The Big Bang Theory (2006)
A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.
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Genre Comedy, Romance
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Season 1 episodes
The first Pilot of what will become "The Big Bang Theory". Leonard and Sheldon are two awkward scientists who share an apartment. They meet a drunk girl called Katie and invite her to stay ...See full summary »
A pair of socially awkward theoretical physicists meet their new neighbor Penny, who is their polar opposite.
Leonard gets upset when he discovers that Penny is seeing a new guy, so he tries to trick her into going on a date with him.
Sheldon's mother is called to intervene when he delves into numerous obsessions after being fired for being disrespectful to his new boss.
Leslie seduces Leonard, but afterwards tells him that she is only interested in a one-night stand.
When Howard hooks up with Penny's old friend, his absence in the gang causes problems for the rest of the guys.
Leonard and Sheldon's friendship is put to the test when Leonard wants to present a paper they co-authored at a physics convention, but Sheldon doesn't.
Leonard lies to Penny so that he and Sheldon can get out of watching her perform. However, Sheldon believes that the lie has too many loose ends, so he comes up with a new, unnecessarily complex one to replace it.
When Sheldon gets sick, Leonard, Howard and Raj go AWOL, leaving a reluctant Penny to deal with him.
Sheldon decides to give up his work and focus on other tasks when a 15-year-old prodigy joins the university, so the other guys come up with a plan to get rid of him.
Sheldon becomes so intent on demonstrating his intellectual superiority over the other guys that they kick him off the Physics Bowl team and replace him with his nemesis, Leslie.
Leonard, Howard and Raj fight over Sheldon's twin sister when she arrives in town. Raj takes part in a drug trial to suppress his selective mutism.
When Penny learns that Leonard has never had a birthday party, she and the rest of the guys plan a surprise party for him.