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 star decides to document the moment through his social media account and references their connection in the caption. Some fans in the comment section are initially confused by what Armitage wrote, but most of them eventually realize that he is talking about - his role as the younger version of , who married Bialik's Amy. Check out the adorable selfie below:
So far, Bialik has made a voice cameo on as 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 , not to mention Mary and George's precarious marriage. Moving forward, CBS may continue to lean on 's familial aspects since they are its biggest asset. That isn't exactly bad news, however, as it would allow the prequel to craft its own storytelling without creating any more plot holes.
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