Kunal Nayyar: 'Big Bang Theory' is not a 'tabloid show'

The Dishrag is a huge fan of "The Big Bang Theory," one of the smartest and sweetest sitcoms on TV. Think of it as a kinder, gentler "Seinfeld."

So given the chance at a recent American India Foundation gala, we asked Kunal Nayyar, who plays lovable physicist geek Raj Koothrappali on the CBS show, where the appeal of the "Bang" characters comes from.