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Scott D. Pierce writes about television for the Salt Lake Tribune. Vice president of the Television Critics Associationn, he's covered TV in Utah since 1990.

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(Courtesy photo) (Clockwise from top left) Jeff Garlin, Wendi McLendon-Covey, George Segal, Troy Gentile, Hayley Orrantia and Sean Giambrone star in the new ABC comedy "The Goldbergs."
Tuesday on TV: They've got 'Star Wars' fever on 'The Goldbergs'

In this week's episode of The Goldbergs (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4), Adam is desperate to see "Return of the Jedi."

The show has always been vague about what year it is, other than letting us know it's set in the 1980s. But "Jedi" was released in 1983.

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Elsewhere on TV ...

College baseball (6 p.m., Ch. 11): Utah at BYU

Stanley Cup playoffs: Boston Bruins at Montreal Canadiens (5 p.m., NBCSN); Chicago Blackhawks at Minnesota Wild (7 p.m., CNBC)

NBA playoffs: Brooklyn Nets at Miami Heat (5 p.m., TNT); Portland Trail Blazers at San Antonio Spurs (7:30 p.m., TNT)

NCIS (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): DiNozza is sent on a mission to rescue an admiral's daughter.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): The team learns the truth about Ward.

The Voice (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Contestants face elimination.

Glee (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Rachel hires Santana as her publicist. (And Chris Colfer, who stars as Kurt, wrote this episode.)

The Originals (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Klaus and Elijah set a plan in motion that could lead to the extermination of the vampires in the French Quarter.

NCIS: Los Angeles (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): There's a deadly explosion at a charity event.

About a Boy (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Will tries to plan a birthday party for Marcus.

Secrets of the Dead (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A look at "The Lost Gardens of Babylon."

New Girl (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): The gang goes on a cruise Jess and Nick booked while they were still dating. (Season finale)

Supernatural (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Abaddon demands that Crowley help her kill Sam and Dean.

Trophy Wife (8:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Kate goes with Jackie to her high-school reunion; Pete and Diane take Hillary and Warren on a college visit.

Growing Up Fisher (8:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Everybody in the family is hiding a secret.

Secrets of the Dead (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): The search for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

The Mindy Project (8:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Mindy thinks she's found the man of her romantic-comedy dreams. (Season finale)

Person of Interest (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A mysterious force prevents the Machine from being able to fully predict a fatal event.

Celebrity Wife Swap (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Laila Ali and Angie Stone swap places.

Chicago PD (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): There's a new addition to the squad.

Independent Lens (11 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): "A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power and Jayson Blair at the New York Times" looks at the case of Blair, who both plagiarized and fictionalized stories he wrote for the Times.

Fargo (11 p.m., FX):Gus tries to fix a mistake.



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