June 17th, 2011
03:12 PM ET
'Big Bang Theory' star: Penny's last name is...?
If you're still wondering what Penny's last name is on "The Big Bang Theory," you're not the only one. Even the cast hasn't been clued in about Kaley Cuoco's character, claims star Jim Parsons.
"We really don't know. I've made suggestions. We all have. But nobody will take one," he tells The Wrap. "She really doesn't have one - unless they've been writing one over the summer break. When I left work, Penny had no last name."
Of course, that hasn't stopped the cast and crew from getting creative.
"I've heard Penny Lane. I suggested Moonves. I thought a shout-out to Les Moonves, the head of CBS, wouldn't be a bad idea. But nothing has stuck," says Parsons. "Our prop master's last name is London and every once in a while he'll print 'Penny London' on something. But it's not really her name. He's just egotistical enough to assign her his last name."
What do you think Penny's last name should be? Tell us in a comment below.
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Either Penny Robinson or Penny Brewster
("Penelope" was Punky's real first name).
I think it should Penny Frazier or Penny brooks or Penny luffnagal
I think it should be something creative like Penny Wild or Penny Love because she has a LOT of boyfriends mabey Penny Shine or Penny Pennyisty lol it has to be something though I'm going mad not knowing her name but if she was Penny Pennyisty or I got it Penny Penslvena ...Please comment and tell me what you think
Lear is what I think her last name should be personly
I Like the Name Penny Nichols... ^_^
How about Penny Wise.like the Stephen king character in IT?
Her name should be Penny WInters, Winters in honor of the Legendary Comic Jonathan Winters(No relation to myself) Plus Penny Winters sounds nice..
Her name should be Penelope Shatner. Then, they should bring Mr. Shatner into the cast. How funny and ironic would that ending be? Lol
Since Penny is fron Nebraska...why not Carson?
Penelope Jane Lundin is the name I would give to the Penny character on The Big Bang theory.
Penny's last name could be Winkler. She could have an uncle named Henry. On her father's side, of course...
Maybe diamond,nickels,pratman, and jones
Her name should be Penny Husker
its good for us.-Peggy fallingonherface
Penny Culpepper. I could cameo as her grandaddy.
Here's my list: Heaven, Arcade, Wise, Ante, Stocks, Whistle, Pincher, and the phonetically spelled: Foryerthots, and Waites.
(and I actually know someone named Penny Heaven).
Of course, it could be Cooper and we'll find out she's Sheldon's long-lost, given-away-for-adoption sister.
Penny Pincher might be a issue. there is a comic character with that name. Good one though!
I like Penny Lane, Penny Pepper, Penny Potts, Penny Nichol.....
Comptroller!! Business man?? Hahaaa...love it!
Yes, well, thanks. Exercise helps;)
Well, If I wasn't already married, I would wish it was my last name. She is beautiful!
Penny Penelope Patterson
they have not revealed it yet but i think it will be one of the story lines and pennys last name will be revealed in one of the last episodes if Lenard and penny get married her last name will be revealed as hoffstater
I propose that Penny can't marry Leonard because she is already married...separated, actually...and receives occasional $$ from her hubby. There are some other twists to this that I've come up with – including her married name. Would LOVE to get the Powers That Be to give me a listen – even if I didn't get paid for the ideas!
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Penny is part of her stage name Penny Lane
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I think that Penny's last name will be something really geeky like Newton or even something really weird. But I also think that they will only mention penny's last name if she marries leonard.
Robinson. I always thought the writers took tbe name Penny from the character Penny Roninson from the gteat science fiction TV show Lost in Space. Even if it was a coincidence it would be pretty cool and they could write an episode around it. Remember Seinfeld when Kramer's first name was revieled as Kosmo.
in a very early Big Bang Theory character list, Penny's last name was mentioned as Parker, but I haven't seen that site since and I don't know the source, but I think it was actually confused with Teri Hatcher's on "MacGyver"
What about Penny Johnson, Johnson is the number one surname in Nebraska. I like Penny Wilson, the 15th ranked surname.
How about "Penny Blossom". In one episode she goes into business making hail clips and calls them "Penny Blossoms". It would be a great play in giving out her name early in the season and nobody picking up on the fact that you had exposed her last name.
Ye gotta get penny a last soon
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PENELOPE PATRICIA PATTERSON or PENNY IMA PACKER or PENNY DALE EVANS.... ha ha ha
Penny Tration [Penetration]
I think her name shoudl be Penny Cruz. The reason it was never brought up is because she's not related to Tom, and so she doesn't like to advertise her last name because she too is in acting and wants to be her own person.
penny hasagreatass thompson
I think her name should be Penny Lane.
her surname should be "cooper " 😛 ......... penny cooper 😛
Penny Ann Fielder
I think that pennies last name should be marie
Penny Peru after the college town about an hour from Omaha, Nebraska.
i'm telling you penny made him laugh that's for sure.....penny loves too make it fun...yep
Buffet, as in related to Warren.
Rickets, as in related to Joe
Knievel, as in related to Evil
Because she is from Nebraska. Either of the three would make for an interesting story line.... Buffet, since Warren doesn't really leave that much to his kids, would make the most interesting story, IMHO.
How about Penny Nickle???
Who cares what her last name is. Its a tv show.
Wyatt like her dad. Whenever her dad comes in Leonard calls him Mr. Wyatt therefore her last name SHOULD be Wyatt.
His name is Wyatt. Not Mr. Wyatt.
Penny Hitchens would be a fantastic tribute.
I agree with on of the comments and I think her name should be penny pincher. The reason I feel this way is because The Big Bang Theory is a comedy show and this would make a great joke! And the friends seem to dwell on really funny things at their exspense and this could be on of those things. just like the episode where they kept on making fun of Howard for Bernadette being a doctor and he wasn't. this could be just like that but with more irony. They can say it makes sense because she never pays a penny for any thing! Plus, can you imagine the episode when she FINALLY reveals her last name and that comes out! Everyone will be shocked, but in a good way, like a thats really funny kinda way. I mean, if you used a normal last name like lane of les moonves, nobody would care because it's so boring and not at all exciting, but if you used Penny Pincher, it will be buzzing everywhere and everyone will be excited. Thats why I feel Penny's full name should be Penny picher. Tell me what you think!
When Penny was on stage in "A Street car Named Desire Amy whispered to Sheldon "Our Penny is a star." I think her last name should be "Starr"BTW Give Howard an honorary doctorate from the university.Sheldon is miffed by the award but Howard loves it and wants be be introduced as Dr Wolowitz.
i think it should be Penny Abarnathy
Penny Powers. Because that was my maiden name and I'm a huge fan!!!!!
Penny Carradine (since her dad is played by Keith Carradine) or Penny Crystal
Penny Lane is beautiful just like she is and seems very fitting in my opinion! If not Penny Lane then make her marry Sheldon and she could be Penny Copper.
