As the Sadie Hawkins dance approaches, Erica asks Beverly to help her find Barry a date to keep him away from Lainey. But Beverly comes up with a girl that shocks everyone. Meanwhile, Adam gets into ...
Before there were parenting blogs, trophies for showing up, and peanut allergies, there was a simpler time called the '80s. For geeky 11-year old Adam these were his wonder years and he faced them armed with a video camera to capture all the crazy. Written by
There are many similarities to the eighties sitcom The Wonder Years in this series. The narrator talks about his childhood life. Barry bullies Adam, just like Wayne bullied Kevin. Adam and Dana's relationship is similar to the relationship between Kevin and Winnie Cooper. See more »
In several episodes the local convenience store Wawa is advertising beer and liquor. In Pennsylvania only "state stores" are permitted to sell liquor. See more »
I believe it depends on what type family you grew up with whether you enjoy this program or not; and although my family was not exactly like this, nor did we grow up in the 80s, The Goldbergs is quite charming and each episode has struck a nerve with this viewer and tugged at my heartstrings.
The fact that Adam F. Goldberg is culling story lines from actual family life experiences gives this series a sense of realism other shows lack. Further, it is driven by sincerity, rather than dependent on trying too hard for a quota of laughs.
The Goldbergs is a winner, which I highly recommend.
A word for The Goldbergs bashers: It's OK, to turn off the intellect and take an emotional ride and enjoy life, rather than looking for flaws in an effort to project your superiority.
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