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'''Cantinflas y Sus Amigos'''  is an educational children's cartoon that was based on the Mexican cartoon series Cantinflas Show in 1979. The show was created and produced by Televisa, then known as Telesistema Mexicano. The company was also responsible for the distribution of the show in Mexico.   
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'''Cantinflas y Sus Amigos'''  is an educational children's cartoon that was based on the Mexican cartoon series Cantinflas Show in 1979.<ref>[https://www.bcdb.com/cartoon/16712-Amigo-And-Friends-(Series) Big Cartoon Database entry.] Retrieved 14 Mar '17.</ref> The show was created and produced by Televisa, then known as Telesistema Mexicano. The company was also responsible for the distribution of the show in Mexico.   
  
The show got dubbed in English, French, Hebrew, Chinese, Swedish, and Russian. Hanna-Barbera dubbed the show over in English. 51 episodes were produced in each language. Though both the Spanish and English dubbed got done at the same time.
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The series follows a Mexican character who explores the world with his friends. The episodes take them to locations like Elizabethan England, ancient Egypt, and other planets. The show includes footage of children from countries around the world with glaring stereotypical appearances.
  
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The show got dubbed in English, French, Hebrew, Chinese, Swedish, and Russian. Hanna-Barbera was in charge of dubbing the series over in English in 1982.<ref>[http://hanna-barbera.wikia.com/wiki/Amigo_and_Friends Hanna Barbera Wiki article.] Retrieved 14 Mar '17.</ref> In each language, the series lasted 51 episodes.<ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amigo_and_Friends Wikipedia article.] Retrieved 14 Mar '17.</ref> Many of the episodes were released on DVD in 2004 by BCI, but the remaining episodes have not seen home video releases, making most of the episodes in every language lost.
However, most of the series is only in Spanish. It did get a DVD release with some shorts on it. For now, the entire English version is missing.  
 
  
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==Gallery==
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Revision as of 04:58, 14 March 2017

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Cantinflas y Sus Amigos is an educational children's cartoon that was based on the Mexican cartoon series Cantinflas Show in 1979.[1] The show was created and produced by Televisa, then known as Telesistema Mexicano. The company was also responsible for the distribution of the show in Mexico.

The series follows a Mexican character who explores the world with his friends. The episodes take them to locations like Elizabethan England, ancient Egypt, and other planets. The show includes footage of children from countries around the world with glaring stereotypical appearances.

The show got dubbed in English, French, Hebrew, Chinese, Swedish, and Russian. Hanna-Barbera was in charge of dubbing the series over in English in 1982.[2] In each language, the series lasted 51 episodes.[3] Many of the episodes were released on DVD in 2004 by BCI, but the remaining episodes have not seen home video releases, making most of the episodes in every language lost.

Gallery

Opening and theme song from the English Hanna-Barbera dub.

References

  1. Big Cartoon Database entry. Retrieved 14 Mar '17.
  2. Hanna Barbera Wiki article. Retrieved 14 Mar '17.
  3. Wikipedia article. Retrieved 14 Mar '17.