El Tigre : The Adventures Of Manny Rivera

Nickelodeon (ended 2008)
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  • Episode Guide
  • S 2 : Ep 5.2

    No Boots, No Belt, No Brero

    Aired 9/13/08

  • S 2 : Ep 5.1

    Back to Escuela

    Aired 9/13/08

  • S 2 : Ep 4.2

    Mustache Love

    Aired 9/13/08

  • S 2 : Ep 4.1

    Dia de los Padres

    Aired 5/12/07

  • S 2 : Ep 3.1

    Cuervo Project

    Aired 3/3/07

  • Cast & Crew
  • Grey DeLisle

    Frida Suarez

  • Carlos Alazraqui

    Grandpapi Rivera / Puma Loco

  • Alanna Ubach

    Manny Rivera / El Tigre

  • Eric Bauza

    Rodolfo Rivera / White Pantera

  • Susan Silo

    Sartana of the Dead

  • show Description
  • Manny Rivera is a regular 13-year-old boy who is having trouble using his powers as the masked warrior El Tigre. His best friend Frida is very protective, but she can also get him into trouble. He wants to be good, but being bad is much more fun! He comes from a long line of guys with superpowers. His dad a former superhero, once known as the White Pantera, wants Manny to grow up good and fight evil just like him. But Manny's Grandpapi, a retired super villain known as the Puma Loco, thinks Manny should go on the darkside. Created by Jorge R. Gutierrez and Sandra Equihua, a husband and wife team, El Tigre is a wonderful Mexican-folk inspired cartoon, that all audiences should enjoy.Basic NotesThe show originated in the U.S. and airs on Nickelodeon. Each season has 20 episodes, and takes about 8-10 months to complete one. The running time is around 25 mins. for each episode. El Tigre translated in English means "The Tiger" which resembeles Manny's superpowers. Currently new episodes air at 10:30 a.m. EST on saturday mornings. The pilot episode ranked in over 3 million viewers making it the highest rated saturday morning show ever to air on Nickelodeon.Character GuideManny Rivera/El TigreFor the most part, Manny Rivera is a well-meaning kid with the energy and the spirit of a hero. But Manny is no goody-two-shoes. He's also got some serious supervillian potential. When he spins his mystical belt buckle, Manny transforms into the brave and powerful El Tigre, who struggles with whether to use his superpowers for good or evil.Frida FaurezFrida is Manny's best friend. But she's not always the best influence on Manny. She always has his back when he's in trouble, but she is usually the one who gets him into it. Frida is up for just about anything, the superpower stuff doesn't phase her. Rodolfo Rivera/White PanteraManny's father Rodolfo is a good old-fashioned dad, complete with rules and orders that Manny doesn't always follow. He is also a semi-retired super-hero known as the White Pantera.Grandpapi Rivera/Puma LocoManny's Grandpapi is the nicest old man out there. But he is also evil to the core, and wants Manny to be the same way. He is a retired super-villian known as Puma Loco. To describe his relationship with his son (Manny's super-hero father) it would be: love/hate.moreless

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  • Quotes (410)

    • Pantera: Boots or no boots! I will always have the power to protect you, Manny.

    • Frida: He saved us all from the evil guacamole. White Pantera: (Emotional then stops) Thank you Man- Wait, what evil guacamole? Frida: Duh, the free stuff we got from that creepy old lady so Manny could use your money to buy the tattoo maker. (Realizing what she just said) Dang.

    • Frida:(Hushed voice) Tattoo maker. Manny: Frida, I can't go home without guacamole the floaty tattoo dad head won't let me!(Frida blinks confused)

    • Rodolfo: What is going on here!? Frida: We can explain! See there were these aliens, and then they grabbed my face! El Tigre: No Frida its time to tell the truth

    • Dr. Chipotle Jr.:Hahahaha..haha! Those pinheads will never discover my zombie gucamole's one weakness. Guacamole de "Los Angeles"! Manny: Really? Frida: Thanks, dude. Dr. Chipotle Jr: (shouts) Swine!

