The Big Bang Theory Season 1 Stats

This page contains all the statistics for Season 1 of The Big Bang Theory. Immediately below is the full Ratings table. Below that is the Season Breakdown table, which breaks down the season into quarters, allowing you to see when in the season The Big Bang Theory performed the best. The data is also graphed. At the bottom of the page is the Ratings and Audience graphs. These graphs present the data in the ratings table below, and they also include the lead-in show data

# Name Date Rating Audience Lead in Rating Audience
17 The Tangerine Factor 19 May 08 2.6 7.34 - - -
16 The Peanut Reaction 12 May 08 2.7 7.79 - - -
15 The Shiksa Indeterminacy/The Pork Chop Indeterminacy  5 May 08 2.6 7.38 - - -
14 The Nerdvana Annihilation 28 Apr 08 2.8 8.07 - - -
13 The Bat Jar Conjecture 21 Apr 08 2.9 7.51 - - -
12 The Jerusalem Duality 14 Apr 08 2.9 7.69 - - -
2 weeks
11 The Pancake Batter Anomaly 31 Mar 08 3.1 8.68 - - -
10 The Loobenfeld Decay 24 Mar 08 3.4 8.63 - - -
3 weeks
9 The Cooper Hofstadter Polarization 7 Mar 08 3.7 9.11 - - -
16 weeks
8 The Grasshopper Experiment 12 Nov 07 3.3 9.32 How I Met Your Mother 2.9 8.42
7 The Dumpling Paradox 5 Nov 07 3.8 9.67 How I Met Your Mother 3.4 8.87
6 The Middle Earth Paradigm 29 Oct 07 3.6 8.92 How I Met Your Mother 3.3 8.55
5 The Hamburger Postulate 22 Oct 07 3.1 8.81 How I Met Your Mother 3.0 8.50
4 The Luminous Fish Effect 15 Oct 07 3.2 8.15 How I Met Your Mother 3.1 7.96
3 The Fuzzy Boots Corollary 8 Oct 07 3.4 8.36 How I Met Your Mother 3.2 8.03
2 The Big Bran Hypothesis 1 Oct 07 3.4 8.58 - - -
1 Pilot 24 Sep 07 3.7 9.52 - - -
Data Type Season Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4
# of Episodes 17 4 4 4 5
Ratings Average 3.19 3.43 3.45 3.28 2.72
Audience Average 8.44 8.65 9.18 8.53 7.62
Lead-in Ratings Average 3.15 3.15 3.15 - -
Lead-in Audience Average 8.39 8.00 8.59 - -
Graphs
Show = The Big Bang Theory
L/I = Lead-in