CBS Announces Fifth Season Premiere Posted August 18, 2011

CBS Announces Fifth Season Premiere

CBS has announced the fifth season premiere of The Big Bang Theory. The show returns to its Thursday at 8/7c slot on September 22nd with two back-to-back original episodes. The first of those episodes was announced today and sees Penny worrying about the consequences of the awkward situation in which she found herself at the end of last season. Christine Baranski (The Good Wife) returns as Beverly Hofstadter in the episode.

"The Skank Reflex Analysis" - Penny worries that she’s screwed things up permanently with her friends, while Sheldon takes command of the paintball team, on the fifth season premiere of THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, Sept. 22 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Christine Baranski (“The Good Wife”) reprises her role as Leonard’s mother.

You can find out more about the episode in our Episode Guide.

More about the episode

'The Skank Reflex Analysis' - Season 5, Episode 1
Aired September 22, 2011 at 8/7c on CBS.

The group is still reeling from the revelation about Raj and Penny, who worries that she's screwed things up with her friends. Meanwhile, Sheldon takes charge of the paintball team.

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