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The Big Bang Theory: The Lunar Excitation

Penny realizes that after dating Leonard, she can no longer put up with the guys of limited intelligence that guys she normally dates. Howard and Raj try to find Sheldon a date on the Internet.


Episode Info


Episode number: 3x23
Production Number: 3X5573
Airdate: Monday May 24th, 2010


Alternate Airdates:

BR (Warner) Jun 01, 2010
UK (E4) Jul 29, 2010
NL (Veronica) Feb 14, 2011

  • Currently 8.1/10
8.1/10 (38 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Sara GilbertSara Gilbert
As Leslie Winkle
Recurring

Guest Stars
Mayim BialikMayim Bialik
As Amy Farrah Fowler
Recurring
Brian Thomas SmithBrian Thomas Smith
As Zack
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Lauri JohnsonLauri Johnson
As Mrs. Gunderson
Main Cast
Johnny Galecki
As Leonard Leakey Hofstadter
Jim Parsons
As Sheldon Lee Cooper
Kaley Cuoco
As Penny
Simon Helberg
As Howard Joel Wolowitz
Kunal Nayyar
As Rajesh Ramayan Koothrappali
Episode Notes
This episode introduces Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler, Sheldon's love interest. Bialik would become a show regular the following season. It also marks the final appearance (so far) of Sara Gilbert as Leslie Winkle.

For one of the few times in the series, Leonard gets drunk.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorChuck Lorre  |  Bill Prady
Executive ProducerChuck Lorre  |  Bill Prady  |  Lee Aronsohn
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Goetsch  |  Eric Kaplan  |  Steven Molaro
ProducerFaye Oshima Belyeu  |  Peter Chakos  |  Jim Reynolds
Co-ProducerMary T. Quigley  |  Steve Holland  |  Kelly Lee  |  Kristy Cecil
Consulting ProducerRichard Rosenstock
Production DesignerJohn Shaffner
EditorPeter Chakos
CastingKen Miller (2)  |  Nikki Valko
Unit Production ManagerKelly Lee
First Assistant DirectorAnthony Rich
Second Assistant DirectorChris Klausen
Costume DesignerMary T. Quigley
HairstylistFaye Woods
Key GripDavid Pearce
Set DecoratorAnn Shea (2)
Property MasterScott L. London
Production Sound MixerBruce Peters
Re-Recording MixerBob La Masney  |  Charlie McDaniel, III
GafferJohn Greene
Director of PhotographySteven V. Silver
Coordinating ProducerMona Garcea
Executive ConsultantMark Roberts (2)  |  Eddie Gorodetsky  |  Don Foster
Associate DirectorHoward Murray
Executive Story EditorMaria Ferrari
Makeup ArtistPeggy Nichols
Theme Song Written And Performed ByBarenaked Ladies
Science ConsultantDavid Saltzberg Ph.D.
Post Production ServicesTechnicolor
Sound Services ByWarner Bros. Post Production Services
 
Warning: The Big Bang Theory season 3 episode 23 guide may contain spoilers
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