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"Killer Asteroids, Oklahoma, and a Frizzy Hair Machine" is the sixteenth episode of the first season of the American sitcom Young Sheldon. The episode aired on March 29, 2018.

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At the school science fair, Sheldon is devastated when his asteroid impact avoidance project loses to another student's Van de Graaf generator, and vows to quit science. After a therapy session with Dr. Goetsch, Sheldon decides to become an actor. In an acting class, he impresses the drama teacher, Mr. Lundy, and gets the lead role in Annie. His parents worry about him playing a female role, but Sheldon dismisses their concerns until he experiences stage fright on opening night and refuses to perform, leaving Mr. Lundy to take over his role.

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Sue Ann Ludlow's Frizzy Hair Machine

This girl wins the science fair, because at Medford High, it's about style over substance.

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Mr Lundy meets Sheldon Cooper

Sheldon's first encounter with drama teacher Mr. Gene Lundy.

Notes[]

  • First appearance of Gene Lundy, played by Jason Alexander.
  • Mr. Lundy's southern accent seems reminiscent of Tennessee Williams, or at least many of the characters of his plays.

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