History Series / ElChavodelOcho

17th Nov '16 2:32:49 PM decimator1337
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* VitriolicBestBuds: Quico and Chavo have elements of this in many episodes. In some, they even fight like mortal enemies, but then they get sad and depressed in the episodes where either of them left the neighbourhood for any reason.

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* VitriolicBestBuds: Quico and Chavo have elements of this in many episodes. In some, they even fight like mortal enemies, but then they get sad and depressed in the episodes where either of them left the neighbourhood for any reason. In the 1974 episode Ratero En La Vecindad, Quico cried in his iconic corner when Chavo left (to his mother's surprise and chagrin), but then celebrated when Chavo returned.
17th Nov '16 2:29:30 PM decimator1337
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* VitriolicBestBuds: Quico and Chavo have elements of this in many episodes. In some, they even fight like mortal enemies, but then they get sad and depressed in the episodes where either of them left the neighbourhood for any reason.
11th Nov '16 1:36:45 PM PkMARIO
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** Don Ramón uses it in the episode where Señor Barriga is trying to sell the vencidad to a bald man. His plan to prevent him to sell it is buying the vencidad by himself. Obviously everyone gets surprised since Don Ramón doesn't have money to pay a single month of rent. Then, he explains his plan in the house: he has a debt of 14 months of rent to Señor Barriga. In 20 years, his debt is going to be equal to the value of the vencidad. So, Don Ramón suggests he buys the vencidad from Señor Barriga and pays him 20 years after, when his debt reach the vencidad's value.

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** Don Ramón uses it in the episode where Señor Barriga is trying to sell the vencidad vecindad to a bald man. move due to heart problems. His plan to prevent him to sell it is buying the vencidad vecindad by himself. Obviously everyone gets surprised since Don Ramón doesn't have money to pay a single month of rent. Then, he explains his plan in the house: he has a debt of 14 months of rent to Señor Barriga. In 20 years, his debt is going to be equal to the value of the vencidad. vecindad. So, Don Ramón suggests he buys takes the vencidad vecindad from Señor Barriga and pays him since in 20 years after, when his debt will reach the vencidad's value.vecindad's value, they will be even. [[YouHaveGOTToBeKiddingMe Señor Barriga is not amused.]] And judging by Don Ramón's reaction, he wasn't even aware of how nonsensical his plan was.



** Señor Barriga getting hit by something throw by El Chavo when he arrives in the vencidad.
-->'''Señor Barriga:''' Every time which I arrive in the vencidad you hit me!

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** Señor Barriga getting hit by something throw by El Chavo when he arrives in the vencidad.
vecindad.
-->'''Señor Barriga:''' Every time which I arrive in the vencidad vecindad you hit me!



** When El Profesor Jirafales suggests to arrange a trial to verify whether El Chavo killed Quico's cat or not, Don Ramón states that it would be just like in the ''Franchise/PerryMason'' series. He does so again in the following episode, when El Profesor Jirafales reminds him of what they were going to do.

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** When El Profesor Jirafales suggests to [[CourtroomEpisode arrange a trial trial]] to verify whether try El Chavo killed for killing Quico's cat or not, cat, Don Ramón states comments that it would be just like in the ''Franchise/PerryMason'' series. He does so again in the following episode, when El Profesor Jirafales [[AsYouKnow reminds him of what they were going to do.do]].



* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: If there's an episode that involves throwing pies in faces or dousing people with buckets of water, you can be sure that all the women, no exception, will end up pied or drenched.

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* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: If there's an episode that involves throwing pies in faces or dousing people with buckets of water, you can be sure that all the men and women, no exception, will end up pied or drenched.



* {{Spoonerism}}: Sometimes, when talking to Sr. Barriga, Don Ramón would misplace Sr. Barriga's name and one other word of his phrase, driving Sr. Barriga mad since it makes it look like Don Ramón is insulting him for being fat. An example:

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* {{Spoonerism}}: Sometimes, Often, when talking to Sr. Barriga, Don Ramón would misplace switch Sr. Barriga's name and one other another word of his phrase, dialog, driving Sr. Barriga mad since it makes it look like Don Ramón is insulting him for being fat. An example:



** Chilindrina, type B. She acts very nicely towards Chavo and Kiko until either of them upsets her, at which point she can act really nasty.

