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In Day 1, I binged Breaking Bad in 7 hours, Day 2 - I admitted I've never seen The Big Bang Theory, and now...
It's day 3 of the 5 Day TV Challenge, which I never really finished in 5 days. Anyway, day three's topic is all about - A Show I Wasn't Allowed To Watch as a Kid, But Did Anyway. And you can deduce from the video above why I was not.
I'm a little rebel. Although there are really no TV show restriction in my household, and I can technically just stay up until I pass out on the sofa, (and magically wake up on my bed, whoa!) my grand-aunt and I usually watch a looot of soap operas.
Whenever my parents head for work, and when I don't want to sleep upstairs with them anymore in folding beds, I seek refuge with my grandmothers in our extended house, where I will watch TV with them. To be fair, they never really watch cartoons in the living room (so when I want to watch my fave cartoons I switch rooms) and there aren't good cartoons after 7 o'clock in the evening..
Okay, I digressed. There was only really one Mexican telenovela that I was told that I'm not supposed to watch.
I wasn't allowed to watch Rubí, but did so anyway.
One time when I lamented that I missed it again, my mom said, "That's not for kids! You can't watch that." Her chastising did not deter me. LOL.
Rubí... isn't she such a beauty? It was a daytime program, so whenever I get home from school, I only get to see like, 10 minutes of it. Nevertheless, I watch it whenever there's a rewind, and if I remember correctly, when ABS-CBN aired it again but on a different time slot.
I'm kind of disappointed now that the network doesn't air Mexican/Latina Telenovelas anymore, because they're seriously really good, and all are my favorites. There was also a Filipino version of this, but the titular character was remade into something more morally alright (in the end).