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What will Leonard do?
For a series that signifies such a deep affiliation with nerd culture to its fans, "Big Bang Theory" has had a penchant for tugging at the heart and not the brain for its cliffhangers. Take for instance the season four finale, which had Penny accidentally sleeping with Leonard's best friend Raj (
The mix of brains and heart has been successful for the show, which featured its highest-rated episode ever in its sixth season (the Jan. 10 episode that featured the guys' trip to the Bakersfield Comic-Con) with 20 million viewers.
But fans won't need to worry about having the cliffhanger go unresolved. The series has already been renewed for a seventh season, and according to Helberg, he doesn't feel it's going to slow down anytime soon.
"I think we're all having a good time," Helberg told the AP. "And I think the show is far from being stale. It is kind of constantly -- not reinventing itself -- but just expanding on these characters. So, yeah, I think we're going strong for now, as long as people keep inviting us in."