Big Bang Theory: The Evolution of Amy Farrah Fowler

The characters on “The Big Bang Theory” have come a long way in their evolution. This is particularly true of Howard, Sheldon and Amy Farrah Fowler. When Amy first arrived she was dry with no sense of humor and seemed to be void of emotions. She reminded viewers of a human computer that didn’t really get the gist of humor or sarcasm. Her character has evolved and blossomed in a way that makes her barely recognizable. She’s amazingly different that when she first appeared on Big Bang. We have some ideas on what led to this wonderful transformation.

Amy in the beginning

Amy was plain and emotionless. We couldn’t tell much about her personality because she didn’t seem to have one. She acted more like a robot than a human being. She was the discovery of Howard and Raj. They found her in an online dating service because they were looking for a good match for their friend Sheldon. Amy is a neurobiologist with a PhD and they thought that they had found his perfect match. She agreed to meet Sheldon because she had promised her mother that she would go on a minimum of one date a year in order to be able to use her mom’s George Forman grill.

Her first thoughts on romance

The character made the statement “I find the notion of romantic love to be an unnecesesary cultural construct that adds no value to human relationships..” Sheldon held the same values and it seemed like a perfect match in a cold and clinical way. It wasn’t long before Amy revisited her statement and said “part of me wants more.” This time there was real emotion in her eyes that wasn’t there before.

Amy starts to loosen up

Amy gradually started to change. She began to make attempts at humor and even started showing romantic feelings for Sheldon. Her relationship with her new friend Penny is partly responsible. Penny served as a role model for Amy and through example taught her how to be more feminine and that romance and even sex were wonderful necessities of life.

Intimacy heats up

It appeared that the hormones within Amy started to become much more active as she fell more in love with Sheldon. She wanted more intimacy but he kept her at bay. She persevered and eventually convinced him to start showing affection physically. This was an about-face for both characters and viewers loved it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CD-cwDCcoQ

Amy started caring more about her appearance and even started using makeup. She has come full circle and has finally allowed her true personality to shine through. It seems that Penny was the one person who allowed her to be herself. It could be the fact that Penny is not a highly pressured intellectual and this gives Amy a break from that environment of expectations. Penny is cool and relaxed and Amy can feel free to be herself around her.

Final thoughts

The transformation of Amy has been nothing short of amazing. The character has become funnier and more fun for the others to be around. She has grown as a person and learned how to express herself and show emotions a little better. She’s even influencing Sheldon to come out of his shell a little more.



Add Comment

Check Out The Holiday Specials Trailer for Craftopia
The Five Most Shocking Bold and the Beautiful Moments of 2020
Fox is Rebooting Name that Tune with Randy Jackson and Jane Krakowski
How “The Neighborhood” Is Addressing Issues of Police Brutality in Season 3
Five Excellent Movies With Open Endings
The 10 Most Glaring Disney Movie Plot Holes of All Time
Why Oracle Deserves a Solo Movie
Escargore: A Terrifying Horror Comedy: For Snails
Why Clint Eastwood Will Never Be on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Isaac Hernandez
Adorable Cosplayer Recreates Robert Pattinson’s The Batman
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Steve Byrne
Freddy Krueger, Jason and Pinhead are Fighting the Power Rangers in Fan-Made Comic
Elm Street
Did You Know Marvel Made a Freddy Kreuger Comic in 1989?
Five Reasons Why DeSaad Deserves a Solo Movie
What We Learned from The Batman: Three Jokers Trailer
The Top Ten Dueling Monsters In Yu-Gi-Oh!
The Top Five Yu-Gi-Oh! Villains
Vinland Saga
Why You Should Be Watching Vinland Saga
Super Anime
Check Out Mario & Luigi: Super Anime Brothers
Building The Ultimate Breath Of The Wild Playhouse
How Many Potatoes It Takes to Run DOOM
Here’s What We Know about Harry Potter: Hogwarts Legacy for PS5
Turns out Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Has Connections to Modern Warfare