George Segal made his ultimate look on ABC’s The Goldbergs on Wednesday evening, and the hit comedy collection paid tribute to the late actor.
The episode ended with a 48-second video to pay respects to Segal, who performed Beverly Goldberg’s father, Albert “Pops” Solomon, for the reason that collection debuted in 2013.
Segal died on March 23 because of problems from bypass surgical procedure. He was 87.
The tribute, which you’ll be able to see under, kicked off with a message studying, “Devoted to our pal, George.”
It then confirmed a collection of clips from the collection which included among the most memorable moments.
The tribute concluded with the message, “We’ll miss you, George.”
Whereas the episode didn’t characteristic an ending for the character of Pops, it did present him serving to his grandson, Adam, in a movie venture.
It was a re-creation of pencil-sketch animation of A-ha’s “Tackle Me.” Pops and Beverly appeared within the animation for the venture, eliciting the next response from Pops:
“I nonetheless do not perceive why now we have to be animated.”
Wendi McLendon-Covey, who performs Beverly, tweeted, “We’ll love you endlessly. See you in our desires.
She adopted up with one other tweet, “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.”
Hayley Orrantia, who stars as Segal’s onscreen granddaughter Erica, wrote the next message, “We love and miss you a lot.”
Collection creator, Adam F. Goldberg, paid tribute to Segal when information of his passing was introduced.
“Right this moment we misplaced a legend,” wrote Goldberg.
“It was a real honor being a small a part of George Segal’s superb legacy. By pure destiny, I ended up casting the proper particular person to play Pops. Similar to my grandfather, George was a child at coronary heart with a magical spark.”
Sean Giambrone shared a photograph of himself in his youthful years with the actor.
“My coronary heart is damaged. I misplaced a pricey pal. Working with George was an honor and among the happiest moments of my life,” he wrote.
“What a candy & fantastic man. He was my confidant & instructor. When he smiled it modified my day. I want everybody may have met him. Prayers are with the household.”
Might he relaxation in peace.
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