Over the past couple seasons, Monday night on CBS has officially become the most ridiculous night on television, thanks to Ms. Kaley Cuoco, who plays Penny on The Big Bang Theory.

My guess is that Penny came about late in the show's development stages, in a meeting between the writers and network execs.  My guess is, it went down a little something like this:

And then Penny was born:  a stroke of TV Genius, which is entirely different than Real Genius, which has to do with Math, and is also the name of Val Kilmer's finest film to date.  Seriously, though, here's who real genius is usually paired up with, romantically:

Now think about what Einstein could have done with Kaley Cuoco as his muse.  We'd probably have colonized Uranus by now.  Sorry, I had to.  Here's some more pics of Kaley: