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Adam Frederick Goldberg is the protagonist and narrator of the series The Goldbergs. Adam is the character based on the real Adam Goldberg, and carries . articles since August 15th, (Wiki Founding Date) "Season 6" is the latest season of The Goldbergs. The first The Goldbergs - Meet the Family. Meet the real Goldbergs and compare The Goldbergs true story to the TV show. See the real Adam F. Goldberg, Barry, Erica, Murray and Beverly.

The nickname "Madman" is a form of ironic humor, given how well-behaved the character is, especially compared to Barry. He is infatuated with Erica and makes many futile attempts to win her affections. At the end of the third season, he begins dating Evelyn Silver just as Erica realizes she reciprocates Geoff's feelings.

He later breaks up with Evey to be with Erica. Alison Rich as Erica "Valley Erica" Coolidge, Erica's Valley girl roommate at college; the two have the same first name, but decidedly different personalities. She dropped out of college with Erica and Lainey, and currently lives with the Goldbergs. Cedric Yarbrough as Vic, Murray's friend and co-worker from Canada. In the season 2 finale, it is revealed Dana may be moving to Seattle. The season 3 premiere confirms she is now living in Seattle.

Adam and Dana continue a long-distance relationship, but it ends when the two realize how different they have become. He moves in with the family near the end of season four, living in their basement.

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Tim Meadows as Jonathan "Andre" Glascott, a disenchanted teacher who also delivers pizza and gives guitar lessons for extra money. He serves as the school's hapless guidance counselor. Barbara Alyn Woods as Mrs. Caldwell, Dana and Ari's mother. Woods is the real-life mother of Natalie Alyn Lind, who portrays Dana. Because they grew up together, she and Adam treat each other like siblings, and she behaves like "one of the guys" in the company of Adam and friends.

Kenny Ridwan as Dave Kim, an awkward classmate and friend of Adam's, who is always addressed by both his first and last names, even by his own mother. Cooper Roth season 1 and Zayne Emory season as J.

Spinka bully who torments Adam. The original film producer who inspired the character portrays a school bus driver. Mason Cook as Tyler Stansfield, a puny but fierce classmate of Adam.

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Dustin Ybarra as Nitrous, a university student who occasionally interacts with Beverly. Beverly frequently confronts him when she believes one of her children has been wronged during classes or school activities. Woodburn, Adam's lonely and depressed science teacher. Kim, Dave Kim's mother and the owner of a Chinese restaurant frequented by the Goldbergs.

He frequently fights with Murray, with whom he has trouble communicating, and he views Pops as a rival. Erica is deeply disturbed by this, because Evey is eerily similar to Beverly. She later becomes Geoff Schwartz's girlfriend, albeit briefly. To Murray's dismay, Bill is a major fan of the Dallas Cowboysstarting a rivalry between the two.

Bill and Murray eventually become good friends as they discover that, outside of football, they have a lot in common. In the present he is an American political commentator and radio host.

Taraborelli, a socially awkward Spanish and sex education teacher. He is always seen wearing a Rush tour t-shirt. In addition to saxophone, he also plays the drums. Erica dated him briefly. Like Dave Kim, he is always addressed by his full name.

He had taken over the operation of the business when his father-in-law, Albert 'Pops' Solomon George Segalretired. This is where the show deviates somewhat from the true story. In real life, Murray's dad not his father-in-law owned a furniture store called "Goldbergs" and Murray worked there until college. Instead of taking over the business like on the show, the real Murray Goldberg went on to become a doctor. In fact, the real Adam came from a family of doctors.

His grandfather on his mother's side the basis for Pops was a Russian immigrant who was the first Jew to graduate from the University of Kentucky Medical School. He went on to become a psychologist. As stated, Adam's father Murray, who passed away inwas also a doctor, and his two brothers, Eric Erica's real-life counterpart and Barry, both grew up to become doctors Eric specializes in neurology and sleep medicine, and Barry is a radiologist.

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In addition, Adam's wife, who he met when he was 16 at a summer theater program for high school students at Northwestern University, is a therapist Philly. Is the house on the show similar to the house that the real Adam grew up in? Based on his videotapes, the production crew was able to recreate many of the interiors of his former Jenkintown, Pennsylvania home on a Sony Studios soundstage.

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However, the real Adam Goldberg did not grow up in an average suburban home as depicted on the show. He grew up in a large historic Tudor home that was built in and consisted of 6 bedrooms, 5. As for the home's interior, it was much more grandiose than what is seen on the show, which attempts to depict an average middle-class family. The Goldbergs' real house right was actually a large Tudor in an upper-class neighborhood.

A smaller, average middle-class home is seen on the show left. In addition to the interior, Adam's videotapes were also used to help create the cast's wardrobe, to the point that the characters look eerily similar to how his family dressed in the s, especially the father JewishExponent. Are the Goldbergs' uptight neighbors across the street, the Kremps, based on a real family? She invites the Kremps over for a BBQ and the situation implodes.

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In real life, the families were indeed opposites. There wasn't the bullying and the picking on each other like they did across the street. That was an eye-opening experience. The [brothers] punched each other — we weren't used to seeing that.

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Best friends Chad Kremp and Adam Goldberg in the s. Chad's older brother Drew remembers the people that his mother had purchased the house from telling her, " In fact, Chad sent Adam around forty VHS tapes of footage from their days spent making home movies together with their camcorders. Adam used Chad's tapes along with his own to come up with ideas for the show. Chad grew up to run the business with his family, currently holding the title of Vice-President Sales.

The real Chad Kremp has a cameo in "The Kremps" episode. He appears near the end of the episode in a deli scene where he portrays an employee who is yelled at by the actress playing his mother MontgomeryNews. Read Chad Kremp's article about growing up with Adam. Is Ball-Ball a real game? Some even involve back rubs. Goldberg shared the rules of Ball-Ballwhich we've re-posted click image to enlarge the rules. How accurate is Adam's bedroom on the show?

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In addition to many of the toys, "All of the posters on the show were posters I had in my room as a kid," says Adam, "except for Time Bandits and Revenge of the Jedi.

I always wanted those and could never find then. And my house was his house and vice versa we all had a friend like this growing up so I constantly had his toys.

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Did I play with it like it was mine? So I bought no G. Joes cause Chad had that covered. The real Adam Goldberg right poses with his toys Godaikins in the s. Adam admits that he only had a few He-Man figures and that unlike what is seen on the TV show, he never owned Castle Grayskull pictured.

However, many of the toys seen on the show are actually from Adam's personal collection.

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This includes the Garbage Pail Kids. Was Adam's mom Beverly really a "smother"? In fact, an entire episode is dedicated to her smothering, titled "The Other Smother," during which Beverly does battle with another mother who smothers say that three times fast. In addition to what's seen on the show, the real Adam offered another extreme example of his real-life mother's smothering, saying that she "was so unable to part with [him] that she slept over in his dorm room the first weekend he was at college.

However, it was the title that Adam used when he pitched the show to ABC. Like on the TV show, the real-life Adam F. Goldberg was obsessed with The Goonies movie and still is today. Was Adam really a fan of The Goonies? I've seen it a billion times. I would reenact it. I wrote Goonies scripts as a kid. I collect props and memorabilia. The episode is not meant to be based on real life. Instead, it is meant to mirror the film and be a homage. Goldberg admits that the episode was never part of his show pitch to ABC.