Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock: 16 Lesser Known Facts About The Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory is the story of scientists Leonard Leakey Hofstadter, Sheldon Lee Cooper, Howard Joel Wolowitz and Rajesh Ramayan "Raj" Koothrappali.

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The Big Bang Theory is the story of scientists Leonard Leakey Hofstadter, Sheldon Lee Cooper, Howard Joel Wolowitz and Rajesh Ramayan "Raj" Koothrappali, all of whom love physics, work in the same place and are social misfits. Their awkwardness in various social situations makes the show interesting.  Once you start watching, there are many things about the show which will keep you hooked. Let’s see what are some of the most mind-boggling facts about the series:

1. Penny is the only one whose surname has never been revealed. Reports claim that Kaley Cuoco prefers to keep this a mystery throughout the whole series.

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2. Raj suggests the actress Mayim Bialik, when they need a lady on their quiz team: "You know who's apparently very smart, is the girl who played TV's Blossom. She got a PhD in neuroscience or something." Mayim Bialik actually played Blossom from 1991-1995 on NBC. Two seasons after Raj’s suggestion, Bialik joined the show as Amy.

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3. The original title of the show was called Lenny, Penny and Kenny.

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4. Singer and actress Kate Micucci eventually joined the cast as Raj's timid girlfriend Lucy, but she originally auditioned for Amy.

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5. Kunal Nayyar who plays Raj got hired because he was charming and the people wanted at least one member from another community in the cast. Since everybody is not an American in the college, so Kunal came for the audition and was selected.

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6. Kaley Cuoco tops Forbes' list of highest paid actresses, with a grand total of $28.5 million—enough to secure her the #95 spot on the 100 highest-paid celebrities.

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7. Most of the time, Leonard has no lenses in his glasses.

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8. The two main characters (Sheldon Cooper and Leonard Hofstadter) are named after late television producer Sheldon Leonard.

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9. Penny has been using the same purse since S01E02.

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10. Raj's inability to talk to women except when drunk is based on an old co-worker of executive producer Bill Prady when he worked at a computer company.

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11. Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper wears numerous shirts containing the number 73. This is also the year Jim was born in real life, 1973, and Cooper repeatedly states that 73 is his favorite number.

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12. Howard is the only one who hasn't seen Penny naked in person; despite being the first to flirt with her.

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13. Amy’s apartment number is 314 obviously is a reference to Pi which is usually rounded off to 3.14.

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14. Penny is the real genius in the entire team of The Big Bang Theory- co-actors say that they never see her working hard on her lines!

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15. Renowned theoretical physicist Dr Stephen Hawking himself appeared in S05E21.

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16. Every episode is named after a scientific theory or episode, except for the name “Pilot”.

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Simran is studying psychology in Nagpur. She loves to observe things and is curious about everything. An avid learner and a foodie, she loves to read and sleep.

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