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"The Big Bang Theory" Is Officially Over — Here's What Happened To Your Favorite Characters

"And it all started with a big bang..."

After 12 great years, The Big Bang Theory has finally come to an end.

Here's what happens to your favorite characters in the series finale:

Sheldon and Amy win a Nobel Prize.

Amy uses the prize money to give herself a makeover (OKAY, AMY!!!!!!)...

Two months later, the gang travel to Sweden for the award ceremony, but almost bail due to Sheldon's bad behavior. After a few "tough love" conversations with Amy and Penny, Sheldon realizes that he's been a jerk (for the past few years).

Asking them each to stand, he uses his acceptance speech as an opportunity to, basically, thank his friends for putting up with him for all these years, and tells them how much they each mean to him.

Ending his extremely heartfelt speech, he says, "I apologize if I haven't been the friend you deserve. But I want you to know, in my way, I love you all."

Leonard and Penny reveal they're going to be parents!

During Sheldon's acceptance speech, he recalls the pair's first meeting, saying, "I was there the moment Leonard and Penny met. He said to me that their babies would be smart and beautiful. And now that they're expecting, I have no doubt that that will be the case."

Howard and Bernadette leave their children for the first time.

In the end, they decide to leave the kids with Stuart and Denise, so they can fly to Sweden to support Sheldon and Amy.

Raj meets Sarah Michelle Gellar.

During his speech, Sheldon looks over to the crowd and says, "Is that Buffy the Vampire Slayer?" and it's great.

Oh! And the elevator FINALLY works again. (But after trying to cram that many people and heavy suitcases in it at once, I wouldn't be surprised if it broke again.)

The show ends with the gang eating takeout as always, while a slower rendition of the theme song plays which, I kid you not, brought on the water works.

So long, Big Bang!