Barry's hopes for a car on his 16th birthday are smashed by his parents, especially his mother who is having trouble letting go. Pops bonds with Adam by helping him with his romantic crush.
Beverly forces Murray to reconnect with Erica after she notices Murray starting to distance himself since Erica became a woman. Adam is mortified by the new clothes that his mother picked out for him and asks Pops for help.
-- Come Sail Away
Murray tries to teach Barry a lesson about earning money but Barry proves too good a student. After being scared at a movie he wasn't supposed to see, Adam seeks comfort from his mother and she soon becomes addicted.
Adam and Barry bond when they accidentally discover a scrambled adult channel on their television. Beverly uses her matchmaking skills to find her father someone special.
Old love letters to a former fiancee lead Murray into big time trouble with Beverly. Adam asks Pops for romantic advice for a neighbor girl.
Beverly once again butts into her kids' lives, this time Barry is her target. Adam wants to hang with the cool kids instead of trick or treating with Pops, but at what cost?
Barry gets his license to drive, and a whole set of rules laid down by Beverly. Erica tries to assist him in skirting his mother's laws, with little success.
The Goldbergs have new neighbors, but when the Kremps don't take a shine to her, Beverly goes all out to make them like her.
It's Thanksgiving at the Goldberg house, and every year Murray's brother Marvin visits and the brothers end up fighting. This year, Beverly is determined to have a pleasant holiday dinner and receive her just thanks for a job well done.
Beverly and Erica butt heads when Erica's new job allows a discount for family members and Beverly abuses the privilege. Pops uses psychology on Barry to convince him he is not a jinx.
Barry decides to sign up for the school's holiday talent show but is bummed when the school doesn't approve karate as a talent. Beverly is livid and brow beats the teacher in charge to change his mind. After the family watches Barry's routine, everyone wonders whether he will be able to pull off the performance... or crack under pressure. Meanwhile, Erica gets coerced from Pops to also perform in the talent show, but will she?