a large, bright yellow, gawky bird that looked more like a duck and spoke in an obnoxious voice audaciously interrupting cast member.  Navarro knew this was an outrageous presentation for conservative Mexican television, but the public loved it. La carabina de Ambrosio (TV Series 1978–1987) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Use the HTML below. Another part of the success formula was adding guest entertainers such as, but not limited to, singers César Costa, Manolo Muñoz, and singer/dancer Laura Zapata. The slogan of the show was "A Magical, Comical, and Musical Variety Show." Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. During the first two years of the show, Navarro himself dressed up in the yellow bird outfit and had outrageous interactions with the emcees, often whacking the unsuspecting emcee over the head with a wing or a kick in the shins with a big webbed foot. Navarro started the show with Brazilian dancer Gina Montes. There were comedy skits, outrageous magic from equally outrageous magicians, music, entertainers, vedettes all presented out of sequence. With Javier López, César Costa, Víctor Alcocer, Roberto Ramírez Garza. La carabina de Ambrosio For example, long-time host Andrea Legarreta appears as dancer Gina Montes and Paul Stanley (son of Paco Stanley) acts as Chabelo. Humberto Navarro, creator and producer, of La Carabina de Ambrosio, was a young up-and-coming talent of Televisa. Navarro knew what the Mexican television audience wanted, yet were too embarrassed to ask for. Xavier López "Chabelo"......Comedian portrayed Guillo el monaguilllo, Pujitos, etc. She opened and closed the show with her gyrations while the credits rolled. Alejandro Suárez.... co-Emcee, comedian and played roles as el Simpatias, el Vulgarcito, Supermam, etc. Maribel Fernández aka "La Pelangocha"......Played La Babis. https://www.metacafe.com/watch/754925/la_carabina_de_ambrosio No one knew what had happened to her until recently. The Best TV Shows About Being in Your 30s. He developed La Carabina de Ambrosio with the theme of "you don't know what comes next." His addition of controversial and often meritorious Mexican vedettes to the show, such as Gina Montes and Wanda Seux, and their scandalous costumes (up to this point vedettes were not shown on Mexican television only in nightclubs and bars) brought in the highest rating in Mexican television during the era. The show had guest emcees that included César Costa, Gualberto Castro, Fito Girón, and Manolo Muñoz. Since 2007, the show is in re-runs on TV Clásico. Fito Girón........... co-Emcee and singer. Played by Mariana E de Castro (esposa de Gualberto Castro).......Magician, This page was last edited on 5 September 2020, at 07:59. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Paco Stanley........ co-Emcee, and played Paco Pacorro. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. , Last edited on 5 September 2020, at 07:59, Video of Gina Montes dancing during the opening credits, https://web.archive.org/web/20090831042312/http://www.tvazteca.com/corporativo/prensa/boletin/44792.shtml, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=La_Carabina_de_Ambrosio&oldid=976826116, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Humberto Navarro, Guillermo Núñez de Cáceres. La Carabina de Ambrosio was a Mexican television show created and developed by Humberto Navarro, filmed at the Televisa Studios, Chapultepec in Mexico City, from 1978 until 1987. The show had guest emcees that included César Costa, Gualberto Castro, Fito Girón, and Manolo Muñoz. La pájara Peggy or "Peggy the Bird", At the time, it was unheard of that a Televisa executive would dress up in a big yellow bird suit and act silly on national television. Gina disappeared suddenly from the TV show and from Mexico. Here are some picks to fill your Watchlist. View production, box office, & company info, Highest Rated Mexican Shows (Mejores Series de México), Programas de TV significativos en la vida de uno 80's. Roberto Ramírez Garza "Beto El Boticario".... Humberto Navárro y Moisés Suárez........Played the "La pájara Peggy" a huge awkward yellow bird. A memo from the owner of Televisa requested that Navarro find a replacement. (1978–1987). Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. It is rumored that the reason there were so many emcees during the run of the show was due to the numerous tricks played on them. The recreations proved to be so popular that Hoy brought the series back as a permanent fixture and recently began its fourth season. Created by César Costa. Actor/comedian Moisés Suárez replaced Navarro as La pájara Peggy. While the emcees sang a cast member would interrupt rudely and a comedy skit began. , In 2012, as a tribute to the classic variety show, Mexican morning talk show Hoy ran a series of segments that recreated famous sketches from Carabina in which the hosts would impersonate the characters and personalities from the original series. The show hit number one in Mexico, and its success skyrocketed Navarro into fame. The theme song was Quartz by Quartz. These slapstick antics sent the stage hands into uproarious laughter and sent Navarro's bosses into shock. Add the first question. This was a scandalous costume for the era and stunned the television public when Gina bumped and grinded while white smoke was pumped in at her feet. Search for "La carabina de Ambrosio" on Amazon.com, Title: Looking for something to watch? This FAQ is empty. The slogan of the show was "A Magical, Comical, and Musical Variety Show." La Carabina de Ambrosio was a Mexican television show created and developed by Humberto Navarro, filmed at the Televisa Studios, Chapultepec in Mexico City, from 1978 until 1987. Jorge Arvizu "el Tata"......... played roles as El Tata, Don Rutilano, Lim Piao, etc. Looking for something new to watch in December? The show consisted of numerous skits, jokes and tricks played on the emcees. She was a sultry, dark-haired femme fatale who wore a black French-cut leotard with thigh-high high-heeled black boots.