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GOLDBERGS, THE
Air Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-8:30 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#501) "Weird Science"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

SEASON PREMIERE

ERICA IS OFF TO COLLEGE WHILE BARRY IS IN SEARCH OF A NEW GIRLFRIEND, ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC'S 'THE GOLDBERGS'

Ilan Mitchell-Smith Guest Stars as Mr. Connelly in Episode Paying Homage to 'Weird Science'

"Weird Science" - Beverly and Murray move Erica into college where her roommate is also named Erica. Later, Beverly has a hard time letting go and ends up sleeping over in the dorm, much to Erica's dismay. Meanwhile, Adam tries to give Barry the perfect girlfriend, even trying to build one like in the movie "Weird Science," as he embarks into his senior year, on the season premiere of "The Goldbergs," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

"The Goldbergs" stars Wendi McLendon-Covey ("Bridesmaids") as Beverly Goldberg, Patton Oswalt ("Ratatouille") as adult Adam Goldberg, Sean Giambrone as Adam Goldberg, Troy Gentile ("Good Luck Chuck") as Barry Goldberg, Hayley Orrantia ("The X Factor") as Erica Goldberg, Sam Lerner as Geoff Schwartz, with George Segal ("Just Shoot Me") as Pops Solomon and Jeff Garlin ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") as Murray Goldberg.

Guest starring is Noah Munck as Naked Rob, Matt Bush as Andy Cogan, Shayne Topp as Matt Bradley, Kenny Ridwan as Dave Kim, Rowan Blanchard as Jackie, Alex Jennings as Carla, Ron Funches as Froy the RA, Alison Rich as Valley Erica, Ilan Mitchell-Smith as Mr. Connelly and Keana Marie as Jamie Weisman.

"Weird Science" was written by Chris Bishop and directed by David Katzenberg.

Adam F. Goldberg, Doug Robinson, Alex Barnow, Marc Firek, Lew Schneider, Chris Bishop, David Guarascio and Andrew Secunda are executive producers. "The Goldbergs" is produced by Happy Madison and Adam F. Goldberg Productions, in association with Sony Pictures Television.

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GOLDBERGS, THE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/24/13 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2019)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 8:00 PM-8:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
6 (23 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
one additional episode ordered on 12/14/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2017) The VCR-loving, mixtape-making, spandex-wearing Goldbergs are back! For geeky and movie obsessed youngest child Adam, his wonder years were spent documenting the hilarious and awkward antics of his colorful family. Mom Beverly is at her best when she's meddling, matchmaking and bedazzling her way through life, while Dad Murray parents from the comfort of his recliner in his underpants. Oldest sister Erica dreams of being a pop star if she can only overcome her secret love of all things uncool. Then there's middle child Barry who's just as in touch with his emotions as he is with his sick rap skills, which is how he landed Erica's best friend and the hottest girl in school, Lainey, as his girlfriend. Rounding out the brood is beloved grandfather Al "Pops" Solomon, the wild man of the clan.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· A.J. Michalka as Lainey Lewis
· George Segal as Pops Solomon
· Hayley Orrantia as Erica Goldberg
· Jeff Garlin as Murray Goldberg
· Patton Oswalt as Adam Goldberg (Adult Voice)
· Sean Giambrone as Adam Goldberg
· Troy Gentile as Barry Goldberg
· Wendi McLendon-Covey as Beverly Goldberg
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Darien Provost as Adam Goldberg (Originally Cast)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam Armus as EP
· Adam F. Goldberg as CRTR/EP
· Alex Barnow as EP
· Chris Bishop as EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
· Lew Schneider as EP
· Marc Firek as EP
· Seth Gordon as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Adam F. Goldberg Productions
· Happy Madison Productions
· Sony Pictures Television