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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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"Young Sheldon" provides the backstory for Sheldon Cooper, the lovable nerd from "The Big Bang Theory." Here are nine things we to know about our favorite theoretical physicist.

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Series cast summary:
Iain Armitage ...  Sheldon 32 episodes, 2017-2018
Zoe Perry ...  Mary / ... 32 episodes, 2017-2018
Lance Barber ...  George Sr. 32 episodes, 2017-2018
Montana Jordan ...  Georgie 32 episodes, 2017-2018
Raegan Revord ...  Missy 32 episodes, 2017-2018
Jim Parsons ...  Sheldon 32 episodes, 2017-2018
Annie Potts ...  Meemaw 30 episodes, 2017-2018
Ryan Phuong ...  Tam 15 episodes, 2017-2018
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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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25 September 2017 (USA) See more »

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Twins Sheldon (Young Sheldon (2017)) & Missy (Raegan Revord) are shown to share a bedroom, however in The Big Bang Theory (2007) episode 7.18, The Big Bang Theory: The Mommy Observation (2014), Sheldon's (Jim Parsons) childhood bedroom is shown having only one twin bed. They may well have separate rooms later on when entering into adolescence since siblings/twins of different sexes often have different rooms as they get older. See more »


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Maybe Laurie Metcalf Should Narrate
25 September 2017 | by Sober-FriendSee all my reviews

This show would be funnier if they put focus on "Sheldon's Mother" other than Sheldon. It would be funnier to see a woman learning to navigate a boozy husband a smart mouth daughter and stupid son and a superior minded son. What would be funny is that the hardest thing in her life is dealing with a prodigy son. SHe can handle everything else.

I am sure CBS pushed for some sort of "Big Bang" spin off and this is what we got. Where "The Big Bang" is traditional 3 camera situation comedy this is a single camera show.

In this comedy 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 neighbors, 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," narrates.

I think having Jim Parson narrate is A HUGE problem. His voice over should be funny. Jim Parsons is funny in "TBBT" but he is not funny doing the narration for this show. I know that "The Narration" is not suppose funny in this show but in this show EVERYONE IS ANNOYING AND NOT FUNNY EXCEPT THE MOTHER!

I will pass on watching any future episodes! Unless they re-tool make the mother the focus and Laurie Metcalf does the narration. If they hate hate that idea then just "Stop with the narration".


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