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 176 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 Colonization Application' - Season 8, Episode 17
Airs Thursday, March 5 at 20:00 on CBS.

Trouble arises when Amy learns Sheldon has applied for a one-way mission to colonize Mars. Also, a trip to the pet store ends in a fight for Sheldon and Amy, Leonard surprises Penny with a very "adult" purchase, and, Raj is caught snooping in Emily's apartment.

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'The Intimacy Acceleration' - Season 8, Episode 16
Aired Thursday, February 26 at 20:00 on CBS.

Sheldon and Penny spend the evening performing an experiment to see whether people can fall in love in a few hours. Meanwhile, Leonard, Amy, Raj and Emily visit an "escape room" where they are tormented by a zombie. Meanwhile, Howard and Bernadette encounter trouble as they fly back from Mrs. Wolowitz's funeral.

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