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Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV Tuesday

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The Goldbergs 9 p.m., ABC

There are some beautiful pop culture milestones that are sacred, never to be desecrated (or reenacted): Petula Clark’s 1967 TV special “Petula,” the entire sixth season of “The Facts of Life,” Justin Timberlake’s big screen debut in “Alpha Dog,” and ‘The Goonies.” Tonight “The Goldbergs” pays homage to the Truffle Shuffle, which makes me a tad queasy. Adam (Sean Giambrone, above) is obsessed with “The Goonies,” and Barry and Erica trick him into thinking there’s treasure buried in the neighborhood, just like the movie. I’d be slightly more comfortable with an homage to “Out of Africa” instead.

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Mozart in the Jungle streaming on

It’s pilot season on Amazon, which means we all get to stream and vote on shows that we’d like to see developed into a full series. After watching the incredible pilot of the family drama “Transparent,” I thought I was done. Then I stumbled across “Mozart in the Jungle” with Malcolm McDowell, Bernadette Peters, and (swoon) Gael Garcia Bernal. The pilot of the show, about the wild world of classical music (who knew?), was written by Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, and Alex Timbers and directed by Paul Weitz. There’s plenty of pedigree, but it’s also delicious, cheeky fun.

A Nightmare on Elm Street 8 p.m., IFC

Sweet dreams are made of this.

Carson on TCM 8 p.m., TCM

Before there was Jimmy Fallon, there was Johnny Carson chatting with Jimmy Stewart, Sammy Davis Jr., and (swoon again), Angie Dickinson.

Looney Tunes Show 8 p.m. Cartoon Network

That’s all, folks!

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