Mary bans Sheldon from reading a mature comic book. Sheldon decides it's time to stop living under Mary's thumb.
Season 1 Episode 18 of Young Sheldon was watched by 11,700,000 viewers, resulting in a 1.90 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
'Young Sheldon' looks back on the early life of Sheldon Cooper before the events of 'The Big Bang Theory', when he was simply a nine-year-old genius living with his family in East Texas. Sheldon skips fourth grade and heads directly to high school, much to his siblings' chagrin.