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The Big Bang Theory

Genres: Comedy
Broadcast on: SABC3, e.tv, M-Net, M-Net Series Zone, Vuzu, Comedy Central Africa, go, Vuzu Amp, M-Net City, M-Net Family, Netflix South Africa

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Seasons

Season 3

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
CBS 21 Sep 2009 24 May 2010 Mondays, 21h30 - 22h00 23
M-Net 03 Nov 2010 06 Apr 2011 Wednesdays, 19h30 - 20h00 23
SABC3 02 Feb 2012 05 Jul 2012 Thursdays, 20h00 - 20h30 23
Comedy Central Africa 27 Aug 2012 26 Sep 2012 Weekdays, 19h10 - 19h35 23
e.tv 17 Dec 2018 22 Jan 2019 Weekdays, 18h30 - 19h00 23


Season 3

The Big Bang Theory is an American situation comedy created and executive produced by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady and centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper, both physicists; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, mechanical engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali.

Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons) are brilliant physicists, the kind of "beautiful minds" that understand how the universe works. Wizards in the laboratory, but socially inept outside of it, none of their genius helps them interact with people, especially women.

All this begins to change when a beautiful, free-spirited beauty named Penny (Kaley Cuoco) moves in next door, who aims to teach them a thing or two about life.

Sheldon, Leonard's roommate, is quite content playing Star Trek 3D chess or Klingon Boggle with their ever-expanding universe of socially dysfunctional friends, including fellow Caltech scientists Howard Wolowitz (Simon Helberg), Rajesh Koothrappali (Kunal Nayyar) and more.

However, Leonard sees in Penny a whole new universe of possibilities... including love.

In the Season 3 premiere, "The Electric Can Opener Fluctuation": Sheldon flees back to Texas in disgrace when he learns the guys tampered with his arctic expedition data, forcing the guys to follow him and threatening Leonard's hopes for a romantic encounter with Penny.

Created by Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men) and Bill Prady (Dharma & Greg), who also serve as executive producers along with Steven Molaro (The Class) and Eddie Gorodetsky (Two and a Half Men), The Big Bang Theory stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch.

The series is from Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television.


Season 3 Cast

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Leonard Hofstadter

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Sheldon Cooper

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Penny

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Howard Wolowitz

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Rajnesh Koothrappali

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Leslie Winkle

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Bernadette

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Amy Farrah Fowler

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Stuart

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Mike

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Barry Kripke

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Herself

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Abby

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Beverly Hofstadter

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Dr. Catherine Millstone

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Dr. Elizabeth Plimpton

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Joyce Kim

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Mary Cooper

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Professor Crawley

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Robyn

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Sandy

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Sebastian

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Wil Wheaton

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Zack Johnson

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