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Shaun Harrison
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Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki are on the move to Thursday nights at 8pm! "Thursdays at 8 in my household with my family years ago was Friends," says Cuoco. "I know it's big shoes to fill, but I'm really thrilled about it."
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On the move to Thursdays, Parsons adds "Change is scary and when I first heard that they were moving us, I was shocked. But during that same day, the shock wore off and I got very excited. I have faith."
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After Parsons took home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy last month, he says "the entire cast texted me immediately. It really reiterated what a special situation we have as far as the emotive outpouring from all of them."
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So what's next for Leonard and Penny this season? Executive producer Bill Prady says they'll start off as friends, but "they're going to have to deal with what's going on in each others' lives and that's going to get a little complicated for them."
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Cuoco, Galecki and Parsons get down with some karaoke during their TV Guide Magazine photo shoot.

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Galecki reviews the last batch of shots with the TV Guide Magazine editorial team.

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Parsons admits some of his favorite scenes are opposite Cuoco. "He's up there thinking in the clouds sometimes and she is the most Earth-bound of the characters there, and all you have to do is throw them in a room together and see what happens. It's somewhat amusing."
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"Sheldon's trying to change and help the world," says Parsons of his character. "He's trying to figure out the world. So we can say that in some ways Sheldon is holding Leonard back, but Sheldon thinks that in a lot of ways Leonard is holding himself back."
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Galecki, Cuoco and Parsons dry off and share a laugh over the pictures in the pool.

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Johnny Galecki pulls Kaley Cuoco in for a swim and Cuoco makes a splash!