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The Big Bang Theory: The Tangerine Factor

When Penny breaks up with her boyfriend after she finds out he has been posting about their sex life on his blog, Leonard gets enough courage to ask her out on a real date. Penny is so depressed about the recent break-up, she agrees to go out with Leonard, but when they both face the reality of going out afterwards, they stress out so they much they both seek information about one another from Sheldon, a rather reluctant advisor.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x17
Production Number: 3T6616
Airdate: Monday May 19th, 2008


Alternate Airdates:

UK (E4) Jun 04, 2008

  • Currently 8.8/10
8.8/10 (41 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
James Hong
As Chen
Recurring
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
Ratings: 7.36 million



Other Episode Crew

CreatorChuck Lorre  |  Bill Prady
Executive ProducerChuck Lorre  |  Bill Prady  |  Lee Aronsohn
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Goetsch  |  Robert Cohen (1)
ProducerSteven Molaro  |  Faye Oshima Belyeu  |  Peter Chakos
Co-ProducerMary T. Quigley
Consulting ProducerJennifer Glickman  |  Stephen Engel
Associate ProducerKristy Cecil
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 CoordinatorRyan Berdan
Executive ConsultantMark Roberts (2)  |  Eddie Gorodetsky  |  Don Foster
Associate DirectorHoward Murray
Casting AssociatePeter Pappas
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 1 episode 17 guide may contain spoilers
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