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¿Qué Pasa, USA? (What's Happening, USA?) is America's first bilingual situation comedy, and the first sitcom to be produced for PBS. [1]

28 relations: Ana Margarita Martínez-Casado, Andy García, Anglo-America, Bernard Lechowick, Code-switching, Colloquialism, Cuban Americans, Cuban exile, Cubans, Florida, Home, Jeff Coopwood, Little Havana, Luis Oquendo, Luis Santeiro, Malapropism, Manolo Villaverde, Miami, Multilingualism, PBS, Sitcom, Spanglish, Spanish language, Steven Bauer, Supermarket, United States, Velia Martínez, WPBT.

Ana Margarita Martínez-Casado

Ana Margarita Martínez-Casado (born Ana Margarita Martínez-Casado y Torralbas on May 4, 1930 in Camagüey, Cuba) is a well-known Cuban actress and singer.

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Andy García

Andrés Arturo García Menéndez (born April 12, 1956), professionally known as Andy García, is a Cuban American actor and director.

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Anglo-America most often refers to a region in the Americas in which English is a main language and British culture and the British Empire have had significant historical, ethnic, linguistic and cultural impact.

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Bernard Lechowick

Bernard Lechowick is an American television writer and producer.

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In linguistics, code-switching occurs when a speaker alternates between two or more languages, or language varieties, in the context of a single conversation.

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Everyday language, everyday speech, common parlance, informal language, colloquial language, general parlance, or vernacular (but this has other meanings too), is the most used variety of a language, which is usually employed in conversation or other communication in informal situations.

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Cuban Americans

Cuban Americans (Cubanoamericanos) are Americans who trace their ancestry to Cuba.

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Cuban exile

The term "Cuban exile" refers to the many Cubans who fled from or left the island of Cuba.

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Cubans or Cuban people (Cubanos) are the inhabitants or citizens of Cuba.

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Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.

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A home, or domicile, is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families in a tribe.

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Jeff Coopwood

Jeff Coopwood (born June 29, 1958) is an American actor, TV.com.

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Little Havana

Little Havana (La Pequeña Habana) is a neighborhood of Miami, Florida, United States.

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Luis Oquendo

Luis Oquendo Valhuerdi (March 24, 1925 in – August 25, 1992)Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.

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Luis Santeiro

Luis Santeiro is a Cuban American television screenwriter and playwright born in Havana, Cuba, in 1947.

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A malapropism (also called a malaprop or Dogberryism) is the use of an incorrect word in place of a word with a similar sound, resulting in a nonsensical, sometimes humorous utterance.

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Manolo Villaverde

Manolo Villaverde played a lead role in the television show Que Pasa, U.S.A.? His character was named Pepe.

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Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.

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Multilingualism is the use of more than one language, either by an individual speaker or by a community of speakers.

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.

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A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.

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Spanglish (a portmanteau of the words "Spanish" and "English") is a name sometimes given to various contact dialects, pidgins, or creole languages that result from interaction between Spanish and English used by people who speak both languages or parts of both languages, mainly in the United States.

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Spanish language

Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.

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Steven Bauer

Steven Bauer (born Esteban Ernesto Echevarría Samson; December 2, 1956) is a Cuban-American actor.

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A supermarket is a self-service shop offering a wide variety of food and household products, organized into aisles.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Velia Martínez

Velia Martínez (born Velia Martínez Febles on June 14, 1920 in Tampa, Florida - May 22, 1993 in Miami, Florida) was a well-known actress, singer and former nightclub dancer.

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WPBT, virtual channel 2 (UHF digital channel 18), is a non-commercial educational, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station licensed to Miami, Florida, United States. It serves as the flagship station of South Florida PBS, which also owns West Palm Beach-licensed PBS member station WXEL-TV (channel 42). WPBT's studios are located on Northeast 20th Avenue in North Miami, and its transmitter is located on Northwest 199th Street in Andover. In addition to serving the Miami–Fort Lauderdale market, the station has significant viewership in much of the West Palm Beach market, and is the only Miami area television station to serve the entire South Florida metropolis.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/¿Qué_Pasa,_USA%3F

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