40 y 20 (TV series)

40 y 20 is a Mexican comedy television series produced by Gustavo Loza for Blim. The first season was released on April 1, 2016.[1] The series stars Jorge van Rankin, Mauricio Garza, Michelle Rodríguez, Mónica Huarte and Verónica Jaspeado. The series was renewed for fourth season, that premiered on September 16, 2018.[2]

40 y 20
Created byGustavo Loza
Directed by
  • Eduardo Clemesha
Country of originMexico
Original language(s)Spanish
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes52 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)Gustavo Loza
Original network
Audio formatStereophonic sound
Original releaseApril 1, 2016 (2016-04-01) –
External links


Paco and Fran, divorced father and teenage son respectively, will live all kinds of entanglements and nonsense within the typical coexistence of a family divorced, dysfunctional and fun. Both men will have to deal with their conquests as they face the crisis of the forties, adolescence and a former woman and mother who continues to resent each step of both.



  • Jorge van Rankin as Paco: the typical manchild who wants to remain young despite being over 40, that is why he is attracted to beautiful 20-year-olds. He is Fran's father.[3]
  • Mauricio Garza as Fran: the son of Paco and Rocío, a college boy and twenty-year-old who likes to sleep with older women.[4]
  • Michelle Rodríguez as Toña: the maid of Paco, who is more like part of the family.[5]
  • Mónica Huarte as Rocío: mother of Fran and ex-wife of Paco, who, although she denies it, still keeps many romantic feelings for him. (Seasons 1-2; recurring role in season 3)[6]
  • Verónica Jaspeado as Rosario: she is in charge of administration of the building where Paco lives. She is also Fran's aunt and Rocío's sister[7]


  • Begoña Narváez as Miranda
  • Jessica Mas as Lola
  • Luis Gatica as Víctor
  • Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego
  • Pascacio López as Jair Gabriel
  • Natalia Téllez as Montserrat
  • Armando Hernández as Brayan Dannielle
  • Estefanía Ahumada Lama as Macarena
  • Natalia Varela as Marijo
  • Sophie Alexander as Laura
  • Coral Bonelli as Coral
  • Itahisa Machado as Karime
  • Regina Rojas as Emilia
  • Mariana Carvajal as Susana
  • Gerardo Taracena as Macedonio


Series overviewEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
First releasedLast released
113April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)
213December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)
313August 28, 2017 (2017-08-28)November 6, 2017 (2017-11-06)
413September 16, 2018 (2018-09-16)November 25, 2018 (2018-11-25)

Season 1 (2016)Edit

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TitleOriginal release date
11"Bed and breakfast"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)

The weekend has come and Fran is going to stay at his father's house, Paco already has a plan to go out with his girlfriend Miranda, so Fran takes advantage and invites her friend Lola to sleep. The next morning everyone comes for breakfast.

Guest stars: Begoña Narváez as Miranda, Jessica Mas as Lola, Luis Gatica as Víctor
22"El ratón de Rocío"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)

Paco spends a great weekend next to his son Fran and his girlfriend Miranda, until Rocío his ex-wife arrives to stay with them, since a mouse has been sent to her house.

Guest stars: Begoña Narváez as Miranda, Luis Gatica as Víctor
33"Las clases de regularización"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)

Fran is doing poorly in school and needs some regularization classes, so the weekend that he stays at his father's house, takes advantage to take a little class in his room and a spectacular teacher.

Guest stars: Begoña Narváez as Miranda, María Aura as Margarita, Fidel Zerda as Manuel
44"El pan francés"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)

Fran goes camping and Paco wants to spend a romantic weekend with Miranda, but she has other plans, a French friend has arrived in Mexico and has invited him to stay in the apartment.

Guest stars: Begoña Narváez as Miranda, Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego, Eivaut Rischen as Pascal, Pascacio López as Jair Gabriel
55"El cumple de Miranda"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)

It's Miranda's birthday and they go out to party, as the night goes by, Paco feels bad and leaves her there. The next morning Miranda appears in the door drunk and with a very peculiar aroma.

Guest stars: Begoña Narváez as Miranda, Jessica Mas as Lola, Natalia Téllez as Montserrat, Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego
66"Miss pesadilla"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)

Fran's regular teacher shows up surprisingly in the apartment, only carrying a suitcase and a child.

