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Cristela 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2014–2015)
In her sixth year of law school, Cristela is finally on the brink of landing her first big (unpaid) internship at a prestigious law firm. The only problem is that her pursuit of success is ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Cristela Alonzo ...  Cristela 22 episodes, 2014-2015
Maria Canals-Barrera ...  Daniela 22 episodes, 2014-2015
Carlos Ponce ...  Felix 22 episodes, 2014-2015
Terri Hoyos ...  Natalia 22 episodes, 2014-2015
Sam McMurray ...  Trent 22 episodes, 2014-2015
Andrew Leeds ...  Josh 22 episodes, 2014-2015
Justine Lupe ...  Maddie 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Isabella Day ...  Isabella 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Jacob Guenther ...  Henry 21 episodes, 2014-2015
Gabriel Iglesias ...  Alberto 13 episodes, 2014-2015
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In her sixth year of law school, Cristela is finally on the brink of landing her first big (unpaid) internship at a prestigious law firm. The only problem is that her pursuit of success is more ambitious than her traditional Mexican-American family thinks is appropriate. She's stuck straddling the old culture she's trying to modernize at home with her working-class family and the modern world she's trying to embrace in her professional career. Breakout comedian Cristela Alonzo stars in this hilarious comedy about laughing your way down the path to the new American dream. Written by ABC Publicity

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USA

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English

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10 October 2014 (USA) See more »

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Кристела See more »

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16:9 HD
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Sarah Halford was cast as Maddie and even shot some episodes, but was recast by producers with Justine Lupe. She does, however, appear in the pilot. See more »

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There are no buildings in Downtown Dallas with the view of Reunion Tower that is seen from Mr. Culpepper's law office window. See more »

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Cleverly different!
10 October 2014 | by jason-e-chapmanSee all my reviews

To see a regular TV sit com that is actually funny is rare. This show is the rarity. Cristela Alonzo has a quick wit and she's clever - a rare combination with television today.

There are plenty of not-so-positive Mexican jokes packed into the show; Cristela turns the negative to positive with her quick retorts. Her mother, who immigrated from Mexico, always plays the downer, nagging at Cristela for pursuing her dreams. But both Cristela and her sister make light of their mother's negativity by humorously playing off it.

I've only seen one episode of Cristela, but I intend on becoming a regular viewer. It's refreshing to find intelligent, funny television on a non-pay channel.


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