If you wanted to woo girls in the '80s, you needed one thing: a boom box.
That's what Adam (Sean Giambrone) will use on the Oct. 22 episode of The Goldbergs after he gets a major crush on his neighbor Mandy (Natalie Alyn Lind) — because, like most of us, everything he knows about romance, he learned from the movies. When his dad (Jeff Garlin) tells him to man up and make a move, Adam takes a page out of Lloyd Dobler's (John Cusack) book in Say Anything and hoists a boom box outside of Mandy's bedroom window. No word yet if it's also blasting "In Your Eyes."
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Recreating the scene was the next best thing for the show. Goldbergs creator Adam F. Goldberg told TVGuide.com last month that he wanted to use a clip from the film, but couldn't get rights. "I was hoping it'd work out. It's such an iconic scene," he said.
Get a first look at Adam's grand, movie-inspired romantic gesture below.
The Goldbergs airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on ABC.