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Fresh Off the Boat 

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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 84 episodes, 2015-2018
Constance Wu ...  Jessica Huang 84 episodes, 2015-2018
Hudson Yang ...  Eddie Huang 84 episodes, 2015-2018
Forrest Wheeler ...  Emery Huang 84 episodes, 2015-2018
Ian Chen ...  Evan Huang 84 episodes, 2015-2018
Lucille Soong ...  Grandma Huang 83 episodes, 2015-2018
Chelsey Crisp ...  Honey 77 episodes, 2015-2018
Ray Wise ...  Marvin 59 episodes, 2015-2018
Trevor Larcom ...  Trent 50 episodes, 2015-2018
Evan Hannemann ...  Barefoot Dave 45 episodes, 2015-2018
Prophet Bolden ...  Walter 42 episodes, 2015-2018
Dash Williams ...  Brian 36 episodes, 2015-2018
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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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English

Release Date:

4 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Jenny Hiang is depicted on the show in a wheelchair In real life Eddie Huang's Grandmother used a wheelchair because she had bound feet. See more »


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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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