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The Big Bang Theory: The Thespian Catalyst

Sheldon turns to Penny for acting lessons as a way to improve as a teacher. Raj has inappropriate fantasies about Bernadette.


Episode Info


Episode number: 4x14
Production Number: 3X6664
Airdate: Thursday February 03rd, 2011


Alternate Airdates:

UK (E4) Jul 07, 2011

  • Currently 8.5/10
8.5/10 (30 Votes cast)
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
Melissa RauchMelissa Rauch
As Bernadette Marianne Rostenkowski
Episode Quotes
Sheldon: Do you realize that teaching is the first thing I've failed at since my ill fated attempt to complete a chinup in March of 1989?

Amy: If this humiliating experience is really troubling you, there are things we could do about it.
Sheldon: For instance?
Amy: Well, the first thing that comes to mind is isolating the part of your brain where the memory is stored and destroying it with a laser.
Sheldon: Hmm. No, one slip of the hand and suddenly I'm sitting in the engineering department building doo-dads with Wolowitz.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorChuck Lorre  |  Bill Prady
Executive ProducerChuck Lorre  |  Bill Prady  |  Lee Aronsohn  |  Steven Molaro
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Goetsch  |  Eric Kaplan
Supervising ProducerPeter Chakos  |  Jim Reynolds
ProducerFaye Oshima Belyeu  |  Steve Holland
Co-ProducerMary T. Quigley  |  Kristy Cecil  |  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
Set DecoratorAnn Shea (2)
Property MasterScott L. London
Production Sound MixerBruce Peters
Script SupervisorJulie Fleischer
Re-Recording MixerCharlie McDaniel, III  |  Bob La Masney
Director of PhotographySteven V. Silver
Post Production CoordinatorMeghan Certo
Coordinating ProducerJessica Ambrosetti
Executive ConsultantDon Foster
Associate DirectorPat Doak
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
 
Warning: The Big Bang Theory season 4 episode 14 guide may contain spoilers
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