A fourteen-year-old kid named Adam Young graduated college when he was nine. He got a job at Finnegan High School as the science teacher. His best friend Derby and older sister Ivy go to ... See full summary »

Creator:

Reviews
Popularity
2,471 ( 125)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
2013   2012   2011  
4 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

I'm in the Band (2009–2011)
Comedy | Family | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A teenager becomes lead guitarist for his favorite washed up rock band trying to make a comeback. They let him be lead guitarist in exchange for letting them live in his house in the suburbs.

Stars: Logan Miller, Steve Valentine, Stephen Full
Pair of Kings (2010–2013)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Teenage twins from Chicago discover they are heirs to the throne of an island nation.

Stars: Ryan Ochoa, Larramie Doc Shaw, Kelsey Asbille
The Suite Life Movie (TV Movie 2011)
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A doctor approaches Zack and Cody and tells them that they would be ideal for the Gemini Project, a massive project studying the effects of twins.

Director: Sean McNamara
Stars: Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse, Brenda Song
Lab Rats (2012–2016)
Action | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A scrawny 14-year-old, having discovered his inventor stepdad has three bionic, super-powered teens living cloistered in a secret lab beneath their home, brings them out into the world.

Stars: William Brent, Spencer Boldman, Kelli Berglund
Kickin' It (2011–2015)
Action | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A once-in-a-generation young karate fighter named Jack joins the Wasabi warriors.

Stars: Leo Howard, Mateo Arias, Dylan Riley Snyder
Girl Vs. Monster (TV Movie 2012)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A sassy teen named Skylar is not scared of anything. But, she finds out that her parents are monster hunters and they are captured by the monsters. It's up to Skylar to rescue her parents and capture all the monsters.

Director: Stuart Gillard
Stars: Olivia Holt, Kerris Dorsey, Brendan Meyer
Frenemies (TV Movie 2012)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

What happens when three sets of BFF's become enemies?

Director: Daisy von Scherler Mayer
Stars: Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Mary Mouser
Mighty Med (2013–2015)
Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When two comic book fanboys discover a secret hospital for superheroes, they're offered the job of a lifetime and get the chance to "save the people who save people."

Stars: Bradley Steven Perry, Jake Short, Paris Berelc
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Idiocy strikes when a woman and her daughter get separated from their family during the holidays.

Director: Arlene Sanford
Stars: Bridgit Mendler, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Bradley Steven Perry
Austin & Ally (2011–2016)
Comedy | Family | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Following the lives of Austin, an aspiring confident musician, Ally, a quiet talented songwriter and their two friends.

Stars: Ross Lynch, Laura Marano, Raini Rodriguez
Mostly Ghostly (Video 2008)
Family | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Based on the successful book series by R.L. Stine, Max Doyle finds he has a few friends living in his house that only he can see.

Director: Rich Correll
Stars: Madison Pettis, Sterling Beaumon, Luke Benward
Shake It Up! (2010–2013)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Two Chicago teens attempt to realize their dream of becoming professional dancers by landing spots on a popular local show.

Stars: Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Davis Cleveland
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Adam Young / ... (80 episodes, 2011-2013)
...
 Echo (80 episodes, 2011-2013)
...
 Derby (80 episodes, 2011-2013)
...
 Ivy Young (80 episodes, 2011-2013)
...
 Principal Tater (80 episodes, 2011-2013)
...
 Slab (80 episodes, 2011-2013)
...
 Mrs. Byrne / ... (44 episodes, 2011-2013)
...
 Dang / ... (39 episodes, 2011-2013)
Ianthe Tavernier ...
 Echo (34 episodes, 2012)
Edit

Storyline

A fourteen-year-old kid named Adam Young graduated college when he was nine. He got a job at Finnegan High School as the science teacher. His best friend Derby and older sister Ivy go to the same school. He develops a crush on Echo Sizzleswift, one of Adam's students. Echo secretly loves science as much as Adam does. Another one of his students, Jordan "Slab" Slabinski, often bullies Adam. Derby always falls asleep in science class.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 March 2011 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Professor Young  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The second multi-camera sitcom to be taped in British Columbia, Canada, after "Under One Roof". However, this is the first multi-camera sitcom to use a live studio audience. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hilarious but not for kids.
1 June 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I am a 23 year old male with no young kids in my life. I don't know how exactly I started watching this show as I do NOT watch any other "teen sitcoms". Either way there are many suggestive jokes, but not any worse then the other comparitive shows. Many of the jokes can only be understood by someone with proper knowledge and I don't know how any kid or teen would get half of the humour. There are references to history and movies from the 80's and 90's which I find really funny.

Personally I don't think any teen or kid should be watching any of the "teen sitcoms" as they have far too much suggestive behaviour. (example: "Life with boys" (which airs after Mr. Young) had a scene where a "cool" kid SUCCESSFULLY peer pressures a "nerd" into smoking a cigarette. He is busted by his sister before he inhales but still its totally unacceptable)

BOTTOM LINE: Personally I think primetime family sitcoms are more appropriate for kids or teens as the suggestive (INMATURE) behaviour on these "Teen sitcoms" is not good for kids/teens self esteem or provide proper behavioural role models. At least on adult family sitcoms the maturity and consequences are much clearer. And more properly prepare young people for "real" life (yeah right). But its better then YTV. That being said as I male in my 20's I think Mr. Young is hilarious. Almost ONLY because of the background jokes that no kid or teen would understand. I can't believe they get away with that stuff, let alone air it. Who is really the target audience?


4 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Which School? camaro92
This show is cute Queen_of_Shadows
Mr. Dance (season 2 episode 217) rex_anderson1993
WHO is this girl? (On nearly every show) camaro92
Can somebody bring this show to the U.S richuroo43
Discuss Mr. Young (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page