10 Similarities Between Stars Sheldon Cooper and Barney Stinson.

BEFORE LEAP READ THIS BRIEF:

  • This is purely based on my own research and has nothing to do promoting any one.

 

I am a die hard fan of fictional character  Sheldon cooper in CBC sitcom “BIG BANG THEORY”. I haven’t  missed a single episode till  now .  Like that i admire and love Barny stinson as person.I used to read lot ( in depth,making of scenes to characterization ) about this icons through forums and Blogs  and much to my excitement i found many similarities between this world renowned characters accidentally. When i researched more ,i was shocked to find many more resemblances. Roles are rendered by 2 different personalities and scripted by 2 different writers, still how come this similarity ?.Any my article is kind of solving that doubt.

similar?
similar?

 Who is Sheldon cooper :

  • Dr Sheldon Lee Cooper, is a fictional character on the CBS television series “The Big Bang Theory”, portrayed by actor Jim Parsons.

Who is Barney Stinson:

  • Barnabus “Barney” Stinson  (born 1976) is a fictional character created by Carter Bays and Craig Thomas for the CBS television series  “How I Met Your Mother”,  portrayed by Neil Patrick Harris.

 

THIS IS COMPLETELY DEDICATED FOR “BIG BANG THEORY” AND “HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER FANS”

1: BOTH ARE 40 YEARS OLD in REAL LIFE

Even i shocked to see it first ,that both the actors age is 40. I have copied bio from Wikipedia  and posted for you to check.

  • Barney Stinson:

He is 40 years old born on 1973 June 15.

bARNEY
bARNEY
  • Sheldon cooper

He is 40 years old born on 1973 March 24.

jIM
jIM

 

2: Softer Side of both is less high lighted 

  • Barney Stinson:

Among  his friend group , Barney  is always considered and shown  as serial womanizer and opportunist. But lighter side is less highlighted. Barney got a good heart and genuine basically but its rarely shown.

  • Sheldon cooper:

In all episodes ,Sheldon is found not social,stubborn, radical and self flattering. But his lighter side is very less highlighted. To be frank i believe he is more loving and social than any one. He confine everything inside.

 

3: Number of Emmy Awards

What is Emmy awards:

  • An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, recognizes excellence in the television industry, and corresponds to the Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theatre), and the Grammy Award (for music).

Its just another coincidence  that number of Emmy awards bagged by this persons are also same.

Barney Stinson:

  • He got 3 Emmy awards .
Emmy
Emmy

Sheldon cooper:

  • He also got 3 Emmy awards.
Sheldon
Sheldon

 

4: Both  are Single mother raised kids 

Both sheldon and barney was raised by his mother only because their father as away. (not in realy life .lol).

  • Barney Stinson:

He was raised in Port Richmond, Staten Island by his mother Loretta, who was apparently very promiscuous.
His father proved to be an ongoing mystery in the series. When Barney was young, he asked his mother who his father was, his mother told him well into adulthood, such as believing that Bob Barker is his father.

Barney and mom
Barney and mom
  • Sheldon cooper:

Sheldon does not take drugs, not even legal ones such as caffeine, due to a promise to his mother, and is hypersensitive when he accidentally consumes them.Sheldon was raised in Galveston, Texas by his mother, Mary Cooper, an overtly devout Evangelical Christian and George Cooper.

Sheldons Mom
Sheldons Mom

5: Both are Polyglot 

  • Polyglotism is the ability to master numerous languages. Multilingualism is a word with a similar meaning.

Both Barney and Sheldon mastered multiple langue

Barney Stinson:

Below i mentioned few languages barney speaks.

  • Ukrainian (actually Russian) with his tailor.
  • Mandarin Chinese,
  • Japanese, and
  • Korean at least twice in business deals with shady North Koreans.

Sheldon cooper:

Below i mentioned few languages Sheldon speaks.

  • Finnish,
  • Spanish,
  • French,
  • Mandarin Chinese,
  • Persian,
  • Arabic
  • Klingon from Star Trek

6: PHYSIQUE RESEMBLANCE 

Do you ever noticed the physical resemblances of this 2 characters. Yeah they have lot of similarities 

  • Both look slim and lean.
  • Light Similarities in hair style .
  • Similarities in height.
Physical similarities
Physical similarities

7:  BOTH LIKE SELF-FLATTERING  ABOUT THEIR Skill and abilities 

Barney Stinson:

  • He is always confident to bring down any girls. Stinson has a plethora of strategies and rules designed to meet women, sleep with them, and discard them.And he always brag and sel-flatter about his skills in flirting any girl. He often make deals with his friends and accept the challenge . He tends to be opportunistic and manipulative, and will attempt to manipulate a situation so that it goes his way.He is proud and stubborn, and attempts to stand by his word no matter what

Sheldon cooper:

  • He is very confident about his intelligence, he himself call “extremely intelligent”.Sheldon possesses an eidetic memory and an IQ of 187, although he claims his IQ cannot be accurately measured by normal tests.He never agree to others comments,he never appreciate others as well. He brag about his abilities in his niche areas.

8: BOTH ARE GAY IN REAL LIFE:

Barney Stinson:

  • Harris confirmed that he is gay in November 2006 – “I am happy to dispel any rumours or misconceptions and am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest and feel most fortunate to be working with wonderful people in the business I love.”
  • Harris announced that he and Burtka were expecting twins via a surrogate mother.
  • The fraternal twins Gideon Scott, a boy, and Harper Grace, a girl, were born in 2010.
  • After Marriage Equality Act in New York on June 24, 2011, Harris and Burtka announced their engagement via Twitter.
  •  They had proposed to each other five years earlier, but kept the engagement secret until same-sex marriage became legal.
With his partner
With his partner

Sheldon cooper:

  • In May 2012, a feature article in The New York Times stated that Sheldon is gay and at the time had been in a relationship for the last ten years.
  • His partner is art director Todd Spiewak.

tumblr_m4jmyaROTV1qd36ww

 

9: SUIT UP: (Suit ups by Sheldon and Barney.lol)

  • Like barney, sheldon also suited up many times.
Suit up barney
Suit up barney
  • Sheldon in Suit:
Sheldon Suit Transformation
Sheldon Suit Transformation

 10 :I wish to see them as partners:

  • They are perfect match right? They are both gays as well . So why  don’t they be together? What you guys think. I support that.

Share this post