First Look at The Goldbergs‘ Tribute to The Breakfast Club

Ingela Ratledge

Don’t you…forget about them! The ’80s-set sitcom returns for Season 4 with a premiere inspired by one of the era’s most memorable flicks: The Breakfast Club.

When mom Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey)—now working at the high school—sentences the gang (above, from left: AJ Michalka, Troy Gentile, Sean Marquette and Sean Giambrone) to detention, they channel characters from the John Hughes film.

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“Lainey is [Molly Ringwald’s] Claire, Barry is the jock and Adam is the geek,” says creator Adam Goldberg. And by the time the bell rings, adds Goldberg, “just like in the movie, the kids bond and get a greater understanding of each other.”

The Goldbers, Season Premiere. Wednesday, September 21, 8/7c, ABC.