Penny Earp........her dad is Wyatt
In season 2, episode 3, the barbarian sublimation, near the end of the episode, Sheldon is creating an online dating profile for Penny, and you can see there's a surname in there. it reads as "Termale"
So, it's PENNY TERMALE
i believe it reads »female«. it's her gender.
Penny Behind Bars
She should be a Penny Lane.
may i go?
Penny Wise (oxymoron because of her financial problems)
What about "Nichols". The writers could play with THAT for a little while 🙂
Penny Jane Amsden
I once knew a REAL girl whose name was Penny Brite, a secretary at NSA!
Penny "Valentine" – a city in Nebraska
Only dullards would care. And extra dullards would write about this nonsense. What a waste of bandwidth.
...you do realize... you're writing about this, right?
Did you read what you wrote? Hahahahahaha!
I THINK THAT KIRK SHOULD BE THE LAST NAME DUE TO THE NEW COMMERCIALS
Penny's last name should be Richards. as in Mary Richards of the Mary Tyler Moore show, as Penny came to CA. to " make it on her own !!! " just as Mary Richards went to Minneapolis to do back in the '70's
Foreskin. Penny Foreskin.
Reynolds, or Cobb. For that final shout out.
Peggy S. Bagged
Penny's last name should be Hoffstetter.
Penny Shut-Up-–how's that
Penny Hawking... like Steven Hawking? Duh!
Penny only took 30 minutes this time...long but to the point..
How's that one...
Penny Foyer Thoughts
Penny Circulated (she's been around)
But Penny Baker sounds like she's from Nebraska.
be right there...
Penny Coin, Penny Pocket, Penny Money, Penny Freeloader, Penny Moocher, just to name a few.
how is she being called those last names....if she pays .....
a personal favorite
a personal favorite
🙂 just some suggestions 🙂
they do have an impact on each other and are attracted too each other BUT she never threw herself on him unless he wanted it-
penny shut up
Puttinout. Penny Puttinout
be responsible and have candy....sheesh.
Penny Knock Penny Knock
Peny's last name should be Fletcher; she should be Penny Fletcher
Penny's last name should be Feltcher; she should be Penny Feltcher
whatever....but never ever hide....me lub Tenny -
Jensen would be a good surname for Penny. It's a Nebraska Surname and Penny Jensen sounds good 🙂
Some more I like are: (Keeping in mind that these are all Nebraska Surnames)
Schmidt (That would be funny)
Schroeder (Another funny one)
Hill (Funny, because of "Benny Hill")
Wood (Another hehehehe)
Hoffman (Similar to Hofstadter)
Hill is also from King of the Hill 😉 LOL Not just Benny Hill LOL And yes I have watched both LOL My Dad used to Love watching Benny Hill...I didn't but he did LOL
all of those names are endemic in the other 49 states, not just in Nebraska.
When the series the show continues to the next season, Penny should propose to Leonard (as its her job too) and during the wedding everyone will find out when Leonard says his part.
Penny House Lenze
Penny's father's name is Wyatt....so what if their last name was EARP?
You know...Wyatt Earp? So she would be Penny Earp!
How about Penny Piccolo?? No reason really...just came into my mind. 🙂
Penny Kirk duh she dad is Capitan Kirk
I like Hackebeil for Penny's last name. It could be Penny Hackebeil Hoffstadter or Penny Hackebeil Cooper. Which ever guy the writers want to go with.
We think it should be Penny Osborne of course. She's from Nebraska.
if penny and leonard get married it would be hofstader
How about....... Penny Nicole Quarters?
Penny Scarlett or Penny Rosetta
Penny Scarlett or Penny Rosetta Or Penny Stella, Penny Hazel, Penny Stella Macamore!
I agree i think Penny Ryan is the perfect name for her it suits he personality well.
I love the name Penny Ryan and she is quite a masculine person, perfect for her
I think Penny Ryan because it's a masculine name and she's quite masculine, so it suits her well.
Easy. First name: Penny. Middle name: Penny. Last name: Penny.
She's Penny Penny Penny
The characters must know her last name. The guys across the hall have received packges and mail for her.
Penny lane Warner for pennys last name on big bang theory
She's from Nebraska, which has a large Scandinavian population, and most of those names end in -son or -berg. I suggest
Penny Carlson, or Penny Muntsberg.
Penny comes from Nebraska which HAS. r a large Scandinavian population. So my pick is lumquist .
In terms of physics, Albedo means: The fraction of the total light incident on a reflecting surface, especially a celestial body, which is reflected back in all directions.
she was watching me watch the roseanne show early in the morning.
Fitzgerald?? that suits her
penny moi....yep thats the one.....penny moi
With physics being integral to the show, perhaps Penny's last name should be "Dulum"!
I think Penny should have the last name of Hofstadter after the wedding
How about Darwin? Like the Theory of Evolution. Penny Darwin?
remember you are a disgrace...not me i am looking for peace.
Her last name could be named after a star? Penny polaris? Penny Sirius? Or maybe as someone before me said her being related to someone the boys will admire. So maybe Penny Sagan? That's be quite cool. But then she is from Nebraska, but there could loads of reasons why. I think Penelope Sagan goes quite well.
Sorry, i meant to say 'that'd be quite cool'
I have two suggestions. The character is supposed to be from Nebraska, so the writers might use Lancaster, which is the county in which the state capital and the second most heavily-populated city in the state, Lincoln, is located. Alternatively, the most heavily-populated city in the state is Omaha, which is located in Douglas county, so the writers might also want use Douglas as the character's last name.
Copper Penny – Penny Copper
Get it? Didn't think so 🙂
its too close to cooper, sheldons last name
i am number 1 until i die....mmmmmmmmmmmm
I think it should be " PENNY QUARTERS"
an amy heads to prison for assault and battery
I think her surname should be Penny Cooper Sheldon's long lost adopted sister and she knew already so Sheldon should sleep with her and then that happends so amy punches her face and Penny cries and howard beat's up kothripalla
dude! penny meets sheldons mom in 1 episode
dats jst ridiculous
I'd say put my last name there because she's hot but it will be penny hofenstater (lenards last name)
of bloated just like big bang theory does. stored.
Penny Parker or the last name of any of the super heroes, the last name of a Star Trek character or she could have the last name of a famous actress such as Monroe....Gabor....Davis...Hayworth etc,,
I think Penny's name should be revealed in a series of episodes. There should be a good reason why nobody knows her last name like she wanted to keep it a secret. She should be related to someone of great importance to the guys. The guys should be in awe of her or have an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, or maybe even fear of her importance. I think it could be a way to educate the general population about a person that could possibly influence these smart guys. She could have power without any direct change to Penny's character like it could be her mother.
Hi Debbie I hope they take your suggestion I like it myself.
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What a great idea. Plus it would have the added benefit of making the writers look like it was part of the plan all along.
