Laura Spencer promoted to a series regular on TBBT Posted October 13, 2015

Laura Spencer promoted to a series regular on TBBT

Laura Spencer, who plays Raj's girlfriend Emily, has been promoted to a series regular on the show. Last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory was the first to feature her name in the opening credits.

According to TVLine, Spencer has been made a "fractional series regular", which means she won't appear in every episode, but it guarantees she will be available to the show on an as-needed basis.

The actress has been doing double duty with a recurring stint on the FOX drama series Bones alongside her appearances on The Big Bang Theory.

Emily is Raj's most serious relationship to date. Her character first appeared in the Season 7 episode "The Friendship Turbulence", which was followed by a further four appearances in the seventh season and then six appearances last season.

Comments (4)

Jessica United States, 21:55 Oct 20 2015.
I love her!!!! She is a great actress and will make this show even better
eponymous Greece, 12:46 Oct 20 2015.
Terrible news. I don't have a problem with the actress, but her character is creepy and has zero chemistry with Raj. The writers keep focusing on relationships that simply don't work, and make stupid casting choices. Now I know I won't be watching this season!
Felipe Brazil, 12:08 Oct 17 2015.
That's too bad, I was hoping the last season would be her last! I don't think she fit in the show at all and specially as Raj's girl, what do they have in common? What does she have in common at all with the series? That's why she's not part of the gang, she does not fit!
Peter Australia, 01:21 Oct 15 2015.
Great news. I really enjoy her character. And seriously, could Raj find anyone else more suited to him. They make a great combination.

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