Season 5 of the American television comedy series The Goldbergs was confirmed on May 11, 2017, along with the confirmation of Season 6. It premiered on September 27, 2017 and concluded on May 16, 2018. The season is produced by Adam F. Goldberg Productions, Happy Madison Productions, Doug Robinson Productions and Sony Pictures Television, and the executive producers are Adam F. Goldberg, Doug Robinson and Seth Gordon.
In the fifth season of this comedy series, the Goldbergs are once again back with their shenanigans. Adam (Sean Giambrone) is dealing with the hardships of high-school life. Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey), the mom, keeps meddling in other people's lives. Meanwhile, Murray (Jeff Garlin), the father, continues his parenting style of giving advice from the comfort of his recliner. Plus, oldest sister Erica (Hayley Orrantia) is going off to college.
- Wendi McLendon-Covey as Beverly Goldberg
- Jeff Garlin as Murray Goldberg
- Hayley Orrantia as Erica Goldberg
- Troy Gentile as Barry Goldberg
- Sean Giambrone as Adam Goldberg
- George Segal as Albert Solomon
- Sam Lerner as Geoff Schwartz
- A.J. Michalka as Lainey Lewis
- Alison Rich as Erica Coolidge
- Matt Bush as Andy Cogan
- Noah Munck as "Naked" Rob Smith
- Shayne Topp as Matt Bradley
|Title||Written by||Directed by||Prod. code||Air Date|
|96||1||Weird Science||Chris Bishop||David Katzenberg||501||September 27, 2017|
|97||2||Hogan Is My Grandfather||Marc Firek||Lew Schneider||502||October 4, 2017|
|98||3||Goldberg on The Goldbergs||David Guarascio||David Katzenberg||503||October 11, 2017|
|99||4||Revenge O' the Nerds||Jennifer Irwin||David Katzenberg||506||October 18, 2017|
|100||5||Jackie Likes Star Trek||Andrew Secunda||Lea Thompson||505||October 25, 2017|
|101||6||Girl Talk||Steve Basilone||Jay Chandrasekhar||504||November 1, 2017|
|102||7||A Wall Street Thanksgiving||Lauren Bans||Lew Schneider||507||November 15, 2017|
|103||8||The Circle of Driving Again||Alex Barnow||Lew Schneider||508||November 29, 2017|
|104||9||Parents Just Don't Understand||Dan Levy||David Katzenberg||509||December 6, 2017|
|105||10||We Didn't Start the Fire||Daisy Gardner||Jay Chandrasekhar||510||December 13, 2017|
|106||11||The Goldberg Girls||Marc Firek||Lea Thompson||511||January 3, 2018|
|107||12||Dinner with the Goldbergs||Andrew Secunda||Joanna Kerns||512||January 10, 2018|
|108||13||The Hooters||Brian Hennelly||Lew Schneider||513||January 17, 2018|
|SPECIAL||SP||The Goldbergs: 1990-Something||Teleplay by: Marc Firek
Story by: Adam F. Goldberg & Marc Firek
|Jay Chandrasekhar||SPE||January 24, 2018|
|109||14||Hail Barry||David Guarascio||Melissa Joan Hart||514||February 28, 2018|
|110||15||Adam Spielberg||Teleplay by: Steve Basilone
Story by: Adam F. Goldberg
|David Katzenberg||515||March 7, 2018|
|111||16||The Scrunchie Rule||Chris Bishop||David Katzenberg||517||March 21, 2018|
|112||17||Colors||Annie Mebane||Jay Chandrasekhar||516||March 28, 2018|
|113||18||MTV Spring Break||Matt Mira||Jay Chandrasekhar||520||April 4, 2018|
|114||19||Flashy Little Flashdancer||Erik Weiner||Jason Blunt||521||April 11, 2018|
|115||20||The Opportunity of a Lifetime||Alex Barnow||Anton Cropper||518||May 2, 2018|
|116||21||Spaceballs||Aaron Kaczander||Lew Schneider||519||May 9, 2018|
|117||22||Let's Val Kilmer This Car||Matthew Edsall &
Adam Olsen &
|Lew Schneider||522||May 16, 2018|
- On August 30, 2017, It was announced that A.J. Michalka would be downgraded to a recurring character, and that Sam Lerner, who plays Geoff Schwartz, would replace her as a main character.
- This season was ordered on May 11, 2017, along with a sixth season.
- Erica and Lainey begin college in this season.
- Lainey and Barry become engaged in the final moments of this season.
- This was the first season without an appearance by Dana Caldwell.