Sep. 24, 2007
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30 min.
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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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03x16 - The Excelsior Acquisition
Season 3, Episode 16
05x13 - The Recombination Hypothesis
Season 5, Episode 13
06x09 - The Parking Spot Escalation
Season 6, Episode 09
03x15 - The Large Hadron Collision
Season 3, Episode 15
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Leonard Hofstadter Quotes

09x24 - The Convergence Convergence Season 9 / Episode 24: - The Convergence Convergence

Penny Hofstadter: Hey.
Penny Hofstadter: Hi, how was the screening?
Leonard Hofstadter: Oh, Sheldon invoked Rosa Parks to make somebody who cut the line feel bad, but... only the white people felt bad.
Penny Hofstadter: Uh, should never've bought him that coloring book that explains Black History Month.
Leonard Hofstadter: How'd it go with my mother?
Penny Hofstadter: Uh, you know it started a little rocky, but I think we got to a good place.
Leonard Hofstadter: Oh, well done.
Penny Hofstadter: Yeah, and when I dropped her off at the hotel, she even gave me a hug.
Leonard Hofstadter: She think you were choking or...? Oh, I'm sorry. That's great. Thank you for spending time with her.
Penny Hofstadter: No problem. Um, so, listen; I don't know if you have any plans next weekend, but I kind of promised your mom we'd have another wedding ceremony so she could attend this time.
Leonard Hofstadter: Wait, we're going to get married again?
Penny Hofstadter: Yeah, kind of, and now we can invite our friends and family.
Leonard Hofstadter: Seems like a lot of trouble for a hug.
09x24 - The Convergence Convergence Season 9 / Episode 24: - The Convergence Convergence

Leonard Hofstadter: Penny, I've always known I loved you, but this last year has shown me that I also love being married to you. Thank you for saying yes.
Penny Hofstadter: No, thanks for asking until I did.
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