Big Bang First Look: Howard Meets the Parent!

Is Howard about to do battle with his future father in law? What’s the problem with Leonard and Penny in the bedroom? And do the following images from the May 3 episode of The Big Bang Theory shed light on either question?

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In the episode, titled “The Launch Acceleration,” NASA reschedules Howard’s space mission, thereby putting his wedding to Bernadette in jeopardy — something (we’re guessing) doesn’t sit well with the father of the bride-to-be (special guest star Casey Sander).

Meanwhile, Leonard says something surprising to Penny in the bedroom, prompting a whole lot of shoulder shrugging.

Sneak a peek at the first look gallery below and see if you can figure out how the twin crises will play out.