"Persistent Romeo"
Persistent Romeo
Season 1
Episode 5
Total Episode Count 5
Written By Sanjay Shah
Directed By Lynn Shelton
Production Code 102
Air Date February 17, 2015
Episode Guide
"Success Perm"
"Fajita Man"

Persistent Romeo is the fifth episode of season one of Fresh off the boat.


Jessica hears some stories on the nightly news and starts a propaganda against sexual harassment at Cattleman's Ranch. Eddie tells his friends that he has a dirty movie at his house, to get them to come to his sleepover.



Memorable Quotes

  • Honey: Uh, are we still going to the movies?
  • Jessica: Only if there's something with Denzel. Movie theaters are a hotbed of disease. Nightly News.
  • Honey: Crimson Tide is playing.
  • Jessica: Start the car.

  • Jessica: At my family's furniture store, I handled employee grievances.
  • Louis: The employees were you and your sister.
  • Jessica: That bitch ...
  • Louis: Jessica! Don't say itchbay in front of the K.I.D.S.
  • Eddie: Dad, we can spell.

  • (In the principal's office)
  • Jessica: I'm confused why we're here.
  • Principal Hunter: Well, Mr. and Mrs. Huang, your son has showed a video tape to the rest of the boys at the school, and we have been able to get the tape and see what's on there, and it has turned out to be completely innocent.
  • Jessica: ... I'm confused why we're here.


  • Although it was part of Jessica's character to hate the cultural impact of Black celebrities such as rappers and music stars because their not Asian and have a bad influence, she was shown to be a big fan of Denzel Washington in this episode.
Fresh off the Boat — Season One
Pilot Home Sweet Home-School The Shunning Success Perm
Episode 1
Episode 2
"Home Sweet Home-School"
Episode 3
"The Shunning"
Episode 4
"Success Perm"
Persistent Romeo Fajita Man Showdown at the Golden Corrall Phillip Goldstein
Episode 5
"Persistent Romeo"
Episode 6
"Fajita Man"
Episode 7
"Showdown at the Golden Saddle"
Episode 8
"Phillip Goldstein"
License to Sell Blind Spot Very Superstitious DTBPD1
Episode 9
"License to Sell"
Episode 10
"Blind Spot"
Episode 11
"Very Superstitious"
Episode 12
"Dribbling Tiger, Bounce Pass Dragon"
So Chineez
Episode 13
So Chineez
Fresh off the Boat — Season Two
Family Business Trip Boy 2 Man Shaquille O Neal Motors The Fall ball Dance
Episode 1
"Family Business Trip"
Episode 2
"Boy II Man"
Episode 3
"Shaquille O'Neal Motors"
Episode 4
"The Fall Ball"
Miracle on dead stret Fresh-off-the-boat The Big 1-2 Huangsgiving
Episode 5
"Miracle on Dead Street"
Episode 6
"Good Morning Orlando"
Episode 7
"The Big 1-2"
Episode 8
We Done Son The Real Samta YOTR Image
Episode 9
"We Done Son"
Episode 10
"The Real Santa"
Episode 11
"Year of the Rat"
Episode 12
"Love and Loopholes"
Phil's Phalves MCF Keep 'Em Separated Tight Two
Episode 13
"Phil's Phaves"
Episode 14
"Michael Chang Fever"
Episode 15
"Keep 'Em Separated"
Epsiode 16
"Tight Two"
Doing it Right Week in Review Jessica Place My Name is
Episode 17
"Doing it Right"
Epsiode 18
"Week in Review"
Epsiode 19
"Jessica Place"
Epsiode 20
"Hi, My Name Is ..."
Rent Day Gotta Be Me The Manchurian Dinner Date Bring the Pain
Episode 21
"Rent Day"
Epsiode 22
"Gotta Be Me"
Episode 23
"The Manchurian Dinner Date"
Epsidoe 24
"Bring the Pain"
Fresh off the Boat — Season Three

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