The Goldbergs‘ next ’80s homage is ready for takeoff: The ABC comedy’s Season 8 premiere will pay tribute to 1980 parody film Airplane!, which starred Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty and Leslie Nielsen, it was announced during the show’s Comic-Con @ Home panel on Sunday.
“Murray’s gonna have some strong feelings about sitting in coach,” star Wendi McLendon-Covey teased, while executive producer Doug Robinson added, “The only thing crazier than having dinner with the Goldbergs is taking an airplane ride with the Goldbergs.”
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Though it’s not yet clear when The Goldbergs will return, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it’s currently on ABC’s fall/”fall” schedule, where it will air Wednesdays at 8/7c.
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