As the seasons progress, they help to slowly develop her character into someone worth knowing.
this is a great idea!!! u should submit this idea to the writers and see what they can do!
Because Raj has a problem with Stan Lee naming all his super heros with the first and last names beginning with the same letter, I think we should name her something like...
Pace, Page, Packer, Paine, Palmer, Paris, Parish, Park, Parker, Parks, Patterson, Paulson, Peobody, Perkins, Petterson, Pettigrew, Pickering, Pierce, Piper, Plummer, Poessnecker, Porter, Powers, Preston or Price.
After I did a little research, I learned the Omaha was an Indian settlement in the 1800's and "Iron Eye"( Joseph LaFlesche) was a big time Chief who had European ancestry. Maybe Penny is a descendent. Part Native Indian and part Mormon?
What a conflict of interests that is. Since we see Penny often partaking in a bit of the spirits, We'll rule out The Mormon Genealogy being dominant.
I know, I'm sorry. I realize that can be taken as a derogatory statement towards Native americans. I realize that it's a cliche and not totally true. I really don't mean to offend.
And her middle name should be an homage to Native Americans.
Like "Sweet soul" or "Pink Cloud" or "Hangs with Nerds" or "Quiet mooch"
Yeah, I like Penny Price. It has the alliterative thing you're talking about, plus it's a little play on words.
Penny Anderson or, Penelope Anderson.
Dad, Wyatt Anderson.
And It would be very appropriate for her family to have her meth-head brother's name be Andy Anderson, especially since Wyatt calls Penny "Slugger", a baseball term. Andy Anderson was a MLB player for the Browns, and then there was an umpire of the same name from Georgia.
Anderson is the third most popular name in Nebraska.
Penny carnes ( carns)
Woe or row or tame or heys or scot or condon or wood or Evans or broadis or standering or hems or young or ford or bland or hall or mars for penny's sir name
I would think Lane is okay for the Penny characters
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I love Penny Lane...that's awesome, however, I like Hofstader even better!! 🙂
Don't frown, whether you might be depressed, sinse you can never predict who it is falling out fond of your entire grinning.
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I THINK PENNY LAST NAME SHOULD BE JUNE YES IT GOOD RIGHT I THINK SO I DONT CARE ABOUT YOU SOO SHUT UP
ES PLESE DO
I THINK PENNY LAST NAME SHOULD BE JUNE
June is to good I love it
I think penny's full name should be "Penny Jane Watkiss"
Penny Van Halen
how about Penny Burke? I think that sound good 🙂 or Penny Ahamao (Omaha backwards- because that's were she is from)
Penny's last name should be blossom
Penny blossom. Doesn't that sound nice?
True. And a nice nod to Amy Farrah Fowler's time on the tv show 'Blossom'
Hopefully cooper or hofsteader by the end of the series!! <3
How about Penny James? Sounds like it has a nice ring to it.
how about Penny Ford possibly?
it should be cooper
Penny Wise is so appropriate!
Sheldon uses her full name all the time. Penny Penny Penny
But of course Penny BRIGHT
Her last name should Penny BRIGHT
HER NAME SHOULD BE PENNY BRIGHT
i reckon her last name should be 'Worthingon' as it is a very good last name and fits to her personality and sheldon (Jim Parsons) could talk scienitfically about the history of the surname, it would also suit her! and its my last name too:P i love The Big Bang Theory, Please never end it!
Penny Rasmussen !! I think a scandinavian name would fit her
Didn't have time to read through all of the suggestions,
but, for one thing, "Penny Lane"'s been done ("Daria"–Jane Lane's family reunion).
I'd suggest Penny ROBINSON (cue for an endless stream of corny "Lost In Space" jokes–
"Warning! Warning! Danger, Penny Robinson!", etc., etc.).
I think it should be Penny Sovaro. I don't know where that came from, but is has a nice ring to it, and it is original
I think it should be Pienaar... some one in this show should have an african name... Pienaar being South African in the Afrikaans language 🙂
Penny Layne.. Maybe she had hippie parents who thought it would be groovy!
She can have MY last name anytime!!!
i think penny johnson has a nice ring to it
I I think Penny's last name should be Everdeen or Hawthorne or Mellark. Haha! That would be halarious!!!! 🙂
Mrs. Penny Mosby:) – Crossover with how i met your mother 🙂
I think that would be great!!!!!!
She's the mother!!!!!!! Lol that would be the coolest thing ever!!!!!
Do a surname of a famous scientist.
Like Newton or Einstine loool xD
i think it would be interesting if she was adopted, only to find out that her true father (or parents) are REALLY famous scientist (w/in the science community obviously). or that her real dad is william shatner. or last but not least, just make her last name kirk. (after star treks – james t. kirk)
Just give Penny some odd backwoods (remember her NASCAR fishing father?) last name and then give her an agent that she changes it. Then you have the opportunity to present both her old name and a new name.
Then again you could name her Penny Stock!
THAT WOULD BE PERFECT .........
Whatever they decide on, I think a good way to reveal it would be at Penny and Leonard's wedding...?
Exactly my thoughts, reveal the name during the wedding ceremony, and have everybody realize that they never knew her last name, including Leonard. "It never came up."
Penny Crane! Kinda like Denny Crane from "Boston Legal" Since the guys like William Shatner from "Star Trek". Also I think Lawrence may be a good one since a lot of Lawrences are farmers where she comes from! LOL just for fun!!
Penny's last name should be Martin.
Penny Lane in honor of The Beatles Hit Song
Penny Kent, Uncle named Clark.
I LOVE the Penny Ritter idea... he was my FAVORITE! ♥
Ne to I love Ritter in honor of John Ritter best one here.
maybe Penny ....
How about Einstein? And have an uncle Albert (NOT the famous scientist).
I think her last name should be either...
6. Or mcferson
penny's last name could be:
I think Penny's surname should either be:
Penny Adams!! or Penny Campbell... or something typically Nebraskan!!!!!!!!
Penny and leonard should get married in the final episode and it should be revealed then.
When leonard say "I leonard take you Penny to be my........ penny should say "I Penny (then her last name) take you Leonard to be my.....
Or something along those lines
I like the name Penny Wise
Penny Weaver, as the name penny's oragin is weaver.
Let her marry Sheldon and make it COOPER!!!
since she always seems to be broke how about wise or pincher?
that way they could have sheldon taunt her of the irony
I had a similar thought. I looked up surnames for Nebraska and came across Fisher. Now, that would be somewhat ironic as she is looking to make money by being an actress. Penny Fisher, get it?
Mcgillicuddy, or Hatfield or McCoy
Penny Lane is an epic name, after the epic Beatles song!
Penelope Loafer 🙂
We know it will be Hofstader at some point...maybe that's when she'll reveal her maiden last name...hehe.
perfect! penelope would be perfect!
