The Big Bang Theory: Season 2 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Big Bang Theory: Season 2 (2008-2009)

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Air date: Sep 22, 2008
Air date: Sep 29, 2008
Air date: Oct 6, 2008
Air date: Oct 13, 2008
Air date: Oct 20, 2008
Air date: Nov 3, 2008
Air date: Nov 10, 2008
Air date: Nov 17, 2008
Air date: Nov 24, 2008
Air date: Dec 8, 2008

Tv Season Info

Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men) & Bill Prady ("Dharma & Greg") co-created this new comedy about a pair of brilliant physicists -- roommates Leonard (Johnny Galecki - "Roseanne") and Sheldon (Jim Parsons - "Judging Amy," "Garden State") -- who understand how the universe works but have no clue about how to interact with people, especially women. All this begins to change when a free-spirited beauty named Penny (Kaley Cuoco, "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter") moves in next door. … More

Genre: Comedy
Network: CBS
Premiere Date: Sep 22, 2008
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Cast

Summer Glau
as Herself
Jim Parsons
as Sheldon
Simon Helberg
as Howard Wolowitz
Kunal Nayyar
as Rajesh Koothrappali
Carol Ann Susi
as Mrs. Wolowitz
Mark Harelik
as Gablehauser
Sara Rue
as Stephanie
John Ross Bowie
as Barry Kripke
George Smoot
as Himself
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Critic Reviews for The Big Bang Theory: Season 2

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

Big Bang has evolved beyond its simple premise.

Full Review… | September 27, 2013
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

If they can keep the funny coming, I will keep watching.

Full Review… | September 27, 2013
Zap2it.com

Sheldon is the main engine for the show's geek dynamic.

Full Review… | September 27, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Top Critic

Prickly Sheldon has become a character to love, and Parsons is doing something rare on network TV: making intellectualism admirable, even heroic.

Full Review… | September 27, 2013
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Frankly, any show that weaves in multiple jokes about Comic-Con and employs its own science consultant can't be all bad.

Full Review… | September 12, 2013
Variety
Top Critic

I have to give the show's writers credit for zigging where I assumed they would zag, and saving all "the gang goes arctic" stuff for the coda (where, I confess, it was funny enough that I kinda wished this episode had been all-North-Pole-all-the-time).

Full Review… | September 12, 2013
AV Club
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