Episode Tournament: Round 1 - First Knock-out Round

We are running an episode tournament to find the fans' favorite episodes of The Big Bang Theory.

The 16 most popular episodes from the previous round now go head-to-head in 8 pairs. Jump to today's match

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Voting for this match closed Sunday, July 16


Votes: 149 - 62.6%
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Voting for this match closed Tuesday, July 18


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Voting for this match closed Thursday, July 20


The Long Distance Dissonance     

When Sheldon's old admirer, Dr. Ramona Nowitzki, returns to the university while Amy is away at Princeton, Sheldon's friends try to protect his relationship with Amy.

     The Barbarian Sublimation

Sheldon and Penny bond when Sheldon introduces to her online gaming, but Penny soon finds herself addicted to the virtual world.
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The Panty Pinata Polarization     

War breaks out between Penny and Sheldon after Penny's trivial infractions lead Sheldon to ban her from the apartment.

     The Herb Garden Germination

After a rumor spreads that Bernadette is planning to break up with Howard, Sheldon and Amy spread their own rumors as a social experiment.

Voting for this match opens Sunday, July 23


The Earworm Reverberation     

Sheldon has a revelation when he realizes why a song was stuck in his head. Also, Amy invites Dave over for dinner despite their previously awkward date, and Wolowitz and Koothrappali become obsessed with a fan of their band, "Footprints on the Moon".

     The 43 Peculiarity

Howard and Raj are intrigued by where Sheldon goes every day at 2:45. Meanwhile, Leonard gets jealous when Penny invites a guy in her class over to study.

Voting for this match opens Tuesday, July 25


The Prom Equivalency     

After Penny's old prom dress brings up memories of their proms, the girls decide to recreate prom night on the roof of the apartment building. As Sheldon learns about prom customs, he worries that Amy will expect something to happen between them.

     The Luminous Fish Effect

When Sheldon is fired, his life descends into a series of bizarre obsessions, including "fixing" eggs and weaving ponchos. A concerned Leonard decides there's only one person who can bring Sheldon back from the brink: his mother.

Voting for this match opens Thursday, July 27


The Scavenger Vortex     

Raj devises a scavenger hunt for the gang, but the intense competition causes friction among the friends.

     The Gorilla Experiment

When Penny wants to learn more about Leonard's work, she turns to Sheldon for lessons. Meanwhile, Howard is jealous when his girlfriend Bernadette also shows an interest in Leonard's work.

Voting for this match opens Saturday, July 29

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