Chico and the Man

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NBC (ended 1978)

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Chico and the Man

Show Summary

Chico and the Man debuted in 1974 on NBC. The setting was East Los Angeles in a small run down garage. The owner, Ed Brown, became partners in the business with a young Chicano, Chico Rodriguez. Major changes occured toward the end of the 3rd season when Freddie Prinze, who played Chico, committed suicide. The final three episodes of the third season where filmed explaining Chico had gone to Mexico for a visit. The following season, Chico was written out of the show as going into business with his father.

A new "Chico" was introduced at the beginning of the fourth and final season in Raul Garcia, a young boy whom Ed calls Chico. Other characters include, Louie Wilson, the garbage man who dropped by the garage and Della Rogers who ran a food stand not far from the garage.

NBC Broadcast History

September 1974-January 1976----Fridays----8:30 p.m.
January-March 1976----Wednesdays----9:00 p.m.
April-August 1976----Wednesdays----9:30 p.m.
August 1976-February 1978----Fridays----8:30 p.m.
June-July 1978----Fridays----8:30 p.m.

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  • Jack Albertson

    Jack Albertson

    Ed Brown

    Freddie Prinze

    Freddie Prinze

    Chico Rodriguez (1974-1977)

    Scatman Crothers

    Scatman Crothers

    Louie Wilson

    Della Reese

    Della Reese

    Della Rogers (1976-1978)

    Isaac Ruiz

    Isaac Ruiz

    Mando (1974-1978)

    Charo

    Charo

    Aunt Charo (1977-1978)

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    Comedy

    Themes

    laugh track, quirky characters, for the nostalgic, child stars, controversial