Definitive Proof That Wendi McLendon-Covey Deserves All the Awards for 'The Goldbergs'

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Maggie Furlong
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"The Goldbergs" makes us nostalgic for so many '80s-tastic things, but this week they're digging up a true blast from the elementary school past: The President's Physical Fitness exam (Tuesday, April 1 at 9 p.m. on ABC).

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Remember doing chin-ups and wall sits in P.E., all because the president supposedly told you to? Well, the president doesn't tell Beverly Goldberg's kids to do anything they don't want to do.

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Watch our exclusive sneak peek at Bev (Wendi McLendon-Covey) and Murray (Jeff Garlin) facing the gym teacher (guest star Bryan Callen) to defend their excuse note for Adam (Sean Giambrone):

Yep, that's pretty definitive proof that Wendi McLendon-Covey was born to play this role — she says everything she needs to say without saying anything! — and we also think it should be her submission clip for the Emmys. Seriously, just give her all the awards, OK?

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"The Goldbergs" airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on ABC.