“[Bill Prady and I] were going all over the place looking for something to do together and I don’t even know why, he was telling me stories about computer programming in New York in the 80s, and talking about the guys that he worked with. They were fascinating! Deeply troubled, but fascinating. We were also working on an idea about a young woman who’s going off to the big city to start her life and there was a moment in the room when we went, ‘what if these guys met that girl?’” Chuck Lorre on the origins of The Big Bang Theory.
“I would advise Sheldon to do what it takes to keep Amy in his life — seems to me everybody irritates Sheldon at one level or another and, of all the people in his life, she appears to irritate him the least. Added to that fact that Amy seems to love Sheldon (despite everyone else’s opinion that she shouldn’t), and I just think Sheldon would be well-advised to not play fast and loose with her affection.” — Jim Parsons. x