‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Episode Guide (May 9): Eddie Graduates From Middle School

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‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Episode Guide (May 9): Eddie Graduates From Middle School

“This Is Us” (05/09/17) – In part one of the season finale, Eddie graduates from middle school and is looking forward to starting high school with his crew.

But when Jessica sets her sights on a new private school for Evan, she explores the idea of moving the family to a new upscale neighborhood, triggering more big changes for the whole family. Meanwhile, Louis gets an opportunity to expand Cattleman’s Ranch with his new silent partner, singer Michael Bolton, on an all-new episode of ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” airing on TUESDAY, MAY 9 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT).

Guest starring in this episode are Rachel Cannon as Deidre, Prophet Bolden as Walter, Trevor Larcom as Trent, Dash Williams as Brian, Evan Hannemann as Barefoot Dave, Michael Bolton as himself, David Goldman as Principal Hunter, Howard Hesseman as Mr. Royce, Ian Gomez (“Cougar Town,” “Felicity”) as Robert, Giselle Galuz as Lucy, Markus Silbiger as Tyler and Jim Bentley as Murray.

“This Is Us” was written by Sanjay Shah and directed by Claire Scanlon.

Set in the mid-‘90s, 11-year-old hip-hop loving Eddie Huang (Hudson Yang) and his family are adjusting to their new lives in suburban Orlando. New schools, new friends, new neighbors…new traditions, yet still maintaining true to their family values and their continual pursuit of the American Dream.

Dad, Louis (Randall Park), moved his family from Chinatown in Washington D.C. and turned the once struggling “Cattleman’s Ranch” into a successful steakhouse fully equipped with a mechanical bull. Mom, Jessica (Constance Wu), has found her own success as a real-estate agent yet still finds time to shop the bargain bin for back to school clothes and bond with next door neighbor Honey (Chelsey Crisp) over cocktails and Stephen King novels.

Meanwhile, Eddie is growing up and becoming more independent, sometimes defying his overbearing mother’s old-school parenting style, but eventually realizes that she’s got nothing but love for him and his brothers. Emery (Forrest Wheeler), the middle child and hopeless romantic, has no problem with the ladies, including the rollerblading stay-at-home moms in the neighborhood and often conspires with baby brother Evan (Ian Chen), the mama’s boy.

Inspired by a true story, “Fresh Off the Boat” stars Randall Park as Louis, Constance Wu as Jessica, Hudson Yang as Eddie, Forrest Wheeler as Emery, Ian Chen as Evan and Chelsey Crisp as Honey.

“Fresh Off the Boat” was written by Nahnatchka Khan, who also serves as executive producer. Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar are executive producers. The series is produced by 20th Century Fox Television. It is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound.

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