THE BIG BANG THEORY "The Russian Rocket Reaction" Season 5 Episode 5 – In the interest of full disclosure, I feel compelled to mention that I am a full-fledged Trekkie. I’m so much of a Trekkie that I don’t care about being called a Trekkie. So when I heard that this week’s episode of The Big Bang Theory, "The Russian Rocket Reaction," would guest star both Wil Wheaton AND Brent Spiner, I nearly got a nose-bleed from pure joy.
Let me just say that although I was worried as the clock crept closer to 8:30 and Mr. Data still hadn’t appeared, the scene was so completely worth the wait.
Not that rest of the episode wasn’t great. Howard finds out that not only is a piece of equipment he helped design is going up to the International Space Station, he’s been invited to go up on Russianrocket to install it. Howard Wolowitz is going to be an astronaut. Read More...