Excellent! The 9th season of The Goldbergs will open with an episode that pays homage to Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure.

(ABC/MGM)

(ABC/MGM)

What’s Happening:

  • The official Twitter account of The Goldbergs broke the news today that the 9th season premiere will pay tribute to the classic film Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure.
  • The ABC sitcom has had a tradition of opening its seasons with an episode themed to a classic 1980’s film since season 3.
  • Past films used as a template for season openers have included Risky Business, The Breakfast Club, Weird Science, Sixteen Candles, Vacation and Airplane!
  • At the TCA Summer Press Tour, Wendi McLendon-Covey (Beverly Goldberg, executive producer) shared that the season opener will also address the passing of George Segal and deal with where to spread Pops’ ashes.
  • Bill and Ted returned for a third film in 2020 with Bill & Ted Face the Music.
  • The Goldbergs is produced for ABC by Sony Television.
  • Season 9 of The Goldbergs begins Wednesday, September 22nd in an ABC comedy lineup that also includes The Wonder Years, The Conners and Home Economics.