“Fresh Off the Boat” Premiere “Pilot” airs on Feb. 4, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. on ABC. Read on to know what is going to happen in this episode.
The Huang family just transferred from their comfortable home in Washington, DC, to Orlando, Florida. They are trying their hardest to adjust with the people and the environment of the unfamiliar territory.
Each member of the family has distinct personality, and it is emphasized in the first episode. Louis is the optimistic and gentle patriarch. His dream of establishing a restaurant in Orlando is the main reason why the Huangs moved out from DC. He goes with the saying “do good, have good” and trusts people easily because he always believes the good in them. From the usual contrast of tough husband and gentle wife, Jessica breaks the stereotype. She is the strict one between the couple. She is cynical and does not believe that everyone has inner goodness.
The children of the family are Eddie, Emery and Evan. The 11-year-old Eddie is the eldest son who is obsessed with hip-hop. He tries so hard to avoid being Asian to adjust with his peers in school. Despite being a middle child, which is usually susceptible to insecurities, Emery is good at socializing and adjusting with the new environment. Evan is the youngest and considered as the “mama’s boy.” Added to the mix is Louis’ mother who is simply called Grandma. She sits on a wheelchair most of the time and always speaks Chinese. However, she seems to understand English.
In the premiere, Jessica encounters racist mothers who are rollerblading around the neighborhood. She tries hanging out with them to blend in, but she cannot find a genuine friend. She eventually misses DC. Among the children, Eddie struggles the most to blend in at school. At first, he becomes one of the cool kids because of his outfit. However, his peers suddenly make fun of him when they saw his lunch packed by his mother. In the end, Jessica is surprised that business in the restaurant is not going well and disappointed that Louis concealed it from her.
There you have it for the spoilers on “Fresh Off the Boat” Premiere “Pilot,” which airs on Feb. 4, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. on ABC. Its original time slot is on Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. starting Feb. 10, 2015. For more updates about this show, including spoilers and recaps, follow Movie News Guide (MNG).
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