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04/15/2013 10:01 am ET Updated Jun 15, 2013

Why Bob Newhart Said Yes To 'The Big Bang Theory'

Bob Newhart, 83, often turns down requests to guest star on sitcoms, so kudos to CBS's The Big Bang Theory for landing him on its May 2 episode. Exec producer Chuck Lorre asked him what it would take to do one of his shows and, Newhart says, "I specified Big Bang because of the writing and the live audience."

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