Episodes: 116 (half-hour)
TV show dates: February 4, 2015 — February 21, 2020
Series status: Ended
Performers include: Randall Park, Constance Wu, Hudson Yang, Forrest Wheeler, and Ian Chen.
TV show description:
This family sitcom takes place in the 1990s and follows the story of Eddie Huang’s Taiwanese family as they make their way from Chinatown in Washington, DC to Orlando, Florida. They open up a steak restaurant and experience serious culture shock while pursuing the American Dream.
Young Eddie’s parents are Louis (Randall Park) and Jessica Huang (Constance Wu). Louis loves everything America and moves his family to open Cattleman’s Ranch Steakhouse. Unlike Jessica, he believes in the good of people. Jessica is a strong, protective mother who’s also a frugal, business-minded woman who doesn’t believe in wasting anything.
Eddie Huang (Hudson Yang) is the family’s eldest son loves hip-hop and often feels like the black sheep. He’s not thrilled about the move and wants desperately to belong. He always has a plan to get his situation to change, usually inspired by his favorite rappers.
Emery (Forrest Wheeler) is the middle son who adapts very well to the move and becomes popular very quickly. Optimistic and easy-going, he gets a girlfriend on the first day of school. Youngest son Evan (Ian Chen) is a mama’s boy who follows rules, is lactose intolerant, and is often sent by his mother to be a representative at neighborhood meetings — to get the inside scoop.
Episode #116 — Commencement
Jessica grapples with her vision of the future as the boys are each realizing what their own goals are.
First aired: February 21, 2020.
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