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** Chilindrina, type B. She acts very nicely towards Chavo and Kiko until either of them upsets her, at which point she can act get really nasty.
31st Oct '16 4:20:58 PM Shadoboy
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* DontMakeMeTakeMyBeltOff: Don Ramón would sometimes threaten Chilindrina by asking her if she knos what happens if he takes off his belt. Her answer was "Your pants fall off". If he tries to follow up with the threat he ends up proving her right

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* DontMakeMeTakeMyBeltOff: Don Ramón would sometimes threaten Chilindrina by asking her if she knos knows what happens if he takes off his belt. Her answer was "Your pants fall off". If he tries to follow up with the threat he ends up proving her rightright.
31st Oct '16 4:20:15 PM Shadoboy
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* DontMakeMeTakeMyBeltOff: Don Ramón.

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* DontMakeMeTakeMyBeltOff: Don Ramón.Ramón would sometimes threaten Chilindrina by asking her if she knos what happens if he takes off his belt. Her answer was "Your pants fall off". If he tries to follow up with the threat he ends up proving her right



%%* DumbIsGood

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%%* DumbIsGood* DumbIsGood: El Chavo is probablly one of the most kind-hearted characters in the show, even if he's pretty slow in the mind.
12th Sep '16 6:38:02 PM MyFinalEdits
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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: When it's not CaptainObvious or MathematiciansAnswer, it's this.
** When El Chavo was selling "aguas frescas", Quico asked for the prices: 50 cents, a tostón (50 cents) and two for 1 peso. Quico realizes the mistake and asks again.

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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: When it's not CaptainObvious or MathematiciansAnswer, it's this.
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When El Chavo was selling "aguas frescas", Quico asked for the prices: 50 cents, a tostón (50 cents) and two for 1 peso. Quico realizes the mistake and asks again.



* DistractedByTheSexy: Don Ramón, El Chavo and Quico whenever Paty and her aunt are in the Vecindad. To Doña Clotilde and Chilindrina's chagrin
** Later, Profesor Jirafales was distracted as well. One of those times ended up with El Chavo killing Quico's cat to avoid crashing into him, and yet, Profesor Jirafales decided to put El Chavo into a mock trial in the vecindad... [[AmoralAttorney with him as the judge, no less]].

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* DistractedByTheSexy: Don Ramón, El Chavo and Quico whenever Paty and her aunt are in the Vecindad. To Doña Clotilde and Chilindrina's chagrin
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chagrin Later, Profesor Jirafales was distracted as well. One of those times ended up with El Chavo killing Quico's cat to avoid crashing into him, and yet, Profesor Jirafales decided to put El Chavo into a mock trial in the vecindad... [[AmoralAttorney with him as the judge, no less]].



** Though Quico is not without strokes of SmallNameBigEgo. Blame his doting mother for that.



** CaughtWithYourPantsDown: Literally. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity Ensued!]]



** In the episode ''"Los Globos y los Favores"'' (1977), Doña Florinda and Profesor Jirafales had a misunderstanding. Near the end, they were close to forgiveness, but further misunderstanding led it to end with Doña Florinda telling Profesor Jirafales that she doesn't want to see him ever again, then he goes away sad, and with his foot injured. Chavo then laments about him, and says that now [[TemptingFate all that remains is that a dog stains his pants]][[note]]The Prefossor himself said that some time before[[/note]] ([[RockBottom which immediately happens]]). Also, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Doña Florinda's basket was still lost]]. (Their relationship was [[NegativeContinuity back to normal in the following episode]], though.)

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** In the episode ''"Los Globos y los Favores"'' (1977), Doña Florinda and Profesor Jirafales had a misunderstanding. Near the end, they were close to forgiveness, but further misunderstanding led it to end with Doña Florinda telling Profesor Jirafales that she doesn't want to see him ever again, then he goes away sad, and with his foot injured. Chavo then laments about him, and says that now [[TemptingFate all that remains is that a dog stains his pants]][[note]]The Prefossor himself said that some time before[[/note]] ([[RockBottom which immediately happens]]). Also, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Doña Florinda's basket was still lost]]. (Their Their relationship was [[NegativeContinuity back to normal in the following episode]], though.)



