The Big Bang Theory (season 1)

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The Big Bang Theory's first season began on September 24, 2007. It ended on May 19, 2008. It has 17 episodes.

Episodes[change | change source]

Dr. Leonard Hofstadter (from New Jersey) and Dr. Sheldon Cooper (from Texas) are physicists. In the first episode, Penny moves to the apartment across the hall from them. Penny is a waitress from Nebraska. Leonard wants to start a relationship with her but she wants to be friends.

Howard Wolowitz is an engineer. He enjoys sex but does not want a relationship. Dr. Raj Koothrappali is an astrophysicist from India. He has selective mutism — he cannot talk to women.


The Big Bang Theory season 1 episodes
Episode
number
Title Director Writer First shown Production
code
U.S. viewers
(millions)
1"Pilot"James BurrowsChuck Loree & Bill Prady24 September 20072760239.52[1]
2"The Big Bran Hypothesis"Mark CendrowskiChuck Lorre, Bill Prady, Robert Cohen & Dave Goetsch1 October 20073T66018.58[2]
3"The Fuzzy Boots Corollary"Mark CendrowskiChuck Lorre, Bill Prady & Steven Molaro8 October 20073T66028.36[3]
4"The Luminous Fish Effect"Mark CendrowskiChuck Lorre, Bill Prady, David Litt & Lee Aronsohn15 October 20073T66038.15[4]
5"The Hamburger Postulate"Andrew D. WeymanJennifer Glickman, Dave Goetsch & Steven MolaroOctober 22, 20073T66048.81[5]
6"The Middle-Earth Paradigm"Mark CendrowskiDave Goetch, David Litt & Robert CohenOctober 29, 20073T66058.92[6]
7"The Dumpling Paradox"Mark CendrowskiChuck Lorre, Bill Prady, Lee Aronsohn & Jennifer GlickmanNovember 5, 20073T66069.68[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Gorman, Bill (October 3, 2007). "Nielsen Top 20 New Shows TV Ratings, Sept 24–30". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 14, 2010.
  2. Seidman, Robert (October 2, 2007). "Nielsen Overnight TV Ratings, Monday Oct 1". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 12, 2010.
  3. Seidman, Robert (October 9, 2007). "Cuban Dancing to the Top? ABC Wins". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 12, 2010.
  4. Seidman, Robert (October 16, 2007). "Overnight Results Monday 10/15: ABC Dances on Top". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 12, 2010.
  5. ABC Medianet (October 30, 2007). "Weekly Program Rankings (Wk of 10/22)". Press release. http://www.abcmedianet.com/web/dnr/dispDNR.aspx?id=103007_06. Retrieved December 12, 2008. 
  6. Seidman, Robert (October 30, 2007). "Overnight Results 10/29: ABC Dancing on Mondays". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 12, 2010.
  7. Seidman, Robert (November 6, 2007). "Overnight Results 11/5: Dance, Dance, Dance". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 12, 2010.