The BEST Episodes of Fresh Off the Boat
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 15, 2020
Network: ABC (US)
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." However, the family faces many obstacles as they try to assimilate with the new culture that surrounds them.
#1 - The Manchurian Dinner Date
Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired May 17, 2016
Eddie's girlfriend is determined to try and impress Jessica. Emery asks Louis for help with his graduation speech.
#2 - Jessica Place
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 5, 2016
Jessica and Honey find out a juicy secret about Deidre. Louis and Eddie come up with a way to deal with some negative emotions.
#3 - Bring the Pain
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired May 24, 2016
Louis' brother pays a visit with some big news. Eddie attempts to find a way to watch Chris Rock's latest comedy special.
#4 - Breaking Chains
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 18, 2016
While showing Emery the ropes on his first day of middle school, Eddie reveals how he convinced the staff into believing fake Chinese customs that provide special privileges; Louis hires a housekeeper to help lighten Jessica's load at home.
#5 - The Gloves Are Off
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 21, 2017
Jessica accidentally befriends Marvin's ex-wife, Sarah, and tries to help her and Honey settle their longstanding rift. Meanwhile, Louis and the boys are on a mission to determine Grandma's true age in hopes of surprising her with a new motorized wheelchair.
#6 - Louisween
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 25, 2016
Louis tries to get Jessica into the Halloween spirit.
#7 - Keep 'Em Separated
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 8, 2016
Jessica attempts to encourage Louis to make some friends. Louis' new buddy at the pool hall turns out to be an attractive woman and Jessica feels jealous.
#8 - Mo' Chinese Mo' Problems
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 9, 2018
Jessica and Lewis are thrilled beyond belief when they discover that a Chinese family – Elaine, Julius and son, Horace – have moved into the neighborhood. Jessica immediately bonds with Elaine, who helps her solve an issue with the HOA, and Louis decides to introduce Julius to Marvin and hang out together. Meanwhile, when Evan goes door-to-door collecting information for the census bureau, Eddie and Emery come up with a plan to impersonate being census takers in order to find out when the owners of a pool are out of the house so they can sneak over and use it.
#9 - WWJD: What Would Jessica Do?
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 29, 2016
Jessica is flummoxed when Evan attends church instead of accompanying her to Costco; Marvin treats Louis to a free teeth-whitening session; and Eddie and Emery become creative when getting rid of healthy cereal.
#10 - Week in Review
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 29, 2016
After the family become infected with lice, Louis leaves Jessica to deal with it. Eddie attempts to back out of a bet he has made.
#11 - Coming from America
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 11, 2016
Louis takes the entire family to Taiwan to patch things up with Gene; Louis wonders if life in Orlando is as good as it could be in Taiwan; Jessica takes Eddie, Emery and Evan to her childhood locales.
#12 - Neighbors with Attitude
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 14, 2017
Jessica is disappointed to learn she is excluded from the Neighborhood Watch. But when Ann's son goes missing, Jessica proves that her independent security measures work. Meanwhile, Eddie sets the stage for the perfect first kiss with Alison.
#13 - Time to Get Ill
Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 4, 2017
When Jessica tries to sleep off a bad flu, Louis and the boys splurge on a pricey pay-per-view wrestling match that she would never allow. As they watch the match in silence, taking every precaution to ensure Jessica's recovery is not disturbed, they are shocked to learn that she was secretly having some fun of her own.
#14 - No Thanks-giving
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 15, 2016
Cattleman's Ranch hosts a Thanksgiving feast.
#15 - Gabby Goose
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 7, 2017
The Huangs host couples game night, and Louis works up the courage to confront Jessica about being a sore loser. Meanwhile, Emery and Evan help Eddie grieve the unexpected, sudden death of rapper Notorious B.I.G.
#16 - Boy II Man
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 2015
Nicole convinces Eddie to ditch piccolo and become her tutor, then ends up ditching him when she meets a new boy. Crushed, Eddie stops eating and listens to Boyz II Men's "End of the Road" on repeat. Jessica is confused by his behavior and seeks parenting advice from Honey.
#17 - Michael Chang Fever
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 23, 2016
Louis and Jessica decide to pay tennis legend Billie Jean King to train Emery after finding out that he has great potential. Eddie helps Evan deal with a gambling debt.
#18 - Phil's Phaves
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 16, 2016
The Cattleman's Ranch receives a bad review, which doesn't sit well with Louis and Jessica and Eddie makes a romantic mix tape for Alison, but it falls into the wrong hands.
#19 - How to Be an American
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 3, 2017
During Jessica’s U.S. citizenship interview, she reveals shocking details about her past that even Louis was not aware of. Meanwhile, Eddie, Emery and Evan have a day off from school and attempt to take the family minivan out for a joyride.
#20 - Where are the Giggles?
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 13, 2016
While the Huangs are out at the movies, Evan is accidentally left home alone, and Jessica vows to make it up to him. Meanwhile, Marvin takes a spill and is visited by Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Future.
#21 - The Best of Orlando
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 17, 2017
Louis forgets to thank Jessica in his acceptance speech when he's named Small Businessman of the Year; and Eddie, Emery and Grandma start their own clothing line.
#22 - This Isn't Us
Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired May 16, 2017
When Louis and Jessica make changes to provide their family with a better life, they learn the changes come with their own set of challenges.
#23 - Clean Slate
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 18, 2017
On the eve of Chinese New Year, Jessica pushes the entire family to settle all debts, disputes, and grudges to ensure good fortune for the coming year. Meanwhile, Louis and Evan go on a wild goose chase to hunt down some hate mail.
#24 - Living While Eddie
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 28, 2017
After her precious morning papaya goes missing and the dishwasher was used for its actual purpose rather than just a drying rack, Jessica automatically accuses Eddie as the culprit. Yet when a record store manager accuses him of stealing a CD, she realizes he has other motives for his actions. Meanwhile, Louis and Emery are bursting with excitement when a TV crew comes to shoot an infomercial at Cattleman’s Ranch.
#25 - The Taming of the Dads
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 6, 2016
To celebrate their one-year anniversary, Eddie reluctantly agrees to take Alison to the see a modern remake of Romeo and Juliet. But when Louis and Alison's dad bond over their love of Shakespeare and crash their date, Alison wonders if she and Eddie's relationship has lost its spark. Meanwhile, Jessica gets called for jury duty and campaigns to be the "Jury Boss," and Emery and Evan struggle with the responsibilities of raising a Tamagotchi digital pet.