Penelope(penny) Elizabeth Mosby.
Cross over with How I met your mother
Penny Worth like Batman butler
I'm going with Penny Walker. I don't know why..
I vote for Penny Spencer. A good all American name.
It should DEFINITELY be "Cooper" ! ROFL!!! That would be so hilarious! It would definitely explain why she chose never to mention it.
How about Penny Nimoy.
Penny Coyne [Coin]
Penny Hedinger (pronounce the g like a "g"....not like a "j")
I think Penny's last name should be "Lincoln", as in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Penelope Lincoln is fitting for an aspiring actress who is not a brainiac but demands respect as a genuine "hottie".
I think penny last name should be Leonerd
Penny reveals the devastating childhood story of ridicule her name has brought her growing up in Nebraska. Her full name is Penelope Rachel Cade (Penny R Cade) and was better known as Penny Arcade to her classmates. Story goes that every year at the State Fair, if you simply slip some small change in Penny’s pocket, you would be provided with hours of entertainment!
I read over 100 of these replies and yours was the only one that made me laugh out loud. I can see this written into a show hysterically.Thanks.
I say, leave it open. Don't give her a last name. Let people wonder. It sort of adds an air of mystery, and nobody understands all that sciency stuff that Sheldon and Leonard always talk about. I once read that the names "Sheldon" and "Leonard" are a tribute to Sheldon Leonard, the grandpappy of all sitcoms; leave 'em guessing. And mainly, if it's working, don't fix it!
Newton or Einstein! Haha, Sheldon
Penny Hennessy because her last name on 8 simple rule for dating my teenage daughter was Hennessy so that would be cool
Penny. Penelope. She is down right hot.
How about "Penny Crane". But "Penny Lane" works too
Penny Sheen! After Charlie-we know how much he loves CBS and Chuck Lorre!
or even Harper. LOL
If her last name was Cooper, It would be hilarious.
LOL If they did that they would have to explain why they never mentioned it before, but still a good idea, with explaination.LOL
her last name should be einstein or newton. Something really smart, so the nerds will be really shocked, and especially sheldon. It will be something very easy to follow up on. So something smart maybe a famous physicist.
But the characters on the show must already know her last name as they always get her mail by mistake or something...so it would be weird if all of a sudden in a future episode they finally talk about it.
Isn't it obvious? Her name should be Loafer. Penny Loafer! My my, you are all such nervous nellys! Seriously, Leonard stole her mail several times. If her last name was cutesy/funny, they would have mentioned it already so all these cutesy things will never fly. But then, the show ignores most of its past show facts and changes them willy nilly so why not? Penny Foyer Thotts works for me.
I like both, good call.
What about Reyolds daughter of Burt & Debbie!
I think Penny's last name should be Osborn since she is from Nebraska!
Penny Dollar....To drive Sheldon nuts....
Penny ought to Marry Sheldon so she can be Penny Cooper!!!!!
I think it should be Penny Blonderific because she has blonde hair and it goes good with her personality. Or it should be Penny Brown because a real penny is brown in color.
Penny Getyourownwifi, no jk!
How about Penny Lorre, as a nod to the creator Chuck Lorre?
Penny Einstein, Sheldon will flip out
Penny Seamon gets my vote.
hey what about penny albran, penny gulifer, and i like penny lane too 😀
Something German or Scandinavian, like a lot of people in that part of the country. Or, in a surprise twist, Buffet, making her related to Omaha's most famous resident, Warren Buffet.
Penny Pinkleton or Pingleton. i thought that was her name in the first place. haha 😀 it would go along great with the rest of the casts "wierd" names (Hoffstadter, Wolowits...)
PENNY " MENZA" ( WITH RELATIONS TO ROLAND BERRILL AND DR. LANCE WARE ) FOUNDERS OF THE " MENZA" SOCIETY IN 1946, THAT WOULD SEND SHELDON OVER THE EDGE.
"Bolin", being the name of the Midwestern State University "Hall" where all the sciences are taught...one of them physics, of course...Sheldon should have fun with that...
i think penny's name should be (penny reynolds)
I know I saw somewhere that Penny's last name is Queen. If you think about it, that would make sense, as she used the screen name "QueenPenelope" in S2 E3 The Barbarian Sublimation.
Penny Harket, Penny Pritchard, Penny souffle, Penny paradise, or something that stands out kind of STAR like, oo Penny star that's a good 1
Penny Robinson, like some one said above. Or Penny Ritter.
I THINK HER NAME SHOULD BE PENNY RITTER, YOU KNOW, IN MEMORY OF JOHN RITTER, WHO WAS HER FATHER ON HER LAST SERIES, AND WHO DIED DURING THE FILMING OF ONE OF THE SHOWS. HE WAS A GREAT AND VERY FUNNY ACTOR, AND WILL ALWAYS BE ONE OF MY FAVORITES. AS WILL "PENNY RITTER" BE ONE OF MY FAVORITES OF ALL TIME! SHE IS SO HOT! HER NAME SHOULD BE "HOT PENNY RITTER".
I think it would be really cool if Penny's last name on "The Big Bang Theory" would be Ritter! You know, in memory of John Ritter, who was her Father on her last series and died during the filming of that show. So her name should be PENNY RITTER !!! Very cool!
I think it would be really cool if Penny's last name on "The Big Bang Theory" would be Ritter! You know, in memory of John Ritter, who was her Father on her last seies and died during the filming of that show. So her name should be PENNY RITTER !!! Very cool!
her last name should be Hoffstader
Who said Hofstader? No, that'd be creepy, like she's related to Leonard, and it'll be Hofstader after he marries her in episode 10,000 or so anyway. 😉
Penny Buffet(of Warren's fame) or Penny Osbourne (from Coach Osbourne) or to go with the Huskers theme: Penny Devaney...
Spenelli ? Plowman ?
(after Bo Pelini- Head Coach Nebraska Huskers Football)
Princess(after her mom) Penelope(Penny) W. (Wilhelmina, after her grandmother) Heaton- explanation follows...
Princess Penelope Wilhelmina Heaton
Penny W. Heaton
Penny WHeaton- WHAT A GREAT TYPO ON A MIS-DELIVERED FEDEX BOX OF LINGERIE AT SHELDON'S APT.
Sheldon, irritatatingly glances at the typo of Penny's name on a mis-delvered Fedex, as he attempts to knock on her door; his knocks,fading into tiny knocks, and his gasp is a whisper- "P. Penny..WHEATON? " Penny opens the door, irritated, and when asked the typo,smartly replies that it is a typo on the box,- "Penny WHEATON, -hunh-they got it wrong again. It's Penny Heaton,and tries to slam the door-Sheldon's foot(harmed) stops her, and he asks "Then What exactly is the P for?""Princess, after my mother" she replies."And the W? he asks-"Wilhemina was my grandmother's name" .Alone in his thoughts,returning to his apt, he realizes,Wilhelmina..Wil-W Heaton...NO !!!my adversary's name is WIl Wheaton-Not AGAIN !!!
