Didn’t realise it was the finale for Fresh Off The Boat, but the episode was pretty good and brought up assimilation – rarely seen on TV.
After a debut season that saw the sitcom repeatedly trashed by the man on whose memoir it’s based, Fresh Off The Boat (1.5/5) wrapped up its first run last night. There was some assimilation anxiety and some Pet Shop Boys on Tuesday in the 13th episode of the mid-1990s set comedy about a Taiwanese-American family that move from D.C. to Orlando. There was also a little bit more of the same among adults 18-49.
While down 40% in the demo from its 8:30 PM February 4 debut and off 11% from its Tuesday 8 PM premiere of February 10, last night’s FOTB was even with the final ratings of last week. The April 14 FOTB actually inched up from a tenth from its fast nationals results so we may see such an adjustment later here too. Despite chef Eddie Huang’s expressed issues with the show inspired by his…
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