Jim Parsons: 'Big Bang' Return on 'Young Sheldon' Both 'Weird' and 'Beautiful'

Parsons and Bialik's heartwarming encore in 'Young Sheldon' finale.

by Nouman Rasool
Jim Parsons: 'Big Bang' Return on 'Young Sheldon' Both 'Weird' and 'Beautiful'
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Jim Parsons will reprise his signature role of Sheldon Cooper in the series finale of "Young Sheldon" May 16 as the adult voice of Sheldon. It's a crossover moment for devotees of "The Big Bang Theory" as Parsons makes a special appearance along with Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler.

During a candid interview on "Today" this past Friday, Parsons described his unique feelings about returning to the character which has defined a good part of his acting career: ".It was very weird. Also, very beautiful," described Parsons.

It contrasts with "The Big Bang Theory," buoyed by the buoyant presence of a live audience. "Young Sheldon" is shot with a single-camera format. However, the actor has an experience reflecting from.

Surreal Reunion Tribute

Parsons explained: "Being back with Mayim and being Sheldon and Amy again but this time in this new context—it was surreal but not creepy.

Way more than the 'What are we doing here again?!' feeling, it felt much more like a sweet, fitting tribute to our journey on 'The Big Bang Theory.' I'm profoundly grateful for the opportunity to help them bring this final chapter to the show to its conclusion." Jim Parsons famously took on the role of Sheldon Cooper over the twelve-season run of "The Big Bang Theory." Since its The series ensemble also includes Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Montana Jordan, Raegan Revord, Annie Potts, Matt Hobby, Wyatt McClure, and Emily Osment.

The "Young Sheldon" universe has expanded with yet another project: the spinoff series starring Montana Jordan and Emily Osment. The series is to focus on the living story of Georgie (Jordan) and Mandy (Osment) going through all the challenges that come with growing up, parenting, and being married in Texas.

The new series will be a continuation of Sheldon Cooper's world in a fresh, exciting direction for the franchise.