Episode Guide :: Season 1

  1. Pilot

    101. Pilot

    Aired September 25, 2017

    When nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper starts high-school in his football-loving, God-fearing East Texas town, he must adapt to a world where intelligence isn't always rewarded.
  2. Rockets, Communists, and the Dewey Decimal System

    102. Rockets, Communists, and the Dewey Decimal System

    Aired November 2, 2017

    When Sheldon learns his mother is worried about his lack of friends, Sheldon turns to a self-help book to try make new acquaintances.
  3. Poker, Faith, and Eggs

    103. Poker, Faith, and Eggs

    Aired November 9, 2017

    When George Sr. falls ill and Mary has to take him to the emergency room, Meemaw comes to babysit but has trouble calming the kids' nerves about the health of their father.
  4. A Therapist, a Comic Book, and a Breakfast Sausage

    104. A Therapist, a Comic Book, and a Breakfast Sausage

    Aired November 16, 2017

    After Sheldon chokes on a breakfast sausage, the near death experience scares him off solid foods. As his parents try to deal with his newfound phobia, Sheldon discovers comic books and the finds the strength to eat again.
  5. A Solar Calculator, a Game Ball, and a Cheerleader's Bosom

    105. A Solar Calculator, a Game Ball, and a Cheerleader's Bosom

    Aired November 23, 2017

    When Sheldon helps his father use statistics to improve the performance of the high school football team, his popularity at school soars.
  6. A Patch, a Modem, and a Zantac

    106. A Patch, a Modem, and a Zantac

    Aired November 30, 2017

    When a visiting NASA representative dismisses Sheldon's rocket science, he sets out to prove the gentleman wrong.
  7. A Brisket, Voodoo, and Cannonball Run

    107. A Brisket, Voodoo, and Cannonball Run

    Aired December 7, 2017

    When Meemaw refuses to share her brisket recipe with George Sr., the family feud causes the kids to worry about their parents' marriage.
  8. Cape Canaveral, Schrodinger's Cat, and Cyndi Lauper's Hair

    108. Cape Canaveral, Schrodinger's Cat, and Cyndi Lauper's Hair

    Aired December 14, 2017

    After Mary urges George Sr. to try bond with Sheldon, he takes the boys on a road trip to Florida to witness a space shuttle launch. Back home, Mary, Missy and Meemaw have a girls' weekend at the salon.
  9. Spock, Kirk, and Testicular Hernia

    109. Spock, Kirk, and Testicular Hernia

    Aired December 21, 2017

    When George makes a deal with Sheldon to help Georgie prepare for a math test, Sheldon is the one who learns a surprising lesson from his brother.
  10. An Eagle Feather, a String Bean, and an Eskimo

    110. An Eagle Feather, a String Bean, and an Eskimo

    Aired January 4, 2018

    When Principal Petersen thinks the school's curriculum is no longer challenging enough for Sheldon, he encourages Mary and George to consider sending Sheldon to an academy for gifted children in Dallas.
  11. Demons, Sunday School, and Prime Numbers

    111. Demons, Sunday School, and Prime Numbers

    Aired January 11, 2018

    When Mary finds Sheldon playing Dungeons and Dragons with his friends Tam and Billy, she is worried by the game's demonic mythology. In a bid to save her son from the devil, Mary sends Sheldon to Sunday school and sparks an interest in religion.
  12. A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer

    112. A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer

    Aired January 18, 2018

    When Sheldon asks for a home computer, Mary and George disagree over whether the family can afford the expense.
  13. : A Sneeze, Detention, and Sissy Spacek

    113. A Sneeze, Detention, and Sissy Spacek

    Aired February 1, 2018

    When flu season hits Medford, Sheldon takes extreme measures to remain healthy.
  14. : Potato Salad, a Broomstick, and Dad's Whiskey

    114. Potato Salad, a Broomstick, and Dad's Whiskey

    Aired March 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.
  15. : Dolomite, Apple Slices, and a Mystery Woman

    115. Dolomite, Apple Slices, and a Mystery Woman

    Aired March 8, 2018

    Sheldon makes friends with an upperclassman who introduces him to a new field of science. Also, Mary and George disagree on how to handle Sheldon's blossoming social life.
  16. : Killer Asteroids, Oklahoma, and a Frizzy Hair Machine

    116. Killer Asteroids, Oklahoma, and a Frizzy Hair Machine

    Aired March 29, 2018

    Sheldon looks for a new direction in life after he doesn't win the school science fair.
  17. : Jiu-jitsu, Bubble Wrap, and Yoo-hoo

    117. Jiu-jitsu, Bubble Wrap, and Yoo-hoo

    Aired April 5, 2018

    When Sheldon is bullied by an unlikely character, Mary and George disagree on how to handle the situation.
  18. : A Mother, a Child, and a Blue Man's Backside

    118. A Mother, a Child, and a Blue Man's Backside

    Aired April 12, 2018

    Mary bans Sheldon from reading a mature comic book, and Sheldon decides it’s time to stop living under Mary’s thumb.
  19. Gluons, Guacamole, and the Color Purple

    119. Gluons, Guacamole, and the Color Purple

    Aired April 19, 2018

    When Sheldon no longer feels he is being academically challenged at Medford High, he audits a college class taught by Dr. John Sturgis. Seeing the brilliant Dr. Sturgis in action gives Sheldon an idea to improve the academic make-up of his family.
  20. : A Dog, a Squirrel, and a Fish Named Fish

    120. A Dog, a Squirrel, and a Fish Named Fish

    Aired April 26, 2018

    A battle erupts between the Coopers and Sparks when the Sparks’ new dog terrorizes Sheldon.
  21. : Summer Sausage, a Pocket Poncho, and Tony Danza

    121. Summer Sausage, a Pocket Poncho, and Tony Danza

    Aired May 3, 2018

    While Sheldon is busy keeping tabs on Meemaw’s budding relationship with Dr. Sturgis (Wallace Shawn), George Sr. and Mary attempt to bond with their other children.
  22. : Vanilla Ice Cream, Gentlemen Callers, and a Dinette Set

    122. Vanilla Ice Cream, Gentlemen Callers, and a Dinette Set

    Aired May 10, 2018

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

The first season of Young Sheldon has now finished on CBS. The show debuted on Monday, September 25, 2017 and started its regular run on Thursday, November 2. The first season contained twenty-two episodes. The season finale aired Thursday, May 10, 2018.

In January 2018, CBS renewed Young Sheldon for a second season to air in 2018/19.