Character: Tom

Created by: Philip Wang

Directed by: Taylor Chan, Philip Wang

Written by: Philip Wang, Taylor Chan

Produced by: Philip Wang, Taylor Chan, Wesley Chan, Benson Quach

Cast Members: Philip Wang, Janine Oda, Julie Zhan, Victoria Park, Brad Gage, Brandon Soo Hoo, Lauren Reeder, Dante Basco, Olivia Sui

Released date: June 20, 2018

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Duration: 1hr 20min

"Yappie" is a single-camera comedy that explores the social and racial issues related to the contemporary Asian American experience from the perspective of Andrew and his friends who are all "yappies". Andrew is a 29 year old Chinese American who, for most of his life, has never questioned his place or his purpose, unintentionally becoming a "model minority". But for the first time, due to some new influences and experiences, Andrew is discovering the effects of his invisibility on the canvas of diversity and is finally realizing he wants to do something about it.

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Episode Guide

What is a Yappie?
aired June 20, 2018
I’m a Bad Asian
aired June 27, 2018
aired July 11, 2018

Brett sets up Andrew for a date with a white girl without knowing that he is seeing Kaleena. Melody gets in a heated discussion with Blake about racism and dating.

(re)Model Minority
aired July 18, 2018
Script developed by Never Enough Design