7.22 'The Proton Transmogrification' Press Release Posted April 17, 2014
CBS has put out the press release for the May 1 episode of The Big Bang Theory. Bob Newhart returns as Professor Proton in the Star Wars-themed episode. The episode's broadcast coincides with the annual May 4 celebration of Star Wars. The day plays on the series' "May the Force be with you", with fans instead saying "May the fourth be with you".
The Proton Transmogrification – Professor Proton helps Sheldon cope with grief, while Leonard turns a relationship milestone into a competition with Penny. Meanwhile, Amy and Bernadette make a “Star Wars Day” gift for the guys, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, May 1 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Bob Newhart returns as Professor Proton.
The show teamed up with Lucasfilm, makers of the Star Wars films, to provide special effects for this episode. You can read more about the colloboration with Lucasfilm in a THR.com article.
The Big Bang Theory is in reruns tonight, April 17, for the final time this season. The Itchy Brain Simulation and The Scavenger Vortex air from 8/7c on CBS. The show is back next Thursday, April 24, with the first of the final four Season 7 episodes. Don't worry though, The Big Bang Theory was recently renewed through to its tenth season.
More about the episode
'The Proton Transmogrification' - Season 7, Episode 22
Aired May 1, 2014 at 8/7c on CBS.
Professor Proton delivers Sheldon a lesson in coping with grief. Meanwhile, a reflective Leonard and Penny get competitive with proposals to change their relationship. Elsewhere, Amy and Bernadette work on a "Star Wars Day" gift for the guys.
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