|"18 without Christmas bonus"|
|Episode from the 80s|
Season 1 |
|Directed by||Boris Quercia|
|Code of production||Alberto Gessewein|
|Issue||November 2 , 2008|
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Félix, Bruno and their companions practice cueca , at that point the girls arrive, and Félix gets a little girl who they nickname "Gertrudis" (comparing her to the character in the sketch "La Oficina" del Jappening con Ja) because he uses glasses, Félix tries to change it to Bruno, but when he fails, he begins to dance badly, until his father takes him out of rehearsal.
Juan, he waits in line to get a job, but the quotas are running out, and two men who were behind him began to plead for what they live day by day.
Ana, for her part, is going to make a withdrawal of money, being the third in the year and losing all the interests earned, a total of 1,850 pesos at the time (18,500 today). Claudia leaves the house and goes with Denin to the San Cristóbal hill and Martín asks Félix to knock house to house to find the house of Susana, his girlfriend.
Don Genaro, continues with his pinochetismo, while Petita always contradicts him on this issue, being there, Juan answers a call, where, Ana's parents decide to visit them for "18", Juan tells them to come, but he is penniless.
Denin tries again to lose his virginity with Claudia, but she avoids him and realizes that Denin used the other condoms with someone else, Claudia gets angry and asks him to get on the motorcycle, an angry Denin drives and they collide with another vehicle . At home, Juan informs that Ana's parents will come to visit them.
Claudia is in the hospital with Denin, where he turned out to be more injured than her. There Claudia meets Francisco, who attends them, Francisco realizes that he knows her from somewhere, in the pre-university of the faculty. Ana challenges Claudia about the accident when she gets home.
Martín asks Juan for money to invite Susana to eat at the "Burger Inn". While Claudia advises Felix on "Gertrudis". Juan starts looking around the house for money to give to Martín, telling him not to tell his mother. Ana asks Juan for help believing that they had entered to steal, but Juan explains that he was looking for something.
Félix arrives at his parents' bed, telling Ana that he has a lot of pain and problems and indirectly that he did not want to go to school. The next day, at rehearsal, Félix pretended to break his leg, making it impossible for him to dance. Meanwhile, Ana's parents arrive at the house, Juan talks to Ramiro, assuring him that they will have a good barbecue, while Luz, Ana's mother tells him that she can send the three children to the south, and that they could work in Santiago.
Martín arrives at Susana's house, Susana tells him that she did not believe the invitation was serious and tells him that she will travel with her parents outside of Santiago to spend the "18". Don Genaro and Claudia have their first meeting (in the series) due to political thoughts. Petita shows how interested he is in Claudia, causing Don Genaro to make fun of him the moment Claudia leaves.
At school, Felix continues with the lie of his pain, but realizes that "Gertrudis" tried very hard for that day. Nancy proposes to Ana that they work together, but Ana doesn't get the hint. Martín returns the money to Juan. Ramiro and Luz wonder where Felix is, and he decides to participate together with "Gertrudis" being the best on the track.
Juan goes to the butcher shop and buys only Viennese, since he doesn't have enough money for more, Ramiro, asks him to go get the meat, and Juan doesn't know what to do, Ana asks him what is happening, Juan tells him that his Father wants meat, Ramiro comes to the kitchen and Ana tells him that they will eat noodles, but Ramiro replies that he brings a box with a lamb. Then they cook it and Ramiro proposes a health. Martín and Félix go to school, Juan goes off again in search of work, thus ending the chapter.
The title is due to the fact that, in Chile , it is customary to give a Christmas bonus on different occasions, including "18", but Juan was unemployed, so he could not receive a Christmas bonus. In conclusion, it could be said that Juan did not receive the bonus of the 18th, that is, an "18 without a bonus."
- In the scene where Juan asks Don Genaro to save sausages for him, Don Genaro had to answer "Yes, yes, those of Chillán", but he changes the sentence saying "Yes, yes, those of San Carlos , those of Chillán ", alluding to his hometown, San Carlos, which also exports sausages.
- For the first time, a Chilean television series shows the stanza of the national anthem that was sung during the military regime on screen.