‘The Goldbergs’ Episode Guide (Oct. 18): Beverly Tries to Reinvent Herself

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‘The Goldbergs’ Episode Guide (Oct. 18): Beverly Tries to Reinvent Herself

“Revenge O’ The Nerds” (10/18/17) – 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, on “The Goldbergs,” WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

Guest starring in this episode are Tim Meadows as Mr. Glascott, Noah Munck as Naked Rob, Matt Bush as Andy Cogan, Shayne Topp as Matt Bradley, Kenny Ridwan as Dave Kim, Jacob Hopkins as Chad Kremp, Jackie Radinsky as Sergei, Sean Marquette as Johnny Atkins, Alex Jennings as Carla, Alison Rich as Valley Erica, Karan Soni as Srini the RA, Jerry Minor as Professor Dixon and Celesta Deastis as Mitzi.

“Revenge O’ The Nerds” was written by Jennifer Irwin and directed by David Katzenberg.

The VCR-loving, mixtape-making, spandex-wearing Goldbergs are back! For geeky and movie obsessed youngest child Adam (Sean Giambrone), his wonder years were spent documenting the hilarious and awkward antics of his colorful family. Mom Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) is at her best when she’s meddling, matchmaking and bedazzling her way through life, while Dad Murray (Jeff Garlin) parents from the comfort of his recliner in his underpants.

Oldest sister Erica (Hayley Orrantia) dreams of being a pop star if she can only overcome her secret love of all things uncool. Then there’s middle child Barry (Troy Gentile) 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 (AJ Michalka), as his girlfriend.

Rounding out the brood is beloved grandfather Al “Pops” Solomon (George Segal), the wild man of the clan, a shameless Don Juan who enjoys family time with his grandkids almost as much as his weekly massages. This season finds the siblings fighting off huggies, snuggies and nubbies, as they navigate what it means to grow up as a Goldberg.

“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.

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