The misadventures of a poor, homeless and fumbling boy and his friends in the humble neighborhood they live in.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ramón Valdés ...  Don Ramón / ... 105 episodes, 1972-1984
Carlos Villagrán ...  Quico / ... 104 episodes, 1972-1984
María Antonieta de las Nieves ...  La Chilindrina / ... 97 episodes, 1972-1984
Roberto Gómez Bolaños ...  El Chavo Del Ocho / ... 96 episodes, 1972-1984
Florinda Meza ...  Doña Florinda / ... 88 episodes, 1972-1984
Edgar Vivar ...  Sr. Barriga / ... 55 episodes, 1972-1984
Rubén Aguirre ...  Profesor Jirafales / ... 49 episodes, 1972-1984
Angelines Fernández Angelines Fernández ...  Doña Cleotilde / ... 36 episodes, 1972-1984
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The misadventures of a poor, homeless and fumbling boy and his friends in the humble neighborhood they live in.

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

21 June 1972 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Chaves See more »

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Televisa S.A. de C.V. See more »
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Mono

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Florinda Meza was 23 when she played Doña Florinda, ironically the character is supposed to be an older woman. See more »

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When Quico and Chavo are having a pillow fight, you can clearly see the holes on the pillows to where the feathers are suppose dto come out. See more »

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Spun-off from Chespirito (1970) See more »

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The best show ever!
14 January 2005 | by becoolserenaloverSee all my reviews

Really, if you didn't watch, you have to! If you like comedy, it's a rule to watch any episode of this fantastic TV series. It was done for kids, but whoever watches it will get hypnotized, and enchanted by the charisma of every character on it! "El Chavo" or "Chavo del Ocho" tells the story about a poor boy, Chavo, that supposedly lives at the house number 8, but spends most time, or better, whole series, into a barrel. And a lot of things happens, with him, Chilindrina, Don Ramón (my favorite character) and everyone! Each episode means, a lot of fun! It's really amazing how it never gets old. It was done in 73, and even in 2004, kids watch it and laugh of the same things over again. Even adults, and teenagers, watch it and again laugh of the same situation. It's really magical, and even Bolaños can't explain how he did that! And it seems, we will have much more 'Chavo' in the years to come, and people will keep watching it, and it'll have the same high ratings, every time it's being aired on TV. Really, it's something fantastic. I think it's like the only Mexican TV-show that had that kind of acceptance in every continent it was transmitted. So if you haven't watch it, I suggest you to give a try for this humble and very good intentioned series, that has a very nice message too. :)


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