The Big Bang Theory series finale is still three weeks away, but for the comedy’s ensemble, the end is very much nigh. The finale is set to tape in a matter of days (Tuesday, April 30 to be precise), a sobering fact that was underscored this week when the cast received the script for the swan song.
Early Wednesday ahead of the final table read, Kaley Cuoco shared on Instagram a simple image of the script’s cover page — featuring nothing but a watermark of her name and the words “End of Series” — above the caption, “Yea, didn’t sleep.”
That followed co-star Kunal Nayyar’s similarly cryptic post late Tuesday in which he also teased the bare-bones script cover above the message, “Just read the final episode… Gnite.”
Series co-creator Bill Prady, meanwhile, took to social media early Wednesday to share a group shot featuring Big Bang‘s entire principal cast and writing team. Just hours before he posted an image of what appears to be the show’s wrap gift: a bejeweled band in the style of a high school class ring. “Twelve years is like school, so… ” Prady opined.
The Big Bang Theory‘s one-hour sendoff is scheduled to air on Thursday, May 16.