How-ard!! With two short but knife-sharp syllables and a whole lot of nosy questions, Wolowitz's overbearing mother on The Big Bang Theory is quickly establishing herself as one of television's great unseen characters. Think Charlie from Charlie's Angels or Rhoda's Carlton the Doorman, but with a Noo Yawk accent and louder. Much louder. We dialed up the actress responsible for the hilarious holler, Carol Ann Susi, whose on-camera credits include Seinfeld's famous episode with Keith Hernandez, "The Boyfriend." And, yes, she really sounds like that in real life.
For Howard, The Big Bang Theory's resident womanizer, choosing between two women would appear to be the ideal predicament. Except when one of those women is his mother.
"This is his Sophie's Choice," Simon Helberg, who plays Howard, tells TVGuide.com. "He likes the ladies, but does he like his mom a little bit more?"
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Viewers will find out on Thursday's episode when Howard's girlfriend, Bernadette (Melissa Rauch), puts his affections to the test. After a romantic evening together at Bernadette's place, Howard gets ready to go home, once ...