‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Episode Guide (Oct. 18): Louis Hires a Housekeeper

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‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Episode Guide (Oct. 18): Louis Hires a Housekeeper

“Breaking Chains” (10/18/16) – Eddie shows Emery the ropes on his first day of middle school, revealing that he convinced the teachers and staff into believing fake Chinese customs that provide special privileges at school.

Meanwhile, Jessica is thoroughly offended when Louis hires a housekeeper to help lighten her load at home, on ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” airing on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT).

Guest starring in this episode are Brooke Baumer as Mrs. Uveda, Martin Morales as Janitor, Prophet Bolden as Walter, Evan Hannemann as Barefoot Dave, Trevor Larcom as Trent, Dash Williams as Brian, Alison Fernandez as Sharlene, Daniel Cudmore as Bogdan Dragomir, Melanie Hutsell as Mary, Luke Judy as Zack, Kayla Williams as Brittany and DeJean Deterville as PK.

“Breaking Chains” was written by Kourtney Kang and directed by Jude Weng.

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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