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While I know that they already know it, it bears repeating again and again : I am so terribly grateful for the cast in this picture and the cast members who aren't pictured here — whether they were in one scene or many episodes along the way, you are all my playmates that I have fallen in love with and who have become a part of my life on set and off.
So much of our show is related, based on, adjacent to everything that Stephen Hawking did, strove to do, thought about, was passionate about through Stephen Hawking entire life and career. The fact that Stephen Hawking knew of our show, was interested in being on it, was willing to come play with us group of monkeys for a couple days was really moving, it was just, it was an amazing experience. It was an intimidating one. I ’d be lying if I said I was comfortable. … To get to finally meet him was, it was just overwhelming.