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Episode Guide :: Season 5

  1. One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires

    501. One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires

    Aired October 7, 2021

    Sheldon and Missy both run away from home, and Mary gets upsetting news about George Sr.
  2. Snoopin' Around and the Wonder Twins of Atheism

    502. Snoopin' Around and the Wonder Twins of Atheism

    Aired October 14, 2021

    Sheldon encourages Missy to question the Bible. Also, Meemaw is determined to catch George Sr. in a lie, and Mary helps Pastor Jeff (Matt Hobby) search for a youth pastor.
  3. Potential Energy and Hooch on a Park Bench

    503. Potential Energy and Hooch on a Park Bench

    Aired October 21, 2021

    Sheldon tries to convince Dr. Sturgis to return to the university. Also, Georgie upsets the family when he makes a life-changing decision.
  4. Pish Posh and a Secret Back Room

    504. Pish Posh and a Secret Back Room

    Aired October 28, 2021

    Sheldon, Missy and Georgie adapt to new living arrangements. Also, Meemaw opens a gambling room.
  5. Stuffed Animals and a Sweet Southern Syzygy

    505. Stuffed Animals and a Sweet Southern Syzygy

    Aired November 4, 2021

    Sheldon 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.
  6. Money Laundering and a Cascade of Hormones

    506. Money Laundering and a Cascade of Hormones

    Aired November 11, 2021

    Missy asks some uncomfortable questions at church, and Meemaw and Georgie go into business together.
  7. An Introduction to Engineering and a Glob of Hair Gel

    507. An Introduction to Engineering and a Glob of Hair Gel

    Aired November 18, 2021

    Sheldon takes his first engineering class with Professor Boucher (Lance Reddick). Also, Meemaw and Dale help take care of his ex-wife, June (Reba McEntire).
  8. The Grand Chancellor and a Den of Sin

    508. The Grand Chancellor and a Den of Sin

    Aired December 2, 2021

    Sheldon 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.
  9. The Yips and an Oddly Hypnotic Bohemian

    509. The Yips and an Oddly Hypnotic Bohemian

    Aired December 9, 2021

    Sheldon gets the science yips and has to learn how to not think. Also, George Sr. plays handyman at Brenda Sparks' house.
  10. An Expensive Glitch and a Goof-Off Room

    510. An Expensive Glitch and a Goof-Off Room

    Aired January 6, 2022

    Sheldon gets a dorm room all to himself. Also, Meemaw gains an unwanted business partner.
  11. A Lock-In, a Weather Girl and a Disgusting Habit

    511. A Lock-In, a Weather Girl and a Disgusting Habit

    Aired January 13, 2022

    Sheldon acts as Mary's spy during a youth lock-in at church. Also, Georgie is attracted to an older woman, Mandy (Emily Osment).
  12. A Pink Cadillac and a Glorious Tribal Dance

    512. A Pink Cadillac and a Glorious Tribal Dance

    Aired January 20, 2022

    Sheldon attends his first comic book convention. Also, Mary tries selling make-up.
  13. A Lot of Band-Aids and the Cooper Surrender

    513. A Lot of Band-Aids and the Cooper Surrender

    Aired January 27, 2022

    Sheldon makes friends with his dorm neighbors. Also, George Sr. learns his job is in jeopardy.
  14. A Free Scratcher and Feminine Wiles

    514. A Free Scratcher and Feminine Wiles

    Aired February 24, 2022

    Sheldon butts heads with Dr. Lee (Ming-Na Wen), a new scientist in the lab. Also, Mary is given a lotto ticket.
  15. A Lobster, an Armadillo and a Way Bigger Number

    515. A Lobster, an Armadillo and a Way Bigger Number

    Aired March 3, 2022

    Sheldon joins Dr. Linkletter (Ed Begley, Jr.) and Dr. Sturgis (Wallace Shawn) on a science road trip. Also, Georgie continues to lie about his age.
  16. A Suitcase Full of Cash and a Yellow Clown Car

    516. A Suitcase Full of Cash and a Yellow Clown Car

    Aired March 10, 2022

    Meemaw's gambling room is a success, and Sheldon dips his toe in the stock market.
  17. A Solo Peanut, a Social Butterfly and the Truth

    517. A Solo Peanut, a Social Butterfly and the Truth

    Aired March 31, 2022

    Sheldon gets an odd request from an old friend, Paige (McKenna Grace). Also, George Sr. and Mary are caught in the middle of Meemaw and Dale's breakup, and Georgie comes clean to Mandy.
  18. Babies, Lies and a Resplendent Cannoli

    518. Babies, Lies and a Resplendent Cannoli

    Aired April 14, 2022

    Sheldon copes with the death of a hero. Also, Missy wants to babysit, and Georgie struggles with his big secret.
  19. A God-Fearin' Baptist and a Hot Trophy Husband

    519. A God-Fearin' Baptist and a Hot Trophy Husband

    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.
  20. Uncle Sheldon and a Hormonal Firecracker

    520. Uncle Sheldon and a Hormonal Firecracker

    Aired April 28, 2022

    Sheldon and Missy learn about Georgie's pregnancy, and the whole family promises to keep it a secret.
  21. White Trash, Holy Rollers and Punching People

    521. White Trash, Holy Rollers and Punching People

    Aired May 12, 2022

    As the church congregation gossips about Georgie, Missy stands up for her brother, and Sheldon is distracted by the family drama.
  22. A Clogged Pore, a Little Spanish and the Future

    522. A Clogged Pore, a Little Spanish and the Future

    Airs 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.

Season Recap

The fifth season of Young Sheldon premiered October 7, 2021. The season finale will air Thursday, May 19.

In March 2021, CBS renewed Young Sheldon for three more seasons, taking the show through to its seventh season in 2023/24.

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