Big Bang Theory Premiere Pics: Sheldon Returns — But Where Are His Pants?

Big Bang Theory Season 8

What’s Sheldon doing at a police station? Why isn’t he wearing pants? And where did all of Penny’s hair go?

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These are just a few of the questions you might ask yourself while perusing our gallery of first-look photos from The Big Bang Theory‘s Sept. 22 season premiere (CBS, 8/7c).

And while we can’t answer all of them — Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting got a haircut over the hiatus, so that solves that mystery — we can offer scoop about the state of Sheldon and Amy’s relationship upon his return from Arizona:

“Amy’s not pissed at him for leaving, but she’s certainly not thrilled that when he ran into trouble he called Leonard instead of her,” showrunner Steve Molaro tells TVLine.

(Ruh-roh!)

OK, no more waiting. Click through the gallery below, then drop a comment with your hopes for Big Bang Season 8.