The Big Bang Theory

Trivia: Amy's apartment number is 314, ie. Pi (well, a variation - 3.14...). Very fitting.

terry s
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Trivia: Six years apart, Johnny Galecki and Kunal Nayyar share the same birthday.

Cubs Fan
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Trivia: Penny is the only character whose surname has not yet been revealed.

Cubs Fan
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Trivia: Sheldon and Leonard were named after producer/creator Sheldon Leonard, who created and produced such TV hits as the Dick Van Dyke Show and the Andy Griffith Show, as Chuck Lorre was a huge fan of his.

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Trivia: When Penny becomes a bartender, it was because Kaley broke her leg horse riding and they had to keep filming, so she kept the cast hidden behind the bar.

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Trivia: You don't have to be a big The Big Bang Theory fan to know that Sheldon has his spot on the couch, but did you notice that other characters also sit in 90% of scenes on the one spot. Leonard is always on the sofa left to Sheldon, Penny is almost always on the sofa across Sheldon, Howard is always next to Sheldon on the couch (except in situations when Amy or Bernadette sit between him and Sheldon), and Raj is always on the left side of the couch (viewers' left), or on the floor.

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Trivia: When ever the characters visit Will Wheaton's house, the number on the house is 1701, which is the hull number of the USS Enterprise from all the Star Trek TV shows and movies. Wheaton rose to fame as a cast member of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

The Countdown Reflection - S5-E24

Factual error: There is not a snowball's chance of Howard becoming an astronaut. He suffers from cardiac arrhythmia, something about which he is completely open. "Transient" or not this is easily detectable by a simple electrocardiogram, which is a fundamental part of the many medical examinations a potential astronaut will have to pass. He wouldn't even be allowed to start basic training. Note also that during his basic training he shows signs of severe stress and trauma which would inevitably trigger a cardiac episode. Even if it didn't the fact that he was falling apart at the seams would have him removed from the programme for his own good.

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Question: How come Raj has no problem speaking to his mother, but, when around other women, such as Penny, he immediately stops talking? Also, why does he have to whisper in someone's ear if he wants to ask Penny something?

Answer: Because Raj's selective mutism seems to be caused by women that Raj sees (on some sort of conscious or subconscious level) as a potential sexual partner. An attribute that wouldn't apply to either his sister or mother.

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