Her mail would say "Penny WHeaton", no middle name, on a typo -her explaination to Sheldon , after he picks up her package, & panicking at the site of her name on the box.She says that her name is Penny WIlma Heaton!
EVEN FUNNIER.Stage name, Penny Lane, changed by her manager. REALNAME=PRINCESS PENELOPE WILMA HEATON /PENELOPE WILMA WHEATON...
The name isnt revealed until the series finale, Penny isnt her real name after all all. Her name is simply Klaatu. Fade to black.
Kramer!! and Cosmo could be her eccentric uncle from New York.
Hubble (Father of the original Big Bang Theory)
Does Penny have to be her full first name? What if her parents had a really odd sense of humor and her full first name is Pennsylvania or something odd like that?
Who says Penny has to be her FIRST name? Maybe it's her middle name, and she just goes by it because she really hates her first name.
Penny Longstocking (like Pipi), or Penny Moneypenny (from the James Bond movies)
Penny Sheen or Penny Estevez
The internet movie database gives her surname as Queen. I posted a picture of Kaley on my Facebook profile on her birthday last year, and found out then.
Penny should be her last name...make her first name a secret...
last name should be Pfaffenbach
Heisenberg..... we're very uncertain about her last name!
Leave her without a last name. It can be the show's "thing."
Penny Healy is the ex-wife of David Healy, Leonard's identical twin, but Leonard has no knowledge of him. Of course, Leslie Winkle doesn't know about her twin Darlene Conner either. "Comedy of Errors" anyone?
Or do you prefer Penny Schrödinger?
Penny Penner from Omaha!
Watch season 2 episode 3, Sheldon fills out an online form for Penny with "headoverheelz.com dating service" the screen shot of the form shows Penny's name.
i do not think i have yet seen that episode but the point is that the creators of Big Bang have not made up a name. its not official even if it was on the screen. it wouldn't be necessarily what they "wanted".
Penny Nickel is a good one...or how about Penny Nichols.
"I think my uncle worked at a university or something..."
Penny Power or Penny Trash
(especially funny because her father's name is Wyatt)
Penny Wise (she is pound foolish and not wise, and she terrorizes the "little boys" on the show like Pennywise the clown)
How about Penny Cash?
Penny Spock (great-granddaughter of Dr. Benjamin Spock) or Penny Oppenheimer
Her name should be Penny Menaz
Penny Buffett, grandaughter of Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha (Nebraska). The reason it hasn't been mentioned is that she is an heir to the Berkshire Hathaway fortune and doesn't want special treatment because of her assumed wealth.
Another possible last name could be Lover as in Penny Lover, a song by Lionel Richie.
Has there been an episode where Penny's parents have come to visit? I don't remember one. If there had been I'm sure that Leonard would have referred to them as Mr. and/or Mrs. ________. That should be the basis of the episode, with Penny's parents visiting from Nebraska when the Cornhuskers are in a bowl game in the LA area. Cause that is about the only reason anyone from Nebraska dares leave the Midwest. The name issue is secondary, but a fun possibility for the writers. Personally I like the idea of something that rhymes with Penny like Henny. It would explain why she never is referred to using her first and last name.
Penny Silver (silver Penny) or Penny Gold (Gold Penny), people this is how it should be.
I also like Penny Chaser and Penny Walker (she will be relating to Texas Ranger (Walker).
I like the ideas guy's but think about it : Leonard and Sheldon should already know Penny's last name because in one episode Sheldon reminds Leonard to remember Penny's mail that he took so he would have a chance to talk to her. In the episode where Sheldon loans Penny money he picks up her package (the Beret she ordered) and tells her "this package came for you." Her last name would be right on the package so if they did an episode where no one knows her name it would be contradictory. Unlleeesssssss they did an episode that happened JUST like this: Penny is talking to Leonard about something that happened to her and in talking about someone says "and they have the same last name as me." Leonard looks at Penny, makes a face and says "By the way, what IS your last name?" Penny says, "Oh come onnn, you know." Leonard makes one of his faces we see so much in episodes and says, "No actually I DON'T know. We've been neighbors for x years and dated for x months and I never thought to ask your last name." Penny sighs and says, " Mail. What about my mail? You used to get my mail all the time." Leonard shrugs and says, " I never thought to look. I always just simply knew you as 'Penny'." Penny grunts and rolls her eyes and looks to Sheldon saying, "Come on. Sheldon! Sheldon, you know my last name right?" Sheldon (who is working at his desk) quickly glances at her and replies , "No." while lifting his eyebrows. Penny in frustration says, "How could neither of you know my last name? Sheldon, what about the time you handed me the package with my Beret in it. It had my last name right?" Sheldon will then sigh, put down his pencil and turn toward Penny about to go off on a rant. He will say something like Penny, I don't know your last name, nor do I care. I have no interest in where your family came from or who they were. No matter how good of corn husker's they were." Sheldon then goes back to his work leaving Penny in more frustration. Penny flails her arms and says " Fiiinnnnneee. it's _________" (Penny hates to say it because she finds it embarrassing) As soon as she says it Sheldon turns and screams her last name. Penny says "ya....so?" Sheldon says "So!? Do you have any idea who ___________ is??" (it's some famous physicist) Penny shrugs one shoulder, makes a face and says, "I don't know... maybe?" and then boom you have your episode.
Along the Nebraska theme and that the Germans migrated through there, it should be Penny Coffman.
How about Penny K. Carradine- perhaps a distant relative of the great acting family...
How about "Penny Pnei" or "Penny Peni" or Penny Penny" or just "Penny" like Cher or Madonna.
Tell me "Penny Loafer" isnt the best name evah!!!!
The more I think about it, the more I like Penny Price. It is cute and funny because she is such a mooch (food, internet, etc) off the guys.
Her full name is Penelope. It is mentioned in the episode where she plays the online role playing game with the guys and she refers to herself as Princess Penelope. I do not think it is feasible to actually have an episode where the main cast does not know her last name.... I mean, Leonard dated her, has stayed at their place... they are neighbors and I am sure the guys have seen her mail, etc. They had to go to the hospital once.. there are forms... Totally not believable to think that they wouldn't know her last name. So, I don't think it should be an episode theme. Something plain and common would fit with her upbringing. Perhaps "Brown" or something. Or perhaps alliteration... Penny Powers or Penny Price. 🙂
Penny Manfred-St.Johnson ("manfredsinjinson"–from "A Fish Called Wanda").
Penny Dreadful (she changed it during a brief Goth phase).
Penny Hzrskn (pronounced "Harrison"–or perhaps "Smith" to confound everyone).
Penny Pennington (her real first name is something entirely different, like "Ethel" or "Gertrude," and she decided she liked "Penny" better).
what about penny poor
How about Penny Tiberius Kirk?
