With the children growing up, Beverly decides to reinvent herself and quits being a substitute teacher. She decides to focus her energy on going to night school so she can eventually own her own business. Murray doesn't like change or things costing money, so he convinces her to get a perm instead. Meanwhile, Erica struggles to balance her academic and social life in college and needs Adam's assistance.
Did You Know?
While showing Murray her updated resume, Beverly's "experience" states that she has been Mom from 1966 to present. So that makes the year 1984 and Erica 17 or 18 in the fall of her freshman year at college. See more
As the episode starts, there are two successive shots of someone operating a shelf full of video cassette rewinders in the video store. Careful inspection of the shots, such as looking at the candy jars on the top shelf and the buttons and logos on the rewinders, reveals that the second shot is just a flipped version of the first shot. See more
The title sequence is replaced by a movie poster-like image with the title "Revenge of the Goldbergs" (in the same font as Revenge of the Nerds
(1984). Adam and Erica are posing under it. See more
References Stand by Me