Official photos from the hour-long season 7 premiere airing Thursday, September 26 at 8pm on CBS.

#7 “The Hofstadter Insufficiency” and “The Deception Verification”

From CBS: “Sheldon and Penny share intimate secrets while Leonard is away at sea, later, Sheldon’s feelings are crushed when Leonard returns. Meanwhile, Raj gets consoled about his ex-girlfriend and Wolowitz’s relationship with his mother causes an unusual threat to his masculinity.”

#6 Raj and Howard

#5 Guest Star Regina King as the University’s Director of Employee Relations Mrs. Davis

#4 Girls’ Night Out for Bernadette and Amy

#3 Slumber Party

#2 Sheldon

#1 A Big Hug