‘The Goldbergs’ honor George Segal after airing his ultimate episode following his demise
ABC and “The Goldbergs” paid tribute to late actor George Segal on Wednesday following the airing of his ultimate episode on the hit sitcom.
Segal’s spouse, Sonia, confirmed that he died in March because of issues from bypass surgical procedure. He had already filmed the episode, which aired on April 7, however nobody on the time knew it might be his final. To honor the star, who performed Albert “Pops” Solomon, a grandfather to a few youngsters within the 1980s, the present ended with a loving tribute to his character that highlighted a few of his finest moments from the present.
Clips of Pops dancing, dressing up in a Ghostbusters costume together with his grandson, hugging the household and giving a pep speak about girls performed over previous footage of his character. The video ends with a shot of Pops hugging the Goldberg household as he delivers the road: “In the event you simply imagine in your self like I do, you may’t lose.”
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The video, which was posted to Twitter, concludes with a easy message saying that the solid and crew of the sitcom will miss their on-screen grandpa. Following the conclusion of the episode, Wendi McLendon-Covey, who performs the matriarch of the Goldberg household and the on-screen daughter to Pops, paid tribute to the late Segal on Twitter.
“Tonight’s episode was the final that George filmed, however not the final of our season. We had no concept on the time we filmed it, that it might be our final with him,” she tweeted.
The star added: “We had a lot enjoyable filming this episode, and George was nonetheless recreation for something. All the time a complete professional and a pleasure to be round!”
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She additionally shared an image of Segal from the present writing: “We’ll love you ceaselessly. See you in our desires.”
“We love and miss you a lot,” added “Goldbergs” star Hayley Orrantia.
In a press release supplied to Fox Information in March, ABC paid tribute to the actor.
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“For eight years, George Segal made us giggle as Pops on ‘The Goldbergs,’ however his legacy within the leisure world spans a long time. His expertise has left an indelible mark and we’re grateful for the laughter and pleasure he has given us all,” the community mentioned. “Our ideas and deepest condolences are together with his spouse, Sonia, and his household throughout this tough time.”
A group from “The Goldbergs” additionally supplied a press release to Fox Information.
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“On behalf of everybody on the Goldberg’s we’re devastated on the lack of our expensive buddy, George. He was form, candy, past proficient and humorous. George was the true epitome of sophistication and he touched all of our lives so deeply,” they mentioned. “It was an honor and a privilege to have him as a colleague and buddy all of those years. It’s no shock to any of us that knew him so effectively that he’s a real nationwide treasure. He can be missed by all. POPS, we’ll miss your banjo taking part in and your infectious giggle. Relaxation in peace.”