The best and most surrealist kid show in all the history of Spain.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Isidoro Fernández Isidoro Fernández ...  Himself - Broadcaster 37 episodes, 1984-1988
Alaska ...  Bruja Truca / ... 35 episodes, 1984-1988
Luis Pérezagua Luis Pérezagua ...  Maese Cámara / ... 34 episodes, 1984-1988
Matilde Conesa Matilde Conesa ...  Bruja Avería 33 episodes, 1984-1988
Ángel Egido Ángel Egido ...  Maese Sonoro 33 episodes, 1984-1988
Alicia Sáinz de la Maza Alicia Sáinz de la Maza ...  Hada Video / ... 33 episodes, 1984-1988
Laura Palacios Laura Palacios ...  Bruja Truca 33 episodes, 1984-1988
Isabel Bauza Isabel Bauza ...  Humanoide / ... 28 episodes, 1984-1988
Gerardo Amechazurra Gerardo Amechazurra ...  Humanoide / ... 28 episodes, 1984-1988
Miguel Ángel Valero Miguel Ángel Valero ...  Mantequilla 22 episodes, 1984-1985
Pablo Carbonell ...  Various Characters / ... 22 episodes, 1984-1988
Pedro Reyes Pedro Reyes ...  Various Characters / ... 21 episodes, 1984-1988
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Along four years between 1984 and 1988, La Bola de Cristal (The Crystal Ball) turned in one of the best exponents of the La Movida Madrileña (The Madrilenian Scene), and the place where singers of all genres and other kind of famous met. Created and directed by Lolo Rico, the show was composed by four different parts: the first was hosted by Isabel Bauza and it was titled "Los Electroduendes" (The Electrogoblins), where five puppets, four good (Maese Cámara, Maese Sonoro, Hada Truca and Hada Video) and one evil (Bruja Avería) live all kind of strange adventures and play their own songs; the second was hosted by singer Alaska and it was titled "El librovisor" (The Bookvisor), dedicated to the heroes of the Classic Greece and the Greek Myths, in addition that usually it was broadcast a music video of several big bands of the time; in the third was broadcast a series chapter from three classic TV shows, Our Gang (1922) (in the first and second season), The Munsters (1964) (third season) ... Written by Chockys

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¿Qué tiene esta bola, que a todo el mundo le mola? (What's on this ball, that everybody loves it?)

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

6 October 1984 (Spain) See more »

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Runtime:

(88 episodes)

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Crazy Credits

Most episodes of season two and a good portion of season three, instead of rolling regular cast and crew credits, ended simply with this rolling text (translated to English):

"We give our thanks to Steven Spielberg, Francis F. Coppola and Woody Allen for their insistent collaboration offers in 'La bola de cristal'." See more »

Connections

Spin-off Los electroduendes (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Abracadabra (Tema de 'La bola de cristal')
Written by José María Cano
Performed by Alaska
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