Here’s everything you need to know about Young Sheldon Season 5 Episode 21 before it airs this week.
Young Sheldon is an American comedy television series on CBS created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro. The sitcom, set in the late 1980s and early 1990s, is a prequel to The Big Bang Theory and follows Sheldon Cooper as a nine-year-old boy living with his family in East Texas and attending high school. The title character is played by Iain Armitage. The series’ narrator and executive producer is Jim Parsons, who played adult Sheldon in The Big Bang Theory.
As the series draws to a close to the finale episode, we’ve compiled information on everything you need to know about the official release date, plot, and cast, which will certainly prepare you before diving into the next episode. Continue reading to find out more about Young Sheldon Season 5 Episode 21.
Young Sheldon Season 5 Episode 21 Release Date
Young Sheldon Season 5 Episode 21, White Trash, Holy Rollers and Punching People, is set to premiere on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT. The episode is directed by Jeremy Howe and the story is written by Nick Bakay & Connor Kilpatrick & Marie Cheng. It is counted as the 21st episode out of the 22-episodes season. Each episode has a runtime of 18–21 mins. Furthermore, as the season approaches its finale episode in the next week which is set to premiere on May 19, 2022.
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Here’s the complete episode guide for you to understand the series’ schedule and plan ahead to watch the next episode.
- S5E1: One Bad Night and Chaos of Selfish Desires – October 7, 2021
- S5E2: Snoopin’ Around and the Wonder Twins of Atheism – October 14, 2021
- S5E3: Potential Energy and Hooch on a Park Bench – October 21, 2021
- S5E4: Pish Posh and a Secret Back Room – October 28, 2021
- S5E5: Stuffed Animals and A Sweet Southern Syzygy – November 4, 2021
- S5E6: Money Laundering and a Cascade of Hormones – November 11, 2021
- S5E7: An Introduction to Engineering and a Glob of Hair Gel – November 18, 2021
- S5E8: The Grand Chancellor and a Den of Sin – December 2, 2021
- S5E9: The Yips and an Oddly Hypnotic Bohemian – December 9, 2021
- S5E10: An Expensive Glitch and a Goof-Off Room – January 6, 2022
- S5E11: A Lock-In, a Weather Girl and a Disgusting Habit – January 13, 2022
- S5E12: A Pink Cadillac and a Glorious Tribal Dance – January 20, 2022
- S5E13: A Lot of Band-Aids and the Cooper Surrender – January 27, 2022
- S5E14: A Free Scratcher and Feminine Wiles – February 24, 2022
- S5E15: A Lobster, an Armadillo, and a Way Bigger Number – March 3, 2022
- S5E16: A Suitcase Full of Cash and a Yellow Clown Car – March 10, 2022
- S5E17: A Solo Peanut, a Social Butterfly and the Truth – March 31, 2022
- S5E18: Babies, Lies and a Resplendent Cannoli – April 14, 2022
- S5E19: A God-Fearin’ Baptist and a Hot Trophy Husband – April 21, 2022
- S5E20: Uncle Sheldon and a Hormonal Firecracker – April 28, 2022
- S5E21: White Trash, Holy Rollers and Punching People – May 12, 2022
- S5E22: A Clogged Pore, a Little Spanish and the Future – May 19, 2022
Young Sheldon Season 5 Episode 21 Promo
Take a look at the promo of Young Sheldon Season 5 Episode 21, White Trash, Holy Rollers, and Punching People. This promo was released by CBS Network which gives the viewers short glimpses of the storyline of the upcoming episode.
What to expect in Young Sheldon Season 5 Episode 21?
It’s currently tough to predict what will happen in Young Sheldon Season 5 Episode 21. Because not a lot of information has been revealed. So, fans will be able to watch the story for themselves when it premieres without being misled. If you’re as curious as we are, have a look at what we’ve put together as a list of some of the events that will undoubtedly be featured in the upcoming episode.
The official synopsis of the episode states, “As the church congregation gossips about Georgie, Missy stands up for her brother, and Sheldon is distracted by the family drama.” This is the second last episode of Season 5 which will highlight Mandy’s pregnancy as the center point of the plot for this episode. The viewers will also see the church congregation gossip about Georgie, Missy defends her brother.
The promo highlights all these crucial, key plotlines which need to be addressed as it will be interesting to observe how this affects Missy and Sheldon in particular. As the whole ordeal will not be a surprise as all of this might have a huge setback and will affect the Cooper family for a long time.
Where to watch Young Sheldon Season 5 Episode 21?
All the seasons of Young Sheldon are currently available on HBO Max and fuboTV. Moreover, the series is also available to rent or buy on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, and Vudu. It is also available to watch for free on the CBS platform.
Young Sheldon Season 5 Episode 21 Cast
The main cast members of the episode include:
- Iain Armitage as Sheldon Cooper
- Zoe Perry as Mary Cooper
- Lance Barber as George Cooper Sr.
- Montana Jordan as George Cooper Jr.
- Raegan Revord as Missy Cooper
- Jim Parsons as the voice of Sheldon Cooper
- Annie Potts as Meemaw
- Matt Hobby as Jeff Difford
- Wyatt McClure as Billy Sparks
The recurring cast members of the episode include:
- Doc Farrow as Wayne Wilkins
- Dan Byrd as Pastor Rob
- Wendie Malick as Linda Hagemeyer
- Emily Osment as Mandy McAllister
- Grady Lee Richmond as Wade
The guest cast members of the episode include:
- Griffin McIntyre as Danny
- Giovannie Espiritu as Nurse
- Emily Bolt as Wife
- Preston Greer as Husband
Young Sheldon Season 5 Episode 20: A Quick Recap
The episode titled, Uncle Sheldon and a Hormonal Firecracker, was released on April 28, 2022. The episode was directed by Shiri Appleby and the story is written by Steve Holland & Eric Kaplan & Jeremy Howe. The official synopsis states, “Sheldon Cooper skips four grades at school for his genius. However, he struggles to fit in with his family in Texas.”
As the episode begins we see Mary and George continue to fight as Missy discovers the truth about Georgie after Connie tells Sheldon and Missy that Mary isn’t pregnant. Whereas, the twins are sworn to secrecy by Mary. As the episode progresses, she later feels condemned by Pastor Jeff after talking about it without specifics.
On the other hand, Sheldon can’t take it any longer and tells a disinterested Dr. Linkletter which later leads to George informing Coach Wilkins, Mary informing Pastor Rob, and Missy informing a girl at school. A never-ending chain of spreading the talk. Later, Mandy is even more enraged, and rightfully so with Georgie because everyone shared it around.
Much later in the episode, Missy shares a touching moment with Georgie. Mary reconnected with Pastor Rob over this, and she listened to him after George had previously offered precisely the same counsel. Nevertheless, he does not tell her why he dislikes Pastor Rob. When no one shows up for her Bible Study, Mary phones Pastor Rob, who assures her that he always has time for her.
Take a look at the exclusive promo for the episode below:
Young Sheldon Season 5 Official Trailer
Young Sheldon Season 5 Official Synopsis
The series follows Sheldon Cooper as he attends high school in the fictional town of Medford, Texas, in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He struggles to integrate into a world full of people, including his own family and friends, who don’t know how to deal with his extraordinary intellectual ability and social ineptitude as a nine-year-old boy in high school.
“Nobody I knew in East Texas in 1989 cared about Newtonian physics,” Sheldon says in the series opener. Several more episodes make mention or make spoken or written references to, historic or pop culture events that occurred between 1990 and 1991.
Catch up on all of Young Sheldon Season 5 previous episodes, and keep an eye out for the season finale episode set to premiere next week.