On the 30th of November 2017, The Big Bang Theory Bitcoin Special, one of the most popular sitcoms in history with 17 million average viewers for its latest season 11, will dedicate an entire episode on bitcoin.

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Episode 9 of season 11, the Big Bang Theory Bitcoin special  , titled “The Bitcoin Entanglement,” is expected to introduce bitcoin to the mainstream tv audience,  an important consumer base for bitcoin.

Big Bang Theory Bitcoin Special – Plot

There is little information about the episode’s plot but according to the fandom’s Wikia, the big bang theory bitcoin episode of this season will revolve around main characters finding a laptop belonging to an ex-boyfriend of the main character. Things get interesting when the five friends discover the laptop contains Bitcoins – a massive discovery, given that Bitcoin (in the real world) increased more than sevenfold in value this year.

The Big Bang Theory is most watched amongst viewers in the age group of 19 to 35, which is a relatively young viewership for a popular sitcom.

As Sheldon always says: Scissors cuts paper, paper covers rock, rock crushes lizard, lizard poisons Spock, Spock smashes scissors, scissors decapitates lizard, lizard eats paper, paper disproves Spock, Spock vaporizes rock, and as it always has, rock crushes scissors. Sheldon: That’s no reason to cry. One cries because one is sad.

A TV series like The Big Bang Theory is vital for the long-term growth of bitcoin, as it will help the growth of the mainstream adoption of bitcoin as a robust store of value and currency in the upcoming years.

The popular cryptocurrency now has a market cap of over $100 Billion, worth more than the majority of companies around the world, and the possibility of mass adoption is quickly growing. The price for one Bitcoin has risen by over 700% in 2017 alone, and it shows no signs of slowing down.

Other popular public figures are coming out of the woodwork to show support for cryptocurrencies, such as Bjork, who has recently announced that she will be accepting cryptocurrency for her new album.

If you are looking to brush up on your Bitcoin knowledge have a look at the latest Bitcoin related film Netflix has to offer, Banking On Bitcoin. Featuring interviews with enthusiasts and experts, this documentary covers Bitcoin’s roots, its future and the technology that makes it tick. Bitcoin is the most disruptive invention since the Internet, and now an ideological battle is underway between fringe utopists and mainstream capitalism. The film shows the players who are defining how this technology will shape our lives. Bitcoin’s early pioneers sought to blur the lines of sovereignty and the financial status quo. After years of underground development Bitcoin grabbed the attention of a curious public, and the ire of the regulators the technology had subverted. After landmark arrests of prominent cyber criminals Bitcoin faces its most severe adversary yet, the very banks it was built to destroy.

You can watch the Banking on Bitcoin trailer here:

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