914 - The Meemaw Materialization
Aired February 4, 2016

The Meemaw Materialization

Sheldon's thrilled when his Meemaw comes to visit, but his excitement quickly fades when she butts heads with Amy. Also, Raj meets a new girl at the comic book store who makes him question his relationship with Emily.

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Guest Stars: June Squibb as Meemaw, Alessandra Torresani as Claire

Writers: Chuck Lorre (Story), Jim Reynolds (Story), Maria Ferrari (Story), Steven Molaro (Teleplay), Steve Holland (Teleplay), Tara Hernandez (Teleplay)

Director: Mark Cendrowski

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Episode Notes

  • The title refers to the visit by Sheldon's Meemaw.

> Sheldon's Spot

When Amy arrives at the apartment to meet Sheldon's Meemaw, Amy finds her sitting in Sheldon's spot.

"Amy: And look at you, sitting in Sheldon's spot. You know, I don't even get to sit there.

Sheldon: Yeah. And you never will."

> Sheldon's Knock

Sheldon knocks on Penny's apartment door after being sent away from Amy and his Meemaw's chilly conversation in his own apartment.

Quotes (48)

Amy: That's great. And look at you, sitting in Sheldon's spot. You know, I don't even get to sit there.
Sheldon: Yeah. And you never will.

Meemaw: Thank you, Moon Pie.
Amy: Uh, I'm curious. Why do you call Sheldon "Moon Pie?"
Meemaw: 'Cause he's so nummy-nummy.
Leonard and Penny: She could just eat him up.

Amy: You have an engagement ring?
Sheldon: Yes.
Amy: Penny, did you know about this?
Penny: All right, let's go.

Meemaw: Moonpie!
Sheldon: Meemaw! I'm so happy to see you!
Meemaw: I'm happy to see you, too!
Sheldon: Oh, you got even smaller. I love it!

Amy: Well, this is so nice. He's so excited to have you here and-
Meemaw: Okay, now let's you and me get something straight. He may think that I came to bake him cookies, but the real reason is to size you up.
Amy: S-S-si-Size me up?
Meemaw: Sheldon's mother may be okay with you, but I'm not so easy.
Amy: Well, I-I'm I'm sure you'll like me once you get to know me.
Meemaw: Oh, you better hope so.

News Stories

Title Date Posted
914 'The Meemaw Materialization' Press Release January 22, 2016

CBS has issued the synopsis for the next episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Meemaw Materialization", which airs Thursday, February 5. June Squibb guest stars as Sheldon's Meemaw in the episode.  Full story

Comments (7)

Betty L. United States, 14:31 Mar 18 2016.
I've often thought that Carol Burnett would make a good Meemaw for Sheldon.
Gemma United Kingdom, 10:15 Mar 10 2016.
Barbara, you are wrong. It is perfectly acceptable to follow "I feel" with an adjective. You are describing your state of being not your action. If you were to say "I feel badly" you are suggesting that you are bad at feeling, not that you feel bad. Would you also say, "I feel coldly," or "I feel happily"?
Barbara Federman United States, 18:17 Feb 8 2016.
No character on this show, especially JIM Parson's, would say "bad" in conjunction with how he feels. He does, though, feel "badly!" Please correct your use age of this word. It is driving me crazy.
Rajiv Shaw United States, 16:18 Feb 4 2016.
I will miss tonight's episode because of a lousy cable carrier. When will it rerun?
Cheryl Schuler United States, 12:46 Jan 25 2016.
Hi Big Bang! The show is "GENIUS" and absolutely the best written show ever! I'm hooked and watch it 2X a day. Would love a twenty-four hour series. This show has given me more laughs and pleasure watching than any in my entire life. I don't think I could have made it going through a trying time in my life without TBBT...Love Love Love Love Love Love and Love all the characters. Would be honored to get tickets to watch a taping now that I'm retired. Taught 4th/5th grade for 30 years and now it's time to enjoy life after giving so much to my students. I keep trying on to get tickets on Monday mornings, but have no luck. My sister-in-law is also hooked and would enjoy coming with me. Please let me know if we can get tickets to a showing. Keep writing and bringing good laughs to the viewers. Thanks - Cheryl Schuler
Lynne United States, 18:48 Jan 24 2016.
Ditto. I,too,am tired of weeks between each episode.The show doesn't flow well with weeks apart of stories.
AmirAtrak Germany, 00:33 Jan 24 2016.
Hey guys, hope you're doing all fine. just wanted to tell you that these gaps between the episodes like 2 weeks, 3 weeks doesn't make sense and honestly kinda losing my motivation. I hope you read this Mr. Lorre cause there's no excuse for that. When I buy them on iTunes I just pay for the whole season all at once to support the show I like, you guys are not doing a good job on the airing of it. Each year the same thing, what a shame! I just wish you valued your real fans more

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