“The Big Bang Theory” has introduced several catchphrases and even a song, “Soft Kitty,” that gets stuck in the heads of viewers. However, Sheldon’s “bazinga” is clearly one of the most notable phrases to come out of the show. According to a Jan. 3 CNN report, it has inspired the name of a species of bees.
It’s been a good week for “The Big Bang Theory.” The Jan. 3 episode, “The Egg Salad Equivalency,” brought in the highest number of viewers in the shows history. It also introduced fans to Sheldon Cooper’s Council of Ladies, which opens a door for new merchandizing opportunities in the CBS store. Having a bee name in the show’s honor is just icing on the cake.