• The Big Bang Theory was one of the most successful sitcoms in history
  • The show launched many actors' careers
  • It continues to be one of the most popular shows on television

Let's start with a fact that may shock some of the biggest fans of the show: Jim Parsons has never seen Star Trek, even though "Sheldon" is obsessed with the series. His convincing and passionate rants about the show could have certainly fooled us, and it's difficult to imagine Jim Parsons not being a Trekkie.

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Here's one that is maybe not all that surprising: The series has a real scientific consultant named David Saltzberg to assure that all the formulas and everything they talk about in the series is real. That would explain why the scientific lingo tends to go way above most of our heads...but the comedy sure doesn't!

Watch the video above to learn more!