The position of guest star can sometimes be abused by sitcoms.
They roll out a movie star for one or two episodes in order to boost ratings, before that star departs, leaving a pitiful normalcy behind.
When it comes to "Big Bang Theory," however, the term "star" enjoys a more celestial quality.
So I know that many will feel a heavenward surge to learn that Stephen Hawking--he of the extremely large brain and extreme suspicion of the goodness of aliens--will be making a guest appearance on the show.
My voracious reading of Entertainment Weekly offered … Read more