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Everything We Know About Young Sheldon So Far

Everything We Know About Young Sheldon So Far

It seems that everyone involved wants to distance Young Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory in its look as much as possible. So as you sit down to watch (or possibly hate-watch) the Young Sheldon trailer, a prequel series following Jim Parsons' character as a kid growing up in east Texas, understand that this show will probably be on the air for a long, long time.

The trailer sees Sheldon enter into the ninth grade, alienating both his classmates and teachers with his impressive intellect and trouble with social skills, pointing out dress code violations and calling into question their teaching credentials.

"It's about Sheldon Cooper when he is nine years old", he told Inside Edition on the red carpet.

Things aren't easy at home, either. We also get to see his father George Cooper (Lance Barber), as well as his siblings played by Raegan Revord and Montana Jordan.

The series showrunner Molaro has written the pilot script and will be directed by Jon Favreau.

The half-hour comedy will play after "The Big Bang Theory" on Thursdays this fall on CBS. Jim Parsons is also an executive producer with his partner in production and love Todd Spiewak.

The show focuses on Sheldon Cooper, physicist in "The Big Bang Theory", at age 9.

The Big Bang Theory might trade on geek jargon and canned laughter, but its upcoming spinoff promises more heart - at least judging by the first-look trailer.

"Young Sheldon" is filmed single camera instead of multi-camera, and unlike "The Big Bang Theory" will have no laugh track. Sheldon stopped saying this catchphrase on The Big Bang Theory years ago, but maybe it'll come back for a full circle moment.


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