The Huangs are hosting Thanksgiving this year, and Jessica wants to outdo her sister, who has hosted the past few years.
Louis promotes the Cattleman's Ranch on a local morning news show. Eddie and his friends go on a group date.
Louis get over-involved while trying to help Eddie prepare for his first school dance. Jessica tries to spend time with Grandma Huang in order to persuade her to invest in her business venture.moreless
Louis wants to buy a new car, and it's their anniversary, so he takes Jessica to the Shaquille O'Neal's Honda dealership to celebrate, and recreate their honeymoon. Meanwhile, Eddie wants to buy a hotdog waterslide.moreless
Nicole shows interest in Eddie, but then meets a new boy. Heartbroken, Eddie turns to Boyz II Men for comfort.
Louis has to take his family on a business trip to Gator World. Evan loses his last baby tooth.
In the Season 1 finale, Jessica fears that the family has lost its Chinese identity, so she strives for them to reconnect with their culture. To that end, she insists that Louis decline an invitation to join the country club; and makes Eddie do a report on China for his World Day project.moreless
Forced into volunteering at the kids' schools, Louis coaches Eddie's Junior High basketball team, while Jessica produces Emery's and Evan's elementary school play.
Jessica feels that she can't compete with a top-performing Realtor, so she decides to put off her license exam. Meanwhile, Eddie asks his father for help in getting Nicole to like him.
Louis feels betrayed when Mitch accepts a job at a rival restaurant. Eddie meets a new Chinese boy in school, who is not quite what he appears to be.
Vandals cause trouble for the Huangs. Meanwhile, Eddie tries to get the attention of a girl he likes.
Eddie wants to buy a new video game, based on Shaq, his idol. So, to save up enough money, he goes to work at his father's restaurant.
Jessica presses Louis into a sexual-harassment seminar at the restaurant. Eddie, wanting to impress his school friends, shows them Louis' seual harassment video, which they think is an adult movie.
Jessica's sister and her snooty family come to visit, and the Huangs are determined to make the house and restaurant appear as nice as possible, so they will appear successful. Eddie is excited about seeing his cousin Justin, who introduced him to hip-hop. However, Justin is now into grunge, which depresses Eddie.moreless
Tonight's guests are:
- Actress Christina Ricci.
- Actor Jake Johnson.
- Musical guest Danny Brown.
Kathy brings Russell Brand, ASAP Rocky and Danny Brown as guests and they discuss a variety of topis, from the lyrics in their songs, gay marriages, crazy places to have oral sex and many more. Kathy talks about the 2013 Grammy Awards, and finally, Kathy brings her mother to The Pleasure Chest.moreless