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Young Sheldon 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2017– )
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Meet a child genius named Sheldon Cooper; (already seen as an adult in The Big Bang Theory (2007)) and his family. Some unique challenges face Sheldon who seems socially impaired.
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Series cast summary:
Iain Armitage ...  Sheldon Cooper 69 episodes, 2017-2020
Zoe Perry ...  Mary Cooper 69 episodes, 2017-2020
Lance Barber ...  George Cooper Sr. / ... 69 episodes, 2017-2020
Montana Jordan ...  Georgie Cooper 69 episodes, 2017-2020
Raegan Revord ...  Missy Cooper 69 episodes, 2017-2020
Jim Parsons ...  Sheldon Cooper / ... 69 episodes, 2017-2020
Annie Potts ...  Connie 'Meemaw' Tucker / ... 67 episodes, 2017-2020
Wallace Shawn ...  Dr. John Sturgis 28 episodes, 2018-2020
Ryan Phuong ...  Tam 28 episodes, 2017-2020


It's 1989 and 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper has skipped four grades to start high school along with his less-intellectual older brother. As he struggles to be understood by his family, classmates and neighbours, his mother arms him with the best tool she can come up with: reminding bullies his dad is the football coach and his brother is on the team. His twin sister doesn't share his exceptional mind, but she has a much clearer vision of what life has in store for the young genius. Jim Parsons, who plays the adult version of Sheldon on "The Big Bang Theory (2007)," narrates.

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Premiered just one day after the 10th anniversary of its parent series The Big Bang Theory (2007). See more »


Throughout the series, the Cooper family church (First Baptist Church of Medford) is seen. It is always the common Baptist design of a brick building with a porch supported by four white columns, and a white steeple. There are, however, some differences among the episodes. For example, Young Sheldon: Demons, Sunday School, and Prime Numbers (Season 1, Episode 11) shows a building with round windows and two front doors on the façade. Later episodes, using views of the First Christian Church, 4390 Colfax Avenue, Studio City, California, USA, the building has rectangular windows and one front door. Other differences include the 'thought for the day' sign in front of the church, which sometimes faces the street, and sometimes faces away from the church, at an angle to the front; also, the decoration at the top cutout of the sign is different in various episodes. Further differences can be seen in the area to the right of the front of the church, which sometimes shows a brick building and a water-tower in the distance, with the word 'Medford' on it. (These don't exist at the Studio City location where the photos of the church were taken.) See more »


Referenced in The Big Bang Theory: The VCR Illumination (2018) See more »


Mighty Little Man
Written by Steve Burns
Performed by Steve Burns
Produced by Rob Cavallo
[title song]
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Honestly I think the older brother and the twin sister steals the show
21 January 2020 | by jessicadavis-25909See all my reviews

While I agree with the criticisms other reviewers have said about young Sheldon , I enjoy the supporting cast very much especially MeeMaw and Georgie . I'm guessing the creators couldn't manage to snag Laurie Metcalf for her iconic role as Mary Cooper , which makes for the very big shoes to fill (her real life daughter does however, do a good job) .... Anyway , good clean family viewing is very far and few in between so I'm grateful for this show .

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25 September 2017 (USA) See more »

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