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Episode Guide :: Season 4

  1. : Graduation

    401. Graduation

    Aired November 5, 2020

    After graduating high school, Sheldon has a breakdown when he realizes he may not be ready for college. Also, Dale tries to make amends with Meemaw.
  2. : A Docent, A Little Lady and a Bouncer Named Dalton

    402. A Docent, A Little Lady and a Bouncer Named Dalton

    Aired November 12, 2020

    Sheldon gets a summer job at the local train museum. Also, George and Missy bond when Missy embarks on a new stage of womanhood, and Georgie discovers Mary's guilty pleasure.
  3. : Training Wheels and an Unleashed Chicken

    403. Training Wheels and an Unleashed Chicken

    Aired November 19, 2020

    With college in sight, Sheldon is determined to ride his bike without training wheels. Also, Mary and George Sr. argue over parenting styles.
  4. : Bible Camp and a Chariot of Love

    404. Bible Camp and a Chariot of Love

    Aired December 3, 2020

    Sheldon finds himself in a fierce competition with Paige when their mothers force them to attend Vacation Bible School. Also, George is furious after Georgie makes a questionable purchase.
  5. : A Musty Crypt and a Stick to Pee On

    405. A Musty Crypt and a Stick to Pee On

    Aired December 17, 2020

    Dale and Meemaw work out relationship issues while playing Dungeons and Dragons with Sheldon and Missy. Also, Mary and George take a trip with Coach Wilkins (Doc Farrow) and his wife, and Georgie freaks out when his girlfriend thinks she’s pregnant.
  6. : Freshman Orientation and the Inventor of the Zipper

    406. Freshman Orientation and the Inventor of the Zipper

    Aired January 21, 2021

    College orientation does not go as Sheldon planned. Also, Mary is invited to a party when she’s mistaken for a university student, and George Sr. helps Pastor Jeff set up a children’s nursery.
  7. : A Philosophy Class and Worms That Can Chase You

    407. A Philosophy Class and Worms That Can Chase You

    Aired February 11, 2021

    Sheldon’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.
  8. : An Existential Crisis and a Bear That Makes Bubbles

    408. An Existential Crisis and a Bear That Makes Bubbles

    Aired February 18, 2021

    Meemaw 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.
  9. : Crappy Frozen Ice Cream and an Organ Grinder's Monkey

    409. Crappy Frozen Ice Cream and an Organ Grinder's Monkey

    Aired February 25, 2021

    Sheldon and George Sr. dine with President Hagemeyer (Wendie Malick) and a university benefactor. Also, Georgie gives Missy some brotherly advice when Mary won’t let her go to the school dance, and Dale and June (Reba McEntire) convince Meemaw to attend their son’s wedding.
  10. : Cowboy Aerobics and 473 Grease-Free Bolts

    410. Cowboy Aerobics and 473 Grease-Free Bolts

    Aired March 4, 2021

    Sheldon 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.
  11. : A Pager, a Club and a Cranky Bag of Wrinkles

    411. A Pager, a Club and a Cranky Bag of Wrinkles

    Aired March 11, 2021

    Dr. Linkletter (Ed Begley, Jr.) pushes Sheldon to make friends with his fellow students at college. Also, Georgie gets a pager.
  12. : A Box of Treasure and the Meemaw of Science

    412. A Box of Treasure and the Meemaw of Science

    Aired April 1, 2021

    Sheldon, 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.
  13. : The Geezer Bus and a New Model for Education

    413. The Geezer Bus and a New Model for Education

    Aired April 8, 2021

    Sheldon 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.
  14. : Mitch's Son and the Unconditional Approval of a Government Agency

    414. Mitch's Son and the Unconditional Approval of a Government Agency

    Aired April 15, 2021

    When the IRS accuses Sheldon of making a mistake, he’ll stop at nothing to prove them wrong. Also, Dale is forced to get a colonoscopy and tries to convince Meemaw to join him.
  15. : A Virus, Heartbreak and a World of Possibilities

    415. A Virus, Heartbreak and a World of Possibilities

    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.
  16. : A Second Prodigy and the Hottest Tips for Pouty Lips

    416. A Second Prodigy and the Hottest Tips for Pouty Lips

    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.
  17. : A Black Hole

    417. A Black Hole

    Aired May 6, 2021

    The Coopers discuss the possibilities of black holes and alternate universes when Dr. Sturgis comes over for dinner.
  18. : The Wild and Woolly World of Nonlinear Dynamics

    418. The Wild and Woolly World of Nonlinear Dynamics

    Aired May 13, 2021

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

Season Recap

The fourth season of Young Sheldon premiered Thursday, November 5. The season finale will air May 13.

CBS has renewed Young Sheldon for a further three seasons, taking the show through to its seventh season in 2023/24.

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