Big-Bang-Theory-InsertIt was terrific news when Bob Newhart finally won an Emmy, he did so for his amazing work on ‘The Big Bang Theory’ as Professor Proton. Now CBS has confirmed when the television star will return to the series. We can also confirm that Bill Nye will guest star as himself in the series.
As for Bob Newhart, he will return to THE BIG BANG THEORY as Professor Proton, Sheldon’s favorite childhood hero. In the episode, when Professor Proton (Newhart) contacts Leonard (Johnny Galecki) to ask for help with an experiment, a scorned Sheldon (Jim Parsons) seeks revenge by befriending a rival science TV host, Bill Nye, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, Nov. 7 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.