The Big Bang Theory

Season 8

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Season 8
The Big Bang Theory season
Aired from
Sept 22, 2014 - Present
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The eighth season of The Big Bang Theory was confirmed on March 12, 2014, after a 3-season deal with the network which renewed the series through its tenth season, meaning that it will now run until at least 2017.  No plot spoilers for Season 8 have yet been released. TBBT will start airing on Mondays, in front of Mom, due to the NFL game schedule. It will move back to Thursdays on October 30, 2014 before The Millers. The season premiere will air on September 22, 2014.

As of August 4, Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting have signed a three year contract for 1 Million for each episode. Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar have also signed a contract for three seasons for more than $750,000 per episode. There were some contract issues between Galecki, Cuoco-Sweeting, and Parsons, however these issues have been resolved.

Cast Edit


In order of credit


Episode (Series) Episode (Season/Ep#) Title Original Air Date Directed By Description
160 801 The Locomotion Interruption September 22, 2014 Mark Cendrowski Sheldon is robbed while on his train journey and Amy is miffed when he calls Leonard to come and get him.
161 802

The Junior Professor Solution

September 22, 2014 Mark Cendrowski Sheldon gets the promotion and must teach a class. Bernadette is pushing Penny to study as her job approaches.
162 803

The First Pitch Insufficiency

September 29, 2014 Mark Cendrowski

Howard has been asked by NASA to throw out the first pitch at a  Los Angeles Angels baseball game.
SheldonAmyPenny and Leonard get into an argument over which couple has the better relationship.

163 804

The Hook-up Reverberation

October 6, 2014 Mark Cendrowski Emily meets everyone and takes a dislike to Penny since she had hooked-up with Raj. The guys think about investing in Stuart's comic book store.
164 805

The Focus Attenuation

October 13, 2014 Mark Cendrowski Penny, Amy, and Bernadette go to Vegas for the weekend, while the guys go on a 'physicist retreat'.
165 806

The Expedition Approximation

October 20, 2014 Mark Cendrowski Raj and Sheldon try testing themselves for a mining expedition and Leonard and Penny worry about money in their marriage.
166 807

The Misinterpretation Agitation

October 30, 2014 Mark Cendrowski One of Penny's clients who is a middle-aged Howard Wolowitz takes a shine to her and every woman he meets.
167 808 The Prom Equivalency November 6, 2014 Mark Cendrowski The girls decide to reenact their high school proms especially since none of them except for Penny had memorable ones.


  • This season will feature a further 24 episodes, adding the total amount of episodes for the entire series up to 183. (Season trend)
  • Penny will have a new haircut based upon Kaley's new hairdo. Sheldon has problems with it. (Season trend)
  • Penny's mother may show up since the wedding is in the air. Lisa Kudrow is still Kaley's choice to play her mother, though no official casting has been announced.
  • Emily will be a recurring cast this season. (Season trend)
  • According to the production staff, Penny will, at least during her break from acting, be a pharmaceutical representative or salesperson at Bernadette's company. This causes relationship problems between Leonard and Penny and between Bernie and Penny. She will develop confidence and finally make a respectable income. (Season trend)
  • Stuart will still be living with Mrs. Wolowitz. (Season trend)
  • Tensions will heat up between Sheldon and Amy, though they resolve their problems, according to Mayim Bialik. (S8E01)
  • Sheldon gets appointed to a Junior Professor post. The job may, at least to Sheldon, be only a temporary job as he may only begrudgingly accept it as he is still trying to figure out what he wants to do. (S8E02)
  • The comic book store will be rebuilt. (S8E04)
  • Emily does not like Penny since she crawled into bed with Raj three years ago. (S8E04)
  • Sheldon finally tells Amy that he loves her. (S8E08)
  • The girls dress up their men and re-do their proms on the roof of the building, which is the same place where they had Howard and Bernadette's wedding. (S8E08)


  • Penny connecting with the job interviewer over Bernadette being very scary.
  • Sheldon taking a vacation photo.
  • Are you knitting any pants?
  • Sheldon has to teach a class.
  • Teacher's pets.
  • People interview for season 8.
  • Watching Howard throw out the first pitch at a LA Angels game.
  • Howard at Angels Stadium.
  • The girls partying in Las Vegas.
  • Emily working out her problems with Penny.
  • The guys think about investing in Stuart's comic book store.
  • Practicing being underground to attend a dark matter experiment.
  • Emily returns as Raj's girlfriend.


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