In The Big Bang Theory episode ‘The Recollection Dissipation’, while Sheldon (Jim Parsons) works overtime and collaborates on one too many projects all on the same day, new mom Bernadette (Melissa Rauch) must face returning to work now that her maternity leave is coming to an end. Along the way, they meet Doug.
Doug is portrayed by Joel Murray. He’s known for his roles on Mike & Molly (Dr. Jeffries), Mad Men (Fred Rumsen), Two and a Half Men (Nick), Shameless (Eddie Jackson), Still Standing (Fitz), and Dharma & Greg (Pete Cavanaugh), among others. 3 Fun facts about Murray: 1. He made his acting debut in the 1986 film One Crazy Summer with John Cusack and Demi Moore; 2. He’s the brother of Bill Murray; 3. He directed TBBT episode “The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization” on Season 1. The Big Bang Theory airs Thursdays at 8pm on CBS.