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  • Anvilicious: And how! There can be no doubt whatsoever of what the moral of the episode is. IF there is any doubt, don't worry, as the protagonist will face the camera and directly state the moral.
  • Archive Panic: As of this writing, the series has aired over a thousand episodes.
  • Ass Pull: One of the reasons the show gets so much hate is because the resolutions to the conflict of each episode comes out of nowhere, and is always unrealistic and goes against the moral of the episode.
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  • Cliché Storm: Most of the stories, particularly the ones focused on dogs. A little girl finds a dog but her mom won't let her keep it? The dog saves the family and can be kept. Everyone but one person loves a dog, and that one person loses it on purpose? The dog will find a way home.
  • Critical Research Failure:
    • One of the novela's most common complaints. The episodes "Cosplay: Salvemos al Mundo" y "Soy Emo" are particularly chockfull of this.
    • Another huge failure episode was the one about the girl who decides to connect more to her computer due to how much her life sucked. They portrayed the internet as being the reason as to why she's emotionally unstable (when it was her best friend and crush that caused it).
    • Don't worry, no matter what kind of problem you have, and what kind of stupid things YOU did to get in said problem, just praying will get you out of of it. This even goes against religious teachings, making it a case of Cowboy BeBop at His Computer about religion in a religious show.
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    • Especially in "La amistad no tiene nombre" ("Friendship has no name"). One girl named Belinda insults and harasses another girl and has everyone hurt her because they happen to share a first name. When two girls lock up Belinda, Alpha Bitch Belinda is accused of locking her up. Guess which Belinda prays and earns the other's friendship?
  • Eight Deadly Words: Because each episode is insfested with malicious assholes, complete idiots or just bland characters, is impossible to go trough an episode wihout end up feeling indiference towards any character at best or outright laughing at their missfortune at worst.
  • Fountain of Memes: Every episode can have at least one thing that can become memetic. And then is the "air of the rosa".
  • Glurge: While meaning to inspire watchers, the show constantly implies that praying is the only solution to all problems.
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  • Memetic Mutation: Namiko Moon and Monsterball Go are some notorious examples.
  • Narm: The series is infamous for this, mostly due to the poor acting.
  • Nightmare Fuel: The titular monster from the episode "El reto del Momo" and "El Regreso de Momo". While the monster is more of an Captain Ersatz of the original Momo Challenge image, it's very unsettling, and from some angles, it looks more horrifying than the Momo sculpture.
  • So Bad, It's Good: Some people have called the show the "best comedy/parody ever".
  • Special Effect Failure: "El Estrellado Del Corazón" features an egregious example. A boy had lost his hand because he held a firework that had a delayed explosion. He spends the rest of the episode wearing long sleeved shirts and during one scene, you can see the bulge of his actual hand that is holding on to the artificial one.
  • The Scrappy: One boy in a Big Brother Bully episode is this in spades. Primarily because he has no reason for torturing his sister other than being a dick, and then influencing his best friend into doing the same (although the best friend feels guilty for torturing his sister). It doesn't help that the brother pulls off a Karma Houdini in the end.
  • Unfortunate Implications: In general, this happens everytime the show tackles a subject the writers don't understand or researched enough, which is very, very often. Here are some examples:
    • In an episode about a kid with Asperger Syndrome, they treat Aspergers as some sort of terrible mental illness, with his family being terrified of it, his sister acting like a total bitch, and her mother acts like it's a Fate Worse than Death. At the end, of course, the kid is magically "cured" by praying to the Virgin: not only does this make it seem like his mother was right, but it would have taken the writers a five-minutes research to find out that Aspergers can't be cured. It's best summed up here (in Spanish).
    • The main complaints come from Catholics who claim the show promotes pretty strong idolatry towards Virgin Mary. (in Spanish) It should be notable that whether Mary herself should be venerated or not or whether praying to her counts as idolatry are heavily-discussed themes in Christianity between Catholics and non-Catholics.
    • Likewise, the behaviors the show aims to warn people about seem to be instead copied by its own watchers, the most notable example being three teenage girls who feigned a kidnapping hoping their parents would lend in money so they could buy clothes and mobile phones.
    • It just doesn't stop there. A ten-year old killed herself blindly believing that the Lady of Guadalupe would resurrect her so that her parents would stop fighting. This caused quite an uproar against the series and Televisa itself.
    • By far the worst of these come from episodes vaguely based on Real Life tragedies that have taken place in Mexico, such as the chapter based on the fire that destroyed the ABC daycare center back in 2009 or the one based on the infamous rape of a girl called Dafne by the criminal gang known as "Los Porkys".
  • Unintentionally Unsympathetic: The boy who lost his hand. We're supposed to pity him because he lost his hand and has to live with the hardships and teasing. But he lost his hand because he held a lit firework, which is something even small children wouldn't do.
    • In "Cosplay, Salvemos al Mundo", we're meant to root for Perla because she's constantly bullied by her classmates due to always going to school wearing her "Namiko Moon" cosplay and enjoying her hobbies of watching anime and reading manga, yet Perla herself just doesn't stop acting like she's the real Namiko Moon, yelling nonsensical stuff about protecting the earth from demons and villains at random times, wearing her cosplay all the goddamn time despite it being supposed to be a harmless hobby and overall acting like she were an anime character wholeheartedly. All of these can easily make her come across as being a wee-bit creepy Loony Fan.
  • We're Still Relevant, Dammit!:
    • Shortly after the game was released, an episode talks about Pokémon GO with the name of "Monsterball Go". Make of that what you will.
    • Back in 2010, there was an episode centered on a FarmVille expy, named "Mi Rancho Alegre" (My Happy Ranch).
    • "Cosplay Salvemos al Mundo" is one of the oldest and most well known examples, it premiered in the mid 2000s, back when Anime and otaku culture were in the peak of their popularity.

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