Chico and the Man

Chico and the Man

1974 - 1978, Comedy
Two men overcome cultural differences to run a business.

Episode Guide

  • Chico and the Man - Waiting for Chongo (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Waiting for Chongo

    Monica's hitchhiking brings a group of bikers to the garage with their leader, Chongo.

  • Chico and the Man - The Hot Rock (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    The Hot Rock

    Ed tries to collect on two insurance policies to invest in a new invention with Louie.

  • Chico and the Man - The Peeping Tom (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    The Peeping Tom

    Ed is accused of being a peeping Tom.

  • Chico and the Man - Help Wanted (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Help Wanted

    Ed and Raul rescue Monica from her seedy job.

  • Chico and the Man - Della and Son (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Della and Son

    When Della's son Tony arrives with a baby, he plans to borrow money to promote a big deal and leave the child with Della.

  • Chico and the Man - Buenos Dias, Mr. President (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Buenos Dias, Mr. President

    Ed becomes worried when the president is supposedly going to visit the garage.

  • Chico and the Man - Ed Brown's Car Wash (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Ed Brown's Car Wash

    With four other girls, Monica opens a car wash in Ed's garage.

  • Chico and the Man - A New Girl in Town (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    A New Girl in Town

    Young Monica comes to live at the garage.

  • Chico and the Man - Charo and the Matador (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Charo and the Matador

    Charo's fiance, Antonio, comes to the United States to marry her.

  • Chico and the Man - Raul Runs Away (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Raul Runs Away

    When Raul runs away, Ed goes searching for him in Mexico to bring him home.

  • Chico and the Man - Raul Runs Away (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Raul Runs Away

    Raul runs away to Mexico when he finds out there was a Chico before him.

  • Chico and the Man - The Americanization of Charo (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    The Americanization of Charo

    Aunt Charo becomes an American citizen.

  • Chico and the Man - Ed's Team (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Ed's Team

    Ed, Della and Louie sponsor a basketball team so that Raul can be on it.

  • Chico and the Man - Ed the Hero (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Ed the Hero

    Everyone shows up at the garage when Raul writes in a class composition that Ed fixes cars for free if you're poor.

  • Chico and the Man - Charo Takes Over (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Charo Takes Over

    When Raul spends a lot of time with Charo, Ed becomes jealous and competes with her in a nightclub.

  • Chico and the Man - Aunt Charo (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Aunt Charo

    Aunt Charo arrives from Spain to claim Raul.

  • Chico and the Man - The Proposal (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    The Proposal

    During a holiday dinner, Della gets smashed and Ed proposes to her.

  • Chico and the Man - A Matter of Privacy (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    A Matter of Privacy

    Ed lectures Raul about privacy, then is caught snooping.

  • Chico and the Man - The Bed (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    The Bed

    Ed gives Raul his bed with $700 stuffed in the mattress only to find that Raul has traded it in.

  • Chico and the Man - The Third Letter (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Third Letter

    Ed's application for foster parenthood is in jeopardy when he cannot get a third letter of reference.

  • Chico and the Man - Take Me, I'm Yours (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Take Me, I'm Yours

    Ed must make a decision about Raul's future when a social worker arrives at the garage.

  • Chico and the Man - Su Casa, Mi Casa? (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Su Casa, Mi Casa?

    Ed discovers that Raul is an orphan while making arrangements for his return home.

  • Chico and the Man - Who's Been Sleeping in My Car? (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Who's Been Sleeping in My Car?

    Ed and Louie unwittingly transport Raul, an 11-year-old Mexican boy, across the border.

  • Chico and the Man - Uncle Sonny (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Uncle Sonny

    While Ed is away, Uncle Sonny visits the garage and creates havoc when he throws an all-girl party.

  • Chico and the Man - Louie's CanCan (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Louie's CanCan

    Louie decides to go into business for himself when the city retires him from his garbage route.

  • Chico and the Man - Gregory Peck Is a Rooster (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Gregory Peck Is a Rooster

    Ed sells a rooster he won in a poker game only to find out that it was a fighting cock.

  • Chico and the Man - Ed Talks to God (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Ed Talks to God

    In order to convince Ed to attend his own birthday party, Chico has an old friend impersonate God.

  • Chico and the Man - Black Tie Blues (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Black Tie Blues

    When Della needs an escort to a dance, she ends up being escorted by Rosey Grier.

