Last of The Big Bang

The Big Bang Theory stars (from far left) Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki.
The Big Bang Theory stars (from left) Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki.PHOTO: WARNER BROS TELEVISION

Among the most memorable moments for cast members of the show, which is now in its final season, was meeting the late physicist Stephen Hawking

During its 12-year run, The Big Bang Theory has become an international cultural phenomenon, scoring high viewership numbers in the United States and a big following even in countries such as China, where it does not officially air.

Its story of a group of brilliant but socially awkward scientists both elevates and pokes fun at nerds, in the process attracting high-profile fans such as the late physicist Stephen Hawking, who became a frequent guest star.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 04, 2018, with the headline 'Last of The Big Bang'. Print Edition | Subscribe