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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 5

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
CBS 22 Sep 2011 10 May 2012 Thursdays, 20h00 - 20h30 24
M-Net 29 Aug 2012 06 Feb 2013 Wednesdays, 19h30 - 20h30 24
Vuzu 07 Jun 2013 10 Jul 2013 Weekdays, 17h30 - 18h00 24
Comedy Central Africa 02 Sep 2013 17 Feb 2014 Mondays, 19h15 - 19h40 24
SABC3 29 Dec 2014 13 Apr 2015 Mondays, 19h30 (double bill) 24
e.tv 26 Feb 2019 29 Mar 2019 Weekdays, 18h30 - 19h00 24


Season 5

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.

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 5 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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Bernadette

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Amy Farrah Fowler

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Stuart

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Barry Kripke

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Himself

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Beverly Hofstadter

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Mary Cooper

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Wil Wheaton

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President Siebert

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Alice

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Dale

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Dimitri

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Emily

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Jimmy

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Mr. Spock (voice)

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Aaron


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