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The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'  

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There are so many fun episodes of Young Sheldon, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "An Eagle Feather, a String Bean, and an Eskimo" the best, or is "A Sneeze, Detention, and Sissy Spacek" your favorite episode of Young Sheldon? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Young Sheldon are, let's rank every Young Sheldon episode from best to worst.

Young Sheldon is a comedy television series and a spin-off prequel to The Big Bang Theory, telling the story of Sheldon Cooper’s childhood in East Texas. Young Sheldon premiered on CBS as a special preview on September 25, 2017, and was swiftly renewed. The initial idea for developing the series came from Jim Parsons (Big Bang’s adult Sheldon himself), who passed along the idea to producers in November 2016.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Young Sheldon, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be tough to put one Young Sheldon episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.
 

1
A Math Emergency and Perky Pal... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
February 7, 2019

Season 2, Episode 15

Sheldon and Dr. Sturgis have their first fight when Dr. Sturgis marks a question wrong on Sheldon's test. Also, Mary takes over for Pastor Jeff when he's out sick.

2
A Race of Superhumans and a Le... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
January 3, 2019

Season 2, Episode 11

Sheldon experiments on Missy, and Georgie joins Mary’s bible study to spend more time with his crush, Veronica.

3
A Research Study and Czechoslo... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
October 18, 2018

Season 2, Episode 5

When Dr. Sturgis recommends Sheldon and Missy for a university research study on twins, Mary is unhappy when the test results go to Sheldon's head.

4
Carbon Dating and a Stuffed Ra... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
November 1, 2018

Season 2, Episode 7

Sheldon gets into trouble with fellow child genius, Paige at the science museum. George Sr. is forced to play therapist to Paige’s bickering parents. Mary, Georgie and Missy help Meemaw with a garage sale.

5
Quirky Eggheads and Texas Snow... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
September 26, 2019

Season 3, Episode 1

After Dr. Sturgis experiences a nervous breakdown, Mary worries Sheldon is headed down a similar path. Also, Georgie discovers he has a knack for sales.

6
A Crisis of Faith and Octopus ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
October 4, 2018

Season 2, Episode 3

When Mary’s faith is shaken by a tragedy in the community, Sheldon becomes an unlikely ally.

7
A High-Pitched Buzz and Traini... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
September 24, 2018

Season 2, Episode 1

After Sheldon dismantles the refrigerator to stop an annoying hum, he gets a paper route to pay for the repairs.

8
Pilot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
September 25, 2017

Season 1, Episode 1

9-year-old Sheldon Cooper is a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science but learns that isn’t always helpful growing up in East Texas, a land where church and football are king.

9
A Tummy Ache and a Whale of a ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
January 10, 2019

Season 2, Episode 12

When Sheldon has to spend a few days in the hospital, he turns into the world’s worst patient. Also, Missy gets a taste of what life would be like without her twin.

10
A Stunted Childhood and a Can ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
December 6, 2018

Season 2, Episode 10

When Sheldon learns that people with stunted childhoods can turn into social outcasts, he tries to act. Meemaw and Dr. Sturgis' relationship is tested when she teaches him how to drive.

11
Poker, Faith, and Eggs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
November 9, 2017

Season 1, Episode 3

When George Sr. is rushed to the emergency room, Meemaw comes to babysit, and the kids have an adventure getting to the hospital on their own.

12
A Broken Heart and a Crock Mon... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
May 9, 2019

Season 2, Episode 21

The Coopers help Pastor Jeff through a rough patch in his marriage. Also, Sheldon pressures church members for donations when Mary takes him to work for a day.

13
A Loaf of Bread and a Grand Ol... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
February 21, 2019

Season 2, Episode 16

Things spiral out of control when Sheldon boycotts his favorite bread company. Also, Georgie offers Veronica a shoulder to cry on when she's dumped by her boyfriend.

14
A Perfect Score and a Bunsen B... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
April 4, 2019

Season 2, Episode 18

Sheldon moves in with Dr. Sturgis for the weekend to see what his life will be like in college. Also, a lonely Mary tries to bond with the other Coopers during Sheldon's absence.

15
Family Dynamics and a Red Fier... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
November 15, 2018

Season 2, Episode 9

Sheldon studies his family for a psychology project. Thanksgiving dinner turns into a family fight when George Sr. is offered a job in Oklahoma.

16
A Solar Calculator, a Game Bal... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
November 23, 2017

Season 1, Episode 5

Sheldon struggles with newfound popularity after utilizing statistics to help the football team.

17
Rockets, Communists, and the D... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
November 2, 2017

Season 1, Episode 2

To appease his worried mother, Sheldon employs the techniques of a self-help book to try and make a friend.

18
A Proposal and a Popsicle Stic... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
May 2, 2019

Season 2, Episode 20

Georgie is thrilled when Veronica (Isabel May)

stays at the Coopers' house for a few days. Also, Meemaw and Dr. Sturgis (Wallace Shawn)

celebrate their one-year anniversary.

19
A Political Campaign and a Can... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
April 25, 2019

Season 2, Episode 19

Unhappy that school funds are going towards football rather than academics, Sheldon decides to run for class president.

20
A Nuclear Reactor and a Boy Ca... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
January 17, 2019

Season 2, Episode 13

Sheldon attempts to build a nuclear reactor. Also, a university cocktail party gets heated when Dr. Sturgis’ colleague, Dr. Linkletter, flirts with Meemaw, and Georgie is heartbroken when he learns Veronica has a boyfriend.

21
A Swedish Science Thing and th... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
May 16, 2019

Season 2, Episode 22

Sheldon invites the entire school to a party for the Nobel Prize announcements. Also, Meemaw learns more about Dr. Sturgis' past, and Georgie's desire for cable TV leads to a standoff between him and George Sr.

22
Seven Deadly Sins and a Small ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
October 25, 2018

Season 2, Episode 6

Mary clashes with Sheldon's drama teacher over plans for a Halloween fundraiser for the church. Georgie falls for a rebellious teenage girl whom Sheldon is tutoring.

23
A Parasol and a Hell of an Arm is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
November 7, 2019

Season 3, Episode 6

A church carnival leads Missy to try out for the baseball team. Also, Meemaw struggles after her breakup with Dr. Sturgis.

24
A Broom Closet and Satan's Mon... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
October 3, 2019

Season 3, Episode 2

Without Dr. Sturgis’ university class, Sheldon must find a new way to stay academically challenged. Also, Mary helps Pastor Jeff avoid temptation with his girlfriend.

25
A Therapist, a Comic Book, and... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Young Sheldon'
November 16, 2017

Season 1, Episode 4

After choking on a breakfast sausage, Sheldon wrestles with his fear of solid foods and discovers comic books for the first time.