Meet Eddie's (fake)(Chinese) girlfriend on 'Fresh Off The Boat'

Episode 223: "The Manchurian Dinner Date" airs Tuesday, May 17, 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 meets Eddie's girlfriend for the first time.

Here's a preview of episode 223, "The Manchurian Dinner Date":

"The Manchurian Dinner Date"
Airdate: Tuesday, May 17 (8:00-8:30pm)

Eddie is excited for his mom to meet his girlfriend Alison, but worries she will not approve since she is not Chinese. So with the help of a friend, Alison devises an elaborate plan to make a good impression on Jessica. Meanwhile, Emery enlists Louis to help him prepare his graduation speech, and Grandma attempts to make a new suit for Evan.

Guest starring are Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang, Luna Blaise as Nicole, Maria Bamford as Principal Thomas, Isabella Crouch as Alison, Ashley Liao as Audrey, Marlowe Peyton as Reba, Alina Lopez as Chica.

"The Manchurian Dinner Date" was written by Rich Blomquist and directed by Nahnatchka Khan.


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