Lanford Beard
April 06, 2012 AT 12:00 PM EDT

Anticipation has been building in all of geekdom since The Big Bang Theory producers announced in March that nerd icon Stephen Hawking would make a cameo. Well, geeks and FOGs (friends of geeks), after last week’s heart-fluttering Leonard Nimoy voice cameo, Sheldon (Jim Parsons) stepped it up last night, actually meeting his hero Hawking. It was all going really well, until… Watch below.

What do you think, PopWatchers? Everything you hoped for and more?

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