Fresh Off the Boat

The WORST episodes of Fresh Off the Boat

Every episode of Fresh Off the Boat ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Fresh Off the Boat!

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.

Last Updated: 6/2/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Pilot
star
7.10
1590 votes

#1 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/4/2015

It's 1995 and 11-year-old hip-hop loving Eddie Huang has just moved with his family from Chinatown in Washington D.C. to suburban Orlando. They quickly discover things are very different there. Orlando doesn't even have a Chinatown -- unless you count the Huang house.

Directors: Lynn Shelton
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Home Sweet Home-School
star
7.19
1356 votes

#2 - Home Sweet Home-School

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/4/2015

Louis and Jessica clash over how to raise the kids and how to run the restaurant. When the boys get straight A's in school, Jessica decides that their school must be too easy and takes it upon herself to give them more homework and tutor them after class. She takes the same strict approach at the restaurant (no extra croutons for anyone!), so it's up to Louis to get her to lighten up on everyone.

Directors: Max Winkler
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Driver's Eddie 2: Orlando Drift
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7.21
315 votes

#3 - Driver's Eddie 2: Orlando Drift

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/18/2019

Eddie finally gets his driver’s license; but instead of freedom, he finds an endless list of errands to run for his mom.

Directors: Anya Adams
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Jessica Town
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7.21
201 votes

#4 - Jessica Town

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/13/2019

Louis tries to help Jessica with holiday planning. Eddie, Emery, and Evan find themselves on the naughty list for breaking an expensive gift.

Directors: Angela C. Tortu
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Cousin Eddie
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7.23
338 votes

#5 - Cousin Eddie

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/14/2018

The battle begins between mother and son when Eddie informs Jessica that he wants to spend Christmas with friend Nicole in New York. But Jessica insists that tradition prevails and he needs to spend the holiday with the family, so he does everything within his power to try and get her to crack and allow him to go. Meanwhile, Louis and Evan do their best to try and help an overwhelmed Emery decide on which one of his numerous friends to invite to the family's Christmas Eve dinner.

Directors: Sean Kavanagh
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Lou Wants to Be a Millionaire
star
7.24
230 votes

#6 - Lou Wants to Be a Millionaire

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/29/2019

Louis starts to fantasize about passing the Cattleman’s Ranch torch to Eddie but is worried about his menu choices; Jessica is still struggling to get on board with Emery’s new hobby. Louis scores a spot on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.”

Directors: Kim Nguyen
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Chestnut Gardens
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7.25
231 votes

#7 - Chestnut Gardens

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/1/2019

When Matthew Chestnut returns to Cattleman’s Ranch, everyone but Louis agrees that he’s a bad influence, leaving it up to the unlikely team of Jessica, Eddie and Trent to help take him down. While that goes down at the Ranch, Emery and Evan cruise the open water with Marvin and give him a crash course in feminism and etiquette.

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Grandma's Boys
star
7.26
264 votes

#8 - Grandma's Boys

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/11/2019

After seeing Marvin enter retirement, Grandma Huang decides it’s her turn to retire from something. When Louis fails to celebrate her as she wanted, it will take a visit from Hurricane Gene – and maybe a hot tub – to make things right.

Directors: Sean Kavanagh
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Practicum?!
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7.27
214 votes

#9 - Practicum?!

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/15/2019

When Evan starts to behave more like a typical eighth-grader, Jessica worries that his future as doctor-president may be in danger. Meanwhile, Eddie has decided on Allen Iverson as his "hero" subject for an essay, sending Louis on a mission to prove that he's just as worthy of that title

Directors: Angela C. Tortu
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Mommy and Me
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7.28
218 votes

#10 - Mommy and Me

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/31/2020

Fresh off of a parenting brag to Honey, Jessica finds herself overwhelmed by a heartbroken Evan who wants to spend more time with her. Meanwhile, Emery announces his newfound veganism and faces the wrath of The Burger Boys – Louis and Eddie.

Directors: Kyle Weber
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A Seat at the Table
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7.29
209 votes

#11 - A Seat at the Table

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/17/2020

With a little help from Louis’ business advice, Jessica lands her dream job as a private school dean. Yet, after learning she was the token diversity hire, she quickly discovers a way to flip the script and use her title to make a difference. Meanwhile, Eddie and Emery teach Evan the hard way that it’s okay for the brothers to have their own “things” at school.

Directors: Angela C. Tortu
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Be a Man
star
7.29
308 votes

#12 - Be a Man

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/22/2019

Jessica drives Principal Hunter crazy at Evan’s school when she declares that she’s “shadow principal” and follows him around for a day to learn about his job. When she finds out perfect son Evan has been caught acting out, she immediately blames Eddie’s bad influence, but there’s more to it than that.

Directors: Alisa Statman
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Grand-Mahjong
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7.30
300 votes

#13 - Grand-Mahjong

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/1/2019

It’s Chinese New Year and the Lees, Elaine, Julius and son, Horace, are back. Elaine tries to give Jessica tips on building a better relationship with Grandma Huang. Meanwhile, inspired by a Lee family tradition, Louis challenges Emery to a wrestling match to start the new year; and Eddie goes all in betting his red envelope money on who will be the winner.

