Guest Star: Christine Baranski

Christine Baranski

Christine Baranski is an Emmy and Tony-award winning American stage and screen actress. She is perhaps best known for her Emmy Award-winning portrayal as Maryanne Thorpe on the sitcom Cybill, which was created by The Big Bang Theory's Chuck Lorre, and her role as Diane Lockhart on The Good Wife.

You are viewing a list of Christine Baranski's 10 appearances on The Big Bang Theory.

  • The Maternal Capacitance

    Season 2, Episode 15 - The Maternal Capacitance
    Aired February 9, 2009

    Leonard's mother, Dr. Beverly Hofstadter, comes to town - much to the distress of Leonard and his friends. Sheldon, however, finds he has a lot in common with Beverly.

    Appeared as Beverly Hofstadter

  • The Maternal Congruence

    Season 3, Episode 11 - The Maternal Congruence
    Aired December 14, 2009

    When Beverly visits Leonard over the holiday period, he avoids telling his mother about his relationship with Penny. After Leonard has enough of his mother, Penny takes Beverly out for a drink, leading to a confession about Penny's relationship with Leonard.

    Appeared as Beverly Hofstadter

  • The Skank Reflex Analysis

    Season 5, Episode 1 - The Skank Reflex Analysis
    Aired September 22, 2011

    With Leonard still reeling from Penny's one-night stand with Raj and his fraying relationship with Priya, Sheldon sets up a video chat for Beverly to help her son out.

    Appeared as Beverly Hofstadter

  • The Raiders Minimization

    Season 7, Episode 4 - The Raiders Minimization
    Aired October 10, 2013

    When Leonard is down because of an embarrassing new book published by his mother, Penny tries to make him feel better, but Leonard quickly starts taking advantage. When Penny finds out what Leonard's up to, she sets Leonard up with a video chat from Beverly to confront him about his whining over her parenting style.

    Appeared as Beverly Hofstadter

  • The Status Quo Combustion

    Season 7, Episode 24 - The Status Quo Combustion
    Aired May 15, 2014

    Leonard video chats with Beverly to tell her about his engagement to Penny, but Sheldon's already broken the news to her.

    Appeared as Beverly Hofstadter

  • The Maternal Combustion

    Season 8, Episode 23 - The Maternal Combustion
    Aired April 30, 2015

    When Leonard and Sheldon's work is to be honored, their moms pay a visit to Pasadena. When they finally meet each other, Beverly and Mary disagree over their views on religion, science and parenting.

    Appeared as Beverly Hofstadter

  • The Celebration Experimentation

    Season 9, Episode 17 - The Celebration Experimentation
    Aired February 25, 2016

    Beverly visits Pasadena to attend Sheldon's birthday party, where Barry Kripke flirts with her.

    Appeared as Beverly Hofstadter

  • The Line Substitution Solution

    Season 9, Episode 23 - The Line Substitution Solution
    Aired May 5, 2016

    When Beverly visits Pasadena, Penny tries to bond with her mother-in-law, but Beverly's snide comments make it difficult to form a connection. Beverly admits she was hurt that she wasn't invited to her son's wedding.

    Appeared as Beverly Hofstadter

  • The Convergence Convergence

    Season 9, Episode 24 - The Convergence Convergence
    Aired May 12, 2016

    Beverly is in town for Leonard and Penny's second wedding ceremony, but she's upset that Leonard invited his father and her ex-husband, Alfred, as well.

    Appeared as Beverly Hofstadter

  • The Conjugal Conjecture

    Season 10, Episode 1 - The Conjugal Conjecture
    Aired September 19, 2016

    Leonard's mother, Dr. Beverly Hofstadter, is in town for Leonard and Penny's do-over wedding ceremony.

    Appeared as Beverly Hofstadter

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