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Season 3, Episode 23 – In the season finale of Fresh Off the Boat, the Huangs must come to terms with their new house and changing relationships. As the status quo changes can the Huangs? And is there any way out of their new and improved lifestyle? And can you still strive for better once you achieve The American Dream?
Season 3, Episode 22 – This week’s Fresh Off the Boat sees Micheal Bolton guest starring as Louis and Jessica deviate from their life plans and make big choices in the start of a two-part season finale. With their goals of the American Dream elevated, Jessica and Louis take some steps that’ll change the Huangs and the status quo of the show itself.
Season 3, Episode 21 – This week on Fresh Off the Boat Evan decides to join the school’s debate team which makes Jessica happy. That is until he becomes too good. As actor Ian Chen steals the spotlight this episode, Eddie and Emery decide to make a comic putting them at odds on how it should be done.
Season 3, Episode 20 – Tiger Woods fever has hit Fresh Off the Boat this week. With Jessica finding out that Tiger is half Asian, Louis and her are pitted against each other to see who’s the better parent using Eddie and Evan as pawns. Emery meanwhile is trying to convince all the kids in middle school that Tiger is part Asian and seeks Reba’s help in proving so.
Season 3, Episode 19 – Grandma Jenny’s newfound freedom is threatened this week on Fresh Off the Boat. With Louis getting in the way of Jenny’s happiness it’s a role reversal for the ages as Louis becomes an overbearing son. Plus, the Huangs find themselves making very different uses of their spring break vacation.
Season 3, Episode 18 – After a hiatus, Fresh Off the Boat is back with wrestling fever. As an epic wrestling match sweeps Orlando, Jessica gets sick for the first time leaving the Huang men to their own devices as they scheme up a way to order the big Pay-Per-View event.
Season 3, Episode 17 – Louis and Eddie’s guys weekend leads Eddie to invite his friends over too that leads to some unexpected hijinks. Meanwhile, Honey, Emery, and Evan take a road trip with Jessica that leads to the three being on high alert as to not make her angry.
Season 3, Episode 16 – An embarrassing game night leads Louis to become a “Gabby Goose” on this week’s Fresh Off the Boat. While Louis and Jessica try to maintain damage control, The Notorious B.I.G.’s death sends Eddie in a depressional funk and it’s up to Emery and Evan to cheer him up.
Season 3, Episode 15 – Jessica fails to give Eddie the benefit of the doubt on this week’s Fresh Off the Boat. As the two spar over Eddie’s lies, Louis books an infomercial to be shot at Cattleman’s Ranch which leads Emery to become star struck in the worst way.
Season 3, Episode 14 – Heather Locklear guest stars as Marvin’s ex-wife with a grudge against Honey on this week’s Fresh Off the Boat and Jessica is caught in the middle. Meanwhile, Louis and the boys try to find out Grandma Jenny’s age in order to get her a motorized wheelchair she has her eye on.
Season 3, Episode 13 – “Neighbors with Attuide” find Louis and Jessica trying to head up the neighborhood watch after making a surprising find in their mailbox. Meanwhile, Eddie seeks Trent’s help in making Valentine’s Day perfect for Alison and securing his first kiss.
Season 3, Episode 12 – Connie comes to visit in the aptly named “Sister Without Subtext” this week on Fresh Off the Boat. When Jessica hears that Connie is returning to college, it may not be what it seems. Marvin takes the Huang boys and Honey on a surprise trip that puts Honey in an awkward position.
Season 3, Episode 11 – It’s Chinese New Year on a bonus episode of Fresh Off the Boat as the aptly titled “Clean Slate” sees the Huangs in unlikely pairings as they prep for the holiday with unexpected results.
Season 3, Episode 10 – “The Best of Orlando” finds Louis winning an award and leaving Jessica out of his thanks while Eddie, Emery and Grandma embark on a lucrative business opportunity.
Season 3, Episode 9 – “How to Be an American” is one last hurdle for Jessica to overcome in getting her citizenship. Too bad some skeletons start coming out of the closet as well. Meanwhile, as the Huang brothers have the day off from school, they plan a road trip that turn sour quickly.
Season 3, Episode 8 – It’s Christmas time on Fresh Off the Boat and “Where are the Giggles?” sees Evan home alone, Louis and Marvin at odds, Jessica on the hunt for Tickle Me Elmo and Eddie celebrating Kwanza in a very strong holiday episode with big laughs.
Season 3, Episode 7 – It’s Eddie and Allison’s one year anniversary on Fresh Off the Boat and while their relationship has hit a road bump, their respective father’s friendship takes off. Elsewhere, Jessica feels the pain of jury duty while Evan and Emery come under the weight of a Tamagotchi.
Season 3, Episode 6 – In this week’s Fresh Off the Boat, Evan and Jessica find God in different places bringing a clash to their Sundays together. Meanwhile, a teeth cleaning has disastrous results for Louis.
Season 3, Episode 5 – It’s Thanksgiving on Fresh Off the Boat and Eddie wants it easy, as Jessica plans holiday profits at Cattleman’s Ranch. In the only way Fresh Off the Boat can Eddie and Jessica face off to very funny results.
Season 3, Episode 4 – “Citizen Jessica” sees Fresh Off the Boat get political in this week’s episode with timely satire for the Huangs, as well as Eddie and his friends disagreeing over Tupac’s murder. A well written episode, makes this week’s episode a stand out in a rather dull season.
Season 3, Episode 3 – Fresh Off the Boat celebrates Halloween this week with “Louisween” that finds the show retreading the same ground, this time during a Halloween setting that pits the Huangs against each other.
Season 3, Episode 2 – “Breaking Chains” finds the status quo changed for Eddie and his brothers as this week’s Fresh Off the Boat finds everyone accepting various changes in their lives. With summer coming to a close and a new school year beginning the three brothers must learn to adapt accordingly including Jessica, whose none too pleased.
Season 3, Episode 1 – Fresh Off the Boat starts off it’s third season by displacing the Huang family to Taiwan and giving them another cultural clash as they attend a wedding and Eddie desperately seeks a fax machine. Giving us what we loved the most Fresh Off the Boat giving us jokes with those life lessons.
Fresh Off the Boat wraps its second season with a funny episode guest-starring Ken Jeong as Gene Huang, the brother with a grudge from that fateful day at the hot springs.
Eddie invites Alison over to meet his mother, but a more Chinese version of Alison arrives for dinner on Fresh Off the Boat.
Emery learns the difference between being left out and left behind, and Eddie learns to share the fun on Fresh Off the Boat.
Jessica struggles to make a profit on the flip property when she rents to squatters, and Evan and Emery defend their perfect case-solving record when a Casio goes missing on Fresh Off the Boat.
Evan finds out if the name makes the boy or the boy makes the name as Fresh Off the Boat calls on its extraordinary cast to deliver another hilarious episode.
One of the great surprises of the second season is the show’s willingness to play with its format. This week, Jessica takes part in neighborhood drama that mirrors her favorite television show.
The show has expanded and experimented with different stylistic choice; montages, comedic set-ups and pay offs, even slight tonal shifts. These creative choices keep the show fresh, while keeping the show Fresh.