El Chavo

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  • TV-PG
  • 1973
  • 2 Seasons
  • 8.6  (9,095)

El Chavo is the shortened name of the television show known as El Chavo del Ocho. It is a Mexican sitcom that can be seen in not only Mexico, but the United States, Spain, Brazil and other countries as well. The show is focused around the life of El Chavo, the main character. El Chavo is a poor orphan who resides in a low income apartment complex. The other residents of the complex also appear on the show. The setting of the show takes place in La Vecindad, a Mexican low income neighborhood. The show explores a variety of everyday issues, including child hunger. While some Spanish American television shows can easily be translated, this is not the case with El Chavo. This is mainly due to the fact that the show contains a lot of Mexican idiomatic expressions. Even though the show came out in the early part of the 1970s, it is still an extremely popular show in Chile, Argentina, Peru and Brazil in addition to other South American countries.

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Seasons
The Pirates
26. The Pirates
September 2, 2010
The neighborhood goes to Acapulco again and play Pirates looking for treasure.
Christmas Party
25. Christmas Party
November 21, 2013
The neighborhood is out to make the best Christmas party ever by finding the perfect Christmas tree and a great Christmas Pinata.
Paper Toys
24. Paper Toys
August 4, 2011
When El Chavo tries to be the best race car driver in the world by racing toy cars, he learns from Manny that the best toys in the world are not mechanical toys but simple paper ones.
The School Olympics
23. The School Olympics
September 1, 2011
School is having their own Olympics and Chavo is out to be the best athlete.
Let's Go to the Circus
22. Let's Go to the Circus
January 13, 2011
A circus comes to the neighborhood and all the residents will have an unforgettable day attending the entertaining show where some of the circus stars will be improvised.
Baby Talk
21. Baby Talk
January 6, 2011
Due to some terrible confusion, the residents find a baby in the entrance of the neighborhood.
Chavo's Date
20. Chavo's Date
September 22, 2011
Patty is looking for a date to go to the spring festival with and Chavo is going to do everything possible to be her date.
Baby Teeth
19. Baby Teeth
December 5, 2013
El Chavo believes the Tooth fairy is a mouse and is out to get baby teeth so he can be rich.
The Camping Trip
18. The Camping Trip
December 23, 2010
The neighborhood decide to spend a weekend in close contact with nature so they camp in a forest.
Alien Invasion
17. Alien Invasion
October 20, 2011
El Chavo is worried that aliens have come to the neighborhood.
Love Handles
16. Love Handles
February 27, 2014
It's time for Mr. Beliarge to go on a diet and El Chavo is going to help.
Chavo Sings
15. Chavo Sings
September 2, 2010
El Chavo wants to be a singer.
Wanted
14. Wanted
December 16, 2010
A puppy arrives in the neighborhood and soon becomes Chavo's best friend. Unfortunately, the owner appears and Chavo has to return the puppy.
The Neighborhood at War
13. The Neighborhood at War
March 27, 2014
A mouse gets the neighborhood into an all out war.
The Milk Man
12. The Milk Man
September 15, 2011
Raymond gets a job as the milk man.
Fresh Water
11. Fresh Water
November 28, 2013
El Chavo is selling water to the neighborhood.
The Invisible Man
10. The Invisible Man
April 24, 2014
El Chavo finds paint that he believes will make him invisible.
The Gift of Christmas
9. The Gift of Christmas
November 21, 2013
It's Christmas time in the neighborhood.
Love they Enemy
8. Love they Enemy
February 20, 2014
El Chavo learns to get along with his enemy.
Raymond's in Love
7. Raymond's in Love
September 8, 2011
Raymond get's hit in the head and falls head over heels for Miss Pinster.
Wasting Water
6. Wasting Water
April 3, 2014
El Chavo learns about saving water.
Lost Money
5. Lost Money
December 9, 2010
The rent money is misplaced and El Chavo has a plan to help find it.
What Goes Up, Must Come Down
4. What Goes Up, Must Come Down
January 15, 2015
El Chavo ties balloons to a basket and now he must get it down before it flies away forever.
Horror Stories
3. Horror Stories
October 7, 2010
Chavo and Junior dress themselves as ghosts to frighten the neighborhood.
The Secret Masked Crusader
2. The Secret Masked Crusader
December 2, 2010
Chavo wears a mask and plays the role of "The Secret Masked Crusader", a hero in wrestling.
Grand Prix of the Neighborhood
1. Grand Prix of the Neighborhood
November 18, 2010
Professor Girafalde gives Quico a sports car; Raymond makes Chavo a wooden car. Now it's on for the Neighborhood Grand Prix.
Description

El Chavo is the shortened name of the television show known as El Chavo del Ocho. It is a Mexican sitcom that can be seen in not only Mexico, but the United States, Spain, Brazil and other countries as well. The show is focused around the life of El Chavo, the main character. El Chavo is a poor orphan who resides in a low income apartment complex. The other residents of the complex also appear on the show.

The setting of the show takes place in La Vecindad, a Mexican low income neighborhood. The show explores a variety of everyday issues, including child hunger.

While some Spanish American television shows can easily be translated, this is not the case with El Chavo. This is mainly due to the fact that the show contains a lot of Mexican idiomatic expressions.

Even though the show came out in the early part of the 1970s, it is still an extremely popular show in Chile, Argentina, Peru and Brazil in addition to other South American countries.

  • Premiere Date
    April 23, 1973
  • IMDB Rating
    8.6  (9,095)