They're really putting the "bang" in The Big Bang Theory this year!
After five long years of dating, a heart-wrenching break-up, and a yet-to-happen make-up, Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons) and Amy Farrah Fowler (Mayim Bialik) are finally going to have sex this season.
Big Bang executive producer Steve Molaro issued the following statement to announce the highly anticipated moment: "After over five years of dating, we felt the time was right for Sheldon and Amy to finally consummate their relationship, and we're so excited for the audience to see the journey over the next several episodes."
WATCH: Scoop on Sheldon & Amy's 'Rough' Break Up and If They'll Make Up!
The coitus-in-question will take place in the episode airing on Thursday, Dec. 17. ET was on set to witness the huge step in both Sheldon and Amy's lives -- Spoiler Alert: It's perfection! -- and we'll have the exclusive scoop straight from the cast as we get closer to the airdate.
The Big Bang Theory airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
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