Guest stars: María Aura as Margarita, Fidel Zerda as Manuel, Patricio de la Garza as Manuelito, Begoña Narváez as Miranda
77"Un rudo amanecer"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)
Paco is depressed because he ended his relationship with Miranda. Rocío comes to visit to collect a check, one thing leads to the other and she ends up a little drunk The next morning Fran finds something disconcerting.
88"No hace falta"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)

Fran asks his dad why he divorced his mother, he tells his version of the story, corrected and increased and even Mijares, the famous singer comes out muddy.

Guest stars: Ignacio Guadalupe as Don Chilo, Manuel Mijares as himself
99"A la vista Do Brasil"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)

Fran and her friend have planned to bring a student exchange home, but Paco flatly refuses to receive her, until he sees Bruna.

Guest stars: Natalia Téllez as Montserrat, Estephanie Almeida as Bruna, Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego
1010"La hermana incómoda"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)

Paco has a new girlfriend, Montse and for their first weekend together, she takes her sister Vero, who is very depressed because she ended her relationship with her boyfriend.

Guest stars: Natalia Téllez as Montserrat, Thanya López as Vero
1111"¿Quién está en Barcelona?"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)

Paco discovers a pregnancy test in the trash can. He thinks it belongs to Lola, Montse, or Toña.

Guest stars: Natalia Téllez as Montserrat, Jessica Mas as Lola, Thanya López as Vero
1212"La ex de Paco"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)

Paco is again single and very depressed, so Fran suggests to find a new girlfriend online. Paco is very surprised to enter a site and see the photo of Maribel, an old love.

Guest stars: Eugenia Cauduro as Maribel Malpica, Armando Hernández as Brayan Dannielle
1313"La amante de lo ajeno"April 1, 2016 (2016-04-01)

Fran resorts to one of his cell phone apps to meet a new friend and invite her to sleep at his dad's house. A few hours later Xóchitl arrives, a young woman of spectacular body and of dubious origin.

Guest stars: Fabiola Guajardo as Xóchitl

Season 2 (2016)Edit

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TitleOriginal release date
141"La mudanza"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

Paco is very depressed by the robbery to his apartment and asks Rocío to borrow her furniture. New neighbors have arrived to the building and Fran is trapped in the elevator with one of them.

Guest stars: Armando Hernández as Brayan Dannielle, Estefanía Ahumada Lama as Macarena, Natalia Varela as Marijo
152"De lo perdido, lo recuperado"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

Paco recovers the furniture of his house, but Toña is inconsolable because her perfume brought from Oaxaca does not appear.

Guest stars: Luis Gatica as Víctor, Armando Hernández as Brayan Dannielle, Estefanía Ahumada Lama as Macarena, Natalia Varela as Marijo, Ricardo de Pascual as Don Solobino, Sophie Alexander as Laura, Reynaldo Rossano as Boby
163"La nueva cuñada"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

Fofo, the brother of Paco has arrived to visit Mexico, without wife and with a singular couple.

Guest stars: Estefanía Ahumada Lama as Macarena, Natalia Varela as Marijo, Mauricio Isaac as Rodolfo, Ricardo Martínez Polanco as Alessandro
174"La despedida de soltera"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

Macarena is about to get married and has nowhere to make her bachelorette party, so Paco very kindly offers his department for the celebration.

Guest stars: Estefanía Ahumada Lama as Macarena, Natalia Varela as Marijo, Coral Bonelli as Coral, Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego
185"La junta de vecinos"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

After the bachelorette party, Paco's neighbors are very upset, so they want to evict him from the building.

Guest stars: Estefanía Ahumada Lama as Macarena, Natalia Varela as Marijo, Marta Zamora as Ruperta, Ricardo de Pascual as Don Solobino, Sophie Alexander as Laura, Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego, Reynaldo Rossano as Boby
196"Salvando al soldado Pedro"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

Pedro, Paco's best friend is about to lose his marriage for cheating on his wife. Paco could save his life.

Guest stars: Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego, Raúl Araiza as Pedro, Vivian Serna as Martha, Mayrín Villanueva as Ximena, Estefanía Ahumada Lama as Macarena
207"Toña no está"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

Toña has left the house and Brayan Danielle has recommended her aunt, Doña Lucha, to help out with house chores.

