Young Sheldon

Young Sheldon

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For 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper it isn't easy growing up in East Texas. Being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science isn't always helpful in a land where church and football are king. And while the vulnerable, gifted and somewhat naïve Sheldon deals with the world, his very normal family must find a way to deal with him.
For 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper it isn't easy growing up in East Texas. Being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science isn't always helpful in a land where church and football are king. And while the vulnerable, gifted and somewhat naïve Sheldon deals with the world, his very normal family must find a way to deal with him.

Season 1 (22 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 09/25/2017 Runtime: 21:18 min.

    Original air date: 09/25/2017 Runtime: 21:18 min. For 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper it isn’t easy growing up in East Texas. While the gifted and somewhat naïve Sheldon deals with the world, his family must find a way to deal with him. His father, George, is struggling to find his way as father to a boy he doesn’t understand. Sheldon’s mother, Mary, fiercely protects her son in a town where he just doesn’t fit in. Sheldon’s older brother, Georgie, does the best he can, but it’s tough to be cool when you’re in the same class with your 9-year-old brother. Sheldon’s twin sister, Missy, sometimes resents all the attention Sheldon gets, but she’s the one person who can reliably tell Sheldon the truth. Finally, there’s Sheldon’s beloved Meemaw, his salty, hard-drinking Texas grandmother who’s supportive of her grandson. Big Bang Theory audiences have come to know the iconic, eccentric and extraordinary Sheldon Cooper. This comedy gives us the chance to meet him in childhood, as he embarks on his awkward journey toward the man he will become.

  • 2. Rockets, Communists, and the Dewey Decimal System

    Original air date: 11/02/2017 Runtime: 18:14 min.

    Original air date: 11/02/2017 Runtime: 18:14 min. To appease his worried mother, Sheldon employs the techniques of a self-help book to try and make a friend.

  • 3. Poker, Faith, and Eggs

    Original air date: 11/09/2017 Runtime: 20:31 min.

    Original air date: 11/09/2017 Runtime: 20:31 min. When George Sr. is rushed to the emergency room, Meemaw comes to babysit; the kids have an adventure getting to the hospital on their own.

  • 4. A Therapist, A Comic Book, and a Breakfast Sausage

    Original air date: 11/16/2017 Runtime: 19:01 min.

    Original air date: 11/16/2017 Runtime: 19:01 min. After choking on a breakfast sausage, Sheldon wrestles with his fear of solid foods and discovers comic books for the first time.

  • 5. A Solar Calculator, a Game Ball, and a Cheerleader’s Bosom

    Original air date: 11/23/2017 Runtime: 19:40 min.

    Original air date: 11/23/2017 Runtime: 19:40 min. Sheldon struggles with newfound popularity after utilizing statistics to help the football team.

  • 6. A Patch, a Modem, and a Zantac®

    Original air date: 11/30/2017 Runtime: 19:01 min.

    Original air date: 11/30/2017 Runtime: 19:01 min. When a NASA representative visits Sheldon’s school and dismisses his science, Sheldon is set on a mission to prove him wrong.

  • 7. A Brisket, Voodoo, and Cannonball Run

    Original air date: 12/07/2017 Runtime: 19:02 min.

    Original air date: 12/07/2017 Runtime: 19:02 min. The kids brainstorm ways to resolve a family feud when Meemaw refuses to give George Sr. her brisket recipe.

  • 8. Cape Canaveral, Schrödinger’s Cat and Cyndi Lauper’s Hair

    Original air date: 12/14/2017 Runtime: 18:58 min.

    Original air date: 12/14/2017 Runtime: 18:58 min. In an attempt to bond with Sheldon, George Sr. takes the boys on a road trip to see the space shuttle launch; Meanwhile, Mary, Missy and Meemaw have a girls weekend at the salon.

  • 9. Spock, Kirk, and Testicular Hernia

    Original air date: 12/21/2017 Runtime: 19:14 min.

    Original air date: 12/21/2017 Runtime: 19:14 min. George Sr. strikes a deal with Sheldon to tutor Georgie when poor grades threaten his future on the football team.

  • 10. An Eagle Feather, a String Bean, and an Eskimo

    Original air date: 01/04/2018 Runtime: 18:51 min.

