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Longtime movie star George Segal and now grandfather of ABC’s “The Goldbergs” has died at age 87.

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George Segal’s final appearance on ABC’s “The Goldbergs” on Wednesday was the bottom line: a mix of humor that was based on the misunderstandings of the times and the wisdom of people. But legalized, made with sincerity

The 1980 family comedy series is now in its eighth season, culminating in an impressive 48-second video of the longtime film and TV star who died on 87 March 23 due to complications from the death of the family. Bypass surgery

After the finale, the screen scrolls to Text: Dedicated to our friend GEORGE, followed by Segal clips of scenes as Grandpa Albert “Pop” Solomon, including parts from his role. In the show’s signature film and TV remake: Pops as Batman, Pops in a straitjacket, Pops is one of the Ghostbusters – where his hilarious pop-culture naivety flaunts.

“Who’s calling, The Ghost Fellas,” he said, killing off a famous sentence.

Successful life: George Segal, movie star and longtime grandfather on ABC’s ‘The Goldbergs’, has died aged 87.

The tribute is also featured on Segal on the banjo, a musical instrument he often plays on late-night shows, along with his Pops offering a loving hug to family members and heartfelt advice: “If you are convinced. In myself, like I do, you can’t lose. ”The group closes with a message on the screen: We’ll miss you, George.

“The Goldbergs” builds on the long-running success of the film and TV show for Seagal, who received the Academy Award-nominated Who’s Fear of Virginia Woolf? And starred in movies such as “The Hot Rock,” “Blume in Love,” “California Split” and “Fun with Dick and Jane”, before “The Goldbergs”. Just Shoot Me

In the episode that preceded Segal’s tribute “Pops”, Beverly’s father and Erica, Barry and Adam’s grandfathers, had little to play as measured by screen time. But size shouldn’t be confused with importance. In the end, the character remains Adam’s charming accomplice. (Sean Giambrone) An aspiring filmmaker who is the alter ego of series creator Adam F. Kennedy.

On Wednesday, Adam reprized the pencil sketch animation of A-ha’s 1985 “Take On Me” music video, featuring Pops and mother Beverly (Wendy McLendon- Covey) is a co-star.

Of course, Pops rarely get technology. “I still don’t understand why we have to be animation,” he said.

“No, I did the animation after that,” Adam explains. “It’s called rotoscoping.”

“Is it hurt?” Pop replied.

“That’s a wrap for Pops,” concluded Adam.

As for its laughing potential, Segal’s Pops has always been a sage-esque self, with a family of characters known for their whimsical flight. This comes into play in later episodes as Pops serves as both a board and an adviser as Adam tries to find a way to show his underprivileged girlfriend, Bria, that he’s not a mother. Mother’s

“Instead of trying to convince Bria that you are not spoiled, why don’t you show her by looking for a job?” Pops suggests.

Adam listens and finds work with Brea in an ice cream parlor. But he hates hard work and plans to keep Beverly so busy that he can get fired.

“This is a huge mistake,” Pops said. He was normally right.

Brea looked through the mystery, leaving Adam without a job and having a boyfriend.

POD was dissatisfied. “You don’t like to work hard, so you find an easy way out. Bria doesn’t like that. Honestly, neither are I,” Pops said.

In the words of the grown-up speaker Adam (Patton Oswalt), “the disappointment of the Pops is a rude awakening.” This time, the chastened Adam has returned to both work and Breath. Moral: Always listen to Pops.

At the end of the mourning video, Segal received one final honor, an appearance on producer Goldberg’s production card. Goldberg, who created his own parenting series and often features family members in the credits, culminating in a black and white portrait of Seagal and him.

It’s the perfect venue for a beloved family member, be it Goldberg’s “The Goldbergs” or the millions of fans who have enjoyed watching Segal in movies and TV for decades.

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