After all Captain Kirk says he's from Nebraska... 😉
Nebraska? Try Iowa. Close, though – they're both states.
Her last name is Penny Hawking. She has been deliberately hiding the fact that she is a distant relative of the famous theoretical physicist, because she knows her geeky friends would never stop questioning her about him, even though she has never even met him.
Why not Penny Lincoln. Or, Penny Abraham, since her name is penny, and Lincoln is on the Penny. Not to mention Lincoln is the capital of Nebraska. 🙂
Penny Hubble, her great grandfather could be Edwin Powell Hubble, the man behind the Big Bang theory.
Penny Penny Bobenny
Penny could be short for Penelope and then you could have Penelope Pitstop.
Frankly, this is a subconscious example of the dearth of dimensionality provided to female characters on television shows – largely written by men. Of course, all the male characters have last names. They are respected members of society with good jobs and college degrees. Penny's character was probably noted on the cast breakdown as "hot chick next door" or "Leonard's girlfriend" which denotes that she is only important in relation to how she fits into their lives.
I think Penny name should be Penny Lee Lane and that way Stan Lee could be her moms dad (aka her grandpa) and come pay a visit to the granddaughter he hasnt seen in years. Then the boys would start to treat her like a goddess instead of a nimwit.-the writers can fill in the rest and Im sure it would be a very interesting episode. You could also go with Penny Lee Penny so that Sheldon tells everyone else "I thought you knew?" why do you think I always say Penny, Penny, Penny when I knock on her door. Superior to everyone "as his usual".
I really like this show!!!! It has come a long way....
she moved to CA to be an actor. dont you think it would make sense she changed her name?
the whole plot of the episode would be what is her really real name!
my vote is for Penny Mcwhirt (its my neighbors name..and he is about as "nebraska" as they get)
Her last name should be Kenney. Penny Kenney.
Higgs, Penny Higgs – the physics guys will like that.
While cute and coincidental, I feel that any surname that references a character in Star Trek, Star Wars, Lord Of The Rings, comic book fame etc. probably wouldn't work since the guys would have latched on to it long ago and talked about it (since the characters obviously would know her last name). Penny probably has a good solid midwest family name. Perhaps it was her father who had the interesting name. Maybe his family name is Earp, and his parents named him Wyatt after the famous old west icon.
At the very least Sheldon and Leonard know her last name because they have sorted through her mail and given it to her during the course of the show, so they really can't do anything about these two not knowing, just Raj and Wallowitz (sp>>)
I thought it was Penny Penny Penny (first, middle, and last), at least according to Sheldon.
Tenney or Tenny..... They'd be able to write a lot making fun of Penny Tenny or Penny Tenney.......
I like men too!
Tralfaz, named after the long lost dog of zillionaire J.P. Gottrockets (aka Rastro)
Moonves would be funny. Then the father daughter team would be ................. PennyLes
Penny Money, or........ Penny COOPER!
Shatner but spelled Schatnerr.
I forgot to explain
The guys find out her name and she explains that she never made the connection because it's spelled differently.
As Penny is from Nebraska, the residents of which are primarily of German descent, her last name would probably be something like Miller or Schmidt. I think Penny Miller has a nice ring!
apparently everyone who has ever watched the show has commented on what her lastname should be?
Penny Schwarzschild – leading to all sorts of nerd science discussions about the schwarzschild radius and who Schwarzschild was, interesting to the Big Bang guys but not at all to Penny. Plus jokes about the event horizon and getting close to Penny but not being able to escape.
Woncent or Lincoln
Penny Woncent or Penny Lincoln
Penny Stanley ("Stan Lee" - the comic book guy from Sheldon's T-Shirts)
The Cognomen Theorem: I vote for Penny Bershad, which Joe already beat me to posting.
It should be scientific like Penny Sagan ..great niece of Carl Sagan ..
OR someone who is into quantum physics.
I also liked the Rodenberry for Gene of star trek fame ..
Or Penelope Hubble ..
I agree that it should be along the line stated by 'remnant0888' she should have the last name of someone super famous in theoretical, applied, or experimental physics, such as JJ Thompson, be a Nobel prize recipient who was her grandfather and changed the world (not Einstein- too obvious). Sheldon and the others can make jokes about her last name and could not possibly be descendent of that person then find out she really is...and made straight A's in school but tossed academia to follow the arts...to be a Thesbian...that she is sacrificing for her art. Then she can get real 'up-ity' as it goes to her head with the guys, correcting their white board equations and that they are not in the 'big leagues' of science. They are just 'want-a-be's' and they start to question every thing they do – deferring to her approval. Really put them in their places...they ask for her autograph and go out of their way to try and be overly nice...until she gets sick of it.
Didn't Leonard know? When Penny's dad(Keith Carradine) was on an episode, I thought Leonard called him by his last name. I don't remember it, but I am sure he called him "Mr. _________", at least once.
Penny Pennya Sounded out as Pen-ya
Or mabe Penny Pritty
These are hysterical. The suggestions are much better than an actual name could ever be. I have about 27 favorites all ready.
Let's try Penny Wantaknobby?
Two great suggestions...the guys do spend an episode looking into her name only to realize that Penny is her last name. Nice touch guys.
If Penny is her first name...Lane just seems like the perfect fit.
Penny Penney, because Sheldon is always knocking & saying Penny, Penny, Penny
The five largest ancestry groups in Nebraska are German (38.6%), Irish (12.4%), English (9.6%), Swedish (4.9%), and Czech (4.9%). per wikepedia. So i think something very ethnic, hard to pronounce or spell, Czech or Swedish or German name might be appropriate. Either that or go exact opposite and make it very mudane ; like Jones or Smith.
No, wait, Penny Thruster McWhart.
Or, Penny Smellfungus.
Ok, ok. Penny Mormocult
not sure of a last name but it would be great if it turned out she was closely related to Sheldon!!
Primavera (Penne ...)
Wilma Penelope Wheaton
Penny McGillicutty – to Honor Lucy!! <3
Penny Bryan – After Nebraskan, William Jennings Bryan who was the prosecuting attorney in Scopes Monkey Trial
Penny Nichols or short change
Penny Buffet, she is the great niece who was told by Warren to go out and make something of herself and she is very wealthy and lives outside of Omaha where they have the softball championships and that is why she has a bat and watches football.
Penny's last name should definitely be Buffet!
ok, seriously, penny van der waal or penny panofsky
What about Penny Flake?
oh yeah... see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheldon_Leonard
Her name is Penny Bershad. Sheldon and Leonard are named after Sheldon Leonard.... whose full name is Sheldon Leonard Bershad. Just sayin...
Penny Paine.. like Penny Pain..
I think Penny Cornwall would be really good.
Penny was named for her grandmother's distant cousin.
