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The Goldbergs 

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This ABC show takes place in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania in the 1980s and follows the lives of a family named The Goldbergs.

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A song written by Adam and Barry doesn't get the accolades they hoped for, while Erica needs distance from Beverly.


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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 @Anonymous

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Oh, like your family was so cool in the '80s.

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The sweaters worn by Beverly belonged to the real Beverly Goldberg. See more »

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Many misplacings of 80s cultural items throughout the series are intentionally done by the show's creator, Adam F Goldberg. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.14 (2016) See more »

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Heartwarming & Charming
11 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

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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