Parents' Guide to

El Chavo: The Animated Series

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Classic Mexican cartoon has slapstick violence, mischief.

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Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 8+

Cool, Funny, and Amazing!

I started to like El Chavo the Animated series since I discovered and researched the show in May 7th 2021 after I noticed a cute and a beautiful couple named "Chavo and Patty" (it's a long story), I don't know why Kabillion stopped the English dubbing by a 52nd episode, I'm waiting for more English dubbed episodes of El Chavo the Animated series, so I can see Chavo and Patty's romantic moments, if Kabillion can't re-air El Chavo with more English dubbed episodes, I'm pretty sure Boomerang or HBO Max would welcome El Chavo to be aired, if not, I'm sure the first 52 English dubbed episodes as well as more English dubbed episodes should be released straight to DVD. Anyways, I like El Chavo, not only because it's funny, cool, and amazing, but because of the relationship between Chavo and Patty, they're the most cutest and most beautiful animated couple I've ever seen in my life! As a Mexican show (also as a foreign show), it makes El Chavo a very special cartoon, just like Japan's Anime series like Pokèmon, Hamtaro, Mew Mew Power (Tokyo Mew Mew), and Sailor Moon are very special shows, and I love special shows. Hope either Kabillion re-air El Chavo, Boomerang or HBO Max would welcome El Chavo to be aired, or released straight to DVD. I declaired El Chavo the Animated series "Funny, cool, and amazing", and I also declaired Chavo and Patty "the Most cutested and the most beautiful couple in the Cartoon I've ever seen".
age 10+


Chavo is the boy in the green hat, Kiko is the boy with the colorful hat, Junior is the one that wears red and yellow, Phoebe is the girl in the pink dress, Paty is the girl with orange hair, and Gordon is the boy with the yellow and blue hat

Is It Any Good?

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This animated series is geared towards children, but those unfamiliar with the original live-action series may be surprised by some of the bathroom humor, innuendo, fat jokes, and slapstick featured here, all of which is generally more culturally acceptable in Latin America.

If you're looking for a series that offers obvious teachable moments, you won't find much of it here. But it does send an overall strong message about the importance of community, and enjoying life even if you don't have a lot of money. It won't appeal to everyone, but it makes for some nostalgic watching for those who consider the classic series a part of their popular culture.

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