“The Goldbergs” Totally ’80s Recap: Daddy Daughter Day

Ryan Berenz

The Goldbergs Totally ’80s Recap: Daddy Daughter Day (original airdate on ABC, Oct. 1, 2013) Murray tries to bond with Erica, while Beverly and Adam have a dispute over back-to-school clothes.

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Totally Best Line: “That’s how I remember my dad: Pantsless, pissed off and far from a millionaire” – Adult Adam

Totally In The Fortress Of Ultimate Darkness: Adam has a poster of Terry Gilliam’s Time Bandits on his bedroom wall.

Nine-Volt Battery Totally Not Included!: The thing that looks like a Star Wars AT-AT on Adam’s dresser is actually a GoBots Command Center (via Retroist):

Totally Too Tight In The Crotchular Region: Reminded me instantly of this scene from The Wonder Years:

Totally Tha Bomb: Adam has the Adam Bomb Garbage Pail Kids sticker on his bedroom door:
The Goldbergs Adam Bomb

Totally Getting A Close-Up Of My Z. Cavariccis

Adam Totally Loves Kermie: (I had the Pac-Man metal lunchbox. I loved it and miss it dearly.)
The Goldbergs Muppet Show Lunchbox

Totally ’70s, But Who’s Keeping Track?: The final scenes are musically set to Styx’s “Come Sail Away,” from the 1977 album The Grand Illusion. Probably too expensive to get the rights to Dennis DeYoung’s solo material.

Totally T-shirt Roundup: Another Voltron T-shirt, plus a shirt with the 1979 film The Black Hole.

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