Episode Guide :: Season 5
Aired October 7, 2021
After a night of arguments, George is out at a bar with Brenda Sparks, while Sheldon and Missy have run away from home.
Aired October 14, 2021
Missy starts to question whether she believes in God. Meemaw suspects something is going on between George Sr. and Brenda Sparks. Meanwhile, Pastor Jeff decides to hire a youth pastor.
Aired October 21, 2021
Sheldon seeks Dr. Linkletter's help to convince Dr. Sturgis to return to the university. Meanwhile, Dale unwittingly encourages Georgie to make a life-changing decision.
Aired October 28, 2021
As George wants to throw Georgie out of the house, Missy proposes a new living arrangement for her and her brothers. Meanwhile, Meemaw buys a laundromat with a secret gambling room.
Aired November 4, 2021
As Sheldon and Dr. Linkletter struggle to solve an equation, Sheldon wants to bring in Dr. Sturgis. Meanwhile, George gives Billy Sparks advice about dating, and Georgie has an idea on how to rescue Meemaw's secret gaming room.
Aired November 11, 2021
Pastor Rob considers giving a "birds and the bees" talk after Missy asks questions about relationships during Sunday school. Meanwhile, Georgie helps Meemaw open her secret casino at the laundromat.
Aired November 18, 2021
Sheldon takes his first engineering class under the tough Professor Boucher (Lance Reddick). Meanwhile, Meemaw and Dale help take care of his injured ex-wife, June (Reba McEntire).
Aired December 2, 2021
President Hagemeyer passes the blame to her mysterious boss when Sheldon fights back against a change to the university's science requirements. Meanwhile, Mary discovers that Meemaw is running an illegal gambling room.
Aired December 9, 2021
After Missy gets the yips and loses her pitching game, Sheldon blames her for giving him the science yips when he fails to complete a test. Meanwhile, George plays handyman at Brenda Sparks' house.
Aired January 6, 2022
After Sheldon complains about the long gaps in his college schedule, President Hagemeyer gives him his own dorm room to stay in between classes. Meanwhile, June (Reba McEntire) wins big on one of Meemaw's machines.
Aired January 13, 2022
Mary, Sheldon and Missy spend the night at a youth lock-in at the church. Meanwhile, Georgie meets an older woman, Mandy (Emily Osment), at the laundromat.
Aired January 20, 2022
As Sheldon looks for a way to break loose during spring break, he discovers a comic book convention. Meanwhile, Mary is recruited by Mr. Lundy (Jason Alexander) to start selling makeup.
Aired January 27, 2022
Sheldon's love of video games helps him make two friends at college. Meanwhile, George learns he might lose his job because of the team's performance.
Aired February 24, 2022
When Sheldon, Dr. Sturgis and Dr. Linkletter can't agree on how to proceed with their project, President Hagemeyer appoints Dr. Lee (Ming-Na Wen) to lead them. Meanwhile, Mary is given a free scratchcard at the gas station.
Aired March 3, 2022
Sheldon, Dr. Sturgis (Wallace Shawn) and Dr. Linkletter (Ed Begley, Jr.) hit the road for a science trip. Meanwhile, George tries to spend time with Missy, and Georgie still hasn't told Mandy his true age.
Aired March 10, 2022
Meemaw looks for something to do with the earnings from her gambling room. George Sr. starts looking for another job. Meanwhile, Sheldon and Missy both get lessons in business.
Aired March 31, 2022
When Sheldon's old friend/rival Paige visits the university, she is surprised to find Sheldon has a social life on campus. Mary comforts Meemaw after Dale dumped her. Meanwhile, Georgie finally tells Mandy the truth.
Aired April 14, 2022
Sheldon is upset when his science-fiction hero Isaac Asimov dies. Meanwhile, Missy wants to earn some money babysitting, and Georgie realizes it's time to come clean about his situation.
Aired April 21, 2022
After Georgie tells his parents that he has gotten a girl pregnant, George and Mary invite Mandy to dinner. Meanwhile, Sheldon and Missy sense that there is family drama going on that they are not being told about.
Aired April 28, 2022
After Sheldon and Missy learn about Georgie's pregnancy, the Coopers struggle to keep the secret.
Aired May 12, 2022
As the congregation gossips about Georgie, Mary's situation at the church becomes untenable. Meanwhile, Missy defends her brother, and Sheldon is distracted by the family situation.
Aired May 19, 2022
Sheldon panics when he notices the first sign of his impending puberty. Meanwhile, Mary and George hunt for jobs, while Georgie devises a scheme to make more money.
Season 5 DVD
Enjoy all twenty-two episodes of Young Sheldon's fifth season again this with two-disc DVD box-set.
Release Date: September 6, 2022
The fifth season of Young Sheldon featured twenty-two episodes which aired between October 7, 2021 and May 19, 2022.
In March 2021, CBS renewed Young Sheldon for three more seasons, taking the show through to its seventh season in 2023/24.