Directors: Kyle Weber
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Cupid's Crossbow
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7.30
294 votes

#14 - Cupid's Crossbow

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/15/2019

On Valentine’s Day, the mood is anything but romantic as Jessica competes with Louis to see who can give Evan the best advice on how to celebrate with new girlfriend, Sicily. Eddie asks Honey for help to find out who his secret admirer is after he’s passed a love note on a Cattleman’s delivery run.

Directors: Phil Traill
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Vice Mommy
star
7.32
298 votes

#15 - Vice Mommy

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/22/2019

Jessica starts her college classes, leaving Evan in charge at home as “vice mommy.” But the transition doesn’t go smoothly, either for her starting school again or with Evan taking over the reins of the Huang household. Eddie and Louis run into conflict when Eddie just wants his dad to treat him as an employee, and not a son, at Cattleman’s Ranch.

Directors: Amy York Rubin
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TMI: Too Much Integrity
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7.32
215 votes

#16 - TMI: Too Much Integrity

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/22/2019

The Huang parents are out to make big changes in the lives of their friends and family: Jessica scheduling mandatory family time with Eddie, Emery and Evan; and Louis dead set on taking Honey's blog to the next level, landing her a spot on "Good Morning Orlando". However, they may be in for a surprise when the boys and Honey let them know how it feels to be on the other side of their good intentions.

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Liar Liar
star
7.34
497 votes

#17 - Liar Liar

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/9/2018

Eddie gets annoyed when he catches Nicole changing her opinions in order to impress her new crush, Jackie. Louis is eager to expand his social circle with Matthew Chestnut’s friends, but Jessica fears her sometimes-too-generous husband is overextending himself. When Emery and Evan take Honey shopping to find her a new, easy style to help her when the baby comes, their idea of a “mom” wardrobe is met with some resistance.

Directors: Kevin Bray
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It’s a Plastic Pumpkin, Louis Huang
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7.34
624 votes

#18 - It’s a Plastic Pumpkin, Louis Huang

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/24/2017

On Halloween, Louis is disappointed that Evan doesn’t take his childish delight in the holiday; Eddie and the gang plot to crash a cool older girl’s party; Jessica and Emery are spooked when they hear a strange man’s voice emanating from Grandma’s room, and things get even creepier when a mysterious group of costumed strangers whisk Grandma away, making them suspect the supernatural worst

Directors: Alisa Statman
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S'Mothered
star
7.34
261 votes

#19 - S'Mothered

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/18/2019

Eddie faces his fears and finally introduces his girlfriend, Tina, to his mom; Louis searches for his next passion.

Directors: Sean Kavanagh
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Very Superstitious
star
7.35
1076 votes

#20 - Very Superstitious

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/7/2015

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. At the urging of the new school counselor, Eddie decides to run for school president, but Jessica's bad luck gets the best of him too when a white lie spirals out of control.

Directors: Alex Hardcastle
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Let Me Go, Bro
star
7.35
460 votes

#21 - Let Me Go, Bro

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/27/2018

The Huangs are pleasantly surprised to find that Eddie has been awarded a spot in the Honor Society, but Evan is particularly bothered by the news. Meanwhile, Jessica receives a note from her book editor to improve her cop dialogue and signs up for a ride-along to better her writing. Then, on St. Patrick’s Day, Matthew Chestnut doesn’t have the luck of the Irish on his side when Louis receives orders from Kenny Rogers to fire him.

Directors: Erin O'Malley
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We Need to Talk About Evan
star
7.35
435 votes

#22 - We Need to Talk About Evan

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/30/2018

Jessica pushes Evan to win Student of the Month so that he can rub it in her new frenemy's face; Louis feels like he's in Kenny Rogers' shadow; Eddie and Emery decide its time they learn how to unhook a bra.

Directors: Anya Adams
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Rancho Contento
star
7.35
311 votes

#23 - Rancho Contento

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/15/2019

Louis tries his best to convince Jessica to consider early retirement, but she’s having none of it. When Eddie looks for advice on how to be a better person for Tina and win her back, he ends up watching her favorite TV show, “Sex and the City,” for clues.

Directors: Jude Weng
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Measure Twice, Cut Once
star
7.35
437 votes

#24 - Measure Twice, Cut Once

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/13/2018

After Louis buys Kenny Rogers’ stake in Cattleman’s Ranch back, he starts to doubt his instincts as sole owner. Frustrated by his cautiousness, Jessica flies in Madam Xing to ease Louis’ anxiety, but that only stresses him out more – to the point of breaking a tooth. Marvin’s laughing gas finally helps Louis relax, but side effects of strange visions accompany his relief. Meanwhile, Evan gives up watching Regis and Kathie Lee for Lent, leading his older brothers to mess with his head.

Directors: Sean Kavanagh
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Nerd Watching
star
7.36
294 votes

#25 - Nerd Watching

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/29/2019

Tensions between Evan and Eddie run high as Evan’s friends are wowed by Eddie’s coolness when he starts hanging out with them, making Evan feel like a complete nerd. Louis and Jessica become convinced that Grandma is being scammed by an internet lothario in Chile.

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