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CBS 'Young Sheldon' TBBT prequel spinoff Jim Parsons exec producer

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CBS 'Young Sheldon' TBBT prequel spinoff Jim Parsons exec producer

I guess that's one way CBS can keep milking the cow if the stars of the original don't sign up for additional seasons

http://www.thewrap.com/big-bang-theory- ... the-works/

If TBBT does keep on going and this also goes to series, it's too much Sheldon IMO
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Not a bad idea. Why not have a younger cast.
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So if they do this does it mean they go back to the pre-women nerd culture and use jokes that are actually funny and that the average non-nerd viewer won't get like S1 & S2? You know like before they wanted to scrape the bottom with the lowest quality net to appeal to every kid, housewife, senior and dog in America.

You know like...
"I think that you have as much of a chance of having a sexual relationship with Penny as the Hubble telescope does of discovering at the center of every black hole is a little man with a flashlight searching for a circuit breaker." - Sheldon

"A neutron walks into a bar and asks how much for a drink. The bartender replies, ‘For you, no charge." - Sheldon

"Obviously you’re not well suited for three-dimensional chess, perhaps three-dimensional candyland would be more your speed. It must be humbling to suck on so many different levels." - Sheldon

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I stopped watching TBBT after the first few seasons since it got tired. This could be alright though.
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Mom and son cast

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-f ... her-971016

I didn't think they were going that young but it's probably the right decision allowing for a potential long run

Not sure if nepotism, resemblance or pure merit since Zoe Perry is the daughter of Laurie Metcalf who portrays Sheldon's present day mother on the flagship show

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Does this show aim at a different demographic? With a star that looks like he is 8 or 9 it looks like this show is aiming at a very young crowd. Perhaps its because TBBT has lost its way in the past few years. I've taken to calling it Friends 2.0 as that is in essence what it has become.
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Feneant wrote:
Mar 3rd, 2017 5:38 am
Does this show aim at a different demographic? With a star that looks like he is 8 or 9 it looks like this show is aiming at a very young crowd. Perhaps its because TBBT has lost its way in the past few years. I've taken to calling it Friends 2.0 as that is in essence what it has become.
Says it'll be a single camera show (rather than traditional sitcom) a bit like Malcolm in the Middle. That's promising, because Malcolm was actually a good show.
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jenviea wrote:
Mar 2nd, 2017 11:12 pm

Not sure if nepotism, resemblance or pure merit since Zoe Perry is the daughter of Laurie Metcalf who portrays Sheldon's present day mother on the flagship show
Maybe an experience factor. Zoe played young Jackie once or twice on Roseanne.
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Mar 13th, 2017 4:54 pm
CBS orders the prequel (now referred to as YOUNG Sheldon) straight to series

http://deadline.com/2017/03/young-sheld ... 202042417/
Ugh, really? CBS is really milking the cow, hard.

I stopped watching TBBT after Howard got married. The first 2 seasons were so much better, I can't stand the female characters on the show constantly in your face. I thought Raj's sister that Leonard dated was so much better than Penny.. After she left, the jokes got so stale it was an insult.
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Kid kinda looks like Taylor Lautner ...
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I could see myself liking this more than TBBT, but that isn't a very high bar. I like the fact that it isn't set with audience/tracked laughter.
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Trailer has been floating around but CBS has geo blocked their originating source so here's a clone

Kid's performance made me forget he doesn't look a lot like Jim Parsons

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