  • Chico and the Man - Matchmaker, Matchmaker (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Matchmaker, Matchmaker

    Ed breaks up with Peggy when he learns that their meeting was set up.

  • Chico and the Man - Chico's Padre (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Chico's Padre

    Chico's long-believed dead father appears and offers him a wealthy life.

  • Chico and the Man - Champs Ain't Chumps (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Champs Ain't Chumps

    Chico declines an offer to become a professional boxer, much to Ed's relief.

  • Chico and the Man - Minority of One (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Minority of One

    Ed causes such a ruckus when he is elected president of the Better Barrio Business Bureau that the members impeach him.

  • Chico and the Man - The Dress (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    The Dress

    Ed donates one of Margaret's dresses to a charity sale and a female impersonator buys it.

  • Chico and the Man - Ready When You Are, C.B.! (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Ready When You Are, C.B.!

    Left alone on New Year's Eve, Ed spends the evening with Kissy Face, a CBer.

  • Chico and the Man - Old Is Gold (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Old Is Gold

    Della and Chico convince Ed to hire a senior citizen in the garage.

  • Chico and the Man - Mucho Macho Ed (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Mucho Macho Ed

    Ed is overjoyed when Anita accuses him of being the father of her unborn child.

  • Chico and the Man - Morgan and the Man (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Morgan and the Man

    When Chico proposes marriage to Nancy, an old high school classmate, he is rejected.

  • Chico and the Man - Ed Brown vs. the I.R.S. (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Ed Brown vs. the I.R.S.

    When Ed refuses to file his income tax, Chico and Louie fill out a form for him and forge his signature.

  • Chico and the Man - Ed's Recuperation (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Ed's Recuperation

    While recuperating, Ed hires a practical nurse with only marriage on her mind.

  • Chico and the Man - In Your Hat (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    In Your Hat

    Ed refuses to have a necessary operation when his lucky old hat is stolen.

  • Chico and the Man - Chico's Problem (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Chico's Problem

    When she saves Ed's life, Chico's new girlfriend changes her mind about quitting nursing.

  • Chico and the Man - Chico Packs His Bags (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Chico Packs His Bags

    When Chico wants his own apartment, he decides to turn the old storeroom into one.

  • Chico and the Man - Second Coming of Della (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Second Coming of Della

    Della, Ed's new landlady, feels sorry for him when he gives up the eviction fight and renews his lease.

  • Chico and the Man - Della Moves In (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Della Moves In

    Ed is faced with eviction when he quarrels with Della, his liberated new landlady.

  • Chico and the Man - The Face Job (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    The Face Job

    When Ed is offered a free face-lift, he almost breaks up Chico's romance with Liz and his own with Flora.

  • Chico and the Man - Too Many Crooks (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Too Many Crooks

    Every crook in town shows up for a handout when Ed gives a would-be criminal some money to get him back on his feet.

  • Chico and the Man - Return of Aunt Connie (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Return of Aunt Connie

    Ed and Chico try to convince Aunt Connie not to invest all her money with a fortune hunter she met in Europe.

  • Chico and the Man - Chico's Cousin Pepe (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Chico's Cousin Pepe

    His blind cousin Pepe tries to steal Chico's girlfriend from him.

  • Chico and the Man - The Accident (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    The Accident

    Ed borrows from his life insurance policy to enable Chico to pursue his education and start a new life.

  • Chico and the Man - The Big Brush-Off (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    The Big Brush-Off

    Chico falls in love with a girl who won't even look at him because he reminds her of her ex-fiance.

  • Chico and the Man - Reverend Bemis' Altar Ego (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Reverend Bemis' Altar Ego

    When Chico gives a guest sermon, Reverend Bemis' flock decides they want Chico instead of him.

  • Chico and the Man - The Hypnotist (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    The Hypnotist

    Under Chico's post-hypnotic suggestion, Ed proposes marriage to Flora.

  • Chico and the Man - The Dream (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    The Dream

    Chico tries to talk Ed into retiring until Ed's nightmare convinces him not to.

  • Chico and the Man - The Juror (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Juror

    While on jury duty, Chico gets in trouble when Ed tries to convince him that the defendant is innocent.

  • Chico and the Man - The Invention (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    The Invention

    When they try to market Ed's invention, he and Chico are swindled out of $500.

  • Chico and the Man - The Strike (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    The Strike

    Chico joins the mechanics' union and is asked to picket Ed's garage.

