Wednesday’s The Goldbergs bid a touching farewell to OG solid member George Segal, who died on March 23 from bypass surgical procedure problems.
Though Segal’s last episode was a comparatively uneventful one for his character Albert “Pops” Solomon, the half-hour closed with the next heartfelt tribute.
On Twitter, Segal’s Goldbergs daughter, Wendi McLendon-Covey, indicated that Pops’ absence shall be addressed onscreen subsequent fall, assuming the sitcom is renewed. “We might NEVER substitute George within the position of Pops. If we get a season 9, we’ll deal with it then,” McLendon-Covey wrote.
Added sequence creator Adam F. Goldberg (who not serves as showrunner): “Followers are asking what’s deliberate for Pops. Though my enter and tales haven’t been used this season, I understand how to handle this loss is to make use of my actual expertise of dropping my Grandpa to honor George and my Pops. Hope I’m welcome S9!”
Following Segal’s demise on the age of 87, Goldbergs tweeted, “Immediately we misplaced a legend. It was a real honor being a small a part of George Segal’s wonderful legacy. By pure destiny, I ended up casting the right particular person to play Pops. Identical to my grandfather, George was a child at coronary heart with a magical spark.”
Segal was additionally identified for his starring position on NBC’s Simply Shoot Me, the place he portrayed journal proprietor and writer Jack Gallo for seven seasons. Segal scored an Oscar nomination for Greatest Supporting Actor for his efficiency in 1966’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?