The Big Bang Theory Season 5 Stats

This page contains all the statistics for Season 5 of The Big Bang Theory. Immediately below is the full Ratings table. This table shows the episode names, dates, the LIVE + Same Day (L+SD) ratings and audience numbers, and the LIVE + 7 Day (L+7) ratings and audience numbers.

Below the ratings table is the Season Breakdown table. This table breaks the episodes in a season into quarters, and displays the average ratings and audience numbers for both L+SD and L+7 data. The small graphs then plot that data so you can see the trends develop during the season and compare them with previous seasons

At the bottom of the page are two graphs. The left graph shows the L+SD and L+7 ratings across the season, while the right graph shows the L+SD and L+7 audience data across the season

All audience data is in millions, for example, 9.85 = 9,850,000 viewers.

# Name Date L+SD Rating L+SD Audience L+7 Rating L+7 Audience
24 The Countdown Reflection 10 May 12 4.4 13.72 5.9 16.867
23 The Launch Acceleration 3 May 12 4.7 13.91 6.5 17.424
22 The Stag Convergence 26 Apr 12 4.1 12.65 5.8 16.026
3 weeks
21 The Hawking Excitation 5 Apr 12 4.4 13.29 5.8 16.269
20 The Transporter Malfunction 29 Mar 12 4.7 13.96 6.3 17.352
3 weeks
19 The Weekend Vortex 8 Mar 12 5.1 15.04 6.8 18.414
2 weeks
18 The Werewolf Transformation 23 Feb 12 5.3 16.20 7.0 19.773
17 The Rothman Disintegration 16 Feb 12 5.1 15.65 6.7 18.998
16 The Vacation Solution 9 Feb 12 5.6 16.21 7.4 19.621
15 The Friendship Contraction 2 Feb 12 5.5 16.54 7.1 19.655
14 The Beta Test Initiation 26 Jan 12 5.5 16.13 7.1 19.278
13 The Recombination Hypothesis 19 Jan 12 5.3 15.83 6.9 18.974
12 The Shiny Trinket Maneuver 12 Jan 12 5.3 16.13 7.1 19.497
5 weeks
11 The Speckerman Recurrence 8 Dec 11 4.6 14.02 6.3 17.356
3 weeks
10 The Flaming Spittoon Acquisition 17 Nov 11 5.3 15.05 6.8 18.208
9 The Ornithophobia Diffusion 10 Nov 11 5.3 15.89 6.7 18.738
8 The Isolation Permutation 3 Nov 11 5.4 15.98 6.8 18.906
7 The Good Guy Fluctuation 27 Oct 11 4.6 14.54 6.2 17.672
6 The Rhinitis Revelation 20 Oct 11 5.1 14.93 6.5 17.751
5 The Russian Rocket Reaction 13 Oct 11 4.4 13.26 5.9 16.323
4 The Wiggly Finger Catalyst 6 Oct 11 4.5 13.92 6.0 16.888
3 The Pulled Groin Extrapolation 29 Sep 11 4.9 14.74 6.2 17.389
2 The Infestation Hypothesis 22 Sep 11 5.1 14.94 6.5 17.770
1 The Skank Reflex Analysis 22 Sep 11 4.9 14.30 6.3 16.977
Data Type Season Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4
# of Episodes 24 6 6 6 6
L+SD Ratings Average 4.96 4.82 5.08 5.38 4.57
L+SD Audience Average 14.87 14.35 15.27 16.09 13.76
L+7 Ratings Average 6.53 6.23 6.65 7.03 6.18
L+7 Audience Average 18.005 17.183 18.396 19.383 17.059
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Show = The Big Bang Theory