'The Big Bang Theory' Season 7, episode 17: Penny faces reality in 'The Friendship Turbulence'

From episode to episode, a lot of chatter surrounding "The Big Bang Theory" this season -- the show's seventh -- has been focused on the emotional journey of Jim Parsons' Sheldon Cooper, as the show has been quite remarkably intent on challenging the character to grow and mature. The attention the storyline is receiving is entirely justified, as it's rare for a show like this to allow its central character to continue to evolve this late in its run.But in all that, another surprising emotional journey has gotten a bit overlooked. I'm talking, of course, about Penny (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting). This season has seen the aspiring actress take stock of her professional situation, go for broke by quitting her job as a waitress and devote all of her time and energy on landing that breakthrough role.In Thursday's (March 6) episode, reality has begun to sink in for Penny. Having not landed any work since leaving the...



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