Guest stars: Mara Escalante as Doña Lucha
218"Se renta departamento"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

Paco goes on a trip and Fran finds the perfect opportunity to earn a few dollars, he rents his dad's apartment to some elderly people for the weekend, a few hours later Paco's flight is canceled.

Guest stars: Roger Cudney as Arnold, Jeanne Donnadieu as Kate, Ricardo Velderrain as Ramón, Estefanía Ahumada Lama as Macarena, Natalia Varela as Marijo, Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego
229"Amor express cortado"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

Fran has just met Karime and falls madly in love with her, only that there is a small problem, Karime is getting married next weekend.

Guest stars: Itahisa Machado as Karime
2310"La boda de Karime"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

Paco accompanies Fran to the wedding of Karime and there he meets Emilia, a former student who failed at the university.

Guest stars: Itahisa Machado as Karime, Carlos Gascón as Óscar, Regina Rojas as Emilia, Mariana Carvajal as Susana, Pascacio López as Jair Gabriel
2411"Un maestro en apuros"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

Paco is fired from the university because of the scandal that has been generated by Emilia and all his women claim him.

Guest stars: Regina Rojas as Emilia, Mariana Carvajal as Susana
2512"La terapia de Fran"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

Rocío has decided to take his son Fran to therapy, but surprisingly she learns that he loves older women.

Guest stars: Montserrat Oliver as Sylvana, Begoña Narváez as Miranda, Armando Hernández as Brayan Dannielle
2613"No me importa que me digan mujeriego"December 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)

Paco returns with his ex-girlfriend Miranda and takes her to live in his house, everything is going well, until Lorena arrives and the world collapses.

Guest stars: Natalia Téllez as Montserrat, Armando Hernández as Brayan Dannielle, Estefanía Ahumada Lama as Macarena, Natalia Varela as Marijo, Regina Rojas as Emilia, Mariana Carvajal as Susana, Coral Bonelli as Coral, Itahisa Machado as Karime, Begoña Narváez as Miranda, Esmeralda Pimentel as Lorena, Pascacio López as Jair Gabriel, Sophie Alexander as Laura

Season 3 (2017)Edit

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TitleOriginal release date
271"Fake News"August 28, 2017 (2017-08-28)

Lorena, Paco's pretty lover, wants to blackmail him with a false pregnancy. Paco enters in crisis, returns to take and bottoms.

Guest Stars: Mónica Huarte as Rocío, Esmeralda Pimentel as Lorena, Begoña Narváez as Miranda, Pascacio López as Jair Gabriel, Ramón Medina as Killer, Jessica Ortiz as La ninfómana, Andrés Delgado as El enfermo sexual, Miguel Pizarro as El psicólogo
282"Paco está de vuelta"August 28, 2017 (2017-08-28)

Paco organizes a party to celebrate his singleness; the next morning dawns with Lauris the neighbor, who takes the adventure very seriously, to the degree of bringing her parents to meet her future husband.

Guest Stars: Pascacio López as Jair Gabriel, Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego, Sophie Alexander as Laura, Jessica Mas as Lola, Raquel Pankowsky as Doña Magdalena, Salvador Sánchez as Don Doroteo, Coral Bonelli as Coral
293"La crisis de los cuarenta"August 28, 2017 (2017-08-28)

Rocío goes into depression because she is abandoned by Victor, her boyfriend. She asks Paco for help, who sponsors a trip to India to find herself again.

Guest Stars: Mónica Huarte as Rocío, Begoña Narváez as Miranda, Pascacio López as Jair Gabriel
304"Hola delgada"September 11, 2017 (2017-09-11)

Rosario, the ex-sister in law of Paco, takes the administration of the building, puts everyone in trouble by setting very strict and severe rules.

Guest Stars: Begoña Narváez as Miranda, Pascacio López as Jair Gabriel, Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego, Gerardo Taracena as Macedonio
315"Las elecciones"September 11, 2017 (2017-09-11)

Fed up with Rosario, Paco organizes a neighborhood election to change the administration of the building. The candidates are Rosario, Paco, and Toña, the representative of town.

