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El Chavo del Ocho 

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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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Maria Antonieta de las Nieves was 20 years old when she started to play the character La Chilindrina. See more »

Goofs

When Kiko and Chavo are playing soccer, Chilindrina it's "narrating" using a white and red lollipop. When Nhonho arrives in the neighbor, the lollipop becomes green. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Vecinos: Con zapatos de tacón (2005) See more »

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My favorite show
17 November 2002 | by pacheco_25553See all my reviews

"El Chavo del Ocho" has been my favorite Spanish-speaking show. It was like a ritual to me seeing this hilarious show every single day. It's about a Vecindad ("neighborhood") in which an orphan, called Chavo (Mexican equivalent word for lad or kid), lives. He is eight years old (played by a then fortyish actor) and has no parent. He is always starved and lacks of proper hygiene. He shares his live with the other dwellers of the vecindad.

Part of the success of the show is that it's full of colorful characters played by gifted and talented actors. My favorite is "Don Ramón" played by late Mexican actor Ramón Valdez. "Kiko" was also hilarious. The rest of the characters are good, though. If you understand Spanish, you will love this show.


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