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The Big Bang Theory: The Bakersfield Expedition

The guys head out to a comic book convention and get stranded in full costume when Leonard's car is stolen. The girls decide to try to understand their men and end up in a heated debate over a comic book character.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 6x13
Production Number: 3X7613
Airdate: Thursday January 10th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

CA (CTV) Jan 10, 2013
BR (Warner) Jan 29, 2013
AU (Nine Network) Feb 19, 2013
UK (E4) Apr 25, 2013
NZ (2) May 08, 2013
TR (CNBC-e) Nov 11, 2013

Guest Stars
Kevin SussmanKevin Sussman
As Stuart

Co-Guest Stars
Frank AlvarezFrank Alvarez
As Car Thief #2

Ian Scott RudolphIan Scott Rudolph
As Captain Sweatpants
Owen ThayerOwen Thayer
As Lonely Larry
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 Notes
The title refers to the guys' trip to Bakersfield to attend the comic book convention.

Episode Quotes
Raj: What's wrong with people? Why won't they stop?
Sheldon: Maybe we're better off. What if we were to get in a car with a crazy person?
Leonard: Look at us, Sheldon! We're the crazy people!

Raj: Can we at least rent a car from Enterprise? (nobody reacts) Oh, screw you! That was funny!

Other Episode Crew

CreatorChuck Lorre  |  Bill Prady
Executive ProducerChuck Lorre  |  Bill Prady  |  Steven Molaro
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Goetsch  |  Eric Kaplan  |  Jim Reynolds  |  Faye Oshima Belyeu  |  Eddie Gorodetsky  |  Steve Holland
Supervising ProducerPeter Chakos
Co-ProducerKristy Cecil  |  Kelly Lee
Associate ProducerRyan Berdan  |  Robinson Green
Production DesignerJohn Shaffner
EditorPeter Chakos
CastingNikki Valko
Unit Production ManagerKelly Lee
First Assistant DirectorAnthony Rich
Costume DesignerMary T. Quigley
HairstylistFaye Woods  |  Sylvia Surdu
Key GripDavid Pearce
Set DecoratorAnn Shea (2)
Property MasterScott L. London
Production Sound MixerBruce Peters
Re-Recording MixerCharlie McDaniel, III
GafferJohn Greene
Director of PhotographySteven V. Silver
Story EditorAnthony Del Broccolo
Coordinating ProducerSuzanne McCormack
Associate DirectorGay Linvill
Casting AssociateTara Treacy
Visual EffectsMFX
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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