Mr. Iglesias

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  • TV-14
  • 2019
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.1  (7,850)

Mr. Iglesias is a comedy web television series created by Kevin Hench for Netflix. The show stars Gabriel Iglesias as Gabe Iglesias, a history teacher at Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, California. He's passionate about teaching and wants to make a difference in the lives of his students, who are mostly underprivileged and come from challenging backgrounds.

The show focuses on Gabe's interactions with his students, colleagues, and his own personal life. He is a supportive and caring teacher who goes beyond traditional teaching methods to connect with his students. Gabe understands the importance of building relationships with his students to help them succeed academically and personally.

One of Gabe's closest colleagues in the school is Principal Paula Madison (Sherri Shepherd). She is a no-nonsense administrator who manages the school with a stern hand. Paula and Gabe have an entertaining dynamic as they often disagree on how things should be done at the school, but ultimately share a mutual respect for each other.

Gabe's students come from diverse cultural backgrounds, which adds to the show's appeal. Jacob Vargas plays Tony Ochoa, one of Gabe's students who is an aspiring artist. Maggie Geha portrays Abigail Spencer, a student who is not interested in academics but hopes to become a famous Instagram influencer instead. Richard Gant plays Ray Hayward, one of the teachers at Woodrow Wilson, and Gabe's mentor. Cree Cicchino is Marisol Fuentes, a student who is driven to succeed academically and become a successful businesswoman. Fabrizio Guido is Lorenzo Molina, one of Gabe's students who is obsessed with magic tricks. Oscar Nu plays Mikey Gutierrez, another one of Gabe's students who is constantly bullied by his classmates.

Throughout the show, Gabe navigates various challenges including parental involvement, student misbehavior, and pressure from the school administration to improve test scores. Despite these challenges, Gabe remains committed to his students and uses his unique teaching methods to connect with them.

The show is full of humor with Gabriel Iglesias's signature comedy style evident throughout the series. He brings his natural charisma and charm to the role of Gabe Iglesias, making it easy for viewers to connect with his character. The other cast members also bring their own unique style of humor to their characters, providing a well-rounded and entertaining show.

Apart from the comedy aspect, Mr. Iglesias also tackles serious issues such as academic underachievement, racism, and discrimination. The show is a mix of laugh-out-loud moments and heartfelt scenes making it an enjoyable watch.

In summary, Mr. Iglesias is a heartwarming comedy that highlights the importance of supportive teaching and provides an insightful perspective on the daily struggles of students and educators in underprivileged communities. The characters are relatable, and the humor is genuinely funny making this a must-watch show.

Mr. Iglesias is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (21 episodes). The series first aired on June 21, 2019.

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The Big Dance
5. The Big Dance
December 8, 2020
When his students seem reluctant to attend the holiday dance, Gabe looks for ways to boost their confidence
You're Dad to Me
4. You're Dad to Me
December 8, 2020
Gabe meddles in Marisol's relationship with her estranged father, and a yoga class unleashes Paula's pent-up feelings over her upcoming college reunion.
Playing Favorites
3. Playing Favorites
December 8, 2020
Gabe overcompensates after a parent calls him out for having a favorite student. Tony wheels and deals to inflate his scores on faculty peer reviews.
Good Things
2. Good Things
December 8, 2020
To counter his students' pessimism about the future, Gabe makes them create vision boards of what they want in life, an assignment he takes to heart.
Technically Speaking
1. Technically Speaking
December 8, 2020
To connect or disconnect? That's the question Gabe asks when his class receives new tablet devices. Mikey tries to overcome his shyness with Marisol.
Where to Watch Mr. Iglesias
Mr. Iglesias is available for streaming on the Netflix website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Mr. Iglesias on demand at Netflix.
  • Premiere Date
    June 21, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (7,850)