Leonard Nimoy to appear in The Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang TheoryLeonard Nimoy is to appear in an episode of CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory

Entertainment Weekly and TV Line both report that the veteran actor will make a special guest appearance in the comedy but there’s a twist; it will be in a dream. According to reports Nimoy will appear in a dream of Sheldon (Jim Parsons).

The actor’s appearance in The Big Bang Theory will be at the end of March and his appearance in Sheldon’s dream will reportedly be as his Star Trek character of Spock – a role he last reprised in 2009 for J.J Abrams big-screen reboot of the Star Trek film franchise. Nimoy had previously announced he was retiring from acting but his fans will be glad to see him back on screen.