JESSICA IS LOOKING FORWARD TO DOING A BOOKSTORE READING TO PROMOTE SALES OF HER NEW NOVEL; HONEY AND MARVIN CELEBRATE THE BIRTH OF THEIR BABY; AND LOUIS BUYS AN RV FROM LOS ANGELES LAKERS LEGEND KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR, ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC'S 'FRESH OFF THE BOAT,' FRIDAY, OCT. 5
Los Angeles Lakers Greats Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Cooper Guest Star
TGIF Alum Jaleel White Guest Stars as Kareem's Underappreciated RV Manager, Calvin
"Fresh Off the RV" - While Honey and Marvin celebrate the birth of their baby, Jessica's book is finally released, and she's optimistically looking forward to a book store reading that's been set up by her publisher to help boost sales. Louis is so excited to promote the book across the country that he buys an RV from Los Angeles Lakers great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who owns an RV dealership which is managed by underappreciated Calvin (Jaleel White, "Family Matters"). Meanwhile, Emery and Evan are concerned about Eddie after Nicole tells him that she's moving to New York, and he seems completely unfazed about losing his best friend, on "Fresh Off the Boat," FRIDAY, OCT. 5 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), as part of the new TGIF programming block on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
Inspired by a true story, "Fresh Off the Boat" stars Randall Park as Louis Huang, Constance Wu as Jessica Huang, Hudson Yang as Eddie Huang, Forrest Wheeler as Emery Huang, Ian Chen as Evan Huang, Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang, Chelsey Crisp as Honey and Ray Wise as Marvin.
Guest starring is Luna Blaise as Nicole, Jaleel White as Calvin, Nikea Gamby-Turner as employee, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as himself and Michael J. Cooper as Bobby.
"Fresh Off the RV" was written by Matt Kuhn and directed by Anya Adams.
"Fresh Off the Boat" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to the airdate.