Leonard’s plan to win her heart is derailed when Sheldon declares he’ll be the one to decide who can…

16 May 12
2008

The Peanut Reaction

Penny wants to throw a surprise party for Leonard, but Sheldon’s indulgence at an electronics store throws her off-track.

17 May 19
2008

The Tangerine Factor

Penny’s break-up spurs Leonard to summon the courage to ask her out, and each goes to Sheldon for advice on their upcoming date.

About The Big Bang Theory

What happens when hyperintelligent roommates Sheldon and Leonard meet Penny, a free-spirited beauty moving in next door, and realize they know next to nothing about life outside of the lab. Rounding out the crew are the smarmy Wolowitz, who thinks he’s as sexy as he is brainy, and Koothrappali, who suffers from an inability to speak in the presence of a woman.

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