6 Series, 140 Episodes
While vulnerable, gifted and naive nine-year-old Sheldon deals with the world, his family - father George, mother Mary, older brother Georgie and twin sister Missy - must find a way to deal with him
To appease his mother, who worries that he might be lonely, Sheldon employs the techniques described in a self-help book from the library in an attempt to make a friend
When Mary has to rush George Sr to hospital, the children's grandmother Meemaw comes to babysit. But, anxious about their father, the kids have an adventure by sneaking off to visit him unsupervised.
After choking on a breakfast sausage, Sheldon wrestles with his fear of eating solid foods, but he is greatly encouraged when he discovers comic books for the first time
Sheldon struggles to come to terms with his newfound popularity after employing his knowledge of statistics to help the high school football team his father coaches
When a Nasa representative visits the school and dismisses one of Sheldon's scientific suggestions, Sheldon becomes determined to prove him wrong
The kids attempt to come up with ways to resolve a family feud when Meemaw refuses to give George Sr her secret brisket recipe
In an attempt to bond with Sheldon, George Sr takes the boys on a road trip to see the Space Shuttle launch. Meanwhile, Mary, Missy and Meemaw have a girls' weekend at the salon.
George Sr strikes a deal with Sheldon to help Georgie revise for a maths test when poor grades threaten his future place on the football team
When Sheldon gets the opportunity to attend a school for gifted children in Dallas, his family find it hard to cope with his absence
A worried Mary sends Sheldon off to Sunday school after she finds him playing Dungeons & Dragons with Tam and Billy, but Sheldon is soon inspired to study a variety of religions
Sheldon asks for a computer and unknowingly sparks a heated argument between his parents over the family's finances, prompting Mary and the twins to move in with Meemaw
Sheldon's germophobia lands him in detention when flu season hits Medford and he takes extreme measures to remain healthy
When Mary takes a job as church secretary, she finds herself becoming a marriage counsellor to Pastor Jeff. Sheldon and Missy spend their first afternoon at home alone.
Sheldon makes friends with a student who introduces him to a new field of science, while Mary and George disagree on how to handle Sheldon's blossoming social life
A disappointing lack of success in a competition at the school science fair sends Sheldon's life in a new direction as he rejects the idea of becoming a scientist in favour of acting
When Sheldon is bullied by an unlikely character, Mary and George disagree on how to handle the situation. Should their son employ self-defence techniques?
When Mary bans Sheldon from reading a comic book that she considers to be too mature for him, Sheldon decides it's time to stop living under his mother's thumb
When Sheldon is no longer academically challenged at Medford High School, he audits a college class taught by his pen pal Dr John Sturgis
A neighbourhood feud erupts between the Coopers and the Sparks family when the Sparks' new dog terrorizes Sheldon
While Sheldon is busy obsessing over the status of Meemaw's budding relationship with his mentor Dr John Sturgis, George and Mary attempt to bond with their other children
Meemaw is pursued by two gentlemen callers and decides to date them both at once, so Sheldon interferes and forces her to set some ground rules