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Young Sheldon: Season 1 (2017-2018)

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Critic Consensus: Young Sheldon's appealing cast and relatable themes bring a fresh -- and overall enjoyable -- perspective to its central character's familiar story.

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Season 1 of the spin-off of "The Big Bang Theory" follows 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper as he grows up in East Texas and attends high school.

Cast

Iain Armitage
as Young Sheldon Cooper
Lance Barber
as George Sr.
Jim Parsons
as Sheldon Cooper
Matt Hobby
as Pastor Hodgkins
Valerie Mahaffey
as Mrs. MacElroy
Wyatt McClure
as Billy Sparks
Danielle Pinnock
as Mrs. Ingram
Brian Stepanek
as Mr. Givens
Doc Farrow
as Coach Bergdoff
Wallace Shawn
as Dr. John Sturgis
Billy Gardell
as Herschel Sparks
Rex Linn
as Principal Petersen
Vernee Watson-Johnson
as Nurse Robinson
Sarah Baker
as Ms. Hutchins
Melissa Peterman
as Brenda Sparks
Richard Kind
as Ira Rosenbloom
Dave Florek
as Dr. Eberland
Sharon Ferguson
as Madam Laveau
Bill Chott
as Franklin
Jason E. Kelley
as Moving Guy
Jason Kravits
as Dr. Hodges
John Hartman
as Dr. Goetsch
Nick Carson
as Pat Culpepper
Melissa Tang
as Ms. Fenley
Cleo King
as Mrs. Costello
Michael Cudlitz
as NASA Director
David Theune
as Scientist
Scott Peat
as Gerome
Ella Allan
as Bobbi Sparks
Karly Rothenberg
as Mrs. Veazey
Pam Cook
as Diane
Julie Hagerty
as Ms. Hutchins
Cooper North
as Student
Mia Allan
as Bobbi Sparks
Jonathan Brooks
as Radio DJ, V.O.
Piort Michael
as Emergency Alert, V.O.
Paul Yen
as Le Nguyen
Brielle Barbusca
as Cheerleader
Vyvy Nguyen
as Trang Nguyen
Isaac Faulkner
as Party Guy
Katherine Von Till
as Local Newscaster
Marcia Ann Burrs
as Woman at Church
Monica García
as Coughing Teacher
James Sklena
as Detention Student #1
Christopher Griffin
as Detention Student #2
Stone Eisenmann
as Detention Student #3
Hannah Eisenmann
as Detention Student #4
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Critic Reviews for Young Sheldon: Season 1

All Critics (42) | Top Critics (17)

It has got a lot of heart, and plenty of laughs.

March 23, 2018 | Full Review…

What we have instead is a warm-hearted, coming-of-age tale in the style of The Wonder Years. But without a Parsons-level comic talent among the cast, this series will live or die based on whether the writers can create characters worth falling for.

February 23, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Young Sheldon ends up having a mind of its own, even if it's a prequel to a long-established hit.

September 22, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Little Sheldon is an easily anxious fellow who tattles and condescends. He'd be a turnoff except that the charming young star and Parsons' narration confer great appeal.

September 22, 2017 | Full Review…

Young Sheldon is surprising for all the right reasons; so much so, it's hard to tell exactly where it will go next.

September 25, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

What's funny in Sheldon/adult is grating in Sheldon/child.

September 24, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
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