Guest Star :: Ed Begley, Jr.
Ed Begley Jr. is an American actor and environmental activist. He is best known for his role as Dr. Victor Ehrlich on the medical drama series St. Elsewhere. Begley's other TV credits include recurring roles on 7th Heaven, Six Feet Under, and Arrested Development.
Begley's film credits include This is Spinal Tap, Whatever Works, and Pineapple Express. He also starred in a trio of mockumentaries from Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy: Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration.
Ed Begley, Jr. has guest starred in 30 episodes of Young Sheldon.
213. A Nuclear Reactor and a Boy Called Lovey as Dr. Linkletter
Aired January 17, 2019
After 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, 2019
Dr. 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, 2019
With 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, 2019
When 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, 2020
Sheldon 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, 2021
Dr. Linkletter somewhat reluctantly agrees to look out for Sheldon when he starts college.
408. An Existential Crisis and a Bear That Makes Bubbles as Dr. Linkletter
Aired February 18, 2021
Dr. Linkletter tries to help Sheldon through his existential crisis.
410. Cowboy Aerobics and 473 Grease-Free Bolts as Dr. Linkletter
Aired March 4, 2021
Sheldon begs Dr. Linkletter to give him a job in his lab.
411. A Pager, a Club and a Cranky Bag of Wrinkles as Dr. Linkletter
Aired March 11, 2021
Dr. Linkletter is fed up of Sheldon always hanging around him on campus.
412. A Box of Treasure and the Meemaw of Science as Dr. Linkletter
Aired April 1, 2021
After Dr. Linkletter finally asks for Sheldon's help with his experiment, Meemaw comes along for the ride.
413. The Geezer Bus and a New Model for Education as Dr. Linkletter
Aired April 8, 2021
Sheldon asks Dr. Linkletter to deliver his lecture over the phone when he's afraid to travel to college.
503. Potential Energy and Hooch on a Park Bench as Dr. Linkletter
Aired October 21, 2021
Sheldon turns to Dr. Linkletter to convince Dr. Sturgis to return the university.
505. Stuffed Animals and a Sweet Southern Syzygy as Dr. Linkletter
Aired November 4, 2021
When Sheldon and Dr. Linkletter get stuck on a problem, Sheldon wants to ask Dr. Sturgis to help them.
508. The Grand Chancellor and a Den of Sin as Dr. Linkletter
Aired December 2, 2021
Dr. Linkletter tries to keep Sheldon from gatecrashing the faculty meetings.
509. The Yips and an Oddly Hypnotic Bohemian as Dr. Linkletter
Aired December 9, 2021
Sheldon is excited to face his midterm test in Dr. Linkletter's class.
512. A Pink Cadillac and a Glorious Tribal Dance as Dr. Linkletter
Aired January 20, 2022
Dr. Linkletter is happy to be getting time off from Sheldon when spring break arrives.
514. A Free Scratcher and Feminine Wiles as Dr. Linkletter
Aired February 24, 2022
Dr. Sturgis and Dr. Linkletter do not see eye to eye on how to proceed with their project.
515. A Lobster, an Armadillo and a Way Bigger Number as Dr. Linkletter
Aired March 3, 2022
Dr. Linkletter isn't keen on Sheldon joining him and Dr. Sturgis on a science road trip.
518. Babies, Lies and a Resplendent Cannoli as Dr. Linkletter
Aired April 14, 2022
Sheldon invites Dr. Linkletter to join a book club celebrating Isaac Asimov's life.
520. Uncle Sheldon and a Hormonal Firecracker as Dr. Linkletter
Aired April 28, 2022
Sheldon isn't his usual sharp self in Dr. Linkletter's lecture after learning about Georgie's situation.
522. A Clogged Pore, a Little Spanish and the Future as Dr. Linkletter
Aired May 19, 2022
Sheldon turns to Dr. Linkletter for advice about puberty.
602. Future Worf and the Margarita of the South Pacific as Dr. Linkletter
Aired October 6, 2022
Sheldon and Missy try to help the family’s finances. Also, Mary struggles to find her footing without the church.
604. Blonde Ambition and the Concept of Zero as Dr. Linkletter
Aired October 20, 2022
Sheldon makes a terrifying mathematical discovery while tutoring Billy. Also, Mary is jealous of Missy's relationship with Mandy and MeeMaw.
607. A Tougher Nut and a Note on File as Dr. Linkletter
Aired November 10, 2022
Sheldon’s search for a comic book leads him to a breakthrough. Also, Georgie and Mandy have an uncomfortable first encounter with her parents, Jim (Will Sasso) and Audrey (Rachel Bay Jones).
608. Legalese and a Whole Hoo-Ha as Dr. Linkletter
Aired December 8, 2022
Sheldon’s database invention puts him at odds with the university. Also, the church takes issue with Meemaw’s video store.
611. Ruthless, Toothless, and a Week of Bed Rest as Dr. Linkletter
Aired February 2, 2023
Sheldon learns the university is building a database without him. Also, Mary takes care of a bedridden Mandy and Meemaw.
612. A Baby Shower and Testosterone-Rich Banter as Dr. Linkletter
Aired February 9, 2023
Mary butts heads with Mandy's mother, Audrey (Rachel Bay Jones), and Sheldon attempts male bonding.
615. Teen Angst and a Smart-Boy Walk of Shame as Dr. Linkletter
Aired March 9, 2023
Sheldon confronts the failure of his database. Also, Georgie and Mandy struggle as new parents and Missy feels forgotten.
618. Little Green Men and a Fella's Marriage Proposal as Dr. Linkletter
Aired April 27, 2023
Sheldon wants to search for life on other planets and Mandy answers Georgie's marriage proposal. Also, Missy is caught between two friends.
619. A New Weather Girl and a Stay-at-Home Coddler as Dr. Linkletter
Aired May 4, 2023
Mandy gets an exciting job opportunity and Sheldon worries that he's falling behind. Also, Georgie takes his daughter to work.