    Original air date: 01/04/2018 Runtime: 18:51 min. When Sheldon interviews at a school for gifted children in Dallas, his family struggles to cope with his absence.

  • 11. Demons, Sunday School, and Prime Numbers

    Original air date: 01/11/2018 Runtime: 18:59 min.

    Original air date: 01/11/2018 Runtime: 18:59 min. A worried Mary sends Sheldon to Sunday school after she finds him playing Dungeons & Dragons with Tam and Billy; but Sheldon is inspired to study a variety of religions.

  • 12. A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer

    Original air date: 01/18/2018 Runtime: 20:02 min.

    Original air date: 01/18/2018 Runtime: 20:02 min. Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between his parents over the family finances, prompting Mary and the twins to move in with Meemaw.

  • 13. A Sneeze, Detention, and Sissy Spacek

    Original air date: 02/01/2018 Runtime: 20:59 min.

    Original air date: 02/01/2018 Runtime: 20:59 min. Sheldon’s germophobia lands him in detention when flu season hits Medford and he takes extreme measures to remain healthy.

  • 14. Potato Salad, a Broomstick, and Dad’s Whiskey

    Original air date: 03/01/2018 Runtime: 21:13 min.

    Original air date: 03/01/2018 Runtime: 21:13 min. When Mary takes a job as church secretary, she finds herself becoming Pastor Jeff's marriage counselor. Sheldon and Missy spend their first afternoon home alone.

  • 15. Dolomite, Apple Slices, and a Mystery Woman

    Original air date: 03/08/2018 Runtime: 18:43 min.

    Original air date: 03/08/2018 Runtime: 18:43 min. Sheldon makes friends with an upperclassman who introduces him to a new field of science, while Mary and George disagree on how to handle Sheldon’s blossoming social life.

  • 16. Killer Asteroids, Oklahoma, and a Frizzy Hair Machine

    Original air date: 03/29/2018 Runtime: 20:28 min.

    Original air date: 03/29/2018 Runtime: 20:28 min. A disappointing loss at the science fair sends Sheldon’s life in a new direction. JASON ALEXANER guest stars as Sheldon’s drama teacher, Mr. Lundy.

  • 17. Jiu-jitsu, Bubble Wrap, and Yoo-hoo

    Original air date: 04/05/2018 Runtime: 20:31 min.

    Original air date: 04/05/2018 Runtime: 20:31 min. When Sheldon is bullied by an unlikely character, Mary and George disagree on how to handle the situation.

  • 18. A Mother, a Child, and a Blue Man’s Backside

    Original air date: 04/12/2018 Runtime: 19:00 min.

    Original air date: 04/12/2018 Runtime: 19:00 min. When Mary bans Sheldon from reading a mature comic book, Sheldon decides it’s time to stop living under his mother’s thumb.

  • 19. Gluons, Guacamole, and the Color Purple

    Original air date: 04/19/2018 Runtime: 20:16 min.

    Original air date: 04/19/2018 Runtime: 20:16 min. When Sheldon is no longer academically challenged at Medford High, he audits a college class taught by a professor (special guest star WALLACE SHAWN).

  • 20. A Dog, a Squirrel, and a Fish Named Fish

    Original air date: 04/26/2018 Runtime: 20:27 min.

    Original air date: 04/26/2018 Runtime: 20:27 min. A neighborhood battle erupts between the Coopers and the Sparks when the Sparks’ new dog terrorizes Sheldon.

  • 21. Summer Sausage, a Pocket Poncho, and Tony Danza

    Original air date: 05/03/2018 Runtime: 20:24 min.

    Original air date: 05/03/2018 Runtime: 20:24 min. While Sheldon is busy obsessing over the status of Meemaw’s budding relationship with his mentor, Dr. Sturgis, George and Mary attempt to bond with their other kids.

  • 22. Vanilla Ice Cream, Gentleman Callers, and a Dinette Set

    Original air date: 05/10/2018 Runtime: 20:02 min.

    Original air date: 05/10/2018 Runtime: 20:02 min. When Meemaw is pursued by two gentlemen callers (guest stars RICHARD KIND and WALLACE SHAWN), Sheldon interferes, forcing her to set some ground rules on the season finale.