Guest Star :: Ed Begley, Jr.
Ed Begley, Jr. has guest starred in 16 episodes of Young Sheldon.
213. A Nuclear Reactor and a Boy Called Lovey as Dr. Linkletter
Aired January 17, 2019After George complains about his electricity bill, Sheldon sets about building a small nuclear reactor. Meanwhile, Meemaw is worried that she won't appear smart when Dr. Sturgis invites her to be his plus-one at a university event, and Georgie is upset to learn that Veronica has a boyfriend.
222. A Swedish Science Thing and the Equation for Toast as Dr. Linkletter
Aired May 16, 2019Dr. Linkletter reaches out to Meemaw when Dr. Sturgis has an incident at the university.
302. A Broom Closet and Satan's Monopoly Board as Dr. Linkletter
Aired October 3, 2019With Dr. Sturgis still away, Meemaw asks Dr. Linkletter if Sheldon can attend his lectures.
303. An Entrepreneurialist and a Swat on the Bottom as Dr. Linkletter
Aired October 10, 2019When Dr. Linkletter invites Sheldon and Meemaw to attend a lecture with him, Meemaw fears he's using Sheldon to get to her.
317. An Academic Crime and a More Romantic Taco Bell as Dr. Linkletter
Aired March 5, 2020Sheldon asks Dr. Linkletter for advice when he feels Dr. Sturgis is unfairly using his work.
407. A Philosophy Class and Worms That Can Chase You as Dr. Linkletter
Aired February 11, 2021Sheldon’s first day of college is derailed by his new philosophy teacher, Professor Ericson (Melanie Lynskey). Also, Mary and Brenda (Melissa Peterman) live vicariously through Missy’s first day of middle school.
408. An Existential Crisis and a Bear That Makes Bubbles as Dr. Linkletter
Aired February 18, 2021Meemaw takes matters into her own hands when Sheldon's philosophy teacher, Professor Ericson (Melanie Lynskey), sends him into a tailspin. Also, George Sr. learns Georgie has been cutting class.
410. Cowboy Aerobics and 473 Grease-Free Bolts as Dr. Linkletter
Aired March 4, 2021Sheldon campaigns to become Dr. Linkletter’s (Ed Begley, Jr.) lab assistant. Also, Georgie enlists the help of Mr. Lundy (Jason Alexander), the drama teacher, for a surprising business venture.
411. A Pager, a Club and a Cranky Bag of Wrinkles as Dr. Linkletter
Aired March 11, 2021Dr. Linkletter (Ed Begley, Jr.) pushes Sheldon to make friends with his fellow students at college. Also, Georgie gets a pager.
412. A Box of Treasure and the Meemaw of Science as Dr. Linkletter
Aired April 1, 2021Sheldon, Dr. Linkletter and Meemaw team up on a science experiment. Also, Mary is jealous that Pastor Jeff and Brenda (Melissa Peterman) are spending time together, and Georgie has a new side hustle.
413. The Geezer Bus and a New Model for Education as Dr. Linkletter
Aired April 8, 2021Sheldon refuses to ride in a car after getting into an accident with Meemaw. Also, Missy uses their trauma to her advantage at school and Meemaw is forced to take the church shuttle while her car is in the shop.
503. Potential Energy and Hooch on a Park Bench as Dr. Linkletter
Aired October 21, 2021Sheldon tries to convince Dr. Sturgis to return to the university. Also, Georgie upsets the family when he makes a life-changing decision.
505. Stuffed Animals and a Sweet Southern Syzygy as Dr. Linkletter
Aired November 4, 2021Sheldon and Dr. Linkletter struggle to solve an equation. Also, Georgie has a solution for Meemaw's business woes, and George Sr. gives advice on Missy's love life.
508. The Grand Chancellor and a Den of Sin as Dr. Linkletter
Aired December 2, 2021Sheldon battles President Hagemeyer's (Wendie Malick) mysterious boss over the university's science requirements. Also, Mary discovers that Georgie is working at Meemaw's illegal gambling room.
509. The Yips and an Oddly Hypnotic Bohemian as Dr. Linkletter
Aired December 9, 2021Sheldon gets the science yips and has to learn how to not think. Also, George Sr. plays handyman at Brenda Sparks' house.
512. A Pink Cadillac and a Glorious Tribal Dance as Dr. Linkletter
Aired January 20, 2022Sheldon attends his first comic book convention. Also, Mary tries selling make-up.