Spock, Kirk and Testicular Hernia

Series 1 - Episode 9 Spock, Kirk and Testicular Hernia



Parent show The Big Bang Theory has an amusingly obsessive preoccupation with Star Trek – from The Next Generation’s Wil Wheaton’s ongoing rivalry with Sheldon to Leonard “Spock” Nimoy memorably appearing to our hero in a dream.

Here, Sheldon likens his brother Georgie cheating in a maths test to Captain Kirk practising deceit in the Kobayashi Maru scenario. Trust me, that will mean something to fans.

So will Sheldon (remarkable Iain Armitage) employ Kirk’s rule-bending tactics to excuse himself from PE?

As spin-offs go, Young Sheldon’s efforts to develop its own voice and identity can only be deemed a success. And that’s no lie.


The young genius is forced to tutor Georgie when poor grades threaten his brother's future on the football team. In doing so, he manages to pick up a few skills himself. US comedy, starring Iain Armitage and Montana Jordan.

Cast & Crew

Sheldon Iain Armitage
Mary Zoe Perry
George Sr Lance Barber
Georgie Montana Jordan
Missy Raegan Revord
Meemaw Annie Potts
Sheldon (voice) Jim Parsons
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