Young Sheldon

The BEST episodes of Young Sheldon

Every episode of Young Sheldon ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Young Sheldon!

Meet a child genius named Sheldon Cooper and his family. Some unique challenges face Sheldon who seems socially impaired.

Last Updated: 11/25/2022Network:CBS
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A Swedish Science Thing and the Equation for Toast
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8.09
1543 votes

#1 - A Swedish Science Thing and the Equation for Toast

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/16/2019

Sheldon invites the entire school to a party for the Nobel Prize announcements. Also, Meemaw learns more about Dr. Sturgis’ past, and Georgie’s desire for cable TV leads to a standoff between him and George Sr.

Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Watch Now:Amazon
An 8-Bit Princess and a Flat Tire Genius
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7.91
1788 votes

#2 - An 8-Bit Princess and a Flat Tire Genius

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/8/2018

A video game takes over Sheldon and Meemaw’s life. Also, George Sr. is jealous when Georgie bonds with Herschel at the auto shop.

Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Watch Now:Amazon
A Secret Letter and a Lowly Disc of Processed Meat
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7.89
1134 votes

#3 - A Secret Letter and a Lowly Disc of Processed Meat

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/30/2020

Sheldon discovers that Mary's been keeping a secret about his future. Also, Meemaw is furious when she learns Dale fired Georgie.

Directors: Alex Reid
Watch Now:Amazon
A Proposal and a Popsicle Stick Cross
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7.87
1582 votes

#4 - A Proposal and a Popsicle Stick Cross

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/2/2019

Georgie is thrilled when Veronica stays at the Coopers’ house for a few days. Also, Meemaw and Dr. Sturgis celebrate their one-year anniversary.

Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Watch Now:Amazon
A Crisis of Faith and Octopus Aliens
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7.86
1860 votes

#5 - A Crisis of Faith and Octopus Aliens

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/4/2018

When Mary’s faith is shaken by a tragedy in the community, Sheldon becomes an unlikely ally.

Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Watch Now:Amazon
A Patch, a Modem, and a Zantac
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7.85
2922 votes

#6 - A Patch, a Modem, and a Zantac

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/30/2017

When a NASA representative visits Sheldon’s school and dismisses his science, Sheldon is set on a mission to prove him wrong.

Directors: Don Scardino
Watch Now:Amazon
An Eagle Feather, a String Bean, and an Eskimo
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7.84
2677 votes

#7 - An Eagle Feather, a String Bean, and an Eskimo

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/4/2018

When Sheldon moves to Dallas to attend a school for gifted children, the family struggles to cope with his absence.

Directors: Rebecca Asher
Watch Now:Amazon
A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer
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7.84
2601 votes

#8 - A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/18/2018

Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between Mary and George Sr. over the family’s finances.

Directors: Richie Keen
Watch Now:Amazon
A Nuclear Reactor and a Boy Called Lovely
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7.82
1682 votes

#9 - A Nuclear Reactor and a Boy Called Lovely

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/17/2019

Sheldon attempts to build a nuclear reactor. Also, a university cocktail party gets heated when Dr. Sturgis’ colleague, Dr. Linkletter, flirts with Meemaw, and Georgie is heartbroken when he learns Veronica has a boyfriend.

Directors: Christopher Koch
Watch Now:Amazon
Potato Salad, a Broomstick, and Dad's Whiskey
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7.81
2469 votes

#10 - Potato Salad, a Broomstick, and Dad's Whiskey

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/1/2018

When Mary takes a job as church secretary, she finds herself becoming Pastor Jeff’s marriage counselor. Also, Sheldon and Missy spend their first afternoon home alone.

Directors: Howard Deutch
Watch Now:Amazon
Graduation
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7.81
1140 votes

#11 - Graduation

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/5/2020

After graduating high school, Sheldon has a breakdown when he realizes he may not be ready for college. Dale tries to make amends with Meemaw.

Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Watch Now:Amazon
Vanilla Ice Cream, Gentleman Callers, and a Dinette Set
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7.80
1977 votes

#12 - Vanilla Ice Cream, Gentleman Callers, and a Dinette Set

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/10/2018

When Meemaw is pursued by two gentlemen callers, Sheldon interferes, forcing her to set some ground rules.

Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Pasadena
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7.79
1243 votes

#13 - Pasadena

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/20/2020

Sheldon visits CalTech for the very first time. Georgie is furious when Mary listens in on a phone call with his girlfriend. Meemaw tries to cheer up a jealous Missy.

Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Watch Now:Amazon
A Brisket, Voodoo, and Cannonball Run
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7.79
2778 votes

#14 - A Brisket, Voodoo, and Cannonball Run

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/7/2017

The kids brainstorm ways to resolve a family feud when Meemaw refuses to give George Sr. her brisket recipe.

Directors: Mark Cendrowski
Watch Now:Amazon
Spock, Kirk, and Testicular Hernia
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7.78
2643 votes

#15 - Spock, Kirk, and Testicular Hernia

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/21/2017

George Sr. strikes a deal with Sheldon to tutor Georgie when poor grades threaten to keep him from playing football.

Directors: Peter Lauer
Watch Now:Amazon
Pongo Pygmaeus and a Culture that Encourages Spitting
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7.77
1264 votes

#16 - Pongo Pygmaeus and a Culture that Encourages Spitting

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/14/2019

Sheldon starts an internet flame war. Missy stands up to the boys on her baseball team. Meemaw is unhappy when George Sr. spends time with her new boyfriend.

Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Watch Now:Amazon
Quirky Eggheads and Texas Snow Globes
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7.77
1574 votes

#17 - Quirky Eggheads and Texas Snow Globes

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/26/2019

After Dr. Sturgis experiences a nervous breakdown, Mary worries Sheldon is headed down a similar path. Georgie discovers he has a knack for sales.

Directors: Jaffar Mahmood
Watch Now:Amazon
Blonde Ambition and the Concept of Zero
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7.76
534 votes

#18 - Blonde Ambition and the Concept of Zero

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/20/2022

Sheldon makes a terrifying mathematical discovery while tutoring Billy. Also, Mary is jealous of Missy’s relationship with Mandy and MeeMaw.

Directors: Shiri Appleby
Watch Now:Amazon
A Broken Heart and a Crock Monster
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7.76
1453 votes

#19 - A Broken Heart and a Crock Monster

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/9/2019

The Coopers help Pastor Jeff through a rough patch in his marriage. Also, Sheldon pressures church members for donations when Mary takes him to work for a day.

Directors: Alex Reid
Watch Now:Amazon
A Sneeze, Detention, and Sissy Spacek
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7.75
2538 votes

#20 - A Sneeze, Detention, and Sissy Spacek

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/1/2018

When flu season hits Medford, Sheldon takes extreme measures to remain healthy.

Directors: Howie Deutch
Watch Now:Amazon
Family Dynamics and a Red Fiero
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7.75
1728 votes

#21 - Family Dynamics and a Red Fiero

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/15/2018

Sheldon studies his family for a psychology project, and Thanksgiving dinner turns into a family fight when George Sr. is offered a job in Oklahoma.

Directors: Alex Reid
Watch Now:Amazon
A Solo Peanut, a Social Butterfly, and the Truth
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7.74
727 votes

#22 - A Solo Peanut, a Social Butterfly, and the Truth

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/31/2022

Sheldon gets an odd request from an old friend, Paige. Also, George Sr. and Mary are caught in the middle of Meemaw and Dale's breakup, and Georgie comes clean to Mandy.

Directors: Alex Reid
Watch Now:Amazon
Carbon Dating and a Stuffed Raccoon
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7.74
1779 votes

#23 - Carbon Dating and a Stuffed Raccoon

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/1/2018

Sheldon gets into trouble with fellow child genius Paige at the science museum. Also, George Sr. is forced to play therapist to Paige’s bickering parents, and Mary, Georgie and Missy help Meemaw with a garage sale.

Directors: Rebecca Asher
Watch Now:Amazon
The Wild and Woolly World of Nonlinear Dynamics
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7.74
897 votes

#24 - The Wild and Woolly World of Nonlinear Dynamics

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/13/2021

Missy’s first heartbreak triggers a series of events that lead the Cooper family to the brink.

Watch Now:Amazon
A Stunted Childhood and a Can of Fancy Mixed Nuts
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7.74
1697 votes

#25 - A Stunted Childhood and a Can of Fancy Mixed Nuts

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/6/2018

When Sheldon learns that people with stunted childhoods can turn into social outcasts, he tries to act like a kid. Also, Meemaw and Dr. Sturgis’ relationship is tested when she teaches him how to drive.

Directors: Rebecca Asher
Watch Now:Amazon

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