Oso Solo Mio
Season 2, Episode 6 (1/2)
Air date August 7, 2008
Written by Brandon Sawyer
Jorge Gutierrez
Scott Kreamer
Directed by Gabe Swarr
Episode Guide
Wrong and Dance
Silver Wolf

Oso Solo Mio is the first half of the 23rd episode of El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera.


After saving Manny and Frida's lives, El Oso asks them a favor to help him get his one true love.....a bear princess.

Episode Summary

El Oso is seen robbing a bank. Manny, as El Tigre, steps in and defeats him. Also with him is Frida. The Miracle City Bank suddenly crumble and falls (since El Oso was slammed into it), with Manny and Frida in its path. El Oso pushes them out of the way, taking the hit instead. As the police come to take him away, Manny thanks him for saving them. El Oso tells him that he will be needing a favor in return someday, which is almost immediately as El Oso quickly escapes.

At El Oso's cave home in Calavera, he tells Manny and Frida his story. When El Oso was a baby, he got abandoned at an orpanage camping trip. He came across a bear, and felt he belonged with their kind. He grew up living among the bears, learning their lifestyle. One day, he saw a female bear, the princess of the Bear King, and became smitten with her. However, the king refused to let El Oso marry her. El Oso assumed the king needed wealth in order to approve, so he left to Miracle City, and to this day kept robbing the bank to earn the fortune he needed, only to be thwarted by El Tigre every time. Manny and Frida agree to help El Oso win the heart of the Bear Princess.


Characters Introduced


The gallery for this episode may be viewed here.

Montage Scene

Manny and Frida distracting the bears while El Oso tries to bond with the princess, but gets foiled by the Bear King.


El Tigre and El Oso vs. Bear King


  • El Oso's history is revealed.
  • This is the 4th and final episode overall to feature a villain's backstory.
  • Frida's crush on Manny is noticeable in this episode.
  • This is the first episode to have singing in its intro (the intro being the presentation of the title card).
  • When El Oso asks for his brother to help him, Orsito was watching on TV, Yogi Bear.
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