I don’t need sleep, I need answers refers to a popular quote from The Big Bang Theory that is often seen online as a reaction image macro.
“I don’t need sleep, I need answers” comes from Season 3 Episode 14 of The Big Bang Theory, which aired on February 1st, 2010 under the title “The Einstein Approximation”.
The episode featured Sheldon (portrayed by Jim Parsons) looking for an explanation concerning a physics problem.
“I don’t need sleep, I need answers” started to appear as a quote in 2010, especially in fandom forums.
A separated clip of the sscene was uploaded to YouTube on October 12th, 2014 by MrNickmo1.
The first reaction image macro of the scene was uploaded to Imgur on August 22nd, 2015.
It soon emerged on sites like Tumblr and Reddit, later spreading to Twitter as well as Facebook and Instagram.
- Stayhipp.com – “I Don’t Need Sleep, I Need Answers” Big Bang Theory Memes
- Reddit – r/memes
- Meming Wiki – I Don’t Need Sleep. I Need Answers