El Chavo del Ocho

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El Chavo del Ocho
El Chavo (simple logo).svg
Also known asEl Chavo
GenreSitcom
Created byRoberto Gómez Bolaños
Written byRoberto Gómez Bolaños
Directed byEnrique Segoviano
Roberto Gómez Bolaños
StarringRoberto Gómez Bolaños
Carlos Villagrán
Ramón Valdés
Florinda Meza
Rubén Aguirre
Édgar Vivar
Angelines Fernández
Horacio Gómez Bolaños
Raúl 'Chato' Padilla
María Antonieta de las Nieves
Opening theme"The Elephant Never Forgets" by Jean-Jacques Perrey
Country of originMexico
Original language(s)Spanish
No. of seasons8
No. of episodes290[1] (list of episodes)
Production
Camera setupThomson TTV-1530 ; General Electric PE350
Running time21–26 minutes
Release
Original networkTelevisa
Picture formatQuadruplex Videotape
Original release20 June 1971 –
6 January 1980
Chronology
Related showsEl Chavo: The Animated Series
30 Anos de Chaves[2]
Other websites
[www.chavodel8.com Website]
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El Chavo del Ocho is a very popular Mexican sitcom. It was created and written by Roberto Gómez Bolaños. It stars Roberto Gómez Bolaños, María Antonieta de las Nieves, Carlos Villagrán, Florinda Meza, Ramón Valdés, Rubén Aguirre, Édgar Vivar, Raúl Padilla, Horacio Gómez Bolaños, and Angelines Fernández. It ran from 1971 through 1980 for 8 seasons.

References[change | change source]

  1. La Nación. "Roberto Gómez Bolaños apagó una velita por los 40 años del "Chavo del 8"" (in Spanish). Retrieved September 4, 2014.
  2. "Versão de Chaves produzida pelo SBT comemora os 30 anos da emissora". SBT.