Georgie and Mandy's Young Sheldon spinoff could have filled the void left by The Big Bang Theory's cancellation. The reason for the show ending was not due to CBS, but because Jim Parsons decided to pursue new opportunities after portraying Sheldon for over a decade. This decision left the final season scrambling to tie up loose ends, resulting in imbalanced storytelling.
The finale's treatment of Penny and Leonard's storyline was particularly divisive, as it contradicted Penny's previous stance on having children. While CBS cannot change the past, they could have rectified this in a potential season 13 by adopting the plot of Young Sheldon's Georgie and Mandy spinoff, which focuses on their journey into parenthood. The spinoff is set to continue George and Mary's story after Sheldon moves to Pasadena, as they navigate a new chapter in their lives as parents to Baby Cece.