In the Big Bang Theory episode “The Meemaw Materialization,” while Raj (Kunal Nayyar) is approached by a beautiful woman to work on a children’s sci-fi show, Sheldon (Jim Parsons) gets a visit from his grandmother aka Meemaw. She doesn’t approve of Amy (Mayim Bialik).
Meemaw is portrayed by June Squibb. She’s best known for her roles in the films Nebraska (Will Forte’s mom), About Schmidt (Jack Nicholson’s wife), Scent of a Woman (Mrs. Hunsaker), and Meet Joe Black (Helen). Squibb is also recognized for her roles on TV shows including Mom (Dottie), Devious Maids (Velma Mudge), and Judging Amy (Louise Flowers), among others. The Big Bang Theory airs Thursdays at 8pm on ABC.