This series is about the adventures of a bunch of youngsters during their Summer holiday in a small town in the Southern Coast of Spain. The seven kids: Quique, Javi, Pancho, Bea, Desi, ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Antonio Ferrandis ...
 Chanquete (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
María Garralón ...
 Julia (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Pilar Torres ...
 Bea (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Cristina Torres ...
 Desi (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Juanjo Artero ...
 Javi (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
José Luis Fernández ...
 Pancho (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Gerardo Garrido ...
 Quique (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Miguel Ángel Valero ...
 Piraña (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Miguel Joven ...
 Tito (19 episodes, 1981-1982)
Manuel Tejada ...
 Agustín / ... (15 episodes, 1981-1982)
Helga Liné ...
 Luisa / ... (14 episodes, 1981-1982)
Elisa Montés ...
 Carmen / ... (13 episodes, 1981-1982)
Manuel Gallardo ...
 Javier / ... (13 episodes, 1981-1982)
Ofelia Angélica ...
 Nati / ... (8 episodes, 1981-1982)
Fernando Sánchez Polack ...
 Frasco (8 episodes, 1981-1982)
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This series is about the adventures of a bunch of youngsters during their Summer holiday in a small town in the Southern Coast of Spain. The seven kids: Quique, Javi, Pancho, Bea, Desi, Tito and Piraña, within an age range of eight to sixteen, meet there two adults, with whom they share many new experiences, Julia, a painter, and Chanquete, an old, wise and lovable retired sailor who lives in a boat set on a hilltop. Throughout the 19 episodes several key themes are dealt with: teenage, coming of age, death, generational gap, the right to protest, ethical values, family relations, building companies' speculation in the Spanish coastline etc. Written by José Sandín

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The character of Chanquete was loosely based on Santiago, the old fisherman of Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea". See more »

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Tito's mother: Tito, eat your breakfast.
Tito: I don't want to, I don't like milk, it tastes like cow.
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Referenced in Aída: El imperio del sinsentido (2006) See more »

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Verano Azul - the TV-series most loved o hated for Spanish society (la series más querida o odiada por la sociedad española)

Verano Azul is a great television series. Probably the more famous and important of last times. It advantages more important so much in his day as nowadays, it is your innovation, the great result of an index unknown protagonist, to form visually the beginning of a new Spain, and to try diverse such important and daily topics like the real friendship, the first love, the awakening of the sex, the care of the nature, the family, the adventure to be a child, and the death of a dear person.

Verano Azul is the history of the meeting of a group of persons (of different age and sex) in the village of Nerja, in vacation period, sharing the summer of yours lives. The protagonists are the teenagers Bea (the pretty girl), Tito (the fair child), Piraña (the ready child), Desi (the ugly girl), Javi (the gallant), Quique (the best friend of Javi) and Pancho (the resident only one of the village). They accompany the thirty Julia (later we discovers that is a widow) and Chanquete (an old wolf of sea). Both share you venture and misfortunes, sometimes entertaining, sometimes sad, almost always you fill of emotive, education and melaconlie.

From the first chapter one is showing us the evolution of friendship between all protagonists. Desi and Bea are very good friends. Pancho and Javi fights to obtain Bea's love. Quique is the faithful companion of Javi. And the children Tito and Piraña always together only want to amuse. Chanquete is the father that all desiring to have, and Julia is the mother. Each one has them own protagonism in the following chapters for the most part. The final predicable, is the summer end and the farewell of all.

Antonio Mercero do not manage to have nevermore a success so big as that of Verano Azul (not least with Farmacia de Guardia). Antonio Ferrandis dead in 16-10-2000. Constant Maria Garrallon leading television series. Of the boys and girls little it is known, they disappeared of the world of the television radically.


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