Penny never tells anyone her name because it always leads to too many questions.
Her name is Eleanor Penelope Roosevelt–"Penny" for short and for anonymity.
Ms. Penny Moneypenny
Penny Fain (almost Lane)
Penny Priddy! C'mon, what would be more fitting in a show about science geeks into superheroes than a nod to Buckaroo Banzai, a movie about the greatest scientist/superhero ever?
"Penny Picard" (pronounced 'pick-erd' to explain why she never clued in).
There. Now Penny has a last name. The Earth's destruction has been averted.
There was an episode a while back with Penny's father. What was he called? Mr. ???
Penny Arcade. That's why she's kept it a secret, she doesn't think her parents were funny.
Gale – Wizard of Oz reference is perfect
Penny Ritter, a shout out to John Ritter, who died during the production of 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter. Then they could ask her if she was related to the actor John Ritter on that show. She would deny it, of course.
Penny Osborne – illegitmate offspring of Tom Osborne
more like OZZY...
Have her be Penny Wheaton and related to Wil..... poor Sheldon
Her name should be "Penny Wise" (in a tribute to Ben Franklin). but I also like Penny Robinson.
Well...there could be 2 last names – a real name and a stage name for her acting career. So her real name could be simple i.e. Williams (as in Evan Williams and Twitter – cousins) or Forrester (founder of Computer Engineering) then her stage name could be alliterative or or another play on words – Penny Posey, Penny Nichol, Penny Lane (and other previously mentioned in above posts)
Great idea for a storyline...Penny trying to pick a stage name because an agent doesn't like her real name. 🙂
I like this one. Great storyline and will also drive Sheldon batty.
Lemaitre or Friedmann (the theorists of the Big Bang)
Let's go classic with "Penny Robinson." The Robinsons were the family from LOST IN SPACE. The Big Bang male cast are sci-fy geeks and love these types of references, so why not have her name be one of the most famous first family's of the Science Fiction TV generation
Penny Wise. Think about it. It works on so many levels.
You could make up a story line that she is related to Hugh Hefner - and maybe get Hugh Hefner to make a guest appearance.
Actually Hugh Hefner's parents were from Nebraska so that makes a certain amount of sense.
Schrödinger. Google it. Either you'll understand or you won't.
They already did an episode about Schrödinger's cat. I think it was the last episode of season 1.
Penny Khan. Which would, upon discovery, require Sheldon to overdramatically cry out "KHHHAAAAAAANNNN!!!!"
Penny Prince (as in Diana Prince !) !!
Penny Batson ? Penny Serling ? Penny Halliwell ? Penny Solo ? Penny Kuryakin ? Penny Bond ? Penny Connery ?
I saw Penny Roddenberry on this board, which would definately spark interest by Sheldon to see if she's related to Gene (creator of star trek).
Her last name shoudl be someone that would bring interest to Sheldon rather than a play on words.
Nimoy. How do you think she really got the napkin signed at Christmas..? Family Dinner.
That is a really great way of circling back on that and opening the door for any of the Star Trek characters to make a guest appearance. Good job!
How about Penny Pincher?
Anderson, Cooper, Lane or Smart....but what about Penny Bank?
How about Penny Copper...you know how they always seem to get mail mixed up Sheldon Cooper – Penny Copper – simple mistake?
I like Penny Cooper-make her a distant relative of Sheldon!
Make it Nimoy or Shatner. They would freak.
Penny Parsons. Penny and Sheldon secretly get married in the finale
Penny Nichols Dimes
Penny Nichol (as in nickel)!
Penny Hofstadter, make her the long lost sister of Leonard.
yeah, but that would REALLY be weird, seeing what has already gone on between Leonard and Penny...
Penny Nikola Tesla, A physisist that is just wants to be a normal girl.
Money. It should be Penny Money.
Einstein – the Great Great grand daughter of Albert Einstein
Wasn't there a show when her dad came to visit and she and Leonard had to act like they were still a couple? Maybe his last name was spoken?
Penny's Dad was only referred to by his first name, Wyatt, in that episode... but good try!
yeah I thought I heard Leonard say "hello, Mr. (Penny's last name), when he saw her dad.
wise...then she will be penny wise and the writers could get another character named pound foolish...together they will be called penny wise & pound foolish
Munney (Get it? as in – Miss Penny Munney, it would make her a Bond girl and heighten her hotness)
Penny Roddenberry. XD
Penny Wozniak. Steve could be her uncle.
The writers should make her a distant relative to some comic book author all the guys 'dream' about....just saying. Take it a step further...she could have a 'signing' at the comic book store. Sheldon would go nuts!
To join in on this Penny Forum I would suggest Penny Forem as in Penny For ' Em as in penny for your thoughts.
I also love the ideas of having her as the daughter of a great sci-fi actor that they could maybe bring in for a guest appearance and shock the hell out of the boys.
I think Shatner would be ideal for this as his latest outings in comedy, particularly Boston Legal, have had some hilarious outcomes. Another notable occasion was The Roasting of William Shatner.
Stewart as in Patrick, would be another obvious one that I am sure the actor would certainly revel in.
Majel Barrett Roddenberry would also provide some humourous fun 'n games
It would be fun to bring in more guest appearances of this nature. Stan Lee and Wil Wheaton have already done some great stuff. My favourite guest star has still got to be the Time Machine, still one of my favourite episodes.
Jaycee (Paging Penny... Jaycee Penny)
i dont know. maybe Penny Lickmybutt or something. Or even Penny Goobersmoocher.
Penny Jobs, or Penny Gates....that would blow their minds.....or Penny Kelley, daughter of DeForest
Penny Short? I like. It's not one of the really far out there names others have brought up (although I also like Roddenberry for the idea of making Sheldon insane to find out..."is she or isn't she?"), sounds like good mid-west last name AND the writers could still have some fun with it. "Leonard, still a penny short?" kind of stuff....
Penny Paterson (Yes, Paterson with one T)
Penny Nemoy (niece of Spock) or Penny Hawking (as in being related to Stephen Hawking)
Blossoms. It's Penny Blossoms.
Penny Ritter – would be a nice memorial if the name isnt needed in the plot lines.
Penny Money (reverse of the James Bond secretary)
Penny Jackson (another money reference, but seems more mid-western)
Penny B Lome
all doodoo eaters
Weiner, of course! Ha ha ha
Penny Pretty – Shout out to Buckaroo Banzaii.
@upnorth: Sad part is my highschool English teacher's name was REALLY Penny Nichol Dollar.
or how bout
Penny Gates or
Ecstacy Penny Luck = Luck,"E" Penny
Correction...small butt, big breasts.
Farthing. Small breasts big butt.
It ought to be something ludicrous, so they can do a whole episode about it. Also, it would explain why it's never been mentioned, even though we know what everyone else's last name is by now.
Penny Van de Graaff. And Penny doesn't realize she's a distant relative of the physicist Robert J. Van de Graaff.
