The Big Bang Theory (2007)

A comedic panegyric to nerd-culture for pop-culture with IQ/academia jokes scientists will especially appreciate, lovable collection of protagonists, and career, star-vehicle performance by Jim Parsons’ theoretical physicist. 8/10.

Plot Synopsis: Mensa-fied best friends and roommates Leonard and Sheldon, physicists who work at the California Institute of Technology, may be able to tell everybody more than they want to know about quantum physics, but getting through most basic social situations, especially ones involving women, totally baffles them. How lucky, then, that babe-alicious waitress/aspiring actress Penny moves in next door. Frequently seen hanging out with Leonard and Sheldon are friends and fellow Caltech scientists Wolowitz and Koothrappali. Will worlds collide? Does Einstein theorize in the woods?

Official CLC Score: 8/10