'Young Sheldon' Season 3 Finale Sees 'a Lot of Friction' Among the Cooper Family

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We'd never fault loving mom Mary Cooper (Zoe Perry) for her overprotective ways, but hiding a college acceptance letter for young genius Sheldon (Iain Armitage) may be going too far.

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"It creates a lot of friction among the entire family," notes executive producer Steven Molaro — and George Sr. (Lance Barber) is especially riled.

"He has a lot to say. He's tired of feeling like he isn't as much of a parent to Sheldon as Mary is."

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And keep your eyes peeled during the prequel's season-capper for a Big Bang Theory Easter egg. Teases Molaro: "There is a really fun one lurking near the end of this episode."

Young Sheldon, Season Finale, Thursday, April 30, 8/7c, CBS