Chico and the Man

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  • TV-G
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1974
Chico and the Man is an American sitcom that aired on NBC for four seasons from September 13, 1974 to July 21, 1978. It stars Jack Albertson as Ed Brown, the cantankerous owner of a run-down garage in an East Los Angeles barrio, and Freddie Prinze as... read more

Chico and the Man is an American sitcom that aired on NBC for four seasons from September 13, 1974 to July 21, 1978. It stars Jack Albertson as Ed Brown, the cantankerous owner of a run-down garage in an East Los Angeles barrio, and Freddie Prinze as Chico Rodriguez, an upbeat, optimistic young Chicano who comes in looking for a job. It was the first U.S. television series set in a Mexican-American neighborhood.

Original Release

09/13/1974 on NBC

US Release

09/13/1974

Cast

Jack Albertson Ed Brown
Charo Aunt Charo
Freddie Prinze Chico Rodriguez
Della Reese Della Rogers
Scatman Crothers Louie / Louie Wilson
Scatman Crothers Louie
Gabriel Melgar Raul Garcia
Ronny Graham Reverend Bemis
Isaac Ruiz Mando
Bonnie Boland Mabel
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Who's Been Sleeping in My Car? Friday, 16 September 1977
2 Su Casa, Mi Casa? Friday, 23 September 1977
3 Take Me, I'm Yours Friday, 30 September 1977
4 The Third Letter Friday, 14 October 1977
5 The Bed Friday, 21 October 1977
6 A Matter of Privacy Friday, 04 November 1977
7 The Proposal Friday, 11 November 1977
8 Aunt Charo Friday, 18 November 1977
9 Charo Takes Over Friday, 02 December 1977
10 Ed the Hero Friday, 09 December 1977
11 Ed's Team Friday, 30 December 1977
12 The Americanization of Charo Friday, 06 January 1978
13 Raul Runs Away: Part 1 Friday, 20 January 1978
14 Raul Runs Away: Part 2 Friday, 20 January 1978
15 Charo and the Matador Friday, 27 January 1978
16 A New Girl in Town Friday, 02 June 1978
17 Ed Brown's Car Wash Friday, 09 June 1978
18 Della and Son Friday, 30 June 1978
19 Help Wanted Friday, 07 July 1978
20 The Peeping Tom Friday, 14 July 1978
21 The Hot Rock Friday, 21 July 1978
22 Waiting for Chongo
23 Buenas Dias, Mr. President Friday, 16 June 1978
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Directors

Jack Donohue, Peter Baldwin, James Komack, Bill Foster

Writers

Michael Morris, Ron Friedman, Norm Liebmann, Bill Daley, Gene Farmer, Peter Gallay, George Arthur Bloom, Ben Starr, Robert Hilliard, Charles Stewart, Jerry Ross, Hal Kanter, James Komack, Beverly Bloomberg, Gary Belkin, Sandy Krinski, Si Rose, Howard Albrecht, Sol Weinstein, Ed Jurist, Jack Mendelsohn, Henry Irving, Arthur Phillips, Burt Styler, Adele Styler, John L. Greene, Martin Donovan, Steve Gordon, Lynn Roth, Freddie Prinze, Iris Rainer, Don Nicholl, Bernard West, Robert O'Brien, Tom Sawyer, Carmen Finestra, Bud Wiser, Michael Ross, Mike Milligan, David Pollock, Bill Larkin, Doris Prouder, Jim Belcher, Eric Cohen, Al Schwartz, Milt Rosen, Art Baer, Ben Joelson, Doug Tibbles, Terry Hart, Mort Scharfman, Jay Moriarty, Robert Mott, Barbara Tibbles, Marty Nadler, Bob Shayne, Larry Markes, Sam Locke, Bill Dana, Seaman Jacobs, Donald Reiker, Patricia Jones, Elias Davis, Chet Dowling, Carol Gary, Norman Barasch, Carroll Moore, John Fenton Murray, Fred S. Fox, Larry Siegel, Bernie Kahn, Don Segall, Ann Gibbs, Joel Kimmel

Creators

James Komack

Cast

Jack Albertson Ed Brown
Charo Aunt Charo
Freddie Prinze Chico Rodriguez
Della Reese Della Rogers
Scatman Crothers Louie / Louie Wilson
Scatman Crothers Louie
Gabriel Melgar Raul Garcia
Ronny Graham Reverend Bemis
Isaac Ruiz Mando
Bonnie Boland Mabel
Julie Hill Monica
Danny Mora Salvador
Jeannie Linero Liz Garcia, RN
Carole Cook Flora
Julio Medina Doctor Spanola
Jerry Fogel Police Officer #2
John J. Fox Policeman
Barbara Sharma Amanda Wilkerson
Sidney Clute Police Officer #1
Angelina Estrada Aunt Connie

Producers

Editors

Dick King, Frank Phillips, Dave Gayden, Gus Aguilera

1977Golden GlobeBest Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1977EmmyOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1976EmmyOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Won
1976Golden GlobeBest Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1975EmmyOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1975EmmyOutstanding Achievement in Special Musical Material Nominated
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