Meanwhile, back home in Orlando, the Huangs adjust to life without Eddie. Back in Orlando, Louis and the boys try to convince Jessica that she misses Eddie. Meanwhile, Eddie is hired by mattress store owner Harv for a job to make some extra money so that he can buy himself a car and ends up having to work in the creepy store all by himself on Halloween. Elsewhere, Louis and Honey would both like to lose some weight, so they join a couple of exercise groups. After being cut in tryouts, Eddie tries to trick Alison into thinking he's still on the team, leading to their breakup after she finds out.
Meanwhile, Eddie and Emery enlist Grandma's help to start a clothing line. Cultural differences still present everyday challenges, but close friends, neighbors and business partners are there to help them navigate the complexities of raising a family of future Millennials. Meanwhile, back home in Orlando, the Huangs adjust to life without Eddie. Meanwhile, Eddie, Nicole and their friends plan to wear matching suits to the school dance until a dress code demands that the girls must wear dresses, leading Eddie and Nicole to rebel. At the same time, Emery and Evan feel left out when their parents are focused on Eddie, so they decide to cause trouble just to get their attention with little to no success.
Archived from on October 28, 2015. The story follows the course of Eddie Huang's as they make their way from to to open up a steak restaurant. Set in the '90s, hip-hop loving teenager Eddie Huang Hudson Yang and his family have lived in Orlando for a few years now and are assimilating nicely into the suburban American lifestyle. The head of an Asian family had no thought that he would not be able to adapt to living in American society. Meanwhile, Eddie helps Evan deal with what he thinks is a school bully, but it turns out to be something else. Eddie starts high school and is still on the outs with his pals but finds unexpected sympathy from Nicole. Meanwhile, Jessica tries to protect her new income home from a group of condescending teenage boys who promise to come back at night to egg it.
Elsewhere, Evan is upset that Grandma invites only Emery to hang out in her room, later learning that they both get annoyed by Evan correcting every detail of her stories. Unfortunately, that backfires when it's revealed Matthew is allergic to one of the key ingredient in the chili. Evan is tired of being Emery's costume sidekick every Halloween. Guest starring: Melrose Place's as Anne, a new neighbor. Emery lets Evan pick the costumes this year, but is not pleased with the results. Just as the Huangs are settling into life without Eddie, an international incident catapults him not only to Taiwanese fame but also right back to America. Eddie and Louis run into conflict when Eddie just wants his dad to treat him as an employee, and not a son, at Cattleman's Ranch.
Though much of the day is boring, the two eventually come upon a dead body, making Jessica throw up. Nicole to her stepmom while also saying she plays for the bar's softball team. Elsewhere, Eddie's fear of talking to Alison on the phone leads him to make a for her instead, but the tape falls into the hands of Reba, a nerdy girl who has a crush on Eddie, giving her the wrong idea. When Grandma Huang decides to move out, Louis panics and does everything he can to make sure she knows how welcome she is. At home, Evan makes changes to his will and testament, causing the neighborhood women to think he's dying. Meanwhile, Grandma reveals that she has money hidden in the house. But when he ends up living with Horace in his new apartment, he has second thoughts.
Janet Jackson could not appear in the episode due to her pregnancy at the time but did promote the episode regardless. Meanwhile, Eddie has started listening to some grunge music in order to connect with his cousin Justin, only to learn that Justin is now a diehard fan. Alison then devises a plan to make a good impression with Jessica. Meanwhile, Honey takes the death of extremely hard. The series premiered on February 4, 2015. When his promotion turns out to be no good, Eddie tries to get Trent to quit, backstabbing a coupon he created to get him to quit. In the end, Grandma Huang convinces Evan that the name he's given isn't important; it's what you do in life to make that name important that matters.
Louis discovers Emery taking up line dancing in a bar, and understands that his son needs some time to find himself. Eddie sees Alison talking to some football players and thinks he has to join the football team to keep her. Jessica and Lewis are thrilled beyond belief when they discover that a Chinese family — Elaine, Julius and son, Horace — have moved into the neighborhood. When she finds out perfect son Evan has been caught acting out, she immediately blames Eddie's bad influence, but there's more to it than that. He ends up getting an F because he was so busy defending China that he forgets to do his Jamaica project. Eddie helps the guys retrieve their confiscated hackey-sacks from the principal's office, but gets in way more trouble than he bargained for when one of them steals money from the principal's petty cash drawer.
Eddie and his pals get invited to a Halloween party that Nicole is throwing while her parents are out. Michael Bolton offers to step in at the restaurant to give Louis more time with his family, but does he have an ulterior motive? Elsewhere, Evan starts acting differently after Eddie and Emery sneak him into a theater to see a scary movie. Eddie is excited about seeing his cousin who introduced him to , Justin Lance Lim - but Justin is now very depressing to be around now that he is a fan of instead. Elsewhere, Eddie and Emery decide it's time they learn how to unhook a bra. Louis uses a neighborhood block party to shamelessly promote the restaurant. Jessica tries to take care of the situation but, as the tenants and become a nuisance, she fears she may be in over her head.