‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Episode Guide (Oct. 13): Louis’ American School Dance Dreams Come True

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‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Episode Guide (Oct. 13): Louis’ American School Dance Dreams Come True

“The Fall Ball” (10/13/15) – As Eddie’s first school dance approaches, Louis is determined to make the night as perfect as a John Hughes film.

Meanwhile, Jessica spends the day with Grandma Huang in hopes of getting on her good side so she will invest in her new business venture, on “Fresh Off the Boat,” TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Guest starring in this episode are Jeremy Lin as Chau, Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang, Paul Scheer as Mitch, Rachel Cannon as Deidre, Stacey Scowley as Carol-Joan, Isabella Crouch as Alison, Prophet Bolden as Walter, Trevor Larcom as Trent, Dash Williams as Brian, Evan Hannemann as Barefoot Dave, Amanda Rogers as Beth, Tommy Franklin as Buck, David Goldman as Principal Hunter, Misty Monroe as Shauna and Jillian Armenante as Nancy.

“The Fall Ball” was written by Jeff Chiang and directed by Tristram Shapeero.

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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