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Fresh Off the Boat 

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

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Series cast summary:
Randall Park ...  Louis Huang 79 episodes, 2015-2018
Constance Wu ...  Jessica Huang 79 episodes, 2015-2018
Hudson Yang ...  Eddie Huang 79 episodes, 2015-2018
Forrest Wheeler ...  Emery Huang 79 episodes, 2015-2018
Ian Chen ...  Evan Huang 79 episodes, 2015-2018
Lucille Soong ...  Grandma Huang 78 episodes, 2015-2018
Chelsey Crisp ...  Honey 72 episodes, 2015-2018
Ray Wise ...  Marvin 54 episodes, 2015-2018
Trevor Larcom ...  Trent 47 episodes, 2015-2018
Evan Hannemann ...  Barefoot Dave 44 episodes, 2015-2018
Prophet Bolden ...  Walter 41 episodes, 2015-2018
Dash Williams ...  Brian 35 episodes, 2015-2018
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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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Release Date:

4 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amerika Huangjai See more »

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Stereo | Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Huang didn't return as narrator in season 2. Instead of recasting the role, it was dropped from the series altogether. See more »

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Featured in Conan: Kevin Nealon/Randall Park/Paul Weller (2015) See more »

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Fresh Off the Boat
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Something Fresh On Television
6 February 2015 | by lickermuchlySee all my reviews

"Fresh Off The Boat" is so funny, so smart, and so charming that I enjoyed every minute of the first two episodes. I hope the creative team behind it, and the wonderful actors can maintain this high-level of quality.

Randall Park is terrific as Louis Huang the optimistic - perhaps a bit naive - patriarch of the family that has just moved to Orlando from Washington D.C. Park shows refreshing depth to his complex character by understanding certain realities while maintaining optimism; optimism that he hopes can carry him and his family through some rough adjustments.

Constance Wu is spectacular! She is the most beautiful woman on television. Her character - Jessica Huang - makes sure things get done. She makes changes at the family's restaurant, she makes sure the children study hard, and she makes an effort to get to know the neighbors; all of which is shown in smart and funny ways. As demanding as she can be, her mind is open and she shows great empathy and compassion when it makes sense. Jessica is a well-written character performed brilliantly by Constance Wu.

Their three boys in the show are funny, and smart which is quite refreshing compared to other kid characters on television. The grandmother character is like many grandmothers with a foreign background; she may be equal parts traditionalist and "ready for anything" - she seems to enjoy the oldest boy's taste in music more than anyone else does.

Sometimes a stranger, a newcomer, sees people more clearly than they are willing to see themselves...


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