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    meg_gara

    [21]Oct 10, 2008
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    I love the opening song. It's just the right length, not too long. I can't sing it though 'cause it's too fast. I just sing the "BANG!" part. LOL.
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    Lord__Seth

    [22]Oct 13, 2008
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    It is a good theme song, but one part of the extended version annoys me; it claims that eventually all matter in the universe will fall back and "our best and brightest figure that it'll make an even bigger bang". The problem is, it is still unknown whether the universe will expand indefinitely or if it will in fact implode and create a bigger bang. I learned in Astronomy class that with our CURRENT knowledge it looks like it'll expand indefinitely, but no one knows for sure.

    A minor point, sure, but it does annoy me for it to claim that scientists think the opposite of what they actually think. Fortunately, this was in the extended version, not the version on the show.

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    carrieanna

    [23]Nov 18, 2008
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    great song! i adore BNL! one thing though... didn't "we" build the pyramids THEN "the wall"??
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    krismavris

    [24]Nov 20, 2008
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    the song is actually catchy..thx for the words! geeky yet very fun!!
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    Jayrrilles

    [25]Dec 10, 2008
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    I love this song. I always sing along.

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    cheviot

    [26]Jan 5, 2009
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    There are a few minor differences between the lyrics available online and those actually used in the song.
    I believe these are correct for the recorded version we all know and love.

    Our whole universe was in a hot dense state,
    Then nearly fourteen billion years ago expansion started. Wait...

    The Earth began to cool,

    The autotrophs began to drool,

    Neanderthals developed tools,

    We built a wall (we built the pyramids),

    Math, science, history, unraveling the mystery,

    That all started with the big bang!



    "Since the dawn of man" is really not that long,

    As every galaxy was formed in less time than it takes to sing this song.

    A fraction of a second and the elements were made.

    The bipeds stood up straight,

    The dinosaurs all met their fate,

    They tried to leap but they were late

    And they all died (they froze their asses off)
    The oceans and pangea

    See ya, wouldn't wanna be ya
    
Set in motion by the same big bang!


    It all started with the big BANG!


    It's expanding ever outward but one day

    It will cause the stars to go the other way,

    Collapsing ever inward, we won't be here, it wont be heard

    Our best and brightest figure that it'll make an even bigger bang!



    Australopithecus would really have been sick of us

    Debating how we're here they're catching deer (we're catching viruses)

    Religion or astronomy, Encarta, Deuteronomy
    It all started with the big bang!


    Music and mythology, Einstein and astrology

    It all started with the big bang!

    It all started with the big BANG!

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    GiX_MiX

    [27]Jan 15, 2009
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    i learned the lyrics because they r awesome and now i know the whole song and i always sing along
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    meateater79

    [28]Jan 20, 2009
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    Which one came first; the song or the show? Just wondering because it seems that they're perfect complements.

    EDIT: The show aired 09/24/2007 and, according to Amazon.com, the song was released 10/30/2007. So perhaps BNL wrote the theme for the show, and then later released it as a full track?

    Edited on 01/20/2009 1:43pm
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    Icon-UK

    [29]Feb 12, 2009
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    Lord__Seth wrote:

    I learned in Astronomy class that with our CURRENT knowledge it looks like it'll expand indefinitely, but no one knows for sure.

    A minor point, sure, but it does annoy me for it to claim that scientists think the opposite of what they actually think. Fortunately, this was in the extended version, not the version on the show.



    Except that many scientists DO think the universe will eventually collapse, so it's not so much "What scientists think", but "What SOME scientists think". Until we get conclusive proof there's no way to tell whether the song is right or not!
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    coolmbn

    [30]Mar 18, 2009
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    i reely like the theme song,thanks for the lyrics...
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    Llamakoala

    [33]Mar 21, 2009
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    I love the theme song... Thanks for the lyrics
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    bonjovichick

    [34]Apr 6, 2009
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    My daughter and I loaded it to our Ipods and now we keep on singing the parts after as we watch each week. I love the quirkness of the BNL. I still quote silly things from If I had 1,000,000 Dollars. Of course only a few people get it if I say....but not a real green dress because that is cruel!

    At least people laugh politely if I say I would buy you some Art....a Picasso or a Garfunkel

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    hesonlylonely

    [35]Apr 29, 2009
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    djprofessork1 wrote:
    Lord__Seth wrote:

    It is a good theme song, but one part of the extended version annoys me; it claims that eventually all matter in the universe will fall back and "our best and brightest figure that it'll make an even bigger bang". The problem is, it is still unknown whether the universe will expand indefinitely or if it will in fact implode and create a bigger bang. I learned in Astronomy class that with our CURRENT knowledge it looks like it'll expand indefinitely, but no one knows for sure.

    A minor point, sure, but it does annoy me for it to claim that scientists think the opposite of what they actually think. Fortunately, this was in the extended version, not the version on the show.

    man stfu idiot, you don't know anything. Oh wow you're taking a HIGH SCHOOL astronomy class, no one cares.

    @djprofessork1: You can learn an awful lot in high school, so don't diss, and don't be so impolite. He was merely making conversation - relevant to the topic of this show's theme song's lyrics. Your contributions, on the other hand, are quite minimal.

    @Lord__Seth: I like the idea of the universe expanding infinitely. Perhaps they started writing the song at a time where a Big Bang that would end the universe seemed more probable.

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    XooKey

    [36]May 1, 2009
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    I Love the song and wish I could find it somewhere.
    Edited on 05/01/2009 4:55pm
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    whiteluke

    [37]May 11, 2009
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    Its not the best theme for tv show, but i really like it.
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    remko8

    [38]May 14, 2009
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    Brilliant song!

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    DresserBoys

    [39]May 14, 2009
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    http://www.televisiontunes.com/Big_Bang_Theory_-_Full_(The).html

    Downloaded the Full Song at Television Tunes if anyone wants it.

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    kikimarie593

    [40]May 21, 2009
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    I LOVE this song! It's very fast, but also very catchy.
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