Wil Wheaton: Because there is nothing this TV Addict enjoys more than an actor who doesn’t take himself too seriously, the actor earned his pips by hilariously skewing his real-life persona and offering up what was clearly a ‘Mirror Universe’ version of Wil Wheaton. (Incidentally, If you know what a pip is and caught our reference to STAR TREK’s mirror universe you are most definitely watching the right show.)
Jim Parsons: Further perpetuating HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER’s some-what accurate assumption that all Canadians are hockey obsessed, Jim Parson (Sheldon) continues to prove that he is the Wayne Gretzky of THE BIG BANG THEORY. Raising the game of everyone around him, with Raj, for the second week in a row, benefitting greatly from the crazy that is Sheldon.
Wolowitz: Often guilty of treading dangerously close to unfunny and annoying territory, last night’s realization by Wolowitz’s that the only thing he had in common with the brainy blonde bombshell was their resentment of their over-bearing mothers for once had us rooting for who we sometimes mistaken for a real-life albeit far less successful version of FAMILY GUY’s Quagmire.
Leonard: While we have the utmost respect his portrayer actor Johnny Galecki, when it comes to THE BIG BANG THEORY, Leonard has the thankless role of playing the straight man, the ‘Ted’ (HIMYM) or Jerry (SEINFELD) if you will. Which is why we couldn’t help but find it oddly amusing that last night Leonard’s sole mission was to literally move the plot forward, serving as chauffeur to Wolowitz and girlfriend.
Wheeeaatonnnn: Yup, the only thing that was missing from that shocker of an ending that had Wheaton lying about his dead Nana to curry favor with Sheldon and ultimately win the Mystic Warlords of Ka’a strategy game was an iconic “To Be Continued…”