Okay so I'm breaking down the reasons I love this show:
1. Johnny Galecki as Leonard. I've been a fan since I was growing up watching him on Roseanne and it's fun to see him in a different role.
2. This is one of the more accurate portrayal of geeks. They have a whole variety the socially inept (Sheldon), capable of interaction without being creepy (Leonard), geek who thinks he's a ladies man but actually comes off as creepy (Howard) and sweetheart who can't talk when a pretty girl is around (Koothrappali). Then there is also the pretty girl from next door, Penny. She doesn't really get the guys and their ways but learns to embrace them through time.
3. They have those hypothetical conversations we're all guilty of. "If you were a robot and didn't know, would you want me to tell you?" or "How would the Civil War be different if Abraham Lincoln had been a robot from the future."
4. This is reason enough:
5. This also helps:
If you haven't watched this show yet, DO SO! Immediately!