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 (Sean Giambrone) these were hiswonder years and he faced them armed with a video camera to capture all the crazy. The Goldbergs are a loving family like any other, just with a lot more yelling.
Cast: Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, Hayley Orrantia, Jeff Garlin, George Segal
Adam unintentionally lets it slip that Barry never completed his community service requirement; Erica makes plans for her and Geoff to follow the Grateful Dead all summer; the JTP graduates from high school.
After Adam decides to see "Willow" instead of spending Mother's Day with Beverly, he must find a way to get back into her good graces; Barry is tired of his status as middle child and fights Erica for his right to the college of his choice.
Having become obsessed with game shows since leaving college, Erica tries out for "Jeopardy!"; a new crush makes Barry realize he might not be over Lainey.
The Dropouts are thrilled when they book a gig at a charity carnival; Adam makes his very first rockumentary; Beverly's concerns about Murray's health push him to the limit.
Adam is thrilled when he has to design his own video game for school; Beverly is worried about Pops' gambling and ropes Bill Lewis into her latest scheme.
Beverly and Adam team up to do a mother-son cooking show on public access television; when Barry ruins the one college letter of recommendation he is able to get, Murray must step in to help.
Erica, Barry and Adam are not happy when their distant relative Gleb visits from Russia, until they realize he can make their lives easier; Beverly starts working on her cookbook, which causes tension with the Frentas.
Despite Beverly wanting the two boys to bond, Adam and Johnny Atkins compete for the head of the Highlander Club at school; Barry tries to ensure that the JTP doesn't fall out of touch after high school.
With Geoff's help, Erica and Valley Erica find a new band member to replace Lainey, but Barry convinces Geoff the new band member is trying to steal Erica from him. Meanwhile, Adam and Murray try to out-gift each other so that neither of them has to go to Valentine's Day dinner with Beverly.
Adam and his friends are recruited to the William Penn Academy baseball team; Barry is in denial about his pitching skills; Geoff's dad interferes in his relationship with Erica.
Beverly decides their street needs another stop sign and pleads her case to the city comptroller; Barry panics when he realizes he's neglected his college applications; Erica struggles with her career choice.
Murray and Geoff team up to pull Beverly, Barry and Erica out of their shared misery that Lainey has left town; Coach Mellor prepares for the next step of his life.
Beverly is in her element as she prepares for Barry and Lainey's wedding; Geoff worries about Adam's shortcomings as a wedding videographer; Barry begins to have second thoughts.
Barry is thrilled that he gets to celebrate Christmas now that he is engaged to Lainey; Murray's brother Marvin makes a promise to Adam with a surprising outcome.
Barry thinks he wants a wild, adult bachelor party, but he realizes Adam's idea of a party to celebrate his brother as a bachelor is more his speed. Beverly surprises Murray with an expensive sports car.
Barry realizes that as a future doctor, he should be more concerned about Murray's health, so he enlists the Jenkintown Posse and Coach Mellor to help get his father in shape.
Adam's obsession with toys is cause for concern for Beverly and Murray.
Murray becomes an overzealous stage parent when he learns Adam has no interest in the school production of "Fiddler on the Roof." Meanwhile, Beverly can't seem to keep from interfering with Erica's latest career plan.
Despite Beverly's wishes, Jackie's parents allow Adam to watch A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and a disagreement between the families ensues; Beverly faces off with horror icon Freddy Krueger; Erica realizes she's not as popular as she once was.
Adams discovers Brody has been manipulating him; after attending Career Night, Geoff realizes he doesn't want to be an eye doctor like his father.
Erica's dreams come true when she lands a job at the new karaoke bar in town; Erica turns to Beverly for help bringing in more customers; Murray tries to teach Barry and Lainey how to be financially responsible adults.
Adam's girlfriend, Jackie, is back after spending her summer at NYU; she has changed so much, it's almost like she's a whole different person. After receiving some not-so-great romantic advice from his loved ones, Adam takes drastic measures to hold on to his relationship.
It's Adam's 16th birthday, but his parents are too distracted by Barry and Lainey's engagement and Erica's band ambitions to remember their youngest son's big day.