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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.

Unknown Facts/Interesting Facts
  • Zoe Perry is the real life daughter of Laurie Metcalf from The Big Bang Theory (2007). Over 20 years earlier she also played the younger version of her mother in episodes 5.7, Roseanne: Halloween IV (1992), and 7.19, Roseanne: All About Rosey (1995) of Roseanne (1988). Now she again plays a younger version of her mother's character over 20 years later.
  • Lance Barber, who plays George Cooper Sr, is the same actor who played Jimmy Speckerman, Leonard's (Johnny Galecki) high school bully in one episode of The Big Bang Theory (2007) in 2011
  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) said he was committed to his role of Sheldon thanks to Jim Parsons (Adult Sheldon) coaching him and explaining who Sheldon is.
  • The pilot finally explains why Sheldon (Jim Parsons) doesn't have a Texas drawl. In narration, he explains that he switched to a mid-Atlantic accent because people with Texan accents "don't win Nobel prizes", despite this being inaccurate.
  • Annie Potts cites Dolly Parton as the basis for her performance and depiction of Meemaw.
  • In The Big Bang Theory (2007), Sheldon (Jim Parsons) has revealed that his father died when he was fourteen. Therefore Lance Barber, who plays George Snr, could potentially have to leave the series in as few as five years.
  • The idea of the show first came to Jim Parsons. At first, he did not discuss it with Chuck Lorre because he thought that Lorre must have considered it before. But when Jim finally consulted him, Chuck liked the idea and had not thought about it before.
  • In The Big Bang Theory (2007), episode 4.18, The Big Bang Theory: The Prestidigitation Approximation (2011) Sheldon (Jim Parsons) makes reference to when he was a child, and got into trouble with Federal agents after shopping for uranium to generate electricity. What happens is shown in this series, in episode 1.2 Young Sheldon: Rockets, Communists, and the Dewey Decimal System (2017).
  • Steve Burns, the writer & performer of the theme song, is Steve from Blue's Clues (1996).
  • Premiered just one day after the 10th anniversary of its parent series The Big Bang Theory (2007).
  • Meemaw's house is the same "house" used as the "Partridge Family" house located on the Warner Bros. Ranch back lot. The major change is the addition of the front porch.
  • Each episode's name in the first season contains three random things that happen in said episode. In the second season, this would be reduced to two things.
  • The show's intro is a parody of Walker, Texas Ranger (1993).
  • The series begins in 1989, when Sheldon Cooper (played by Iain Armitage) is nine years old. Parsons was around 16, around the same age as the high school students.
  • In The Big Bang Theory (2007) Mary (Laurie Metcalf) describes Missy (Raegan Revord) & George Jnr (Montana Jordan) as "dumb as soup."
  • Melissa Tang, who stars in the role of Ms. Fenley, appeared in Season 9 Episode 1, The Big Bang Theory: The Matrimonial Momentum (2015), of The Big Bang Theory (2007) as marine biologist Mandy Chow.
  • Billy Sparks, the school yard bully played by Wyatt McClure, is talked about twice in The Big Bang Theory (2007), in episodes 3.5, The Big Bang Theory: The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary (2009), and 5.12, The Big Bang Theory: The Shiny Trinket Maneuver (2012).
  • Dan Harmon (co-creator of Rick and Morty (2013)) had a small part to play in the writing of Young Sheldon.
  • At least one episode opening per season is slightly different from the usual opening of Sheldon walking up, taking a superhero stance, then moving over slightly due to an approaching cow. In season one, a tumbleweed rolls by, making him jump out of the way. In season two, the camera does a 360 around him.
  • Sheldon's "meemaw" (grandmother)'s name is revealed, via a PA system announcement at the bowling alley she frequents: Connie Tucker.
  • In the Thanksgiving-themed episode 9 of season 2, Missy says she is thankful for there being two Ghostbuster cartoons. Annie Potts, who plays MeeMaw, appeared in the two live action Ghostbuster movies and the 2016 reboot.
