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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.


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.


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.