Todd Zarnecki is a minor character who appeared in The Big Bang Theory episode "The Zarnecki Incursion". He is a hulking teenage nerd and the main antagonist of the episode and he was portrayed by Christopher Douglas Reed.
Todd Zarnecki is an arrogant nerd with his smart intelligence to hack Sheldon's World of Warcraft account, but he is rude towards Sheldon, in person.
Todd Zarnecki is an obese young man with brown curly hair. he wears black framed glasses, Blue jacket with green lines both horizontal and vertical, white T-shirt underneath, black pants, and shoes.
Role in the Episode
Todd is mentioned when he hacked Sheldon's World of Warcraft account and stole all of his virtual stuff, including his battle ostrich. However, the guys manage to find him by internet, and set off on their quest to confront the thief.
When the guys arrive, Todd refuses to give back Sheldon's stuff and takes a Klingon bat'leth that Sheldon brought in an attempt to confront him, Todd closes the door on them and they leave defeated, but returned with Penny to confront him again. When Penny asks Todd to give Sheldon his stuff, when Todd refuses, he soon learns the hard way when Penny kicks him right in the groin. Todd finally agrees to give everything back to Sheldon. After that, he is presumably recovering from his injury and is never seen or heard from again for the rest of the series.
- Todd Zarnecki is portrayed by Sons of Anarchy actor Christopher Douglas Reed, who stands 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) tall and weighs 375 lbs.(170 kg).
- This character is commonly mistaken for the much smaller, unnamed member of Wil Wheaton's entourage who appears alongside Captain Sweatpants and Lonely Larry and is actually portrayed by Jesse Heiman.
- Items stolen from Sheldon: enchanted weapons, vicious gladiator armor, wand of untainted power, all his gold and his battle ostrich named Glenn - the only bird he ever loved (in Todd's initial hack of Sheldon's account), and the Klingon bat'leth (after Sheldon and the others first went to confront Todd).
- Todd Zarnecki shares the same first name as that of Todd Spiewak, Jim Parsons' homosexual partner