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Chuck Lorre takes little swipe at Trump in Big Bang Theory credits

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Everyone enjoys making fun of Donald Trump—because he’s a dummy and a creep who is bad at everything he attempts—and though not every joke at his expense can be as monumental as the first time somebody pointed out that his hands are disproportionately small, it can still be cathartic to get some digs in from time to time. After all, refusing to take him seriously diminishes some of his evil power, and it keeps him from looking like anything but the creep/dummy he truly is. That brings us to sitcom mogul Chuck Lorre, who snuck a little bit of Trump mockery into his vanity card during the end credits of Thursday’s episode of The Big Bang Theory.

As reported by The Wrap, the end of the episode’s credits showed a very brief shot of a Nielsen TV ratings grid for March of 2006, during a time when Trump’s The Apprentice and Lorre’s Two And A Half Men were both on:

The image shows that Two And A Half Men‘s “Ergo, The Booty Call” managed to beat The Apprentice, and just to underline his point, Lorre added: “Defeat terrorism and crazy dictators? He couldn’t even defeat Two And A Half Men.” Again, it’s not the kind of joke that’s going to blow anyone’s mind—and it probably would’ve been a bigger statement last year—but it’s still not bad. Also, as The Wrap points out, this isn’t the first time Lorre has used his vanity cards the way the rest of us use our Twitter accounts.


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