Type
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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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Leonard Hofstadter

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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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04x23 - The Engagement Reaction
Season 4, Episode 23
06x05 - The Holographic Excitation
Season 6, Episode 05
05x15 - The Friendship Contraction
Season 5, Episode 15
04x11 - The Justice League Recombination
Season 4, Episode 11
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Leonard Hofstadter Quotes

10x13 - The Romance Recalibration Season 10 / Episode 13: - The Romance Recalibration

Leonard Hofstadter: [Leonard is playing a video game, sloppily spread on the couch. He belches] Damn. I burped so hard, I died in my game.
10x13 - The Romance Recalibration Season 10 / Episode 13: - The Romance Recalibration

Penny Hofstadter: What... what's all this?
Leonard Hofstadter: Well, it sounded like you were having a rough day, so I wanted you to come home to something nice.
Penny Hofstadter: Oh, that is so thoughtful.
Leonard Hofstadter: Hey, do you remember when we went wine-tasting in Santa Barbara, and you said that was the best rosé you'd ever had?
Penny Hofstadter: Yeh, I-I remember us driving up there, going to the winery and... uh, that's it.
Leonard Hofstadter: This wine is why.
Penny Hofstadter: Oh! Hey, what smells so good?
Leonard Hofstadter: Oh, I made your favourite: pizza bagels,
Penny Hofstadter: [she gasps] Pink wine and pizza bagels! It's like eighth grade all over again. I'm so lucky to have you!
Leonard Hofstadter: Now be careful; these are hot. I- I could explain the thermodynamics of why the cheese seems hotter than the crust, but instead, I'm gonna keep it to myself.
Penny Hofstadter: Oh. You always know what not to say.
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