  • On re-watching the entire series run of "The Big Bang Theory", with new information on Sheldon's upbringing via the "origin story" prequel series "Young Sheldon", some of the later TBBT running gags and story arcs become more fleshed out, and the reasonings for some of Sheldon's reasoning, behaviour and eccentricities makes more sense. One of the more intriguing ones with hindsight is how Sheldon and Penny eventually bonded over the run of the TBBT series. It looks like it has similar parallels with young Sheldon's surprisingly close sibling relationship with his sassy twin sister Missy, and how he treats both Penny and (older) Missy, in both series. Up to season 2 of "Young Sheldon" we see Sheldon is actually close to Missy, a bond he seemingly would later repeat with Penny, as he can relate to Penny via his own twin Missy, possibly as an unintentional sibling substitute friend.
  • 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 ***es often have different rooms as they get older.
  • Its possible that Vernee Watson's various appearances as medical staff in both Young Sheldon and The Big Bang Theory, are actually the same character in different stages of her in-universe career.
  • Annie Potts and Wallace Shawn , who play a couple on the series, previously co-starred together in Toy Story (1995). Zoe Perry's mother, Laurie Metcalf, also co-starred in the film.
  • Season 2 was commissioned on the sixth of January 2018.
  • The pilot episode was viewed by 17.21 million people and had a rating of 3.8 (adults 18-49). The total number of viewers (including DVR users) was 22.41 million.
  • The house Sheldon (Iain Armitage) lives in is not same one shown in The Big Bang Theory (2007) when Sheldon (Jim Parsons) visits his mother in episode 7.18, The Big Bang Theory: The Mommy Observation (2014).
  • Beginning with season 3, the opening switched from just having Sheldon walking to his spot to him walking up to the rest of his family, but dressed up differently in every episode but the first, leaving his other family members initially looking at him puzzled.
  • In the pilot, Sheldon wears mittens when holding hands to say grace. In the end, he mentions that he never touched his brother's bare hands until the invention of Purell (in 1996).
  • The pilot episode, Young Sheldon: Pilot (2017), went to air as a special preview of the series immediately after the season 11 premiere episode of The Big Bang Theory (2007), The Big Bang Theory: The Proposal Proposal (2017).
  • This series contains the first screen appearances of Sheldon's father, George Sr. (Lance Barber) and his older brother George Jr, played by Montana Jordan.
  • The song you hear a lot is "What I Like About You" from The Romantics.
  • As established on The Big Bang Theory (2007), Sheldon is portrayed as being a Star Trek fan. Wallace Shawn, who plays Dr Sturgis, appeared in the Star Trek franchise playing a recurring role on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993).
  • Most exterior and interior scenes of the Cooper's family church (First Baptist Church of Medford) are filmed at the First Christian Church, 4390 Colfax Avenue, Studio City, California, USA, a very popular filming location for decades of film and television shows.
  • Unlike The Big Bang Theory (2007), Young Sheldon (2017) is not filmed before a live audience, and does not have laughter on the sound track.
  • Sheldon, as a kid, did his classic knocking routine in only groups of two (three knocks/name, three knocks/name) . As an adult, he would eventually do it three times.
  • Contrary to what Sheldon has said on TBBT about him, Billy Sparks here is light years from being bully material. He's clearly a very low IQ person, but often cordial with Sheldon when they're together.
  • Iain Armatage (Young Sheldon) is the real life son of actor Euan Morton. Euan Morton plays the voice of the Sith Inquisitor in the video game Star Wars: The Old Republic. In the Big Bang Theory season 5, episode 19; The Weekend Vortex Sheldon and the others all stay in Sheldon and Leonard's apartment to play Star Wars "the online game" which can later be seen to be The Old Republic. Sheldon in the show is also an avid Star Wars fan.
  • Both The Big Bang Theory (2007) and Young Sheldon (2017) feature an actor in a starring or recurring role who appeared in the Griswold Vacation film franchise. The Big Bang Theory (2007) stars Johnny Galecki, who played Rusty Griwsold in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989). Young Sheldon (2017) features Wallace Shawn, who played Marty the blackjack dealer in Vegas Vacation (1997).

