Watchworthy

The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat' 

Ranker TV
Updated February 21, 2020 519 votes 121 voters 7.4k views 114 items

There are so many funny episodes of Fresh Off the Boat, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Coming from America" the best, or is "Boy II Man" the funniest episode of Fresh Off the Boat? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Fresh Off the Boat are, let's rank every Fresh Off the Boat episode from best to worst.

Fresh Off the Boat is an American sitcom airing on ABC and starring Hudson Yang, Randall Park, and Constance Wu. Created by Nahnatchka Khan, the series is loosely inspired by the life of chef Eddie Huang. Fresh Off the Boat begins with the Huang family moving from Washington D.C. to Orlando, Florida, and dealing with the transition. Over all six seasons, Fresh Off the Boat has received awards and nominations from the Critics' Choice Television Awards, Gold Derby TV Awards, NAACP Image Awards, and Young Artist Awards.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Fresh Off the Boat, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Fresh Off the Boat episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

Data-driven recommendations based on voting from over 40 million monthly visits to Ranker. Try the free app
list ordered by
1
The Shunning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: February 10, 2015

Season 1, Episode 3

When the cul-de-sac plans a block party to celebrate NASCAR, Louis urges the family to use the event to make new friends (and promote Cattleman's Ranch Steakhouse).

2
The Manchurian Dinner Da... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: May 17, 2016

Season 2, Episode 23

Eddie is excited for his mom to meet his girlfriend Alison, but worries she will not approve since she is not Chinese.

3
Coming from America is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: October 11, 2016

Season 3, Episode 1

Louis flies the entire family to Taiwan in an effort to make things right with Gene.

4
Pilot is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: February 4, 2015

Season 1, Episode 1

It's 1995 and 11-year-old hip-hop loving Eddie Huang has just moved with his family from Chinatown in Washington D.C. to suburban Orlando. They quickly discover things are very different there. Orlando doesn't even have a Chinatown -- unless you count the

5
Breaking Chains is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: October 18, 2016

Season 3, Episode 2

Eddie shows Emery the ropes on his first day of middle school, revealing that he convinced the teachers and staff into believing fake Chinese customs that provide special privileges at school.

6
Success Perm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: February 10, 2015

Season 1, Episode 4

Family rivalry spirals out of control when Jessica's sister, Connie, and her far more affluent husband come to visit.

7
How to Be an American is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: January 3, 2017

Season 3, Episode 9

During Jessica’s U.S. citizenship interview, she reveals shocking details about her past that even Louis was not aware of. Meanwhile, Eddie, Emery and Evan have a day off from school and attempt to take the family minivan out for a joyride.

8
Huangsgiving is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: November 17, 2015

Season 2, Episode 8

The Huangs are hosting Thanksgiving this year, and Jessica is determined to out-do her sister who has hosted in years past.

9
Michael Chang Fever is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: February 23, 2016

Season 2, Episode 14

Louis and Jessica learn that Emery has great potential to be the next Chinese-American tennis super star.

10
It's a Plastic Pumpkin, ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: October 24, 2017

Season 4, Episode 4

On Halloween, Louis is disappointed that Evan doesn’t take his childish delight in the holiday; Eddie and the gang plot to crash a cool older girl’s party.

11
Boy II Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: September 29, 2015

Season 2, Episode 2

Nicole convinces Eddie to ditch piccolo and become her tutor, then ends up ditching him when she meets a new boy. Crushed, Eddie stops eating and listens to Boyz II Men's "End of the Road" on repeat.

12
Very Superstitious is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: April 7, 2015

Season 1, Episode 11

Jessica's superstitions get the best of her when she sells a house with the address 44 West 44th Street - the number 4 being bad luck in Chinese culture.

13
WWJD: What Would Jessica... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: November 29, 2016

Season 3, Episode 6

Sundays are usually reserved for Jessica and Evan’s weekly Costco run, but Jessica is thrown for a loop when Evan decides to go to church instead.

14
Persistent Romeo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: February 17, 2015

Season 1, Episode 5

Louis has to hire a professional instructor to give the restaurant staff a sexual harassment seminar after Jessica's attempts fall flat.

15
Good Morning Orlando is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: November 3, 2015

Season 2, Episode 6

Louis goes on a local morning talk show to promote Cattleman's Ranch and fears he humiliated himself and poorly represented his culture.

16
Where Are the Giggles? ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: December 13, 2016

Season 3, Episode 8

While the Huangs are out at the movies, Evan is accidentally left home alone, and Jessica vows to make it up to him. Meanwhile, Marvin takes a spill and is visited by Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.

17
Clean Slate is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: January 18, 2017

Season 3, Episode 11

On the eve of Chinese New Year, Jessica pushes the entire family to settle all debts, disputes and grudges to ensure good fortune for the coming year.

18
The Fall Ball is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: October 13, 2015

Season 2, Episode 4

As Eddie's first school dance approaches, Louis is determined to make the night as perfect as a John Hughes film. Meanwhile, Jessica spends the day with Grandma Huang in hopes of getting on her good side so she will invest in her new business venture.

19
Doing It Right is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: March 22, 2016

Season 2, Episode 17

Jessica gets into a tangle with another mom and worries that she is the reason why Evan was uninvited to his best friend�۪s birthday party.

20
Blind Spot is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: March 31, 2015

Season 1, Episode 10

Jessica's college boyfriend, Oscar Chow, comes to visit.

Jessica's college boyfriend, Oscar Chow, comes to visit. She's a bit miffed that Louis isn't a little more jealous....but she's got a blind spot and is completely oblivious to the fact that Oscar is gay. Meanwhile, Eddie goes to great lengths to get out of the school science fair.

21
Living While Eddie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: February 28, 2017

Season 3, Episode 15

After her precious morning papaya goes missing and the dishwasher was used for its actual purpose rather than just a drying rack, Jessica automatically accuses Eddie as the culprit.

22
The Masters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: March 29, 2016

Season 3 Episode 20: Upon learning that Tiger Woods is half Thai, Louis and Jessica get inspired to groom Eddie and Evan into becoming the next great Asian golf prodigies.
23
Fajita Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: February 24, 2015

Season 1, Episode 6

Eddie is so desperate for a new video game named after his idol, Shaq, he goes to work at the restaurant.

24
The Real Santa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: December 8, 2015

Season 2, Episode 10

Jessica loves the holidays, but feels that Santa could use some improvements.

25
Week in Review is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Original Airing: March 29, 2016

Season 2, Episode 18

There�۪s no question that Louis and Jessica make a great team.