Expect big ratings as The Big Bang Theory says farewell tonight. Leonard, Sheldon, Penny, Howard, Raj, Bernadette, and Amy and their friends say goodbye in a one-hour episode. The CBS sitcom that brought street cred to science geeks and comic books fans is ending its historic run.
The series creator, Chuck Lorre, known for other hits like Two And A Half Men, Mike & Molly, Mom, and Cybill recently sat down with The Hollywood Reporter to talk about what The Big Bang Theory meant to him, spinoffs, and other shows in his career.
Some creators leave series before they air their finales, but Lorre says it was important to be there for the last episode of The Big Bang Theory.
“It meant a lot – to be there from our very clumsy beginnings, to when we actually figured out how to do it and sustain it, to ending with what I think is a wonderful [episode]. I know what it’s like to leave too soon. I never want to do that again.
“I can’t speak for them,” Lorre said of a spinoff involving actors from the show. “Truthfully, the reason for a spinoff is economics, and that’s not the reason to do a show…
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