star Iain Armitage meets Mayim Bialik who played Sheldon's wife, Amy, on . Two years before the hit nerd-centric sitcom ended, CBS greenlit its spinoff, which tackles Sheldon's childhood in Texas. Despite its prequel nature, is still able to make direct references to what happens in thanks to old Sheldon's narration. A couple of times, the voiceover has talked about his post-Nobel Prize life with Amy - despite this, it's impossible for Bialik to physically appear on and share the screen with Armitage.
While they could never be in one scene together, and Bialik recently bumped into each other while attending the same event. The
So far, Bialik has made a voice cameo onas Amy twice now. The first time was on season 4 premiere, in which it was revealed that she and Sheldon will have a son named Leonard Cooper in the future. Her most recent one happened in season 5, when she more properly joined her husband as they discuss some of the biggest hurdles that married couples face. Beyond that, it's unclear if there are any more upcoming voice cameos from Amy, especially since the family comedy is shifting its focus to the Coopers' story instead of setting up the events of .
As breaks away from , direct references to the geek-centric sitcom have also decreased. While there have been subtle links in season 5, the show is clearly prioritizing tackling what's happening during the time period, including
This doesn't mean can no longer bring Bialik's Amy back, however. Her voice cameos have been so brief, they don't really impact prequel's storytelling. In any case, fans always enjoy hearing her voice and interactions with Parsons' Sheldon, so CBS might invite her again in the spinoff. Unless the offshoot pulls a creative way to feature her physically, it's unlikely that Bialik and Armitage ever .
season 6 airs Thursdays on CBS