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Penny For Your Thoughts

By Carissa Hutchinson

Who is your favorite Big Bang Theory character? Without a doubt mine is Penny.

What's not to love about her? She's confidante, funny, bubbly, and has that 'Nebraska toughness' to her. If it were not for Penny, Amy Farrah Fowler would still be as socially clueless as Sheldon,  Howard and Bernadette would have never met and Sheldon's World of Warcraft achievements would have never been returned to him.

Overall, the fact that she is a great friend is what I find the most appealing about her. She always helps her friends out in any way she can and is an honest person. She never quits on her dreams and, as a viewer, I hope that one day I can watch her achieve them.

However, like every character she has her flaws. It seems like she is always going for the wrong guys or if she finds a nice guy, like Leonard, she's never  sure if she really wants to be with him. MAKE UP YOUR MIND!! But even with her flaws, Penny will always be my favorite character on 'The Big Bang Theory.'

So, if you're a Penny fan like me, make sure to vote for her in the CW50 Character Craze bracket and remember to watch 'The Big Bang Theory' on CBS 62 every Thursdays at 8 pm for new episodes and Weeknights at 7pm and 10pm for the reruns on CW50. Also, be on the lookout for my weekly recaps!

Carissa Hutchinson is a senior at Ferris State University studying television and digital media production. She's currently on two internships with CBS 62/CW50 Detroit and M-1 Studios in Ferndale. While attending college she was a very active member of Delta Zeta and the Media Communications Association. Take a look at Carissa's work at

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