    • Dr. Chipotle Jr: My evil zombie guacamole has taken over your dad and grandpa. And now I command them to DESTROY YOU!!! Manny: Ha! They will never hurt me, right dad? (Shoots a blast of guacamole at Manny) Well...almost never!

    • Frida: This TV isn't even plugged in.(Takes off the top) Hey, your just a little kid! Dr. Chipotle Jr: Look, a thing! Frida: Where? Oh man!(Dr. Chipotle Jr escapes)

    • Manny: Keep them busy. Frida>: Oh, there'll be busy alright. They'll be busy, BUSY EATING ME!!! (Grabs two birds and does some karate moves)

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    Notes (90)

    • New Villian: Dr. Chipotle Jr.

    • Sole of a Hero is a hero/villain episode. Night of the Living Guacamole is a villain episode.

    • Main Villains: El Oso, Dr. Chipotle Jr. and The Guacomole Monster.

    • This episode and the one after. Ranked in over 3 million viewers during their premiere.

    • El Tigre means the Tiger, White Pantera means the White Panther, and Puma Loco means Crazy Puma. The Rivera family's other identities are named after the cat family.

    • New Location: Miracle City

    • This episode and the one after were part of a one-hour block premiere of the show on Nickelodeon.

    • "Night of the Living Guacamole" was shown as a preview of the series at 8:30p.m. on February 19, 2007.

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    Trivia (78)

    • If the guacamole blasts destroyed walls, it should have done more damage to Manny than just melt part of his costume

    • Manny's father gave him a big wad of $100 bills but the guacamole only costed $100.

    • When running to the store after refunding the tattoo maker, it shows Manny lossing money. He shouldn't have afforded guacamole any more.

    • "Guacamole de Angeles" translates to Guacamole of the angels

    • When the Guacamole was "sold out", Manny had to swing vines, run and swim to the Andes. But on the way back, he couldn't have held onto the guacamole because he had to swing on the vines back. The guacamole was actually floating behind him, or he was holding it with his tail.

    • Grandpapi and Roldofo completly finish the evil Guacamole. Then after invading Manny's room, Manny and Frida escape through the hole in the wall. As they run through the hole, theres full container of guacamole split on the ground.

    • The guacamole Rodolfo told Manny to buy is "Guacamole de Angeles". But the guacamole that Manny got for free was "Guacamole de Anglos"

    • Frida discover that the TV wasn't plugged but, with careful inspection of the living room, there wasn't any plugs on the walls anyway.

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    Allusions (35)

    • "Loco" from Puma Loco means "crazy". "Panterra" from White Panterra means "Panther".

    • One of Puma Loco's powers is a helicopter hat. One that's not too different from Inspecter Gadgit's.

    • When Manny is getting the tatoo maker, he jumps of the building. This is an allusion the NBC's Heroes.

    • Title: "Night of the Living Guacamole" is a take on the movie, "Night of the Living Dead."

    • Zoey last name Aves, is a reference for another name for birds of the same name.

    • In Spanish the word "Calavera" means "Skull" which works well for a town thats supposed to be tough.

    • Black Cuervo's costume look's like the uniform of the Eagle Riders/G Force from the anime series "Battle of the Plants".

    • Title: "A Fistfull of Collars" is a take on the movie, "A Fistfull of Dollars."

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  • Fan Reviews (87)
  • No offense but

    By RoseChan13, Feb 12, 2013

  • Nick should bring this wonderful seris back!!!!

    By Girlygirl24, Jun 15, 2009

  • I Can't Believe this Show was Canceled...

    By xGummyBear1000, Dec 18, 2011

  • Weird artwork,unlikable characters,horrible plots and is possibly one of the most awkward Nicktoons you will ever watch

    By Woahwoah312, Oct 30, 2011

  • Delightfully art style and outstanding chemistry between the characters. Excelente!

    By bushidohacks, Jul 01, 2011

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