Guest Stars: Sophie Alexander as Laura, Paola Galina as Ana María
326"Súper fit"September 11, 2017 (2017-09-11)

Paco joins a gym and meets Lety, a beautiful fitness instructor, who is vegan. He agrees to a rigorous diet and exercises that are killing him.

Guest Stars: Verónica Montes as Lety
337"El club de los 33"September 25, 2017 (2017-09-25)

Fran has an affair with a lady, whom he meets in the supermarket. Meanwhile, Paco receives the unexpected visit of a Russian stewardess with whom he entered the Club of 33 Thousand Feet.

Guest Stars: Begoña Narváez as Miranda, María Rebeca as Estrella, Irina Baeva as Masha, Gabriel Anguiano as Niño cerillo
348"Hasta la victoria siempre"October 16, 2017 (2017-10-16)

Fran returns from his generation trip with a story, he got married in Havana with Yusnavis, a spectacular Cuban, whom he has brought to live in Mexico.

Guest Stars: Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego, Mar Zamora as Yusnavis, Alex Rosguer as Maikel
359"La chavita bien"October 27, 2017 (2017-10-27)

Paco returns to give architecture classes and meets Mónica, a beautiful student with whom he initiates a romance, this one is interrupted when in the apartment appears Samuel, the father of Mónica.

Guest Stars: Juan Pablo Medina as Don Hilario, Ela Velden as Mónica
3610"XV años en cada pata"October 27, 2017 (2017-10-27)

Toña says that her parents never gave her a quinceañera. After a long debate, Rosario presses Paco to sponsor the late quinceañera celebration of Toña.

Guest Stars: Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego, Laura Carmine as Carola, Gerardo Taracena as Macedonio
3711"Los XV años de Toña"October 27, 2017 (2017-10-27)

After a long planning comes the day of the celebration of the quinceañera of Toña; what at first starts as a traditional and emotional party, ends in a true pandemonium.

Guest Stars: Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego, Pascacio López as Jair Gabriel, Gerardo Taracena as Macedonio, Coral Bonelli as Coral
3812"Hollywood en casa"November 6, 2017 (2017-11-06)

Paco threatens to spend the weekend outside of Mexico, so Fran and El Borrego rent the apartment for the filming of a movie.

Guest Stars: Ariadne Díaz as Jennifer Bracamontes, Marcus Ornellas as Gálan Jennifer, Lorenzo Davis as Joan Ramón, Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego, Gerardo Taracena as Macedonio
3913"Modelo vintage"November 6, 2017 (2017-11-06)

Fran meets Sheyla in Tinder, an attractive and mature "vintage actress", whom he invites to dinner at the apartment. When she arrives, he meets a woman much older than him, but it's too late.

Guest Stars: Wanda Seux as Sheyla, Pascacio López as Jair Gabriel, Gerardo Taracena as Macedonio

Season 4 (2018)Edit

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TitleWritten byOriginal air date
401"El ave fénix"Raúl Olivares & Gustavo LozaSeptember 16, 2018 (2018-09-16)

Paco and Toña are in serious problems. They do not know what to do with Sheyla's body, that appeared dead on the sofa of the house.

Guest stars: Wanda Seux as Sheyla, Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego, Gerardo Taracena as Macedonio, Roberto Tello as Ministerio Público, Rubén Branco as Perito, Martha Zamora as Ruperta
412"Hoy por mí, mañana por ti"Gustavo Loza & Elías Marín GoveaSeptember 16, 2018 (2018-09-16)

Beto, Paco's cousin, arrives at the apartment asking for to stay, since his wife, Julia, caught him in making a move and made him leave his house.

Guest stars Roberto Palazuelos as Beto, Macarena Miguel as Cris, Irán Castillo as Julia
423"Corregido y aumentado"Mary Carmen RamírezSeptember 16, 2018 (2018-09-16)

Beto is a charming slob. Paco and Fran warn Toña that Beto is cheating on her. But she thinks they say that because they're jealous.

Guest stars Roberto Palazuelos as Beto, Juan Pablo Medina as Samuel, Macarena Miguel as Cris, Ela Velden as Mónica, Irán Castillo as Julia
434"Ya nos cayó el chahuiscle"Mary Carmen RamírezSeptember 23, 2018 (2018-09-23)

Toña’s family arrives and as she told them something different from the reality, Paco has to pretend to be her boyfriend and Fran plays the role of butler.

