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The Best Episodes of 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Updated February 21, 2020 894 votes 129 voters 8.2k views102 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.

  • 1

    Breaking Chains

    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.

  • 2

    Success Perm

    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.

  • 3


    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.

  • 4

    Boy II Man

    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.

  • 5

    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.

  • 6

    Coming from America

    October 11, 2016

    Season 3, Episode 1

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

  • 7

    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.

  • 8

    Persistent Romeo

    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.

  • 9

    Good Morning Orlando

    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.

  • 10

    Where Are the Giggles?

    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.

  • 11

    Clean Slate

    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.

  • 12

    Blind Spot

    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.

  • 13

    The Fall Ball

    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.

  • 14

    Doing It Right

    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.

  • 15

    How to Be an American

    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.

  • 16

    Living While Eddie

    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.

  • 17

    The Real Santa

    December 8, 2015

    Season 2, Episode 10

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

  • 18

    The Shunning

    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).

  • 19

    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.

  • 20


    October 25, 2016

    Season 3, Episode 3

    It’s Louis’ favorite holiday, and he makes every attempt to scare Jessica into the Halloween spirit.

  • 21

    Driving Miss Jenny

    April 11, 2017

    Season 3, Episode 19

    Louis worries that Grandma’s new motorized wheelchair gives her too much freedom, so he makes it a point to keep a close eye on her. However, he quickly learns that his constant hovering is cramping her style. Meanwhile, Jessica fears that Emery’s sentimental ways have turned him into a hoarder, and Eddie tries to hustle his way into Evan’s already-successful side business.

    Louis worries that Grandma’s new motorized wheelchair gives her too much freedom, so he makes it a point to keep a close eye on her. However, he quickly learns that his constant hovering is cramping her style.

  • 22


    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

  • 23

    Michael Chang Fever

    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.

  • 24

    Very Superstitious

    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.

  • 25

    Season 2 Episode 20

    Evan is thrilled to open his first bank account, but is unsure if he should use his American name or his Chinese name on the account.