‘The Big Bang Theory’: The longest running sitcom!

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As The Big Bang Theory is approaching the end, there’s a reason to celebrate. The show has hit an impressive milestone.

The Big Bang Theory has officially claimed the title of longest-running multi-camera sitcom, surpassing Cheers‘ previous record of 275 episodes. The Big Bang Theory has aired 272 episodes but production has started on episode 276.

The cast and crew celebrated with cupcakes that spelled out “276.” The cast also took to social media to celebrate the milestone.





The series finale premieres May 16 at 8 p.m. on CBS.