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Iain Armitage is an American child actor. He is best known for Young Sheldon, a prequel to the sitcom The Big Bang Theory and the HBO miniseries Big Little Lies.

He also appeared in the films The Glass Castle (2017) and Our Souls at Night (2017).

His acting debut was in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

  • Tap dances.
  • Saw his first stage show when he was three years old, and began posting play reviews and his own renditions of Broadway songs under the name Iain Loves Theatre.
  • Son of theater producer Lee Armitage and actor Euan Morton.

Zoe Perry is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Mary Cooper in Young Sheldon.

Her first television role was two appearances as the character Jackie Harris (as seen in flashback) on the ABC sitcom Roseanne, the character portrayed by her mother.

In 2017 she was cast as a younger version of Sheldon Cooper's mother Mary on Young Sheldon, a spin-off of the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, again portraying a younger version of her mother's role. Despite her family link to the character, she received the role through an audition.

  • Daughter of Laurie Metcalf and Jeff Perry
  • Stepdaughter of Matt Roth and Linda Lowy.
  • Older half-sister of Will Roth, Mae Roth and Leah Perry.
  • Played young Jackie on Roseanne (1988) and a younger version of Sheldon's mother Mary on Young Sheldon (2017) from The Big Bang Theory (2007). Both Jackie and Mary were originated by Laurie Metcalf, who is also her mother.
  • Shonda Rhimes has a lovely reputation of using actors across her many successful TV shows; sort of like "Easter Eggs". On Grey's Anatomy, Zoe played a patient of Dr Christina Yang in season 9, episode 5. Her father, Jeff Perry, had a recurring role as Thatcher Grey, Meredith's estranged father. Zoe's mother, Laurie Metcalf, also played a patient in season 2, episode 22. Zoe also had a short run as a character on Scandal, on which her father is a series regular.

Lance Barber was born and raised in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1973. He was born in to Military Family, his father was M.P in the Army. Sadly when he was a year old, his dad was ****ed in line of duty. His mom raised him by herself in Battle Creek. When Lance was 7 yrs old he went see the production of Grease and he fell in love of acting and that's what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. Lance Graduated from Pennifield Senior High School in 1991, he went to Kellogg Community College while performed in school productions while he was going to school. He earn his associate's degree. After a year at the Barn Theatre, alongside Jennifer Garner, he decide to go to Chicago and try his luck at fame Second City under Del Close. Lance spent 5 yrs at Second City, where he performed along side with Jack McBrayer. Lance moved to Los Angeles to try it out. There he made his first tv appearance on Gilmore Girls. He credits his breakout role in 2005 in HBO show series The Comeback. Where he worked with Lisa Kudrow. Lance is now working on the tv show Young Sheldon where he plays George Cooper Sr. a spinoff of The Big bang theory. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife Aliza a chef and he is father of two children a son and daughter. When Lance is not working, he is looking after his kids.

Montana Jordan is an American actor. He made his acting debut with his role as Jaden in the upcoming movie The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter (2018), which starred Josh Brolin and Danny McBride.

Though Montana had no previous acting experience, his funny, outgoing personality prompted many in his small, east Texas town of Ore City, TX, to suggest that he respond to a local casting call for the movie. After receiving final word that he had been chosen for the role, Montana was able to travel back home from North Carolina, where casting took place, for one day to say goodbye to his friends and family before traveling with his mother back to North Carolina to begin rehearsing and filming.

Montana was born in Longview, TX, to Kelli Pieratt Smith, a first-grade teacher, and Tony Jordan. He is the youngest of three children and has two older sisters, Katelli Jordan and Jaden Jordan. He spent most of his youth racing dirt bikes and playing for the Ore City Rebels National team. Montana is an avid hunter and loves Motocross racing. He has been learning to play the acoustic guitar in preparation for his role as Jaden.

A born performer, Raegan Revord can currently be seen on the smash hit CBS comedy Young Sheldon, where she plays fan favorite "Missy Cooper," the sassy and brash twin sister to Sheldon. The show is consistently one of primetime's most watched comedies, and their second season finale was watched by just under 14 million total viewers. Due to its overwhelming popularity, the show was simultaneously picked up for a third and fourth season. The third season will premiere on September 26, 2019.

Raegan booked her first recurring role as "Megan" on Modern Family at the age of 6. Since then, Raegan has appeared in Netflix's Grace and Frankie, as Bob Odenkirk's daughter on Netflix's With Bob and David and had a recurring role on TV Land's Teachers. In 2017, she made her feature film debut as "Young Clare" in John R. Leonetti's supernatural horror Wish Upon, starring Joey King and Ryan Phillippe.

Outside of acting, Raegan is a dedicated writer, currently writing a children's book entitled "My Story as a Gold Nugget," as well as a TV script that she's pitching to studios. She's also an avid reader and has recently used her Instagram to launch her own book club #ReadingWithRaegan, where she shares her monthly book picks with her followers. On top of all of this, Raegan is a passionate and outspoken advocate for rescuing animals and is a Junior Ambassador for Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Raegan was born in San Diego, California and currently resides in Los Angeles with her parents and 4 rescue dogs.
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