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'The Big Bang Theory' Just Made TV History

'The Big Bang Theory' is currently in its 12th and final season, and they've made sure that they're going out with a (big) bang.

With the airing of episode 276, the comedy has now officially landed the title of the longest-running American multi-camera sitcom, previously held by Cheers with 275 episodes.

Kunal Nayyar, who plays Raj on the show, celebrated the milestone with a photo posted to Instagram featuring the script for episode 276.

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"And there you have it... this script officially makes us the longest running sitcom in the history of television, just surpassing the show Cheers. So cheers to that:) lil Delhi boy, making history," he wrote.

He continued, "What a dream come true. Thank you for your kindness over these past 12 years, there are no words in any language that could ever express the love I have for all of you... so, from my heart to yours, I love you."

Kaley Cuoco, who plays Penny, also acknowledged the show's impressive run with a group photo, saying that she felt "blessed, humbled, amazed, grateful" for the experience.

"I'm glad we're going out with a bang. I hate saying that, but it's kinda true," she told E!. "We wanted to go out on top."

The Big Bang Theory will wrap its 12-season run this spring with a double-episode series finale on May 16.

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