Melissa Rauch has appeared in projects such as Cath and Kim And real blood before landing The Big Bang Theory, but when she landed a standout gig on the sitcom, she became a household name. Introduction to her character in TBBT It was a notable addition, which helped equalize the male-to-female ratio of the show. Although it’s over, the actress has been talking about her time on the show, revealing that there’s one thing about how Bernadette handled while running the CBS sitcom that she still stuck with in particular these days.
Bernadette Rostenkowski is introduced early in season three, with Mayim Bialik’s Amy Farrah Fowler joining the series late in the same season. The addition of both women helped the men in the series transition into different stages of their lives: first as men who could have serious, long-term relationships, and later as men who could play roles as husbands and fathers. But it wasn’t just men who saw growth during the comedy race. While the show started around four men (and Kaley Cuoco Penny’s character), the female characters also went through serious growth over the show’s 12 seasons.
For Melissa Rauch’s character, it meant fighting for the idea of motherhood. In an interview with Cafe Mom, she spoke candidly about the sitcom doing “a great job” with that particular plot when the show was on the air. It’s a story that should connect moms everywhere, as she pointed out in the interview:
She linked to the topic personally, even though she wasn’t a mother at the time, and said she was “grateful” that the show gave her character the opportunity to go through the process on the small screen. These days, Melissa Rauch now has two children with husband Winston Beagle, but says playing Bernadette helped her overcome difficulties before she became a mother in her own right.
The Big Bang Theory Finally wrapping up her career again in 2019, Melissa Rauch previously said You’ll miss how Bernadette was always just a few steps away of them in life. Maybe she had to move from TBBT Thanks to Jim Parsons who wanted out, but the good news is that she landed another big TV role in the aftermath of the series. This project, the sequel to night court, the pilot has already landed Order before the next TV season. We’ll keep you posted if it goes ahead, and for now we’re keeping an eye on what’s heading for TV broadcast schedule in 2022.