The Force is with him! The Goldbergs creator Adam F. Goldberg, a lifelong Star Wars nut, will flash back to the 1983 release of Star Wars: Episode VI — Return of the Jedi for the sitcom's May 6 episode (9/8c, ABC). The plot has young Adam (Sean Giambrone) blackmailing his sister, Erica (Hayley Orrantia), to wait in line with him on opening day of the movie, where they meet a bunch of costumed fans including guest star Thomas Lennon.
Get ready to meet Adam's worst nightmare.
On Tuesday's The Goldbergs (9/8c, ABC), Adam (Sean Giambrone) will get bullied on the school bus by eighth grader J.C. Spink (Cooper Roth), who relishes every chance he gets to torment "Adam Goldnerd."
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The Goldbergs will pay homage to yet another '80s classic on Tuesday — but this one is very near and dear to creator Adam F. Goldberg's heart: The Goonies!
The cult coming-of-age film is Goldberg's favorite movie, and to see his mini-version brought to the small screen is a "dream come true." "I still cannot believe ...
Goonies never say die — and neither do The Goldbergs.
The ABC comedy will do a Goonies-inspired episode later this season, TVGuide.com can exclusively reveal. And if you thought creating a show based on his '80s childhood was a dream come true for Adam F. Goldberg, this is even more so.
Why you should be watching The Goldbergs
"The Goonies is my favorite movie of all time. It's the reason I'm a writer," Goldberg tells TVGuide.com. "I've seen it a billion times. I would reenact it. I wrote ...
Writer-producer Adam F. Goldberg has tried for years to turn his vivid memories of growing up with his loud, crazy family into a sitcom. With ABC's freshman comedy The Goldbergs (Tuesdays, 9/8c, ABC), he finally gets his chance. Set in the 1980s, The Goldbergs stars Sean Giambrone as 11-year-old Adam, with Curb Your Enthusiasm's Jeff Garlin and Bridemaids' Wendi McLendon-Covey playing his TV parents, Murray and Beverly...