Guest Star :: Melissa Peterman
Melissa Peterman is an American actress and comedian best known for her role on the sitcoms Reba and Baby Daddy.
Peterman's first major TV role came in 2001 with the role of Barbra Jean on Reba, starring country music star Reba McEntire, which ran for five years on the ABC network before moving to The CW for its final season. She went on to star on the ABC Family (now Freeform) sitcom Baby Daddy, which ran for 100 episodes between 2012 and 2017.
Peterman also had a starring role in the short-lived CMT sitcom Working Class. Peterman has had guest roles on shows including Just Shoot Me!, American Dad!, Rita Rocks, and Surviving Suburbia.
Peterman hosted three seasons of the gameshow The Singing Bee on the CMT network between 2009 and 2012 and the ABC gameshow Bet on Your Baby in 2013.
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Melissa Peterman has guest starred in 28 episodes of Young Sheldon.
117. Jiu-jitsu, Bubble Wrap, and Yoo-hoo as Brenda Sparks
Aired April 5, 2018
When her husband fails to put a stop to Bobbi Sparks' bullying of Sheldon, Mary takes matters into her own hands and confronts Brenda Sparks at the bowling alley.
120. A Dog, a Squirrel, and a Fish Named Fish as Brenda Sparks
Aired April 26, 2018
When Mary confronts Brenda Sparks over her family's new dog, things quickly turn bitter between the neighbors.
201. A High-Pitched Buzz and Training Wheels as Brenda Sparks
Aired September 24, 2018
When Sheldon arrives to collect the week's money for his paper route, he's disappointed by Brenda Sparks' measly tip.
216. A Loaf of Bread and a Grand Old Flag as Brenda Sparks
Aired February 21, 2019
After hearing Sheldon seemingly support communism on the local news, Brenda tells Mary she doesn't want him filling Billy's head with commie ideas.
217. Albert Einstein and the Story of Another Mary as Brenda Sparks
Aired March 7, 2019
Brenda Sparks runs into Meemaw at the drug store as she's buying a pregnancy test for Mary.
218. A Perfect Score and a Bunsen Burner Marshmallow as Brenda Sparks
Aired April 4, 2019
Mary stops by with a pie to try patch things up with Brenda, but it's an inopportune time as Billy is bleeding.
307. Pongo Pygmaeus and a Culture that Encourages Spitting as Brenda Sparks
Aired November 14, 2019
Brenda phones Mary to complain about Missy being on the boys' baseball team.
309. A Party Invitation, Football Grapes and an Earth Chicken as Brenda Sparks
Aired December 5, 2019
Mary is outraged when Brenda Sparks invites Missy but not Sheldon to Billy's birthday party.
311. A Live Chicken, a Fried Chicken and Holy Matrimony as Brenda Sparks
Aired January 9, 2020
Brenda Sparks talks to Pastor Jeff about Billy's concern for his chicken.
317. An Academic Crime and a More Romantic Taco Bell as Brenda Sparks
Aired March 5, 2020
Mary goes to Brenda's house for a meeting of the baseball moms.
321. A Secret Letter and a Lowly Disc of Processed Meat as Brenda Sparks
Aired April 30, 2020
After Brenda notices Mary smoking in her garden, the pair bond over their struggles as mothers.
403. Training Wheels and an Unleashed Chicken as Brenda Sparks
Aired November 19, 2020
Brenda tries to patch things up with the Coopers' after Sheldon's injury.
406. Freshman Orientation and the Inventor of the Zipper as Brenda Sparks
Aired January 21, 2021
Brenda joins Mary as they do back-to-school shopping for the kids.
407. A Philosophy Class and Worms That Can Chase You as Brenda Sparks
Aired February 11, 2021
Brenda and Mary live vicariously through Missy as the kids go back to school.
412. A Box of Treasure and the Meemaw of Science as Brenda Sparks
Aired April 1, 2021
Mary is upset when she sees Brenda and Pastor Jeff going for walks without her.
415. A Virus, Heartbreak and a World of Possibilities as Brenda Sparks
Aired April 22, 2021
Sheldon is caught in a moral dilemma when offered a bootleg copy of a computer game he can't afford. Also, Mary and Meemaw take Brenda out for girls' night while George Sr. and the guys watch Billy, and Missy asks Georgie to take her and Marcus on a secret date.
416. A Second Prodigy and the Hottest Tips for Pouty Lips as Brenda Sparks
Aired April 29, 2021
Sheldon finds himself at odds with Paige (Mckenna Grace) once again when she considers enrolling at East Texas Tech. Also, Mary seeks June’s (Reba McEntire) advice when looking for a change.
418. The Wild and Woolly World of Nonlinear Dynamics as Brenda Sparks
Aired May 13, 2021
After George goes to a bar following his argument with Mary, he runs into Brenda Sparks.
501. One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires as Brenda Sparks
Aired October 7, 2021
George runs in to Brenda Sparks at a bar.
502. Snoopin' Around and the Wonder Twins of Atheism as Brenda Sparks
Aired October 14, 2021
Meemaw's suspicions are raised when she runs in to Brenda Sparks at the grocery store.
505. Stuffed Animals and a Sweet Southern Syzygy as Brenda Sparks
Aired November 4, 2021
George goes over to the Sparks' house to see how Billy's doing after he asked Missy out.
509. The Yips and an Oddly Hypnotic Bohemian as Brenda Sparks
Aired December 9, 2021
After George helps Brenda get her car going, he starts playing handyman around her house.
511. A Lock-In, a Weather Girl and a Disgusting Habit as Brenda Sparks
Aired January 13, 2022
George and Principal Petersen run into Brenda Sparks at the bowling alley.
512. A Pink Cadillac and a Glorious Tribal Dance as Brenda Sparks
Aired January 20, 2022
Brenda Sparks has an unexpected doorstop seller when Mary tries to sell her perfume.
519. A God-Fearin' Baptist and a Hot Trophy Husband as Brenda Sparks
Aired April 21, 2022
George and Mary insist on meeting the new woman in Georgie's life. Also, Sheldon and Missy have suspicions about what's going on with their family.
522. A Clogged Pore, a Little Spanish and the Future as Brenda Sparks
Aired May 19, 2022
Sheldon struggles to cope with the first signs of puberty. Also, Mary and George Sr. hunt for new jobs, and Georgie and Meemaw take a business trip across the border.
602. Future Worf and the Margarita of the South Pacific as Brenda Sparks
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 Brenda Sparks
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.