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Our Favorite Photos Of The Big Bang Theory Cast

Photography by Mark Mann

A look back at some of the best photographs of The Big Bang Theory stars

Big Bang Theory cast in black white and gray formalwear

Photography by Mark Mann

Kaley Cuoco channeling Madonna. Mayim Bialik stunning as Spock. Johnny Galecki living large in Londontown.

As the longtime hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory gets ready to say farewell, the photo and creative team at Watch! share their favorite snaps of television's super smart geek squad—like this early cast photograph for their very first magazine cover shoot for our October 2009 issue.

Christopher Ross, the magazine's Director of Photography, loved the location of The Pierre for its "gorgeous textures that set the mood for a classy shoot" and reminisces about fun production logistics like getting the cast flown in from Los Angeles to New York City, and picking them up at JFK in person!

Click through for more memorable TBBT photo moments.

Photography by Mark Mann. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2009.

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Kaley Cuoco as the Material Girl

Kaley Cuoco of The Big Bang Theory wrapped in a white sheet

Photography by Patrick Demarchelier

"One of my all time favorite shots of Kaley Cuoco—serving heavy Madonna flavor! Such an intimate moment. It's hard to imagine that this photo was captured with a large crew just beyond the frame." —Alice Ross, Deputy Photo Editor



Photography by Patrick Demarchelier. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2010.



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Johnny Galecki riding in style

Johnny Galecki of The Big Bang Theory in a moon roof in London

Photography by Keiron O'Connor

"I'm sure any day spent with Johnny Galecki would be a memorable one, but spending the day with The Big Bang Theory star at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London was truly unique. He was a trooper and I think we got at least 10 setups that day. This shot started with Johnny leaning out the side car window, when suddenly there was some shuffling and out he popped through the moon roof. He's good at being spontaneous!" —Christopher Ross, Director of Photography



Photography by Keiron O'Connor. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, December 2013.



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Jim Parsons gets us grinning

Jim Parsons of The Big Bang Theory in jacket and tie with french cuff shirt

Photography by Art Streiber

"This was a fantastic shoot with Art Streiber for a special comedy-themed issue. Jim Parsons' personality shined on set, and he was constantly cracking up the whole crew. This shot captures the classic Jim Parsons smirk, plain and simple." —Christopher Ross, Director of Photography



Photography by Art Streiber. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, April 2012.



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Mayim Bialik's memorable visit to Israel

Mayim Bialik of The Big Bang Theory overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem

Photography by Gilles-Marie Zimmermann

"One of my favorite sessions and our first photo shoot in the Middle East. I love this shot capturing Mayim Bialik—what an incredible setting looking out to the historic Old City of Jerusalem and over to the Dome of the Rock." —Alice Ross, Deputy Photo Editor



Photography by Gilles-Marie Zimmermann. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, April 2016.



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Simon Helberg looking smart

Simon Helberg of The Big Bang Theory in a dark checkered tuxedo jacket and purple shirt

Photography by Mark Mann

"Simon Helberg has such an expressive face of humor, introspection, and intelligence—and this photo captures his natural charisma perfectly. It makes me smile!" —Ed Mann, Creative Director



Photography by Mark Mann. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2009.



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Melissa Rauch sparkling on the red carpet

Melissa Rauch of The Big Bang Theory in black lace dress with velvet bow

Photography by Cliff Lipson

"Press events and award ceremonies like the People's Choice Awards are great opportunities for us to photograph our best stars. Cliff Lipson was able to capture the subtle and posed side of Melissa Rauch in a brief moment we had her in the CBS Photo Booth. Such warmth!" —Ed Mann, Creative Director



Photography by Cliff Lipson. Exclusive to CBS.com.



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Kaley Cuoco channeling Madonna

Kaley Cuoco of The Big Bang Theory in black dress on white sheets

Photography by Patrick Demarchelier

"Still one of my favorite shots of Kaley Cuoco, inspired by Madonna's iconic 'Justify My Love' music video. If you look at this picture in the reverse it just doesn't have the same effect. Sometimes upside down is better." —Christopher Ross, Director of Photography



Photography by Patrick Demarchelier. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2010.



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Kunal Nayyar pausing for this perfect portrait

Kunal Nayyar of The Big Bang Theory in shiny blue on blue suit

Photography by Mark Mann

"Framing a moment in time that speaks isn't as easy as clicking the shutter. It's the relationship between the photographer and subject (like Kunal Nayyar here) that fabricates a moment that tells you about the soul of the star." —Ed Mann, Creative Director



Photography by Mark Mann. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, October 2009.



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Mayim Bialik going where no man—or woman—had gone before

Mayim Bialik of The Big Bang Theory as Spock from Star Trek

Photography by Christopher Ross

"This photo has personal meaning as it was actually one of my first shoots that I produced and photographed. We had the hangar at Milk Studios, every Octabank [professional photography lighting setup] in the house for an extensive prelight, and about three hours to shoot Mayim Bialik as four classic Star Trek characters.



I think it's safe to say she crushed it as Spock." —Christopher Ross, Director of Photography



Photography by Christopher Ross. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, August 2016.



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