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Premiered
Sep. 24, 2007
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
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The Big Bang Theory

Leonard and Sheldon are brilliant physicists, the kind of "beautiful minds" that understand how the universe works. But none of that genius helps them interact with people, especially women. All this begins to change when a free-spirited beauty named Penny moves in next door.

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Name: Leonard Leakey Hofstadter, PhD.
Occupation: Experimental physicist.
IQ: 173.

Leonard Hofstadter is an experimental physicist at Caltech. He shares an apartment with Sheldon Cooper.

While Leonard, along with the other geeks, is somewhat socially inept, Leonard would like to be better accepted outside of his geeky social group. Leonard is more well-adjusted than his companions, being more willing to try different things.



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01x06 - The Middle Earth Paradigm
Season 1, Episode 06
04x07 - The Apology Insufficiency
Season 4, Episode 07
07x01 - The Hofstader Deficiency
Season 7, Episode 01
01x14 - The Nerdvana Annihilation
Season 1, Episode 14
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Leonard Hofstadter Quotes

10x14 - The Emotion Detection Automation Season 10 / Episode 14: - The Emotion Detection Automation

Leonard Hofstadter: What's going on with that woman you're dating?
Raj Koothrappali: I broke up with her.
Leonard Hofstadter: Why?
Raj Koothrappali: She said she didn't want to see me any more, and I found that insulting.
Howard Wolowitz: .I thought things were going well; what happened?
Raj Koothrappali: I don't know. She didn't even give me a reason
Sheldon Cooper: That's not a problem; we can figure this out. What are the reasons women reject Raj?
Raj Koothrappali: Can we not play this game?
Sheldon Cooper: Doesn't like games: that's one.
10x14 - The Emotion Detection Automation Season 10 / Episode 14: - The Emotion Detection Automation

Bernadette Rostenkowski: You know, I just read that a team at MIT developed a device that helps people read human emotions.
Leonard Hofstadter: And you think we can get those guys to reprogram Sheldon? Cool.
Bernadette Rostenkowski: It's supposed to be accurate like eighty-five percent of the time.
Penny Hofstadter: Wow, I find that hard to believe.
Leonard Hofstadter: That a bunch of awkward scientists with no social skills would invent a machine to do it for them?
Penny Hofstadter: I take it back; I believe it.
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