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Fans Baffled by Upcoming ‘Bluey’ Episode Titled “El Cartel”

Bluey The sign
Credit: Ludo Studio, Disney+

This online confusion will surely go down in history for its hilarity.

Bluey’s upcoming episode entitled “The Sign” is highly anticipated by fans. The new chapter is set to premiere on April 14, 2024, and fans are already freaking out about it. Bluey, created by Joe Brumm and produced by Ludo Studio in collaboration with BBC Studios, has become a beloved show among viewers of all ages.

The remarkable success of Bluey can be attributed to its engaging narratives and the endearing portrayal of family dynamics, making it a standout series on Disney Junior, Disney Channel, and other streaming venues abroad.

Related: NEW: Disney Releases Teaser for Super-Sized ‘Bluey’ Release

Bluey The sign

Credit: Ludo Studio, Disney+

Bluey and the Cartel

“The Sign” promises to deliver another entertaining and insightful adventure, showcasing the imaginative play and valuable life lessons that are synonymous with the show. While the plot is still mostly under wraps, fans were given some hints this week when social media accounts for the show shared promotional images and trailers.

However, one such promo caught many fans off guard before they were able to give it a second glance. Posted by the account @blueyespanol, many fans were confused when they saw that the new episode was titled “El Cartel.”

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Bluey El Cartel

Credit: @blueyespano on Instagram

Collins Dictionary lists the definition of Cartel as:

“A cartel is an association of similar companies or businesses that have grouped together in order to prevent competition and to control prices. [business] …a drug cartel.”

Because of the association with drugs and organized crime, many English-speaking fans were caught off guard. One comment reads, “Bluey Narco? 😢”

A Comical Explanation

As most of you likely concluded, the word “cartel” does not have the same meaning in English and in Spanish. In Spanish, cartel refers to a sign or a poster. While this mistake is easy enough to make after a quick glance, it is important that all Bluey fans know the difference before they jump to a conclusion.

bluey shocked

Credit: Ludo Studio/Disney+

As “The Sign” inches towards its debut, it is expected to garner praise from both critics and fans alike, further solidifying Bluey‘s position as a top-tier animated series.
With its engaging storytelling, charming animation, and relatable themes, the episode is poised to resonate with a global audience and reinforce Bluey‘s reputation as a must-watch show for kids and families. Be sure not to miss the premiere of “The Sign” on April 14, 2024, as it promises to be another unforgettable addition to the Bluey universe.

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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