Jeff Garlin left The Goldbergs after allegations came out that he was inappropriate. It turns out that ABC was using some trickery to pull off certain scenes.

Showrunners of ABC’s “The Goldbergs” allegedly used a body double to shoot the final scenes of actor Jeff Garlin, who reportedly left the show following a string of misconduct allegations.

According to Deadline, several people within the ABC resorted to employing the body double for the “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star for “what was supposed to be his last day” on set.

The Twitter post also claimed the showrunners planned to use special effects to superimpose the 59-year-old actor’s face over his stand-in. It remains to be seen whether the person makes future appearances on the show.


“The Goldbergs” is currently running its ninth season, which will culminate with the 18th episode. Garlin played Murray Christian Goldberg, the family patriarch and husband to Wendi McLendon-Covey’s Beverly Goldberg.

This isn’t the first time the show’s creators have used a plan b. Garlin had not attended the shooting in the past two months due to an alleged on set. He reportedly said he had grown “bored” with the show.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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