Fresh Off the Boat DVD Episode Descriptions
It’s 1995 and twelve-year-old hip-hop loving Eddie Huang and his family move from Washington, DC to Orlando, Florida. Eddie’s dad, Louis is the owner of a failing restaurant, and Eddie’s first day at school is rough.
2: Home Sweet Home-School
Louis and Jessica clash over how to raise the kids and how to run the restaurant.
3: The Shunning
When the cul-de-sac plans a block party to celebrate NASCAR, Louis urges the family to use the event to make new friends (and promote Cattleman’s Ranch Steakhouse).
4: Success Perm
Family rivalry spirals out of control when Jessica’s sister, Connie, and her far more affluent husband come to visit.
5: Persistent Romeo
Louis has to hire a professional instructor to give the restaurant staff a sexual harassment seminar after Jessica’s attempts fall flat.
6: Fajita Man
Eddie is so desperate to purchase a new video game named after his idol, Shaq, he goes to work at the restaurant.
7: Showdown at the Golden Saddle
Things are looking up for the Huangs when Louis gets the restaurant a billboard in a prime spot in Orlando. Eddie works hard to get the attention of the girl he’s crushing on, but it doesn’t help matters when his mom hires her to babysit him.
8: Phillip Goldstein
Eddie tries to befriend the only other Chinese kid in school, but he’s in for a letdown after he finds out that they have nothing in common.
9: License to Sell
Jessica puts off taking the exam for her real estate license because she fears she isn’t good enough to compete with Orlando’s top realtor.
10: Blind Spot
Jessica’s college boyfriend, Oscar Chow, comes to visit. Meanwhile, Eddie goes to great lengths to get out of the school science fair.
11: Very Superstitious
Jessica’s superstitions get the best of her when she sells a house with the address 44 West 44th Street – the number 4 being bad luck in Chinese culture.
12: Dribbling Tiger, Bounce Pass Dragon
Louis and Jessica get pressured into volunteering at the kids’ schools because of budget cuts.
13: So Chineez
Jessica fears her family has assimilated so much to life in Orlando that they’ve lost their Chinese identity.
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