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Cleo & Cuquin is a 2018 Spanish-Mexican preschool show produced by Ánima Kitchent in cooperation with Televisa for RTVE (Radiotelevisión Española) The show is based on characters from Familia Telerín created by José Luis Moro Escalona, who also appeared in the animated movie El Mago de los sueños. It debuted TVE's Clan in Spain on January 7, 2018.
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The show focuses on a group of six siblings, two in particular being the oldest sibling Cleo, and her baby brother Cuquin, as she helps them solve the problems they encounter. Following each problem, Cleo uses the knowledge from the episode to determine what she wants to be when she grows up.


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  • The Baby of the Bunch: Same with the original bedtime annoucements, Cuquin is the youngest of the siblings, and obviously the baby.
  • "Eureka!" Moment: Done Once per Episode when Cleo finds out how to solve a problem.
  • Eyes Out of Sight: Pelusen's hair always obscures his eyes.
  • Five-Token Band: Cleo and Cuquin themselves (Spanish/American); Maripi (Blonde); Tete (Brunette); Pelusen (Ginger); Colitas (Asian)
  • Hiccup Hijinks: "Hiccup Monsters" has Cuquin get hiccups while playing hide and seek with Cleo and Colitas. They try doing what they can to cure him. He's eventually cured when he accidentally scares himself by being surprised from a squeaky toy. In the end, he admits to what he did, and they all laugh. Then Colitas gets hiccups.
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  • Hollywood Tone-Deaf: Maripi is not a very good singer.
  • Minor Living Alone: Cleo, Cuquin and their siblings live on their own with no adult supervision.
  • Name and Name: The show title itself.
  • Odd Name Out: Cleo is the only one of the siblings with a common name.
  • Only Sane Man: Pelusen sometimes fills into this role.
  • Parental Abandonment: The kids' parents are never seen nor mentioned, and they are even shown to live alone by themselves similar to the original television bedtime annoucements
  • Three Shorts: The show airs in this format when aired on Nick Jr. in the US and Treehouse in Canada.

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