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10 Fun Facts About The Big Bang Theory

Behind the scenes secrets of the highest rated show on television!

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1. The cast learned how to play the instruments their character was said to have known

Jim Parsons learned the theremin

Johnny Galecki learned the cello

Mayim Bialik learned the harp

4. Jim Parsons is responsible for coming up with Sheldon's laugh and smile. The writers left it up to him writing in the script "unpleasant smile" trusting Jim to come up with the ideal characteristic.

8. Actress Kate Micucci originally auditioned for the role of Amy which eventually went to Mayium Bialik. However she impressed the creators so much they called her to play the character of Lucy.

10. The staircase featured in the series is actually just one set of stairs. The actors and crew have to reset/ redress the scene to make it look as if the characters are climbing more than one flight.

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