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823 'The Maternal Combustion' Press Release Posted April 29, 2015

823 'The Maternal Combustion' Press Release

CBS has issued the press release for tomorrow's episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Maternal Combustion", the penultimate episode of the season. Laurie Metcalf and Christine Baranski reprise their roles as Sheldon's mother, Mary Cooper, and Leonard's mother, Dr. Beverly Hofstadter, respectively, in the episode.

“The Maternal Combustion” – Personalities collide when Sheldon and Leonard’s mothers finally meet. Meanwhile, Howard finally decides to “man up” and do his fair share of the housework – but not without a little help from his friends, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, April 30 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Emmy Award winners Laurie Metcalf and Christine Baranski return as Sheldon’s and Leonard’s mothers, respectively.

The Big Bang Theory's eighth season finale, "The Commitment Determination", airs next Thursday, May 7. Don't worry, the show is already renewed for a ninth (and tenth) season.

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The Maternal Combustion
Season 8, Episode 23 - Aired April 30, 2015

When Sheldon and Leonard receive an award for the paper they co-wrote together, their mothers pay a visit to Pasadena. Sparks fly between Mary Cooper and Beverly Hofstadter when they can't see eye to eye on religion or psychiatry. Meanwhile, Bernadette has had enough of feeling like a mother to three teenage boys, so Howard, Stuart and Raj are ordered to clean the kitchen.

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