Discuss Young Sheldon

I've only watched a few of these shows. But in one show Georgie is watching Charles in Charge and in another Sheldon discovers Star Trek (TOS) as a brand new thing. They also are proud of the fact that they get all three network stations.

Now on TBBT Sheldon is roughly 30 years old and on YS he's about 10. So by rights the show should take place in the year 2000.

Any thoughts?

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Not sure of the exact year, but it's set in the mid to late 1980s.

From what you're saying.... Young Sheldon is 10 in the year 2000 and by the time Big Bang begins in 2007 that would make adult Sheldon 17.

But here is the actual years..... Young Sheldon is 9 when the show started and the year is 1989.... so by 2007 when Big Bang started adult Sheldon was now 27... which sound more believable ...... and when it ended in 2019... adult Sheldon was 39.

And for Charles in Charge and Star Trek.... there's always the re-runs on TV.... Star Trek has been on re-runs forever... it's never taken off.

I suppose that makes sense. Thanks

@Burt_ said:

And for Charles in Charge and Star Trek.... there's always the re-runs on TV.... Star Trek has been on re-runs forever... it's never taken off.

Yep. I first watched most of Star Trek in the '70s.

I just googled and Star Trek began in 1966 and it ran for only 3 years.... and it's never been taken off TV it has always been in re-runs.... I've never been interested in Star Trek... I've only seen one episode accidentally and it was back in 2016... the episode was good but still it didn't interest me to watch the rest of the episodes..... the old shows I have watched in re-runs have been.... Police Woman... Charlie's Angels..... The Brady Bunch... I Dream of Jeannie.... and Bewitched.... oh, and I Love Lucy..... Now TV works differently.... they rarely have re-runs anymore.... unless they are old TV shows from the 50's 60's 70's 80's..... but for newer shows from the 2000's I guess there's the Streaming Services ... which very well act as re-runs.... except you choose what to play and what time to play it.

I have a belief that everybody should watch Star Trek. Not because it's great (it isn't) but for all of the cultural references that stem from it. You miss a lot of BBT jokes for not having seen it.

Young Sheldon takes place in 1989 and the early 1990s. That isn't my opinion. That is established in the show.

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