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. The Goldbergs are a loving family like any other, just with a lot more yelling.
#2 – Livin’ on a Prayer
Season 1 – Episode 23
When Murray’s high school free throw record is broken, he attends a banquet as the guest of honor; Barry decides to throw a party.
The episode was rated from 635 votes.
#3 – Barry Goldberg’s Day Off
Season 2 – Episode 14
Barry fakes being sick in order to have an epic adventure like the one in the film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” except things don’t go as planned and turn from bad to worse when Pops and Adam get involved.
The episode was rated from 626 votes.
#4 – Graduation Day
Season 4 – Episode 24
As graduation quickly approaches, Erica can’t wait to leave home, until she realizes how much Beverly’s love means to her; Barry’s plans for him and Lainey fail; Dana makes an unexpected visit just as Adam and Jackie make their relationship official.
The episode was rated from 984 votes.
#5 – The Dirty Dancing Dance
Season 3 – Episode 17
Beverly helps Erica plan a “Dirty Dancing” themed dance at school, only to turn on Erica when she realizes it may be inappropriate. Meanwhile, Murray tries to learn dancing with Adam with little luck.
The episode was rated from 751 votes.
#6 – Big Orange
Season 3 – Episode 23
Barry’s favorite shirt is hated by Beverly and Lainey, so they hatch a plan together to destroy it. Once his shirt goes missing, Barry asks Adam and Erica to investigate. Meanwhile, Murray decides to tear down the family tree house, leaving Adam distraught.
The episode was rated from 890 votes.
#7 – Kara-te
Season 1 – Episode 11
Barry signs up for a holiday talent show at the school, but karate isn’t approved as a talent; Pops coerces Erica into performing in the show.
The episode was rated from 770 votes.
#8 – The Age of Darkness
Season 1 – Episode 21
When Erica cannot be consoled after her boyfriend dumps her, Murray steps in to help; Barry becomes obsessed with a new arcade game.
The episode was rated from 669 votes.
#9 – Have a Summer
Season 3 – Episode 24
Adam and his soon-to-be freshman pals live in fear of the hazing they expect to get from the senior class, but then Adam body slams his way to earning their respect in the Season 3 finale. In other happenings, Erica and her friends decide what to put in a time capsule.
The episode was rated from 885 votes.
#10 – You’re Not Invited
Season 1 – Episode 20
Adam is excited for his birthday party, but Barry thinks he should change the theme; Murray and Pops are captivated by the opening of Al Capone’s safe.
The episode was rated from 688 votes.