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Season 8
S215
The Big Bang Theory season
Aired from
Sept 22, 2014 - Present
Episodes
24
Season
8
Premier
Finale
TBA
Starring
Aired/Airing
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Upcoming
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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 The Millers only on October 20, the last episode on Mondays, all due to the NFL game schedule. It will move back to Thursdays on October 30, 2014 before Mom. The season premiere aired 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.

November 12, 2014, Carol Ann Susi, the actress who played the role of Mrs. Wolowitz, Howard’s mother, has died after a brief battle with an aggressive form of cancer. No word from the writers as to what they plan to do with her character.

Cast Edit

In order of credit

EpisodesEdit

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 instead of her.
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. Sheldon, Amy, Penny 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.
168 809 The Septum Deviation November 13, 2014 Anthony Rich Sheldon worries about Leonard when he goes into the hospital for an operation, while Raj worries about his parents who are getting a divorce.
169 810 The Champagne Reflection November 20, 2014 Mark Cendrowski Howard, Raj and Leonard cleanup the life's work of a professor who passed away, Bernadette faces up to her bullying personality and Sheldon records the last episode of "Fun with Flags".
170 811 The Clean Room Infiltration December 11, 2014 Mark Cendrowski Amy hosts a traditional Victorian Christmas Eve dinner while the guys are trying to shoo out a bird they let into the university clean room.
171 812 Episode 8.12 January, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.
172 813 Episode 8.13 January, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.
173 814 Episode 8.14 January, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.
174 815 Episode 8.15 February, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.
175 816 Episode 8.16 February, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.
176 817 Episode 8.17 March, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.
177 818 Episode 8.18 March, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.
178 819 Episode 8.19 March, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.
179 820 Episode 8.20 April, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.
170 821 Episode 8.21 April, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.
180 822 Episode 8.22 May, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.
181 823 Episode 8.23 May, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.
182 824 Episode 8.24 May, 2015 Mark Cendrowski To be entered following episode audience taping report.

Trivia Edit

  • This season have the same number of 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 before. (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)
  • The gang meets a middle aged Howard Wolowitz type who falls for Penny and all of the girls. (S8E07)
  • Leonard will have a minor Septum surgery. (S8E09)
  • Raj's father visits the gang at Christmastime. Last season it was rumored that his parents might visit him (S8E11)

GalleryEdit

  • 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.
  • Billy Bob Thorton is a creepy doctor who falls for Penny and the other girls.
  • I love you too.
  • The gang staging a do-over prom.
  • Both roommates have recovering noses.

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