The Goldbergs (2013): Season 1


# Air Date Title
1 Sep 24

Circle of Driving (Pilot)

Hoping to receive a car for his birthday, Barry is shocked by what his mother gives him; Adam asks Pop for advice.

2 Oct 01

Daddy Daughter Day

Erica’s moodiness puts the family roller-skating tradition at risk; Beverly takes Adam school clothes shopping.

3 Oct 08

Mini Murray

Barry goes to work at the furniture store with Murray; Adam and Pops struggle to keep the fact that they watched an R-rated movie from Beverly.

4 Oct 15

Why're You Hitting Yourself?

Barry and Adam bond over the discovery of a TV channel; Beverly involves herself in her father’s dating life.

5 Oct 22

The Ring

Adam, Erica and Barry learn about Murray’s romantic past while cleaning out the garage; Adam falls for his neighbor.

6 Oct 29

Who Are You Going to Telephone?

Beverly is disappointed when the kids don’t want to celebrate Halloween with her; Beverly tries to get Barry’s crush to go out with him.

7 Nov 05

Call Me When You Get There

Barry neglects to follow his mother’s most important rule about using the car after getting his driver’s license.

8 Nov 12

The Kremps

Beverly invites the Kremps — the all-American and seemingly perfect new neighbors — over for a barbecue.

9 Nov 19

Stop Arguing and Start Thanking

When Murray’s brother, Marvin, visits, there is a surprise in store.

10 Dec 03


When Erica starts working at a local department store, Beverly’s bargain-hunting dreams come true; Adam and Barry go to the racetrack with Pops.

11 Dec 10


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.

12 Jan 07

You're Under Foot

When Pops goes to the shop with Murray for a little change of pace, he criticizes how Murray does business; Erica and Barry give Adam advice when Dana Caldwell comes over to st…

13 Jan 14

The Other Smother

Beverly runs into her enemy, Betsy Rubenstone; Murray and Adam try to rent a video but are forced to pay a late fee.

14 Jan 21

You Opened the Door

Beverly insists on chaperoning when Dana and Adam go to their first school dance together; Murray decides to talk about the birds and the bees with Barry.

15 Feb 04

Muscles Mirsky

Erica breaks a trust agreement with Beverly when she sneaks out to a college party and ends up needing her mother to rescue her; Barry tells Adam that men and women can’t…

16 Mar 04

Goldbergs Never Say Die!

Inspired by “The Goonies,” Adam recruits Barry, Emma and some friends to search for some missing family jewelry.

17 Mar 11

Lame Gretzky

Adam tries to impress Murray with his ice hockey skills, while Murray tries to pretend he likes Adam’s movies; Beverly hounds Erica about her S.A.T.s.

18 Mar 18

For Your Own Good

Murray retaliates when Beverly swaps out his favorite easy chair with something new; Barry tries to rescue Adam when he is bullied on the school bus.

19 Apr 01

The President's Fitness Test

Beverly gets Adam out of the Presidential Physical fitness test; Erica’s pen pal visits and Barry tries to impress her.

20 Apr 08

You're Not Invited

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.

21 Apr 29

The Age of Darkness

When Erica cannot be consoled after her boyfriend dumps her, Murray steps in to help; Barry becomes obsessed with a new arcade game.

22 May 06

A Wrestler Named Goldberg

When Beverly learns that Barry lied about joining the wrestling team, she takes matters into her own hands; Erica flakes on a promise to take Adam to the premiere of “Ret…

23 May 13

Livin' on a Prayer

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.

About The Goldbergs (2013)

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.