One of Adam F. Goldberg's friends saw some of his videos and convinced Adam in 2006 to make a show about his family but said his family was too crazy. After his first show got canceled, "Breaking In" he tried to think of a show to make. Then, he remembered what his friend said and made "The Goldbergs" on ABC See more »
In the German dubbed version of the series, Mr. Glascott's first name is Andre for the first four seasons. In season five, Beverly suddenly calls him Jim. See more »
I haven't seen a single commercial for this show, but I recognized the mom from Reno 911 and figured I would give it a shot. It's actually pretty good. Having grown up in suburban Philly in the 80's, they have pretty much nailed a typical Northeast Philly suburb. The writing is good, and the plot is fun to follow. I think you will really enjoy this show if you like smart, funny comedies you can relate to. The clothes are dead on for 1985. The house is exactly like every house I ever went into in our neighborhood, and just as tacky. The family dynamic is very familiar, and accurately represents a typical Philly family. I urge you to give this show a chance. You will more than likely see a lot of your own family in these characters.
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