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"Fresh Off The Boat" Perfectly Tackled The Pressures Of Representation In A Very Meta Episode

"One person can’t be everything." You tell 'em, Louis!

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On the most recent episode of ABC's Fresh Off the Boat, things got very real — and very meta — about the pressures of having to represent your entire race when there are barely any Asians on television.

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The scene is also symbolic of that pressure to appease every viewer and meet their expectations of what an Asian-American family ought to look like.

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But the thing is, one person, one actor, one sitcom can't possibly encapsulate every Asian-American experience. And Louis explains this frustrating conundrum to Jessica.