ABC's hit Asian American family sitcom Fresh Off The Boat returns this week, settling back into the 8:00pm time slot. The comedy, inspired by the memoir of chef Eddie Huang, tells the story of the Huang family, a Taiwanese American family getting their immigrant hustle on in suburban Orlando, in pursuit of the American dream. If you missed this season's episodes, they're available for viewing on the ABC website.
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. With special guest assist from Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang. This week, the Huangs celebrate Chinese New Year!
Here's a preview of episode 213, "Year of the Rat":
"YEAR OF THE RAT"
Airdate: Tuesday, February 2 (8:00-8:30pm)
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The Huangs are getting everything in order to celebrate Chinese New Year with their family in Washington, D.C. But a mix-up with their plane tickets forces them to spend the holiday in Orlando. Scrambling to find other Asians to celebrate with, they stumble upon the Asian-American Association of Orlando, which is hosting a less than authentic interpretation of a Chinese New Year celebration.
Guest starring are Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang, Paul Scheer as Mitch, Jillian Armenante as Nancy, Ray Wise as Marvin, Stacey Scowley as Carol-Joan, Rachel Cannon as Deidre, Noel Gugliemi as Hector and Rob Huebel as Rick.
"Year of the Rat" was written by Sheng Wang and directed by Ken Whittingham.