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 ... See full summary »
Micromanaging Barry (Troy Gentile) and Erica's (Hayley Orrantia) college searches pits Beverly (Wendi McLendon Covey) against a rival meddling mom. Erica tells Pops (George Segal) that her efforts to...
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
Shares name with one of TV's earliest TV sitcoms The Goldbergs (1949) of 1949. In this 2013 show, however, the creator/producer's name is actually Goldberg--'Adam F. Goldberg (I)'--and this seems to be an effort to fulfill his unsuccessful attempt in 2007 to re-make Revenge of the Nerds (1984)...especially since one New York City subway ad tagline for this sitcom is, "Oh, like you family was so cool in the '80!" See more »
This show is great. Being a child of the 80's, I enjoy all of the references to the 80's such as roller rinks, Ghostbusters, ugly knitted sweaters, windbreakers, and the like.
But the show has something more to it than 80's flashbacks, the family seems genuine and there are plenty of laughs to be had. And there's heart to it as well. If you watch all the way to the very end, you get to see a real clip from the show's creator's real family videos which are the inspiration for the show.
This show gives me the warm and fuzzies. And not the kind from wearing one of those ugly 80's sweaters.
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