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1221 'The Plagiarism Schism' Press Release Posted April 12, 2019

1221 'The Plagiarism Schism' Press Release

CBS has released the synopsis for the May 2 episode of The Big Bang Theory's final season, "The Plagiarism Schism".

Kal Penn (House) and Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings) reprise their roles as Drs. Campbell and Pemberton in the episode. John Ross Bowie and Joshua Malina return as Barry Kripke and President Siebert, respectively.

The Plagiarism Schism – Kripke (John Ross Bowie) has proof that Dr. Pemberton (Sean Astin) plagiarized his thesis in college, and Sheldon and Amy aren’t sure if they should turn him in or not. Also, Wolowitz is happily surprised to learn that Bernadette wasn’t the only waitress at the Cheesecake Factory who had a crush on him back in the day, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, May 2 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

After a rerun this past Thursday, The Big Bang Theory returns for its final run of episodes next Thursday, April 18 with "The Inspiration Deprivation". The hour-long series finale of The Big Bang Theory will air May 16.

More about the episode

The Plagiarism Schism
Season 12, Episode 21 - Aired May 2, 2019

After Barry Kripke reveals that Dr. Pemberton plagiarized his thesis in college, Sheldon and Amy debate whether to expose the fraud. Meanwhile, Bernadette tells Howard about the worst thing she ever did to get something she wanted.

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