'Big Bang Theory' exits TV airwaves with emotional episode

Why Jim Parsons Wanted to End The Big Bang Theory

Jim Parsons Finally Reveals Why He Decided To Step Away From ‘The Big Bang Theory’

"Because this honor doesn't just belong to me; I wouldn't be up here if it weren't for some very important people in my life", he says, and thanks his family and his "other family".

Thursday's finale was followed by a behind-the-scenes look at the show in Unraveling the Mystery: A Big Bang Farewell with Galecki and Cuoco as hosts.

Will "Young Sheldon" be renewed for a third season? The former beat out HBO's acclaimed fantasy drama by a whisker as the two beloved approach their series finales, The India Times reported. Viewers have celebrated and cried over the final episode for the long running sitcom, after 12 years on CBS. Also, Meemaw learns more about Dr. Sturgis' past, and Georgie's desire for cable TV leads to a standoff between him and George Sr.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 9:00/9:30 p.m.) - Jake and Charles hunt a serial killer as Captain Holt squares off against his arch nemesis, Commissioner Kelly.

As it turned out, though, the episode (rather sweetly credited to a dozen writers, including co-creators Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady) served as a conduit to showcase the way in which the show itself has changed - adding key female characters, marrying off the guys and graduating to more grown-up problems and issues, without giving up their passion for things like comic books and "Star Wars" movies.

The Big Bang Theory coming to a close is a major end of a chapter for the ensemble cast. The obvious choice is CBS All Access, which will allow you to stream your local CBS affiliate in realtime.

As Cuoco tells TVLine, she almost did a spit take when she learned that Penny would be the first Big Bang character to ride the apartment building's long-broken, now-repaired elevator.

"The Big Bang Theory", the show about four brilliant but socially inept scientists that made geeks and comic book nerds pop culture cool, began in 2007 and went on to win 10 Emmy awards, four of them for Jim Parsons as quirky theoretical physicist Sheldon Cooper. That's it as far as streaming goes.

It was an adorable tribute to the mothership show on the night of the series finale.

Sheldon and Amy won their Nobel Prize and the elevator was finally fixed in a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight. You can also purchase the episode for a few dollars on digital VOD platforms.

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