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Fresh Off the Boat 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2015–2020)
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A Taiwanese family makes their way in America during the 1990s.

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Nahnatchka Khan
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6 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Randall Park ...  Louis Huang 116 episodes, 2015-2020
Constance Wu ...  Jessica Huang 116 episodes, 2015-2020
Hudson Yang ...  Eddie Huang 116 episodes, 2015-2020
Forrest Wheeler ...  Emery Huang 116 episodes, 2015-2020
Ian Chen ...  Evan Huang 116 episodes, 2015-2020
Lucille Soong ...  Grandma Huang 115 episodes, 2015-2020
Chelsey Crisp ...  Honey 109 episodes, 2015-2020
Ray Wise ...  Marvin 91 episodes, 2015-2020
Trevor Larcom ...  Trent 70 episodes, 2015-2020
Evan Hannemann ...  Barefoot Dave 51 episodes, 2015-2020
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Storyline

Loosely based on the life of Eddie Huang during the mid-to-late 1990s, an Asian-American family decides to move to Orlando, Florida from Washington D.C. in order to embrace the "American Dream," facing many obstacles as they try to assimilate with the new culture that surrounds them.

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Comedy

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The poster artwork for season 1, featuring Louis with pitchfork in hand and a somber-faced Jessica is a parody of Grant Wood's famous 1930 painting "American Gothic". See more »

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Many misplacings of '90s cultural items throughout the series are intentionally done by the show's creator, Nahnatchka Khan. (i.e. modern day clothing in the '90s.) See more »

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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Spider-Man 2 (2020) See more »

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Fresh Off the Boat
Performed by Danny Brown
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My life, finally projected on screen
10 March 2015 | by gee_dog123See all my reviews

Some background. I came to the states without any knowledge of engish and neither did my parents. It was some midwestern state in the early 1990s. In the school, there were 3 asians, and 1 black kid. From the very first episode to episode 8. I felt like my life was shown. I had the same infatuation with hiphop. My first album was Straight Outta Compton. PE and Ice Cube and Ice T were my favorite groups. I felt exactly as the series describe, it's not that the white folks were disrespectful to me (in fact there where at the beginning), but they just don't know what to do with a person of different race and culture. I could never truly be in the "in crowd". I found commonality in people who are different and music that's different, and most hiphop at that time was portraying rebellion against the establishment. To me, the establishment was white with Christian morales. That's not what I am about. I had 3 Asian kids in school who are straight A and musicians. I ain't about that nonsense. All through school, my best friend was a black kid and he was the one that introduced me to straight outta compton.

So this show is a great authentic view of the Asian minority. Stereotypes of Asian parents are REAL and of the white folks are REAL. Exaggeration of course, but the gist of it is VERY VERY real. My parents HATED rap with a passion because they don't understand it. All they care about 100% of time is where is my grade, what am I doing wrt to studying. No basketball, nothing. I had to find solace in the things that are shown in this movie. I had to conform to pizza and sloppy joe where my parents served Chinese dishes. In the 90s, Chinese is not the in crowd, unlike now.

Overall, this is a VERY realistic view for ANY Asian's coming to a majority white area in the 80s, 90s. I felt my life was displayed on screen. It was hilarious at the same time nostalgic of my life.

I signed up just to say my support for this show. I know there are many Asians like me with the same background, living in the same white neighborhoods.

Every other sitcom I have seen before are either non relevant or non- relateable to person like me or Asian. I get all the jokes of Seinfeld and Friends, but those are non relatable to an Asian person. Supremely refreshing to finally get our voices heard. About time.

US needs more shows like this.


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4 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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