Man she's so hot!
Her last name should be...Lane, of course! Penny Lane.
Penelope Pitstop...like after the old cartoon. Both are blondes...;)
HOW ABOUT LESS. THAT IS PERFECT FOR HER PENNY LESS
Penny's last name should be Bernard, as in Pierre Bernard from the Conan Show on TBS. He's the nerd graphic guy who does bits. Recliner of Rage, Nerding It Up for Pierre, etc. He is the original Sheldon/ Quagmire. He could be the brother her mom had with another man. Look him up, I think many of you would agree!
Penny Arcade.I know im dating myself but no one else will date me. Perhaps its my name?
Cosmo...both as a shout out to Seinfeld in which a similar stunt was pulled with Kramer and as a reference to her tabloid-following personality
Penny Ignatowsky – after Reverand Jim Ignatowsky on Taxi. The smartest person always apears to be the most brain dead at face value.
Penny Arcane, for the magicians assistant I adored in my youth. Yo Krozier, save me a spot in your new act.
Penny Arcade – web comic whose shirt was worn by Wil Wheton when he appeared
I would have to say Penny Hennessey would pay homage to her years on 8 simple rules for dating my teenage daughter
Call her "Penny Bright" . . . as an homage to Stephen King and to an old nursery rhyme.
Penny-Wise the dancing clown
That was my choice! (but not like the clown in IT-just Penny Wise...not pound foolish)
Something like Lucas would sound good, and also confuse Sheldon; as would Penny Stewart, or even Penny Brooks. I also actually like London as a last name a lot too.
My real maden name was Penny Nichols (yes, I am a redhead)
Did you grow up in San Carlos?
Even though I like Penny Lane, I have come up with one I love even more, but before I say what that is let's see how many know the significants of calling her Penny Hennessy. Any one?... Any one? OK. My real choice is Penny Nichols.
Bridgette Hennessey from 10 rules of dating my teenage daughter?
Penny Wheaton would be a twist...or Penny Shatner.
I had a ham sandwich and chips for lunch.
That's so weird, 'cause I had tuna salad.
Gale, like Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. Though Penny is from Nebraska, not Kansas, there are obvious parallels to Tin Man (Leonard), Cowardly Lion (Raj), Scarecrow (Howard), and the Wizard (Sheldon).
I really, really like the Wizard of Oz refferance, it just so fits!!
roddenberry....just to make sheldon wonder
really like this one. it will drive him over the edge!
.Henny (the reverse wording of Henny Penny...the children's story character.)
thanks for clarifying, that was a real brain buster
Penny Sagan, Penny Cooper, Penny Pence, Penny Candy, Penny Banks, Penny Teller...
Penny Einstein (grand daughter of Albert)
Awesome! THAT'S IT!!!!
Penny Einstein. Smart!
Her last name should be Lincoln who is found on a penny
...and she's from Nebraska!
Penny Vas Deferens
Penny Robinson (Lost in Space)
Penny R. Cayde
I LOVE the Penny R. Cayde idea.
Genius, my friend!
Penny Penny. Suddenly Sheldon's door pounding makes sense! He's just being formal!
I love it!!
Good One, love it when Sheldon does that..... I like Penny R. Cade we love Sheldon's friend who is a girl, but not his girlfriend, her name is Great!
Penny Pincher, good 1, liz!
Weiner, LOL, I laughted so hard at that one my co-workers wonder what I'm up to!!!!
weiner thats a hoot. we have a weiner.....
who cares what her last name is....I know i dont
You obviously care enough to have read the article...
You care HP – or you wouldnt have taken the time to click on the article. No?
Penny Lane sounds really good but how about Penny Coyne ? Penny Parker ? Penny Byrd ? Penny Ward ? Penny Picard ? Penny Tennant ?.....that's all I could think of.
"Penny Parker" was the name of a character, played by Teri Hatcher, in six episodes of "MacGyver".
Should be more like Penny Nichols. And then they could get her married to someone named Grant Dime and she could be Penny Nichols-Dime.
I worked with a girl years ago who name was Penny Nichol. No joke. Don't know what her parents were thinking.
Everyone called her Six Cents.
Penny Nicole Dymes
Nice to spell it Nichols. It's rife for Star Trek references, ala UIhura (Nichelle Nichols).
My last name is Nickel, and I once worked for a woman whose surname was "Penney." Once I had to try to contact her at a convention...I called and told the receptionist "this is Audrey Nickel calling for Beth Penney"...the woman said "what kind of a dumb joke is this?" and hung up on me!
Penny Pincher! ha ha
Penny Rogers or Penny Badgely
I love Penny Saver. That's great! I also like Penny Pincher and Penny Arcade. They show Penny's parents had a sense of humor.
Penny Schmeckpeper is the name for Penny. Remember she is from Nebraska and Schmeckpeper was an interesting name listed on a Nebraska genealogy site.
There all about the Big Bang and all that. It should be Penny Pluto which would be ironic since she is not at all like the rest of the cast
i like 'penny lane'. a great tribute to the beatles. fits her well.
I think it should be Penny Moon...
I really like yours steve, but because it's so ironic, and because Sheldon's so anal, I think he would have picked up on it right away and mentioned it when first finding out. I like Penny Lane, because she is very hippy, and since trying to be an actress, would indeed fit..
it should be penny wilma weaton after his enemy will weaton
either Penny Sweetbush or Penny Hawkins
Penny Prince, as in "Diana Prince" (aka, Wonder Woman)!
It would be an interesting topic for an episode. All these super intelligent geeks suddenly realizing not one of them knows Penny's last name. Kind of like the MASH episode where Hawkeye tried to find out what BJ stood for. Best result would be still not knowing her name at the end of the episode!
It should be that Penny is her last name and she uses it as a first name.
Penny Farrah Fowler 😀
Pitstop for Penelope Pitstop
Penny's last name should be the same as a famous scientist, like Enrico Fermi or Julian Schwinger, so then the boys can debate if she's actually related to him/her.
Pfieffer! I love it! Made me laugh.
Her last name should be "Smart"
Penny Way would be good since media is slowly trying to show us the way to or home planet in the Milky Way.
What about COOPER? Penny Cooper.. Let her share the last name with Sheldon and see how it sits with Sheldon who think Penny is not up to the mark.. I already imagine of an entire episodes of Sheldon digging genealogy books just to make sure that Penny's last name is Cooper..
Penny Nicol. (pronounced nickel)
Penny Reid cause shee love to read books
Penny Polini, Penny Devany, Penny Osborn, but Penny Lincoln is my vote
It goes without saying: Penelope (Penny) Harley Dawson P – H – D . ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
I think it should be Penny Hofstadter and she turns out to be Leonard's long lost sister!
Definately, without a doubt, Penny Cooper...would make for quite a few interesting episodes...lots to work with