Soap opera fantasies come to life on 'Fresh Off The Boat'

Episode 219: "Jessica Place" airs Tuesday, April 5, 8:00pm on ABC

ABC's hit Asian American family sitcom Fresh Off The Boat airs Tuesday nights at 8:00pm. 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 1990s 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, Jessica lives out her real-life soap opera fantasies, à la Melrose Place.

Here's a preview of episode 219, "Jessica Place":

Airdate: Tuesday, April 5 (8:00-8:30pm)

#FreshOffTheBoat pays tribute to Melrose Place with drama, betrayal, and unlikely alliances!

Posted by Fresh off the Boat on Saturday, April 2, 2016

Jessica is obsessed with the primetime soap "Melrose Place" and is beside herself when the season comes to an end. So to fulfill her need for drama, Jessica and Honey do some snooping and discover a juicy secret about Deidre. Meanwhile, Louis and Eddie help Emery find a way to channel negative emotions.

Guest starring are Ray Wise as Marvin, Rachel Cannon as Deidre, Stacey Scowley as Carol Joan, Kimberly Crandall as Lisa, Colleen Ryan as Amanda and also Courtney Thorne-Smith ("Melrose Place").

"Jessica Place" was written by Abbey Caldwell and directed by Sean Kavanagh.


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