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The Big Bang Theory: The Zazzy Substitution

After breaking up with Amy, Sheldon turns to feline companionship much to the dismay of all. Leonard calls on Sheldon's mother to set his roommate straight once again.

Episode Info
Episode number: 4x3
Production Number: 3X6653
Airdate: Thursday October 07th, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

UK (E4) Nov 18, 2010
NL (Veronica) Feb 17, 2011

Special Guest Stars
Laurie MetcalfLaurie Metcalf
As Mary Cooper
Main Cast
Johnny GaleckiJohnny Galecki
As Leonard Leakey Hofstadter
Jim ParsonsJim Parsons
As Sheldon Lee Cooper
Kaley CuocoKaley Cuoco
As Penny
Simon HelbergSimon Helberg
As Howard Joel Wolowitz
Kunal NayyarKunal Nayyar
As Rajesh Ramayan Koothrappali
Mayim BialikMayim Bialik
As Amy Farrah Fowler
Episode Notes
Sheldon names his cats (with the exception of one) after famous physicists.

The title refers to the name of one of the cats that Sheldon substitutes for Amy when they break up.

Episode Quotes
Sheldon: I'd like you to meet Oppenheimer, Frisch, Panofsky, Feynman, Weiskof...
Mary: (interrupts) Yeah, I get it. You got a lot of cats and you gave 'em cute Jewish names.

Howard: Women, you can't live with them and you can't successfully refute their hypotheses.
Sheldon: Amen to that.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorChuck Lorre  |  Bill Prady
Executive ProducerChuck Lorre  |  Bill Prady  |  Lee Aronsohn
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Goetsch  |  Eric Kaplan  |  Steven Molaro
Supervising ProducerPeter Chakos  |  Jim Reynolds
ProducerFaye Oshima Belyeu  |  Steve Holland
Co-ProducerMary T. Quigley  |  Kelly Lee  |  Maria Ferrari
Consulting ProducerEddie Gorodetsky
Associate ProducerRyan Berdan
Production DesignerJohn Shaffner
EditorPeter Chakos
CastingNikki Valko  |  Ken Miller (2)
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 MixerCharlie McDaniel, III  |  Bob La Masney
GafferJohn Greene
Director of PhotographySteven V. Silver
Coordinating ProducerJessica Ambrosetti
Executive ConsultantDon Foster
Associate DirectorHoward Murray
Casting AssociateTara Treacy
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
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