Jeff Garlin’s character killed off ‘The Goldbergs’

Co-showrunner Alex Barnow advised EW patriarch Murray Goldberg, performed by Jeff Garlin, can have died when the brand new season begins and newly wed characters Erica (Hayley Orrantia) and Geoff (Sam Lerner) can have their first youngster.

“This is going to be a family that has not reconciled the fact that their father’s gone but has sort of moved on and has dealt with a lot of that,” Barnow stated. “So we’re starting with optimism about a baby coming and looking forward to the future. It’s an opportunity for this interesting emotional basis for the way people are behaving.”

Garlin, who’s also referred to as one of many stars of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” left “The Goldbergs” final December.

Co-showrunner Chris Bishop additionally talked to EW in regards to the present’s pivot.

“It honestly feels like a huge reboot for us,” Bishop stated. “So we have tons of momentum rolling into this new season.”

George Segal, who performed Albert “Pops” Solomon on the present, died in 2021 following issues from bypass surgical procedure.