  • Chico and the Man - Bird in a Gilded Cage (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Bird in a Gilded Cage

    Ed becomes so taken by a silent screen star that he disrupts her life as well as Chico's and his own.

  • Chico and the Man - The Misfortune Teller (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Misfortune Teller

    Chico prevents the bank from foreclosing Ed's mortgage by resorting to the barter system.

  • Chico and the Man - Mister Butterfly (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Mister Butterfly

    A Japanese businessman shows up at the garage and claims that Ed is his father.

  • Chico and the Man - Ms. Liz (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Ms. Liz

    When Chico falls in love with a girl, Ed decides to cool the romance.

  • Chico and the Man - Chico and the Van (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Chico and the Van

    Chico moves out of the van and in with Ed.

  • Chico and the Man - The Disappearance (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Disappearance

    When Ed begins living in the past, Chico takes it upon himself to bring his boss back to the present.

  • Chico and the Man - Play Gypsy (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Play Gypsy

    Chico and Ed bolster a Gypsy's self-esteem.

  • Chico and the Man - Auntie Connie (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Auntie Connie

    Ed falls in love with Chico's aunt who offers to take him on a trip around the world.

  • Chico and the Man - This Hallowed Garage (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    This Hallowed Garage

    Chico saves the garage from demolition.

  • Chico and the Man - The Paint Job (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Paint Job

    Ed and Chico have a difference of opinion when they contribute his alley wall to an art contest.

  • Chico and the Man - Long Live the Man (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Long Live the Man

    When another Ed Brown dies, Ed becomes despondent because no one has gone to his funeral.

  • Chico and the Man - Louie's Retirement (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Louie's Retirement

    Louie becomes a pest in Ed's garage when he retires, almost breaking up their friendship.

  • Chico and the Man - The Giveaway (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    The Giveaway

    Ed suspects that Chico is up to no good when he discovers him with more money than he can account for.

  • Chico and the Man - The Doctor Story (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    The Doctor Story

    Chico and Mabel try to convince Ed to see a doctor for his sore shoulder.

  • Chico and the Man - Sammy Stops In (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Sammy Stops In

    When Sammy Davis Jr. stops in at the garage to have his car fixed, Chico and Ed drive him crazy.

  • Chico and the Man - Ed Steps Out (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Ed Steps Out

    Chico plays matchmaker to Ed and the new neighbor.

  • Chico and the Man - If I Were a Rich Man (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    If I Were a Rich Man

    When a girl refuses Chico's proposal because she will only marry a rich man, Ed helps him rebuild his self-esteem.

  • Chico and the Man - The Beard (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    The Beard

    Ed finds himself covering up for an old friend and the wife turns to Ed for comfort.

  • Chico and the Man - Out of Sight (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Out of Sight

    Because Ed refuses to acknowledge his need for glasses, when he sees an accident involving a friend, his testimony is questioned.

  • Chico and the Man - Garage Sale (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Garage Sale

    Forced to clean up the garage or be fined by the city, Ed and Chico hold a garage sale.

  • Chico and the Man - The Manuel Who Came to Dinner (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Manuel Who Came to Dinner

    Chico reunites Ed with an old friend-turned-enemy.

  • Chico and the Man - Natural Causes (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Natural Causes

    When a friend passes away from natural causes, Ed believes that his time is near.

  • Chico and the Man - The Letter (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Letter

    Chico is torn between an old promise and his desire to stay with Ed.

  • Chico and the Man - No Room in the Garage (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    No Room in the Garage

    A young pregnant girl enters Ed's garage and goes into labor.

  • Chico and the Man - The Veterans (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Veterans

    Chico and Ed apply for business loans under the GI Bill but they are turned down.

  • Chico and the Man - Life Style (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Life Style

    Ed over-reacts when he discovers Chico and his girlfriend in Chico's van.

  • Chico and the Man - E Pluribus Used Car (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    E Pluribus Used Car

    In need of instant cash, Louie gives Ed and Chico his car so that they can sell it for him.

  • Chico and the Man - Borrowed Trouble (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Borrowed Trouble

    Chico convinces Ed to get a loan so that they can expand their business.

  • Chico and the Man - New Suit (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    New Suit

    Ed receives an invitation to his old Army battalion reunion, but is embarrassed to attend.

  • Chico and the Man - Old Dog (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Old Dog

    Ed fears that his auto mechanic days are over when he is unable to repair a new foreign sports car.

  • Chico and the Man - Second Thoughts (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Second Thoughts

    Ed has second thoughts about employing Chico.