In the Peña household, language barriers arise, cultures clash... and hilarity ensues!

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Series cast summary:
Velia Martinez ...
 Abuela Adela (39 episodes, 1977-1980)
Ana Margarita Martínez Casado ...
 Juana Peña (39 episodes, 1977-1980)
Luis G. Oquendo ...
 Abuelo Antonio (39 episodes, 1977-1980)
Manolo Villaverde ...
 Pepe Peña (39 episodes, 1977-1980)
Ana Margo ...
 Carmen Peña (39 episodes, 1977-1980)
Connie Ramirez ...
 Violeta (32 episodes, 1977-1980)
Barbara Ann Martin ...
 Sharon Robinson (30 episodes, 1977-1980)
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 Joe Peña (28 episodes, 1977-1979)
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Pepe Peña is a proud man who emigrated from his native Cuba in the early 1960s. With him came his young son Joe, his wife Juana, and her parents Adela and Antonio; daughter Carmen was born to the couple in their new home: Miami. Pepe has his hands full coping with his Americanized teenagers, newly independent-minded wife, and Spanish-only speaking in-laws. Adding Carmen's wacky girlfriends and lusty next-door neighbor Marta to the mix is almost too much for Pepe to bear! Written by Ken Oswald <@UncleGeorge@Cliffhanger.com>

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According to executive producer Jose Bahamonde, the series did not have a budget for the set. So he decorated it with his personal belongings and item that he bought at thrift stores. See more »

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Pepe and Juana are immigrants from Cuba
9 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show was great, I watched the show only a few years ago, but I really enjoyed it! The grandparents were hilarious, especially Adela and her friends. Joe and Carmen were also hysterical, this show deserves 10 stars. Steven Bauer was SO young in this show but he's still gorgeous. lol Adela also had this very funny friend but I forgot her name......Carmen has a friend named Violeta that was funny too. I loved the show where they were at a funeral and Joe was picking up chicks. lol Overall it was a funny show, I wish I had began to watch it sooner. I hope they put it back on TV again.

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