‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Episode Guide (May 2): Evan Considers Joining the Debate Team

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‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Episode Guide (May 2): Evan Considers Joining the Debate Team

“Pie vs. Cake” (05/02/17) – Jessica is thrilled to hear Evan is interested in joining the debate team. Yet, when her protégé becomes so good that he beats her at her own game, she second guesses her worth.

Meanwhile, Eddie and Emery team up to enter a comic book contest, on an all-new episode of ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” airing on TUESDAY, MAY 2 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT).

Guest starring in this episode are Trevor Larcom as Trent, Thomas Lenk as Roger, Parvesh Cheena as Mr. O’Connor, Luke Judy as Zack and Stan Lee as himself.

“Pie vs. Cake” was written by Daniel Carter and Jeff Chlebus and directed by Nisha Ganatra.

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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