Episode Guide

The Big Bang Theory is in its eighth season, which will air between September 2014 and May 2015. The eighth season began with two back-to-back episodes on September 22, 2014. The show has so far produced 178 episodes since its premiere in the 2007/08 season. The show was renewed by CBS in March 2014 for another three years, taking it through to its tenth season in 2016/17.

Upcoming Episode Schedule

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'The Skywalker Incursion' - Season 8, Episode 19
Airs Thursday, April 2 at 20:00 on CBS.

When Leonard and Sheldon are invited to speak at UC Berkeley, they take a detour to try meet an idol. Also, when Bernadette and Howard battle over the fate of his Doctor Who TARDIS, Raj and Amy offer to settle the dispute with a game of ping pong.

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'The Leftover Thermalization' - Season 8, Episode 18
Aired Thursday, March 12 at 20:00 on CBS.

Tensions rise between Sheldon and Leonard when a magazine article about their paper fails to mention Leonard. Elsewhere, when the electricity goes down at Mrs. Wolowitz's house, the gang salvage the defrosting food by throwing a final family dinner in her honor.

Most Watched Episodes (U.S.)

Episode Air Date Viewers (U.S.)
702 The Deception Verification September 26, 2013 20.44 million
713 The Occupation Recalibration January 9, 2014 20.35 million
613 The Bakersfield Expedition January 10, 2013 20 million
612 The Egg Salad Equivalency January 3, 2013 19.25 million
712 The Hesitation Ramification January 2, 2014 19.2 million

Highest Rated Episodes (U.S.)

Episode Air Date Adults 18-49 Rating
613 The Bakersfield Expedition January 10, 2013 6.4
615 The Spoiler Alert Segmentation February 7, 2013 6.2
612 The Egg Salad Equivalency January 3, 2013 6.1
702 The Deception Verification September 26, 2013 6.1
315 The Large Hadron Collision February 8, 2010 6