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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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"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 / ... 37 episodes, 2017-2019
Zoe Perry ...  Mary / ... 37 episodes, 2017-2019
Lance Barber ...  George Sr. / ... 37 episodes, 2017-2019
Montana Jordan ...  Georgie / ... 37 episodes, 2017-2019
Raegan Revord ...  Missy / ... 37 episodes, 2017-2019
Jim Parsons ...  Sheldon / ... 37 episodes, 2017-2019
Annie Potts ...  Meemaw 35 episodes, 2017-2019
Ryan Phuong ...  Tam 19 episodes, 2017-2019
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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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USA

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English

Release Date:

25 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Az ifjú Sheldon See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

In episode 11 of season 2, Missy mentions the show Blossom to Sheldon who says he doesn't know what that is. Blossom was played by Mayim Bialik in that series. Bialik plays the adult Sheldon's wife in The Big Bang Theory. See more »


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Mighty Little Man
Written by Steve Burns
Performed by Steve Burns
Produced by Rob Cavallo
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Absolutely loved it!!
14 October 2017 | by anna_mple-193-350393See all my reviews

Excellent pilot! Smart funny dialog, loved the mother (the resemblance is amazing), I would watch it even if I wasn't watching TBBT. I already have my favorite characters, it was so well performed and young Sheldon totally sold it! I am looking forward to it, it's disappointing to wait a month for the 2nd episode.


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