Young Sheldon season 2 finale to feature young versions of Big Bang Theory cast
TheWrap is reporting that during the Young Sheldon Season 2 finale, young versions of The Big Bang Theory’s Leonard, Penny, Howard, Raj, Amy, and Bernadette will make appearances. The finale will air on May 16, immediately after the series finale of The Big Bang Theory.
The crossover will act as a tribute to the original series and the characters played by Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik, and Melissa Rauch. It will also figure into the spinoff’s storyline after the one-hour series finale of The Big Bang Theory on CBS.
Young Sheldon is a half-hour, single-camera comedy series stars Iain Armitage as the eponymous young Sheldon, alongside Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Annie Potts, Raegan Revord and Montana Jordan. Jim Parsons, who plays the elder Sheldon on the flagship series, provides the narration. The show follows the nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper who lives with his family in East Texas and going to high school. And will continue to do so.
Chuck Lorre, Steven Molaro, Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak serve as executive producers. Young Sheldon is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. The series airs on Thursdays following The Big Bang Theory.
The Big Bang Theory debuted in 2007 and airs in syndication around the world. After 12 seasons, it has received 52 Emmy nominations and 10 wins to date, and 7 Golden Globe nominations.
In 2015, the first-ever UCLA scholarship created by and named for a television series, The Big Bang Theory Scholarship support undergraduate students in need of financial aid who are pursuing their higher education Endowment, was established to in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
The Big Bang Theory is executive produced by Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme song), Bill Prady, Steven Molaro, and Steve Holland.