The Big Bang Theory has been blowing away its competition in the ratings lately, and new photos and returning guest stars prove that the geek comedy shows no signs of slowing down. Speculation and potential spoilers ahead!
New photos have been released for this week’s episode of The Big Bang Theory, previewing the return of Sheldon’s old Trek nemesis Wil Wheaton. As the title suggests, “The Habitation Configuration” may also be the stage for a long-anticipated change in the lives of the newlywed Wolowitz-Rostenkowskis. Check out the photos below!
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It definitely looks like Bernadette may be getting her way, as Howard packs up his childhood/adulthood room in Mrs. Wolowitz’s house. We can’t wait to see how she pulls that one off – Ma Wolowitz’s magnetic pull on Howard has been proven strong enough to reach outer space, so Bernadette must have had to pull out the big guns.
And apparently Amy will be adding another dimension to Sheldon and Wil Wheaton’s old rivalry – or is Wheaton becoming a third leg in Amy and Sheldon’s awkward romance? Either way, it seems like Sheldon will be employing some unaccustomed physical technique to his interactions with the Star Trek alum. (If it’s on Amy’s behalf, cue the collective audience “Awww!“)
According to CBS’s official description:
Wolowitz struggles with moving out of his mother’s house. Meanwhile, Sheldon is caught in the middle of an argument between Amy and Wil Wheaton.
Also set to cameo is another member of the Star Trek family, LeVar Burton. (We’re also secretly hoping for a Reading Rainbow reference!)
The Big Bang Theory airs at 8 p.m. on CBS.