Young & Josh's Dad
Season 5, Episode 4
Young & Josh's Dad
First Aired April 3, 2017
Production Code 5002
Writer(s) Caryn Lucas
Director Andy Cadiff
Episode Guide
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Young & Josh's Dad is the fourth episode in season 5 of Young & Hungry. It premiered on April 3, 2017.


Josh’s father Matt contacts his son for the first time asking to meet. When Josh refuses, assuming his father is only after his money, Gabi takes matters into her own hands. She arranges to meet Matt and discover his true motives, but as usual, things don’t go as planned. Meanwhile, Yolanda is convinced she’ll die at the same age as her mother, so she goes on a strict diet – but it’s Elliot who may be at risk.[1]


Main cast

Guest Cast

  • Andy Buckley as Matt Danon
  • Jill Remez as Nurse
  • Anthony Hill as Justin
  • Jill Remez as Doctor



  • Josh's father, Matt is introduced in this episode. It is also his first appearance in season 5.
  • Yolanda's mother is dead.
  • Josh meets his father for the first time.
  • Matt ends up in hospital.
  • Matt was clearly not married to Josh's mom, as he does not have the same last name as Josh or his mother Kathy
  • Josh tricks Gabi into believing he is with his dad and that she is driving a stranger around, just to keep her off his back.
  • Josh thinks Matt is after his money.
  • Matt walked out on Josh after he was born.
  • Gabi mentions Joey Tribbiani from Friends and his famous quote, "How you doin'?" This is the second episode to make a reference to Friends, the first being in Young & Screwed, when Gabi says she and Josh should watch the show,
  • Gabi mentions her mom.
  • Yolanda's mother died when she was 51.
  • Yolanda is 51 years old.
  • Andy Buckley who play's Josh's dad also played Danny's girlfriend, Amy's, father in an episode of Baby Daddy.


Young & Hungry S05E04 - Young & Josh's Dad (April 3, 2017)

Young & Hungry S05E04 - Young & Josh's Dad (April 3, 2017)


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