Happy Places: Where CBS Characters Find Their Inner Peace From comic-book shops to local hotspots, these CBS favorites know right where to go for some relaxation.
Posted on Nov 20, 2017 09:00am

We all have one: our "happy place"—a spot or activity that can lift our spirits when we're feeling blue or just need to unwind.

In the Young Sheldon episode "A Therapist, a Comic Book, and a Breakfast Sausage," Sheldon Cooper (Iain Armitage) found his happy place at King Kong Comics, where he discovered his precious comic books for the first time.

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What are some other happy places for CBS series characters? Take a look—maybe they're yours, too!

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For Sheldon, Leonard, Howard, and Raj, it's at Stuart's comics shop.
It comes as no surprise for Young Sheldon viewers that Sheldon's (Jim Parsons) love of comics continued into adulthood, and he found even more like-minded friends to join him!

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For Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, it's working on his boat in his basement.
In addition to being one of the best special agents around, Gibbs (Mark Harmon) loves putting his carpentry skills to work in his downtime.

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For Special Agent Sam Hanna, it's behind the wheel of a muscle car.
No question, Sam (LL COOL J) loves sitting in the driver's seat, whether it's for a mission or just cruising around Los Angeles.

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For Special Agent Dwayne Pride, it's playing piano at the bar.
Pride (Scott Bakula) can slam a keyboard with the best of them when he's off duty, especially when he's jamming in front of a crowd!

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For Kevin, it's gotta be Enzo's.
Enzo's is the neighborhood pizza joint where Kevin (Kevin James) heads for game day to grab a hearty bite and a beer. It also works out that his favorite restaurant is where his daughter and son-in-law work. Pizza and great company? That's a win-win!

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For Bonnie and Christy, it's chilling at their neighborhood diner.
When it's time for Bonnie (Allison Janney) and Christy (Anna Faris) to regroup after struggling to stay on the straight and narrow, the mother-daughter duo and their wisecracking sponsors gather 'round a booth at their local diner for a little R&R.

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For Dr. Spencer Reid, it's curling up with a good book.
With an IQ of 187, it's no surprise that Reid (Matthew Gray Gubler) enjoys pouring over a good book—or 30. Having attended university at 14, this less-than-social genius has always found solace in his vast book collection. Oh, and he can read 20,000 words per minute.

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For the Reagans, it's gathering around the family dinner table.
It can be tough for the hardworking Regan clan to all congregate in one place, but nothing beats that rare moment of family bonding on Sundays.

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Ditto for the Short family!
This extended family may be all over the place, but they're always in their element when they're sharing a meal, swapping stories, or pranking one another.

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For Detective Tolbeck, it's getting a head massage from Cullen.
To quote Tolbeck (Tim Meadows), "It's really good when I do it myself, but it's so much better when someone else does it." We couldn't agree more.

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For Lucca Quinn, it's eating a burger—with extra onions and peppers!
Though she may be reluctant to go halfsies with Colin Morello (Justin Bartha), Lucca (Cush Jumbo) does love a good burger and fries.

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For Arthur, it's in the kitchen making donuts.
The kitchen's where all the donut magic happens for Arthur (Judd Hirsch). It's his go-to place to concoct his latest and greatest recipes and enjoy the quiet hours— alone or with Franco (Jermaine Fowler)—before the shop gets hectic with hungry customers.

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For Harry Roberts, it's eating bananas (or any fruit, really).​
Harry (Elliott Gould) is a man of simple pleasures: playing racquetball (or so he'd have his wife believe, as "racquetball" is code for "having secret steak dinners with my sons"), hanging out on his apartment balcony, et al. But you might say Harry is in his element while eating fruit—specifically, bananas. (Hey, at least his snacks are healthy.)

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For the Hawaii Five-0 team, it's any beach in Oahu.
Let's be honest: How can you not be happy whilst relaxing on the beach and being stationed in Hawaii?

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For MacGyver, it's sitting by his fire pit with the rest of the crew.
Saving the day with a paperclip and duct tape can be tiring, which is why Mac (Lucas Till) likes to kick back with his friends around his backyard fire pit.

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