-->'''El Chavo:''' (to Don Ramón, in an episode where the kid ''thought'' he was going to be millionaire) I'll pay your late rents! And I will also buy you new clothes! (pause, then daydreaming) And I'll also buy clothes to those [[PornStash poor women that appear in the magazines you read...]]

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-->'''El Chavo:''' (to ** El Chavo, when talking(to Don Ramón, Ramón in an episode where the kid ''thought'' he was going to be millionaire) millionaire:
-->'''El Chavo:'''
I'll pay your late rents! And I will also buy you new clothes! (pause, then daydreaming) And I'll also buy clothes to those [[PornStash poor women that appear in the magazines you read...]]



* LaughTrack: ''El Chavo'' went through phases of laugh tracks, the two major ones being when it had an old and very unconvincing sounding laugh track, and the later years when the laugh track was eliminated at the beginning of the 80's "out of respect for the audience".

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* LaughTrack: LaughTrack:
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''El Chavo'' went through phases of laugh tracks, the two major ones being when it had an old and very unconvincing sounding laugh track, and the later years when the laugh track was eliminated at the beginning of the 80's "out of respect for the audience".audience". The removal of the Laugh Track is considered by some an unfortunate moment, especially because the laugh track was not really removed but basically replaced by some music track that served the same exact purpose as the laugh track to remind you when to laugh, so long for the respect for the audience.



** The removal of the Laugh Track is also considered by some an unfortunate moment. Specially because the laugh track was not really removed but basically replaced by some music track that served the same exact purpose as the laugh track to remind you when to laugh, so long for the respect for the audience.



* MetaPhorgotten: Quico told several motivational stories to El Chavo that all fell to this trope.
** "There was this poor, poor man who began collecting empty bottles and selling them, and kept collecting and selling and collecting and selling... until he won a lottery prize and became rich."

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* MetaPhorgotten: MetaPhorgotten:
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Quico has told several motivational stories to El Chavo that all fell to this trope.
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trope: "There was this poor, poor man who began collecting empty bottles and selling them, and kept collecting and selling and collecting and selling... until he won a lottery prize and became rich."
12th Sep '16 1:57:29 PM BatmanKalEl
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* AbhorrentAdmirer: Doña Clotilde.
* AcceptableTargets: Football referees and commentarors are an easy one on the show.

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* AbhorrentAdmirer: Doña Clotilde.
* AcceptableTargets: Football referees and commentarors are an easy one on the show.
Clotilde to Don Ramón.
8th Sep '16 4:52:07 AM Siggu
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** When El Profesor Jirafales suggests to arrange a trial to verify whether El Chavo killed Quico's cat or not, Don Ramón states that it would be just like in the ''Franchise/PerryMason'' series. He does so again in the following episode, when El Profesor Jirafales reminds him of what they were going to do.
28th Aug '16 8:57:19 PM ElBuenCuate
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* AcceptableTargets: Football referees and commentarors are an easy one on the show.



* SuspectIsHatless: Professor Girafales once gave Quico a cat as a birthday gift. When the cat vanished and Quico went looking for him, the only description he offered what that he had four paws. Don Ramón asked, in SarcasmMode, if it had two eyes. Quico, CompletelyMissingThePoint, confirmed it in excitement.

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* SuspectIsHatless: Professor Girafales Jirafales once gave Quico a cat as a birthday gift. When the cat vanished and Quico went looking for him, the only description he offered what that he had four paws. Don Ramón asked, in SarcasmMode, if it had two eyes. Quico, CompletelyMissingThePoint, confirmed it in excitement.


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* TakeThat: a little one in 1975
-->'''Don Ramón''': I'm so angry that I could declare war on the United States all by myself.
-->'''Chilindrina''': How things are going you could even win!
22nd Aug '16 8:30:45 PM TheirKid
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* NoBudget: Observe, for example, how if someone's shirt gets spilled on, the stain remains for subsequent episodes. Works in-universe since most of the characters can't afford to replace clothes right away.
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