Guest stars: Fernando Manzano as Toña’s father, Claudia Bollat as Toña’s mother, José Emilio Avila as José Guadalupe, Martha Zavaleta as Toña’s grandmother, Dunia Alexandra as Wendy Yaneth
445"El mundo hecho pelotas"Gustavo Loza & Elías Marín GoveaSeptember 30, 2018 (2018-09-30)

Paco arrives at the apartment with Meche, a friend, and she proposes to go to a massive nude in the pyramids of Teotihuacan, for some photos. She promises that it is a unique experience. But Toña is the only one who is not encouraged.

Guest stars: Gina Holguin as Meche, Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego
456"Durmiendo con el enemiguito"Fercho Nolla & Gustavo LozaOctober 7, 2018 (2018-10-07)

Paco's nephew, Jacobito, comes to spend a few days with them, since he is on vacation. But he does not let Paco be alone with his girlfriend Mayra, and he even sleeps with them.

Guest stars: Livia Brito as Mayra, Paco de la Fuente as Jacobito, Gina Pedret as Jacobito's mother
467"Con las manos en la masa"Gustavo LozaOctober 14, 2018 (2018-10-14)

Paco arrives scared at home with his friend Cassandra and tells Toña and Fran that the bank where he made a deposit was assaulted. But it turns out that Cassandra is the assailant.

Guest stars: Scarlet Dergal as Cassandra, Juan Manuel Pavón as Policía
478"El león no es como lo pintan"Alfredo BallesterosOctober 21, 2018 (2018-10-21)

Fran brings a new girlfriend to the apartment, Tatiana, an airplane pilot who knows how to fix a television and likes soccer. But Toña puts in Paco's head that the girl is a man and he, astonished, asks her not to leave them alone.

Guest stars: Diana Lein as Tatiana, Luis Carlos Villareal as Lisa
489"Peinando a la muñeca"Adrián ZuritaOctober 28, 2018 (2018-10-28)

Weird things happen in the Cossio home and everything indicates that the culprit is an old doll. Paco and Fran talk to their friends about what is happening that has them so scared.

Guest stars: Sergio DeFassio as Padre Camilo, Michelle Olvera as Fran's Friend, Natalia Téllez as Montserrat, Ivánna Hernández as Niña
4910"El regreso de Chio"Gustavo Loza & Raúl OlivaresNovember 4, 2018 (2018-11-04)

After a night of partying, Fran's mother comes to visit, but he almost does not recognize her because of how changed she is. She went to a retreat in India and now uses a backpack and has dreadlocks. She asks them to let her spend a few days with them.

Guest stars: Mónica Huarte as Rocío, Natalia Téllez as Montserrat, Pedro Pietro as Nayat
5011"Adiós al Tíbet"Mary Carmen RamírezNovember 11, 2018 (2018-11-11)

Rocío's boyfriend left her and she is desperate. But Fran puts order and scolds his parents, sends his mom to take a shower and tells Paco not to drink alcohol again.

Guest stars: Mónica Huarte as Rocío, Fede Farrell as Galán, Carlos Segura as Mesero
5112"La millennial y el chavuorucco"TBANovember 18, 2018 (2018-11-18)

Paco gets upset with Renata, the famous Youtuber known as Rex, with whom he is going out with, because she uploaded videos of him to social networks and the comments that people make are not very to his liking.

Guest stars: Bárbara Islas as Renata, Oswaldo Zárate as Borrego
5213"Las groupies"Mary Carmen Ramírez & Gustavo LozaNovember 25, 2018 (2018-11-25)

Beto comes to visit with four tickets for a concert and Paco must get someone to go with.

Guest stars: Roberto Palazuelos as Beto, Begoña Narváez as Miranda, Armando Hernández as Brayan Dannielle, Joaquín Ferreira as Cantante, Paola Galina as Ana María, Bárbara Islas as Renata, Edna Monroy as Manager, Alfred Morais as Músico, Lucca Osses as Músico

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated Result
2017 TVyNovelas Awards Best Comedy Program Gustavo Loza Nominated[8]
2018 Nominated[9]
2019 Nominated[10]


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