Dr. Sheldon Cooper is Leonard's best friend, roommate, and co-worker at Calech. Sheldon is the smarter of the two with an IQ of 187, but is definitely the more socially awkward of two. He has a ridiculous ego, is extremely stubborn, but the group seems to put up with him.
Penny: Hey, Sheldon, did you change your Wi-Fi password again?
Sheldon: Yes, it's "Penny, get your own Wi-Fi." No spaces.
Penny: What actor holds the record for being named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive?
Sheldon: William Shatner!
Leonard: I don't think it's Shatner.
Sheldon: Then it's got to be Patrick Stewart