Luckily for love, the strike CBS sitcom has now liberated the unaired clip online. But be counselled, it’s a real tear-jerker.( Spoilers onward .)
The deleted situation takes home after the couple’s nuptials. Emotions run high as the newlyweds unwrap a gift from Hawking, an inscribed pocket watch that the scientist — who guest-starredon the display — mailed them before he died at age 76 in March.
Showrunner Steve Holland told The Hollywood Reporter it was hard for the sitcom “to be super timely” in honoring Hawking, “because we shoot ahead of our airdates.”
“The wedding was a big episode and it seemed like a good chance to pay some tribute to him, ” Holland said.