The BEST episodes of Ronny Chieng: International Student

Every episode of Ronny Chieng: International Student ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Ronny Chieng: International Student!

International Student is the story of Ronny Chieng, a Malaysian student who has travelled to Australia to study law. All he has to do is study, get good marks and make his Mom proud. Well, that was the plan anyway.

Last Updated: 4/6/2024Network: ABC (AU)Status: Ended
Asian Rules Football
22 votes

#1 - Asian Rules Football

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/14/2017

It’s a few days before the annual grudge football match between the Law Faculty and the Medical Faculty. After losing for the last three years the law coach, Professor Dale, is desperate to beat his arch-rivals. When Dale stumbles on Ronny, Elvin and Wei Jun playing Chapteh (a traditional Asian game which is a cross between soccer and badminton), he believes he may have found a secret goal kicking weapon. Professor Dale grants Ronny and Elvin amnesty from their group assignment so they can play the football game. However, his tactics are thrown into disarray when Ronny and Elvin are taken hostage by their group, until they finish their assignment. Now Ronny and Elvin must somehow escape the group, in time to help kick the team to victory.

Directors: Jonathan Brough
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18 votes

#2 - Extension Quest

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/28/2017

When Ronny loads an old adventure quest game onto Asher’s ancient computer, he unleashes a virus, making it impossible to retrieve Asher’s latest assignment which is due in less than 24 hours. Ronny embarks on an epic quest to retrieve the lost data, confronting computer nerds and dealing with data recovery jerks. Meanwhile, Asher discovers the only way she can get an extension is to fabricate a story that she and Ronny have suffered a bad breakup.

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Guest: (n.) Someone Who Leaves
22 votes

#3 - Guest: (n.) Someone Who Leaves

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/7/2017

As Ronny settles into university life, the quiet atmosphere at International House is obliterated by the arrival of Craig Cooper, a brash, bombastic American exchange student, who transforms the dorm into a 24-hour frat party. The Asian students evict Craig, sending him to live at a notorious share house, Bradman House. But when they are forced to face the student conduct board as punishment for their party, Ronny must travel into the heart of darkness and bring Craig back for the hearing.

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18 votes

#4 - Performance Enhancement

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/12/2017

In the lead up to the end of semester law exam, Ronny borrows Wei Jun’s perfectly written study notes. But when he accidentally loses the USB, the notes spread like wildfire throughout the class. With the threat of everyone doing well in the exam, Ronny goes to crazy lengths to stop the students from using the notes. Meanwhile, Craig convinces Ronny and Elvin to use cold and flu tablets to help them cram for their exam. But when supplies run dry, Elvin builds an anti-meth lab to reverse-engineer meth into cold and flu tablets. The super strong tablets push Ronny to the edge. Will he get it together in time for the exam?

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16 votes

#5 - For the Love of Theatre(er)(her)

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/5/2017

Ronny realises he has feelings for Asher, so he joins the Law Faculty comedy revue to spend time with her. When Ronny realizes he has feelings for Asher, he does something he never thought he’d do, he auditions for the Law Faculty Comedy Revue to spend more time with her. But to his horror, the director of the show turns out to be Daniel Tremblay-Birchall. And when Daniel starts showing too much interest in Asher, Ronny realizes he has to tell Asher how he feels. With Craig and Wei Jun giving him some dubious dating advice, Ronny finally decides to ask Asher out. But a disagreement about Daniel causes the date to become a disaster. Now Ronny is stuck in a show he never wanted to do, with a director he doesn’t like, and his only friend won’t talk to him.

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19 votes

#6 - Clash! Ronny vs Instructions! Obey?

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/21/2017

Ronny offers to help Asher and covers her shift at the campus co-op store. Todd, the co-op boss tests Ronny’s patience with pointless tasks and personal requests. Ronny can’t tolerate taking instructions from an idiot like Todd. He eventually snaps and quits but finds out Asher will also lose her job. To keep Asher’s job, Ronny will have to do one final task for Todd that could put his student visa in jeopardy. Meanwhile Craig tries to have a non-American international experience at the university’s new bubble tea cafe. He ends up having too much of the Asian dessert and goes into a sugar-high frenzy.

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