The Big Band Theory is a TV show that has given us countless moments to laugh, with its unique concept and great diversity in the characters, indeed the show has given us an enviable squad. The gang of nerds, three doctors and a mister, Sheldon, Leonard, Raj and Howard always entertain us with their witty quotes. The show during its course of nine years has given us some valuable life lessons, let us take a look at them.
1. Being smart is cool
The show revolves around nerds, Sheldon, Leonard, Raj and Howard, who never fail to mesmerize us with their knowledge and at the same time they entertain us with their humor and witty quotes. They have surely changed the stereotype of people and made them believe that smart people are also cool.
Above all they have given us the quote of life:
Smart is the new sexy
2. Choosing the right roommate is important
Sheldon and Leonard are proof that when it comes to sharing a room, it is essential you make the right choice to avoid frustratingly frequent disagreements. However, if you do find yourself in a pickle with your roommate, take Sheldon’s lead and write up a roommate agreement.
3. Just say it as it is
One stand out ‘Sheldon mannerism’ is his ability to just say it as it is. He doesn’t waste time being vague, and while his level of bluntness is erring on the side of rude, we could all learn to speak our minds just a little bit more.
4. ‘Soft Kitty’ is the best home remedy for any illness
“Soft Kitty, Warm Kitty, Little Ball of Fur…”
This humble tune is an all-natural remedy for any sickness one may face and is proven by both Sheldon and myself to work a charm. It works even better if you sing it as a round!
5. It’s OK to still live at home
Once you start university, a lot of your friends will start to move out of home to become independent adults. However, Howard shows us it’s okay to live at home no matter how old you are. He still found love and successful career while living with his loud pestering mother, and let’s be honest, he probably saved a small fortune not having to pay for rent and food all these years.
6. One is never too old for board games, video games, and ball pits
The four best friends are never too far away from a game of sorts in this series, proving you’re never too old. In fact, 3D chess and rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock better with age. And who can forget the iconic scene with Sheldon diving into a colorful ball pit? Bazinga!
7. You can live on take-out food
Every episode shows the gang eating noodles or some other cuisine from a box. This has taught me that, contrary to what my Mum said, I can live on take-out. What The Big Bang Theory didn’t mention is how much it costs…
8. It’s OK to try and try again for the love
Leonard and Penny have taught us that unrequited love can become required. Sometimes all you need is a little (a lot) of persistence, determination, and goofy charm to finally get your bae.
9. We are all a little bit OCD
Sheldon has his own spot on the couch, certain meals on each day of the week, and he even labeled the label-maker. While it is a tad extreme, he taught that it’s OK to be a little OCD – that’s what makes us so quirky and lovable.
10. Your best friends will be with you for life
Despite their disagreements, clashing personalities, and diverse backgrounds, The Big Bang Theory gang taught us all that your true friends will stick by you no matter what.
Indeed TV shows are meant for entertainment, however, there are cases where we can learn some most valuable life lessons from them, and above is an example of this.