[ExI] Sheldon is a transhumanist!

Henrique Moraes Machado cetico.iconoclasta at gmail.com
Sat Oct 2 02:41:06 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 7:35 PM, Ryan Rawson <ryanobjc at gmail.com> wrote:
> As an avid watcher of TBBT, this article mischaracterizes the show
> quite a bit.  The real mystery here isnt sheldon declaring he wants to
> make it to the singularity, but the fact that the sitcom is popular AT
> ALL.
> Sheldon isnt really the nerd of the group, he's the UBER NERD with 0
> social skills of the group.  There is in fact only 1 non-nerd
> reoccurring character - the neighbour Penny.  The rest of the group
> are pretty nerdy, all holding PhDs except for the poor Masters of
> engineering from MIT who is continuously made fun of by Sheldon (PhD
> physics).
> I have no idea how this sitcom is popular.

Could it be because it's very well-written and very funny?

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