‘Big Bang Theory’ Co-Creator Bill Prady Looks Back on His Run for California Governor in 2003’s Recall Election

‘Big Bang Theory’ Co-Creator Bill Prady Looks Back on His Run for California Governor in 2003’s Recall Election
Bill Prady is probably best known as the co-creator of “The Big Bang Theory.” But four years before the launch of that sitcom mega-smash, Prady — on a lark — was among the motley crew of candidates who ran in the 2003 California recall election circus. Now, as California faces another recall drama, this time an effort to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom, there isn’t nearly the same kind of bedlam that led to the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

And this time out, Prady is less amused. “I think the Newsom thing is yet another example of politicians exploiting the ‘red team/blue team’ sports nature of politics for their own benefit,” he says. “The GOP so loathes the combination of the supermajority in Sacramento with a Democratic governor that they’re trying to use Covid to change that.”

Variety asked Prady to recall (pun intended) his extremely brief political career, and he
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