We’re used to laughing until we cry every time we hear someone sing Soft Kitty on The Big Bang Theory. However, when the song was sung on Young Sheldon, we found ourselves crying for a whole different reason.
Young Sheldon’s Soft Kitty
There’s something remarkably funny about a grown man being sung Soft Kitty. We first heard the lullaby on The Big Bang Theory when Penny was forced to take care of Sheldon during a cold. Watching a grown man turn to mush while hearing the lyrics “Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur…” is just downright hysterical.
However, we became a crying mess of emotions this year when Young Sheldon showed us the very first lullaby. For as funny as it is to see it some to grown Sheldon, it’s just as heartwarming to see it sung to little Sheldon.
Iain Armitage plays adorable and sick better than any kid actor we’ve ever seen. Little Sheldon tried to avoid the flu. However, his best attempts couldn’t keep him from a fever, and his mom knew what needed to be done. We couldn’t seem to hold back the waterworks as we listened to her sing “Happy Kitty, Sleepy kitty, purr purr purr,” to him. Iain looks so sweet and pathetic in that bed, we want to jump through the screen and give him a hug.
It also gives us fans a greater appreciation for Sheldon’s love of the song. Seeing his happy memory makes us understand the sentiment just a little bit more. After all, don’t we all miss our mamas when we’re sick?
Young Sheldon Is Nailing It
We think Young Sheldon is really nailing it on the head. The highly anticipated comedy could have easily been a flop, but Chuck Lorre is proving he can do the impossible. The show is already renewed for a second season, and we bet there will be more and more The Big Bang Theory references to come. We love what they’re doing with the sweet family comedy so far. Plus, we definitely can’t wait to see what’s to come.