‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Episode Guide (Feb. 6): The Huangs Celebrate Chinese New Year

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‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Episode Guide (Feb. 6): The Huangs Celebrate Chinese New Year

“Ride The Tiger” (02/06/18) – For Chinese New Year, the Huangs play a game where they can only speak in Mandarin, which quickly turns into a tense competition between Jessica and Evan, putting Jessica’s first televised interview for her novel in jeopardy.

Emery is excited to end his year of bad luck and finally ask his crush to the spring fling, but when he is still having trouble, Louis decides to take matters into his own hands. Meanwhile, Eddie doesn’t receive a red envelope from Big Auntie and enlists Grandma Huang’s help to figure out why she’s angry with him, on “Fresh Off the Boat,” TUESDAY, FEB. 6 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. Connie Chung guest stars as herself.

Guest starring in this episode are Connie Chung as herself, Rachel Cannon as Deidre, Ken Marino as Gus, Kathleen Rose Perkins as Mey-Mey, Wai Ching Ho as Big Auntie, David Goldman as Principal Hunter, Alex Quijano as Corporal Bryson, Trevor Larcom as Trent and Nandi Hildebrand as Celeste.

“Ride The Tiger” was written by Jeff Chiang and directed by Bill Purple.

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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