"We were a little hesitant to try and intentionally make a quote-unquote special episode. I don’t think viewers at home are terribly aware of the number," says co-creator Steve Molaro.. It’s just a number. Our main goal was to put out an episode that we thought was good and we were proud of, rather than force it, which is a thing that can happen sometimes and might have happened with Big Bang‘s hundredth." ALSO: Molaro explains: "No laws are being broken. It’s not illegal. It’s just a mess."