Amigo and Friends

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Amigo and Friends
AmigoandFriends.jpg
Title screen
Voices of Cantinflas (Mario Moreno Reyes)
(Mexican Spanish)
John Stephenson
(American English)
Don Messick
(American English)
Country of origin Mexico
United States
No. of episodes 52
Production
Running time 18–22 minutes
(Commercials not included)
Production company(s) Televisa (Mexico)
Hanna-Barbera Productions (Warner Bros. Television) (USA)
Distributor Viacom Enterprises
(former)
CBS Television Distribution
(current)
Release
Original network Syndication
Original release 1979 – 1982
Chronology
Related shows Cantinflas Show

Amigo and Friends (also known in Spanish as Cantinflas y Sus Amigos) is an educational children's cartoon that was based on the Mexican cartoon series Cantinflas Show in 1979. The show, which concentrates on a wide range of subjects intended to educate children, follows Amigo, a little comical character from Mexico, who goes on educational adventures through time and space and gets to visit Shakespeare, see the ancient pyramids, and even travels to other planets. The animated Amigo is based on the legendary character, Cantinflas played by the Mexican actor and comedian Mario Moreno Reyes. 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.

In 1982, Hanna-Barbera Productions dubbed the series into English and retitled it Amigo and Friends and aired in syndication across the United States through Viacom Enterprises. The only two known actors were John Stephenson, who narrates each episode and Don Messick, who voiced Amigo.

Amigo and Friends in other languages[edit]

  • Le tour du monde de Cantinflas (A Trip of the World with Cantinflas) (French)
  • עמיקו וחבריו (Amiko Ve'Haverav) (Israeli)
  • 笑星和他的朋友们 (Comedian and his friends) (Chinese)
  • Amigo (Swedish)
  • Амиго приключения около планетата (Amigo priklyucheniya okolo planetata, Amigo's adventures around the planet)

Home video releases[edit]

Episodes[edit]

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  1. meets Alexander Bell
  2. visits The Amazon
  3. meets Amerigo Vespucci
  4. learns Atomic Energy
  5. meets Baseball
  6. visits the Canals of Venice
  7. meets Captain Cook
  8. visit The Colosseum
  9. meets The Constellations
  10. meets Daniel Boone
  11. meets Don Quixote
  12. visit The Eiffel Tower
  13. meets Eli Whitney and the cotton gin
  14. visit The Estate of Vatican City
  15. meets Father Junipero Serra
  16. learns The game of rugby
  17. meets Genghis Khan
  18. meets George Washington Carver
  19. visit The Grand Canyon
  20. visit The great wall of china
  21. meets The golf story
  22. meets Henry Ford
  23. in The international date line
  24. meet James Watt
  25. meets Julius Caesar
  26. meets King Tut
  27. meets Lewis and Clark
  28. meets The lost city of Atlantis
  29. meets Madame Curie
  30. meets Michelangelo
  31. meets The milky way
  32. visit Mont Saint Michel
  33. climbs Mount Everest
  34. on The Nile
  35. visit Notre Dame
  36. visit The Parthenon
  37. meets Picasso
  38. visit The planets
  39. visit The pyramids
  40. meets Rembrandt
  41. learns Safety tips
  42. meets Simon Bolivar
  43. meets Statue of Liberty
  44. meets Soccer
  45. The sun
  46. meets Tennis
  47. visit The tower of London
  48. visit The universe
  49. visit The wailing wall
  50. Yellowstone Park
  51. visit Yosemite

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