How ‘The Goldbergs’ addressed Jeff Garlin’s exit within the season premiere


Saying goodbye isn’t simple, however the Goldberg household is doing the very best they will within the new season of “The Goldbergs.”

The present wasted no time addressing the exit of Jeff Garlin from the sitcom, mentioning within the opening moments of Wednesday’s season premiere that patriarch Murray had handed away “just a few months ago” and went on to indicate the household nonetheless processing their grief.

Adam and Barry labored via a few of their emotions in a “Field of Dreams”-inspired plot. However the actual intestine punch was a plotline involving Erica (Hayley Orrantia) and Geoff (Sam Lerner) enlisting Beverly’s (Wendi McLendon-Covey) assist in making ready their nursery.

The course of forces Beverly to confront Murray’s absence and her incapacity to undergo a few of his remaining belongings. She in the end decides it’s time to take action, clearing a closet filled with his garments and eliminating his outdated chair.

The empty area in the lounge proves an excessive amount of for her to deal with, although, and he or she units off on a mission to retrieve the merchandise, studying, nonetheless, that it was taken from the curb the place it was left.

Efforts to seek out it are fruitless, however Erica goals to assist her mother via the second.

“He’s always going to be in our hearts — chair or no chair,” she tells Beverly.

Then they enter the nursery, solely to seek out the chair was taken by Pop-Pop (Judd Hirsch) and transformed right into a rocking chair for the infant’s room.

“This room is finally perfect,” Erica says.

Somebody go the tissues?

“The Goldbergs” airs Wednesdays on ABC.