The Big Bang Theory: Season 12 (2018 - 2019)

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Season 12
The Big Bang Theory

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There is comfort in finding that not much has changed in its final season, as the tried-and-true themes and jokes of the previous 11 seasons brings The Big Bang Theory to a tender ending.

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Critic Ratings: 17

83%

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User Ratings: 186

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Episodes

1
Air date: Sep 24, 2018
2
Air date: Sep 27, 2018
3
Air date: Oct 4, 2018
4
Air date: Oct 11, 2018
5
Air date: Oct 18, 2018
6
Air date: Oct 25, 2018
7
Air date: Nov 1, 2018
8
Air date: Nov 8, 2018
9
Air date: Nov 15, 2018
10
Air date: Dec 6, 2018
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Critic Reviews for The Big Bang Theory Season 12

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (9)

All in all, a sweet, gentle, kind, sentimental and congenial wrap. Exactly what fans would expect.

May 17, 2019 | Full Review…
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I'm not sure if they got the physics exactly right, but The Big Bang Theory somehow ended not with a breakup but an "I love you."

May 17, 2019 | Full Review…
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The series finale of "The Big Bang Theory" was everything the show did well, and a bit of what it did poorly, wrapped into one hourlong package.

May 17, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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There is no BAZINGA. The moment is sweet, sincere, and lovely. I appreciated the low-key ending of a show that started with a big bang.

May 17, 2019 | Full Review…

However big a role pop culture may have played in its stories, the show itself could never have served as a barometer for the rest of pop culture. It's impossible to be a meaningful barometer if the dial only ever reads one thing.

May 17, 2019 | Full Review…

The critical disdain and indifference the show has experienced is its longest, most obsessive running joke, on itself, but also on its detractors. After 12 years, "The Big Bang Theory" gets the final "Bazinga!"

Aug 29, 2019 | Full Review…

A drama-filled episode...

May 17, 2019 | Full Review…

I'm going to remember those writing credits, and that little hat tip to the fact that indeed, nobody, not even insanely powerful television showrunners, accomplishes anything alone.

May 21, 2019 | Full Review…

[The finale] doesn't create needless drama or focus on characters we don't care about. It zeroes in on the core four (with Howard, Bernadette and Raj as back-up) and gives them the episodic equivalent of a long, warm hug.

Jan 4, 2019 | Full Review…

The Big Bang Theory says goodbye with an emotional ending to leave fans with a good taste. [Full Review in Spanish]

May 19, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It's the end of an era and I am grateful as a fan to have a finale that provided that emotional value as we bid these characters a final farewell.

May 17, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It's mostly fizzling out, compared even to the end of HBO's much-less-watched Veep

May 17, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Big Bang Theory: Season 12

  • Jun 02, 2020
    It was great, funny, heartwarming and just hit the spot with all the little closure moments the characters had during the seasons, not to mention the enormous emotional speech Sheldon gave at the end. I don't think there's anything left to say that hasn't been said over one of the previous seasons, so this is just a heartfelt goodbye to the people that made us feel special and respected in our own skins and brains! My one and only disappointment came when Howard prevented from Raj flying over to London in that over-the-top bromance fashion essentially convincing him that the the best match for Raj is Howard (knowing full well that would never happen. and that it took Raj literally YEARS to become any sort of husband material..), it's sad because, well, he had so many seasons to go see a therapist or find someone and they did nothing with it. Thank you for this and the time I so happily spent watching (and re-watching) the show.
  • May 31, 2020
    This show constantly brings laugh and where some shows can become stale when they have such a long run Cheers and Big Bang Theory are the exceptions
  • May 10, 2020
    The final season as a whole and the final episode in particular offers a satisfying closer to this incredible series.
  • Feb 05, 2020
    Great closer for the characters in the end. Could of had more memorable episodes.
  • Dec 18, 2019
    A show similar to friends, but with a premise that's more creative. However, the humor that the friends treat each other poorly isn't the sort of people I go trying to be friends with. The show has a good premise, but the character development could be over. Also the laugh-track is much overused.
  • Dec 12, 2019
    i really love this show!!! It's so sad that it has come to an end. I will really miss them. And great season btw I think they ended the show perfectly:)
  • Dec 09, 2019
    Finally the end of a series that was supposed to be about geek culture but ended up being a Friends wannabe where the men main cast had to abandon everything geek (hobbies and likes) just so that they can end up with girls that don't like anything about it. Good riddance.
  • Nov 10, 2019
    Managed to wrap up the storylines pretty perfectly.
  • Sep 08, 2019
    I cant stand the Show, its that bad. with bad lousy character writing. horrendous jokes, poor script and very bad actors, except for howard, sheldon and amy. the rest of the crew is unbearably bad. the jokes are forced and are probably a paragraph long. lol. show is an atrocity, Dont Watch it
  • Jul 31, 2019
    I absolutely love this show!! All 12 seasons were awesome!

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