Narrator Adam waxes nostalgic about what an enigma his dad can be. Seemingly simple on the outside, Murray occasionally drops some random fact about himself on his offspring — was in the Army, was in a plane crash, waited tables with Lou Reed — that keeps more
Barry begins his quest to win a varsity letter jacket, and subsequently win over high school hottie Lexy Bloom. Coach Miller recommends he put his unhinged behavior to use on the wrestling team. Barry is in ! Now if only Bev would allow it!
The Goldberg household descends into “The Age of Darkness” when Erica’s boyfriend, neighbor-hottie Drew Kremp, dumps her, voiceover Adam explains. His smart, sophisticated sister becomes a hot mess of tears and epic moping.
Bev sashays across the str more
Happy birthday to the littlest Goldberg! Discarding stellar ’80s birthday options such as Chuck E. Cheese, roller-skating and “seeing a wildly inappropriate movie” (example A: Lisa’s emergence from the bathroom in Weird Science ), Adam revels in the thoug more
Adam faces one of his biggest challenges yet: The Presidential Fitness Test. If he can’t do a pull-up, he’s going to be hanging (literally) with the girls. Beverly promises to get him out of it, but Dad says no: “It’s a rite of passage! You can’t get out more
Woe be to the woman who messes with the king’s throne — be it of the lounger or porcelain variety, I imagine.
Narrator Adam kicks off the episode by outlining his parents’ routines, including Dad’s shoe, chair and pantless habits, as well as Bev’s ne more
Murray attempts to lure young Adam into what in his mind is a more family-oriented pastime: hockey. Adam gets dressed in his “costume” — it’s a jersey, corrects Dad — as narrator Adam laments his father’s relentlessness in this particular ice-sport obsess more
Writer-creator Adam F. Goldberg indulges in a love of director Richard Donner’s 1985 film The Goonies in the first episode of The Goldbergs to air after a short winter break.
Young Adam (Sean Giambrone) still sounds like Woody Allen — “Well that’ more