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The Goldbergs: Season 2 (2014-2015)

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Season 2 of this nostalgic slice-of-life comedy features more shenanigans from the Goldberg family. Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) is as overprotective and domineering as ever, going so far as to cast Adam (Sean Giambrone) in a rival play after he fails to get a leading role in the school musical. And she even attempts to get Coach Meller (Bryan Callen) fired for criticizing her "schmoo" during a game of dodgeball. Adam, for his part, tries to come into his own, but a host of missteps, coupled with Beverly's overbearing behavior, hamstring his efforts. Barry (Troy Gentile) continues his pursuit of Lainey (AJ Michalka) and tries to make himself cooler, even mimicking the plot of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" in one episode. Meanwhile, Pops (George Segal) briefly moves in when he gets evicted for starting a fire. Jeff Garlin and Hayley Orrantia also star.

Cast

Patton Oswalt
as Adam (adult)
Amanda Michalka
as Lainey Lewis
Natalie Alyn Lind
as Dana Caldwell
Kenny Ridwan
as Dave Kim
Stephen Tobolowsky
as Principal Ball
Sam Lerner
as Jeff Schwartz
Matt Bush
as Andy Cogan
Jennifer Irwin
as Virginia Kremp
Noah Munck
as "Naked" Rob Smith
Bryan Callen
as Mr. Meller
Jacob Hopkins
as Chad Kremp
Ana Gasteyer
as Miss Cinoman
Suzy Nakamura
as Mrs. Kim
Sam Kindseth
as Dave Sirota
Dan Bakkedahl
as Mr. Woodburn
David Koechner
as Bill Lewis
Michaela Watkins
as Miss Taraborelli
Jackson Odell
as Ari Caldwell
Dan Fogler
as Marvin
Paul Sorvino
as Pop-Pop
J. Anthony Pena
as Glen (Security Guard #1)
Troy Winbush
as Officer Puchinski
Charlie DePew
as Anthony Balsamo
Nathan Gamble
as Garry Ball
Rob Huebel
as John Calabasas
Larry Joe Campbell
as Paul (Security Guard #2)
Heather Moiseve
as Kerri Doherty
Austin Kane
as Lou Jr.
Tim Meadows
as Mr. Glascott
Chad Hartigan
as Newscaster
Zayne Emory
as JC Spink
Thomas Kasp
as Bradley Cooper
Ali Ghandour
as Dumb Doug
Harrison Boxley
as Psycho Mikowitz
Mike Nojun Park
as Sam Goody Guy
Mike Rock
as Mr. Sirota
Allie Grant
as Evelyn Silver
Morgan Beck
as Cowboy Josh
Lynette Dupree
as Lunch Lady
Gillian Vigman
as Louise Rubin
Alex Jackson Long
as Opponent #1
Iris Braydon
as Janice Demarco
Mike Hagerty
as Clerk (Terence)
Alissa Latow
as Hot Cheerleader
James Garlin
as Mini Murray
Tom Williamson
as Dwayne Martin
Steele Gagnon
as Little Kid
Jay Hunter
as Manly Firefighter
Madison Hu
as Debbie
Jeff Witzke
as Maitre'D
J. Doc Farrow
as Security Guard
Michael Rubenstone
as Mr. Burkhart
Charlie Sheen
as Dude in Police Station
Billy Malone
as Security Guard
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Yes, The Goldbergs are back and they're as loud, as crass and as unapologetic about their emotions as ever. And, frankly, I wouldn't have it any other way.

September 25, 2014 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

They [the writing team] are proving to all of the other returning comedies that the alleged sophomore slump can be avoided when you put your mind to it and craft a well rounded episode.

September 25, 2014 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

The Goldbergs seems primed to capitalize on its strengths, namely a terrific cast and snappy writing that exudes warmth while eschewing treacle.

November 5, 2014 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The show is the best of any family comedy on TV in the way it eschews dysfunction for its more appropriate, real-world term: love.

October 3, 2014 | Full Review…

It's easy to enter season two with a sense of hopefulness.

September 25, 2014 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
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