'Big Big Bang Theory' actors get misty and mushy at final taping

They went out with a bang ― and a heartfelt whimper.

The cast from “The Big Bang Theory” completed their final taping of the beloved sitcom on Tuesday, sharing sentimental photos and thoughts about the finality of it all on social media.

Recording the last scenes from the show’s 279th episode (which will air May 16) after 12 seasons predictably turned the stars to mush.

Check out their posts below and feel the feels along with them.  

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'The Big Bang Theory' stars on Instagram after final taping
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'The Big Bang Theory' stars on Instagram after final taping
Final group scene 💕 That’s a wrap 😭 @bigbangtheory_cbs
knock, knock, knock, thank you... Thank you, apartment 4A, for being a home to so many dreams come true, to so many friendships made. And thank YOU, ALL of you - yes, YOU, reading this right NOW! As we get ready to tape our final episode tonight, to walk in and out of this apartment door for the last time, it is hard to find the words to articulate what a profound experience this has been. But the words “love” and “gratitude” come to mind... so love and gratitude to all of you. ALL of you. Thank you. ❤️ (oh! and happy birthday to @sanctionedjohnnygalecki and @kunalkarmanayyar - talk about good timing... may your next 12 years be as vibrant and wonderful as the last 12 years in which i’ve had the pleasure to know and work with you both 🎉)
It is an overwhelming day to say the least. All of the feelings: gratitude, sadness, joy, excitement, grief...it's the end of a huge part of our lives and the beginning of who knows what. Thank you to the millions of people who love this show. Thank you for the lessons we have learned from you all. Thank you to our writers for caring so very much about these characters you all believe in and trust. Thank you for making our family a part of your family's laughter, tears, and challenges. I get to play dress up for a living and I am so honored to be a part of this cast, this crew, this staff, and this wonderful show about how these brilliant characters live, think, and love. It all started with a big bang. ❤️💥
#SimonHelberg and I have logged so many hours talking about acting and theater and film and everything we’re passionate about and have been blessed to be able to do for a living. One of the funniest people I’ve ever met, on screen and off. With all the phenomenal success of the show, Simon’s passion for the work has never changed. Still exploring. Still asking questions. Still doing spot on impressions of Christopher Walken that make you spit your milk out. Love this guy.
💛 Forever 💛 @kaleycuoco @kunalkarmanayyar @missmayim @therealjimparsons @sanctionedjohnnygalecki #simonhelberg
Thank you Thank you for your words Thank you for your encouragement Thank you for tuning in night in and night out Thank you for the stories you shared about how this show made you feel Thank you too, for the not so nice times Thank you, for lifting us up when we were down Fame can feel like a cage, so Thank you for making us feel safe enough to be free. Thank you for letting me share my birthday on stage with my six best friends, And Thank you, for you, because without you- there would be no us. So this goes out to you, the fans... One last time. In love and gratitude, -Kunal
💫 Final bows tonight 💫 @bigbangtheory_cbs
This set. Getting packed up. 😭
You know you work with wonderful and extremely thoughtful people when they celebrate your June birthday along with today’s birthdays (@kunalkarmanayyar @sanctionedjohnnygalecki ) because you won't be together when it comes around this summer. 📸 by the lovely and talented: @ansleyrix
While Stuart may have taken up residence in the Wolowitz household @kevsussman took up residence in a special place in my heart 💕 #Repost @kevsussman with @get_repost ・・・ The friends you make along the way... One of the best things about showing up to Stage 25 all these years has been seeing @themelissarauch ‘s smiling face.
Leonard Hofstadter, PhD.
Do @kaleycuoco and I look like we’re keeping it together? Took this right before our final speed read. Before our final taping. Before my final emotional breakdown. Gonna miss working with Kaley so much. Sometimes you get to work with an actor that's so thoroughly in the moment that you can look to them at any time to ground you - Kaley has been that for me for eleven years. ❤️
Gonna miss napping next to @missmayim. We nap in adjacent dressing rooms, so we simulated what that would look like if you removed the wall. Did I mention that Mayim’s room is also where I’ve had some of my most productive psychotherapy sessions? Thank you Dr. Bialik. ❤️
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