The Goldbergs is based on Adam F. Goldberg's childhood, but how much of Season 1's wacky adventures really happened? A lot. "In a lot of ways, I have to pull back because some of the stories are so crazy," he tells TVGuide.com. "Even with the [home] videos at the end of the episodes, people still don't believe me." We caught up with Goldberg to get the true story behind on some of this season's most memorable story lines (ironically, the Goonies worshipper never did his own treasure hunt as a kid, but he "really hope[s]"Goonies 2 happens), what you can expect on Tuesday's finale and what he hopes to do in Season 2.
Tuesday's Star Wars episode of The Goldbergs finds Adam (Sean Giambrone) and Erica (Hayley Orrantia) camping out for Return of the Jedi tickets. Beverly is nowhere in line, which is fine but a tad surprising to Wendi McLendon-Covey.
"I just remember when Return of the Jedi came out. It was like the second coming of Jesus almost," she tells TVGuide.com. "I was not allowed to line up for things ... but I don't think I would've done it. I don't like anything ...
Be happy you didn't have to deal with Beverly Goldberg when you were studying for the SATs.
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On Tuesday's The Goldbergs (9/8c, ABC), Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) can't help but hover ...
The force is with The Goldbergs.
Thomas Lennon will guest-star on an upcoming Star Wars-themed episode of the ABC sitcom, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. The Reno 911! star will play ...
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...