Original air date: 09/19/2016 Runtime: 21:45 min. In the tenth season premiere, Penny’s family arrives for the wedding ceremony, including her anxiety-ridden mother, Susan (guest star KATEY SAGAL), her drug-dealing brother, Randall (guest star JACK McBRAYER) and her father Wyatt (returning guest star KEITH CARRADINE). After Sheldon’s mother, Mary (recurring guest star LAURIE METCALF) and Leonard’s father, Alfred (returning guest star JUDD HIRSCH) share an evening together, however, everyone deals with an awkward morning the next day. Recurring guest star CHRISTINE BARANSKI returns as Leonard’s mother, Dr. Beverly Hofstadter, while Breaking Bad’s DEAN NORRIS guest stars as Air Force Representative Colonel Williams.
Original air date: 10/03/2016 Runtime: 20:17 min. Tensions rise when the guys struggle to complete their government project on time – and Sheldon tries an energy drink to stay awake. Also, Penny and Amy go to a “party” at the house of Bert, the geologist (guest star BRIAN POSEHN). And Raj learns Bernadette’s true feelings about her pregnancy when they clean out the future baby room. Dean Norris returns as Air Force Colonel Williams.
Original air date: 10/17/2016 Runtime: 19:46 min. Leonard and Penny must separate a quarreling Sheldon and Amy, when their cohabitation experiment doesn’t go as planned. Sheldon threatens to break off their relationship when Amy refuses to adhere to the “bathroom schedule.” Also, Howard and Bernadette find unexpected guests at their house when they decide to stay home from a planned vacation.
Original air date: 10/27/2016 Runtime: 18:26 min. Penny is surprised to learn she has fans of her performance in “Serial Ape-ist” when she attends the Van Nuys Comic-Con with Leonard. Also, Amy hosts a Sheldon-style brunch at Penny’s apartment. And Howard makes an impulsive purchase when he starts stressing out about the baby on the way.
Original air date: 11/03/2016 Runtime: 20:44 min. In order to continue living with Sheldon, Amy lies to him about repairs being made to her apartment; and they host an “on location” episode of “Fun with Flags” in Penny’s apartment. Also, Leonard lets Penny decorate Sheldon’s old room after she learns that she has secretly been moving Leonard’s collectibles into storage.
Original air date: 11/17/2016 Runtime: 19:15 min. When CalTech geologist Bert (recurring guest star BRIAN POSEHN) wins the MacArthur Genius Fellowship, Sheldon is overcome with jealousy. Meanwhile, Howard finds an old remote control Stephen Hawking action figure he invented. STEPHEN HAWKING returns to guest star as himself.
Original air date: 12/01/2016 Runtime: 19:41 min. A battle ensues when Leonard and Sheldon argue over who will get custody of their shared belongings. Also, Raj and Stuart fight to be the most helpful during Bernadette’s final weeks of pregnancy. CHRISTOPHER LLOYD guest stars as Theodore.