TV's The Big Bang Theory, and Imanuel Velikovsky

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TV's The Big Bang Theory, and Imanuel Velikovsky

Unread post by iantresman » Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:37 pm

This evening episode of The Big Bang Theory "The Procreation Calculation" (S1203), just after the main title sequence, seems to show Howard reading a copy of Charles Ginenthal's book, "Carl Sagan and Immanuel Velikovsky".
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Unread post by nick c » Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:22 pm

That must have been a subtle statement by someone involved in the production process. To those not familiar with the book, it is a harsh criticism of Sagan and of course, very pro Velikovsky.

Along the same lines, it reminds of a scene from the movie "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1978) in which Donald Sutherland enters into a Mud Bath House and opens a door to find a man sitting in his mud bath reading a copy of "Worlds In Collision."
He says to Sutherland's character and I paraphrase....Worlds In Collision, must reading!

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Re: TV's The Big Bang Theory, and Imanuel Velikovsky

Unread post by nigma46 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:53 am

iantresman wrote:This evening episode of The Big Bang Theory "The Procreation Calculation" (S1203), just after the main title sequence, seems to show Howard reading a copy of Charles Ginenthal's book,
Thats cool, thanks for sharing.

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