Fresh Off the Boat

Fresh Off the Boat

Overview

A sitcom about a first generation family of Asian immigrants set in the 90s. The show plays to some tropes and stereotypes but has enough inside queer jokes to keep it from being totally offensive.

The main character Eddie’s friend, Nichole, comes out as gay in season 4.

Queer Plotline Timeline

Nichole’s coming out arc starts at the beginning of season 4.

Notable Queer-Centric Episodes

  • Season 4 Episode 1 “B as in Best Friends” – Nichole comes out to Eddie.
  • Season 4 Episode 6 “A League of Her Own” – Nichole comes out to her parents.
  • Season 4 Episode 10 “Do You Hear What I Hear?” – Nichole fumbles asking a girl out, but still gets her digits.

Characters

There are 4 queer characters listed for this show; none are dead.

Recurring (1)

Guests (3)

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