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Fresh Off The Boat Hits 100-episode milestone in first for Asian Americans

The "Fresh Off the Boat" cast in their first season.

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Reaching this benchmark is a traditional measure of longevity and readiness for syndication, and it looks to be increasingly uncommon, as networks move toward shorter episode orders. In the case of Fresh Off the Boat, the milestone is historic. No other show featuring an all-Asian American lead cast has made it this far.

"We were there in that mainstream way and on that big platform showing people you don't have to look a certain way to be on network," said show creator Nahnatchka Khan. "There are other versions of family stories that you haven't heard before even though television has been around for decades and decades."

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