Now we finally know what Penny Hofstadter’s real surname is and why no one in the whole course The Big Bang Theory called out her surname.
- The curious case of nameless Penny on The Big Bang Theory
- Penny real surname revealed
- Real or keeping Penny’s surname under wraps
Knowing the real reason behind hiding Penny’s surname, we can hope to see Penny’s surname theory track in Young Sheldon. Scroll down to know what Penny’s real surname on The Big Bang Theory is and why makers never revealed it.
The curious case of nameless Penny on The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory has exited the TV scene and we are still wondering what Penny’s maiden name is. Hofstadter is the last name that she got when she married Leonard. And to our astonishment, the makers have put the blame of not naming, on the audience. We hyped this issue and they could not drop any surname that could match our expectations. So poor Penny was deprived of her maiden name.
But now we know what Penny’s real name is and the reason why it was kept under wraps.
Penny real surname revealed
Since, makers never considered it important to reveal Penny’s real surname and The Big Bang Theory parted the screens last year, fans across the globe are busy speculating Penny’s surname. Some gave up scratching their heads and settled for Penny, just Penny or Penny Hofstadter.
But a Reddit user named Trebophx came out with a logical theory explaining what Penny’s real surname is. He suggested,
“I had a thought about Penny’s unspoken last name. Due to Sheldon having a fear of clowns, I think Penny’s last name may be ‘Wise’.”
The Dancing Clown aka Pennywise is the alias of an evil alien who plagues the children of Derry in Stephen King’s epic horror novel “It”. When Tim Curry played him, he became an iconic horror character and was recently renewed in Warner bros reboot.
The real reason for keeping Penny’s surname under wraps
Well, the Reddit fan has the reason why Penny’s real surname was not revealed.
The fan further added—
“It may be agreed upon in the group to not say it around him and they never say it out of habit. Or he has them under a signed agreement.”
Sheldon’s Obsessive Compulsive Behavior is not hidden from fans of The Big Bang Theory. Now imagine when the group would have addressed Penny’s real name, how would Sheldon’s reaction be. The group never ever said Penny’s surname because it would have triggered a nervous reaction.
We also know Sheldon’s extensive contracts for anything and everything. Remember, Roommate Agreement with Leonard, as well as a Relationship Agreement when Amy Farrah-Fowler. So he could have made the group sign a contract on never calling Penny’s surname.
So, again it was Sheldon who came in between Penny and revelation of her surname. We were blaming the makers all through for not revealing Penny’s real surname. Who can deal with Sheldon’s wrath? Now that you know her surname, would you shout out loud for poor Penny?
Well then, be ready to deal with Sheldon’s nervous breakdown. Even though The Big Bang Theory is over, Sheldon is still hopping around in the spin-off Young Sheldon. We can only hope to see Penny’s surname track in Young Sheldon.
What do you think about this fan theory on Penny’s real surname? Do you want The Big Bang Theory makers to show Penny’s track especially the contract signing sequence in Young Sheldon? Write to us in the comments section below.