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  Young Sheldon: The Complete First Season

 Review by Suzanne Lanoue 9/1/18

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Blu-ray I reviewed in this post. The opinions I share are my own.

I don't watch this show regularly. If I had more time, I might watch it. It's not as funny as "Big Bang Theory." It's more of a kids' show and more heart-warming than it is funny. It's just not the type of show I like to watch, but it's harmless.

I think if I had the time, it would be fun to see how Sheldon's childhood made him into the guy he is today. Mostly I find Sheldon irritating, like his friends do, so it's sad that he was so messed-up as a child as well. In real life, he would be bullied a lot, I think.

The show gets great ratings, so it must be doing something right! If you're a fan, you'll love the DVD, especially the extras about the show and its characters.

MORE INFORMATION:

TRAVEL BACK TO THE BEGINNING AS
WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT RELEASES
YOUNG SHELDON:
THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON
ON DVD SEPTEMBER 4, 2018
Featuring all 22 Episodes and All-New Bonus Features from
One of the Top New Shows on Network Television
BURBANK, CA (June 7, 2018) – Don’t miss your chance to meet the iconic, eccentric and beloved Sheldon Cooper in his childhood as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment gets set to release Young Sheldon: The Complete First Season on DVD September 4, 2018 for $39.99 SRP. In its debut season, Young Sheldon garnered an average audience of 16.5 million Viewers per week, propelling the Big Bang Theory prequel to one of the Top Five Broadcast Sitcoms across all demographics. * Fans can catch up on all 22 episodes plus all-new bonus features prior to the show’s second season premiere. The first season of Young Sheldon is also currently available to own via purchase from digital retailers.
*Source: Nielsen National TV View, 2017-18 broadcast season to date (09/18/2017 – 04/29/2018), Live + 7 Day ratings; excluding movies, sports, repeats, specials, less than 3 telecasts
Young Sheldon: The Complete First Season will also be available on Blu-rayTM courtesy of Warner Archive Collection. The Blu-rayTM release includes all bonus features on the DVD and is also arriving September 4, 2018. Warner Archive Blu-ray releases are found at wb.com/warnerarchive and your favorite online retailer.
For the last decade on The Big Bang Theory, audiences have come to know the extraordinary Sheldon Cooper.  Now, this single-camera, half-hour comedy gives us the chance to meet him in childhood, as he embarks on his innocent, awkward and hopeful journey toward the man he will become. Created and executive produced by The Big Bang Theory’s Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, Young Sheldon is also executive produced and narrated by Jim Parsons who plays Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory. The star cast features Iain Armitage (Big Little Lies), Zoe Perry (The Family, Private Practice), Lance Barber (The Comeback), Annie Potts (Designing Women), Montana Jordan (The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter) and Raegan Revord (Modern Family).
For nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper, it isn't easy growing up in East Texas. Being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science isn't always helpful in a land where church and football are king. While the vulnerable, gifted and somewhat naïve Sheldon deals with the world, his very normal family must find a way to deal with him. His father, George, is struggling to find his way as a high school football coach and as father to a boy he doesn't understand. Sheldon's mother, Mary, fiercely protects and nurtures her son in a town where he just doesn't fit in. Sheldon's older brother, Georgie, does the best he can in high school, but it's tough to be cool when you're in the same classes with your odd nine-year-old brother. Sheldon's twin sister, Missy, who sometimes resents all the attention Sheldon gets, but also remains the one person who can reliably tell Sheldon the truth. Finally, there’s Sheldon’s beloved Meemaw, his foul-mouthed, hard-drinking Texas grandmother who’s supportive of her grandson and his unique gifts.
Young Sheldon: The Complete First Season includes 22 half-hour episodes:
1.      Pilot
2.      Rockets, Communists, and the Dewey Decimal System
3.      Poker, Faith, and Eggs
4.      A Therapist, a Comic Book, and A Breakfast Sausage
5.      A Solar Calculator, a Game Ball, and a Cheerleader's Bosom
6.      A Patch, a Modem, and a Zantac
7.      A Brisket, Voodoo, and Cannonball Run
8.      Cape Canaveral, Shrödinger's Cat, and Cyndi Lauper's Hair
9.      Spock, Kirk, and Testicular Hernia
10.  An Eagle Feather, a String Bean, and an Eskimo
11.  Demons, Sunday School and Prime Numbers
12.  A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer
13.  A Sneeze, Detention, and Sissy Spacek
14.  Potato Salad, a Broomstick, and Dad's Whiskey
15.  Dolomite, Apple Slices, and a Mystery Woman
16.  Killer Asteroids, Oklahoma, and a Frizzy Hair Machine
17.  Jiu-Jitsu, Bubble Wrap, and Yoo-hoo
18.  A Mother, a Child and a Blue Man's Backside
19.  Gluons, Guacamole, and the Color Purple
20.  A Dog, a Squirrel and a Fish Named Fish
21.  Summer Sausage, a Pocket Poncho, and Tony Danza
22.  Vanilla Ice Cream, Gentlemen Callers, and a Dinette Set
Includes All-New Special Features:
§ Young Sheldon:  An Origin Story (NEW Featurette)
§ Sibling Revelry (NEW Featurette)
Digital
The first season of Young Sheldon is also currently available to own on Digital. Digital allows consumers to instantly stream and download all episodes to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices.  Digital retailers include: Amazon Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu, Xbox and others.

BASICS

Street Date: September 4, 2018
Order Due Date: July 31, 2018
SRP: $39.99
Catalog: 1000722564
UPC: 883929643509
Running Time: Feature: Approx. 440 min
Configuration: 2 DVD-9s
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 widescreen
Audio: English (5.1)
Subtitles: ESDH, Latin Spanish, French

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees, as well as directly to consumers through WBShop.com and WB Ultra.

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