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Series / The House Of Grieta

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A House Divided... and this time, it's literal.
Warning: the characters of this fiction are as fictional as their electoral promises
"The House of Grieta" ("grieta" means "chasm") is an Argentine series, with parodies of Argentine politicians. There are two groups disputing the ownership of a house, and a chasm divides them. On one side, Cristina, Alicia, Daniel, Parrilli and Maximo. On the other, Mauricio, Jaime, Lilita, Marcos, and Mariu.


  • Almost Kiss: Mauricio and Cristina were about to kiss, in an attempt to close the "Grieta" and keep her out of prison. They were interrupted by Lilita, who will blow everything up if they do that!
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: Trump's first reaction to the insults from Maduro is to take a gun, aim at him, and...
    Macri: Mr. Trump! This is madness! Don't shoot!
    Larreta: Don't shoot!
    (the three in chorus): ♫ Don't shoot! ♫ Don't shoot! ♫
  • Beleaguered Assistant: Parrilli is completely submisive to Cristina, who treats him like dirt and insults him at every chance she gets.
  • Cliffhanger: Will Cristina and Mauricio close the grieta? Will Lilita blow everything up?
  • Decided by One Vote: There are elections in the house, to decide the password for the wifi: will it be "Mauri 2019" or "Cristina Eterna"? They get a tie, and decide that whoever crosses the door next will cast the deciding vote. It is Sergio Massa, who falls into the grieta and gets hospitalized. Everybody go one by one to visit him and try to convince him to vote for either option. When he has the chance, he says Screw This, I'm Outta Here, but falls into the grieta again.
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  • Evil Is Petty: Maduro needs Cristina to hide some loot he has stolen. Some millions of dollars, perhaps? No, a complete pack of toilet paper, that he stole from the plane.
  • Insistent Terminology: Cristina will always say "Todos y todas", and other variants, at every chance she gets. Translated to English, it's basically "(male) everybody and (female) everybody", despite "(male) everybody" being an accepted term for an "everybody" that involves both males and females.
  • Large Ham: Cristina will over-react to anything as if the fate of the world was in the balance, even if it is something so trivial as the neighbours playing their music loud.
  • Mike Nelson, Destroyer of Worlds: Cristina and Macri drive Maduro and Trump out of the house, after preventing Trump from firing nukes against Maduro. While they discuss who takes the credit for saving the world, Cristina tosses the Big Red Button... and it falls next to Maximo. Hey, a joystick! What Does This Button Do?
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  • Morality Pet: Lilita for Mauricio. She will make sure that he does not easily forgives Cristina for her crimes.
  • Nuke 'em: Trump is invited by Macri, while Maduro is invited by Cristina. Trump and Macri need to do something about those noisy neighbors... and Macri quickly steals the Big Red Button from Trump, before he starts firing nukes.
  • Professional Slacker: Maximo's job is to sit in the couch. Trying to get up is just too much for him. Parrilli scared him with a shovel.
  • Riches to Rags: Subverted. Cristina used to have millions and millions of money. Now she lives in a poor house, and has to buy cheap wallets. All she has now is her vault with millions and millions of money.
  • Spirit Advisor: The spirit of Néstor talks in the vault of money. Cristina, get rid of those rings, people will realize that you are not poor!
  • The Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny: On one side, from Moron, and with the dead weight of Sergio... Margarita! On the other side, from Chaco, and with the heavy weight of all the cases she takes daily to the judiciary... Lilita!
  • Unwanted Harem: Daniel tries hard to hide from all the pregnant vedettes that want him to recognize his paternity.
  • We Come in Peace — Shoot to Kill: Massa proposes to close the "Grieta" and have everyone live in armony. Cristina instructed Maduro for some police repression against him.