The Big Bang Theory Season 8
The Big Bang Theory Season 8 poster CBS

The Big Bang Theory Season 8 returns for its 3rd episode today on CBS.

The third episode is titled The First Pitch Insufficiency, and will focus on Howard Wolowitz (Simon Helberg) and his attempt to throw a baseball before he humiliates himself in front of 30,000 people.

The official synopsis reads:

Howard becomes nervous after Nasa asks him to throw out the first pitch at a Los Angeles Angels game. Meanwhile, Leonard and Penny try to prove Sheldon wrong after he says that he and Amy are a 'superior couple'.

You can log on to the official website for broadcast details and to watch episodes online.

You can also click here to watch the premiere episode online via live stream.

In the first promo, Howard is practicing how to throw a baseball, digitally, and the whole gang is having a discussion on who is the athlete in the group.

In the second promo, Bernadette offers to help Howard with baseball practice.