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Family Dynamics and a Red Fiero is the ninth episode of the second season of the American sitcom Young Sheldon. The episode aired on November 15, 2018.


Sheldon studies his family for a psychology project, and Thanksgiving dinner turns into a family fight when George Sr. is offered a job in Oklahoma.

Extended Plot

Sheldon takes a psychology class as his elective, and is told to observe family dynamics over the Thanksgiving weekend. He sees his parents argue over whether or not George should accept a higher-paying job coaching at the University of Tulsa, since his family does not want to leave Medford. Sheldon becomes unexpectedly emotional while reading his report to his class, and George rejects the offer.



  • Title Reference: "Family dynamics" refers to Sheldon's psychological study on his family. "A Red Fiero" refers to the 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT offered to George by the University of Tulsa, as a means of recruiting him for their coaching position.[1]
  • This episode was watched by xx.xx million people with a rating of x.x (adults 18-49).
  • Total viewers including DVR users xx.xx million.
  • Young Sheldon was ranked xx for the week ending 18 November 2018.
  • This episode aired in Canada on November 15, 2018.


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