Episode 3.16 Ratings Posted March 2, 2010

Episode 3.16 Ratings

Last night's episode continued the trend of building on lead-in Two and a Half Men in the adults 18-49 demographic. Both shows' ratings were down from the previous episode due to stronger competition from ABC's The Bachelor.

The Big Bang Theory was watched by 15.61 million people, coming second in total viewers. The show tied for first in adults 18-49 with a 5.9/14 rating, up from Men's 5.7/14.

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The Excelsior Acquisition
Season 3, Episode 16 - Aired March 1, 2010

Sheldon and the guys are excited to learn comic book legend Stan Lee will be holding a signing session at the comic book store. However, Sheldon's happiness soon fades when he gets a summons to attend traffic court.

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