Likes Conners And the two and a half menABC Goldberg She dealt with the actor’s controversial exit by killing their character off screen.
The fate of Goldberg patriarch Murray was revealed last month by showrunner Alex Barno who said in an interview that season 10 will begin several months after Murray’s death.
That’s exactly what happened in tonight’s season 10 premiere, which addressed Murray’s disappearance in the opening voiceover, where Adam summed up what different family members had been up to over the summer.
“That year, there was one change that made everything stop,” Adam said, as the camera moved slowly from one side of the living room, where family members were coming and going fast, to the other, where Murray’s favorite chair was empty, while The music changed from frantic to sad.
“Just a few months ago, we lost my dad out of nowhere,” Adam said as the room went dark, with a light on the chair. “We will always love you, Dad. Always. And we will find a way to go on together. Because, after all, we are Goldbergs.”
While giving away most of Murray’s possessions, the family kept a reminder of him in the house where his chair—initially disposed of but then by Bob Bob—was eventually converted into a nursery glider for Erica’s baby.
“It turns out that the people we say goodbye to will never leave us. That doesn’t mean we don’t miss them,” Adam said in a voiceover near the end of the episode.
Garlin exit Goldberg Last December, after the Human Resources department’s investigation into allegations of misconduct.
“This is going to be a family that hasn’t reconciled with the fact that her dad is gone, but has kind of moved on and dealt with a lot of that,” Barno said last month. “We are starting to be optimistic about [Erica’s] Baby coming and looking to the future. It’s an opportunity for this interesting emotional foundation for the way people behave.”