Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is torn down to make way for a parking garage, Harry and his beloved cat Tonto begin a journey across the United States, visiting his children, seeing a world he never seemed to have the time to see before, making new friends, and saying goodbye to old friends.
This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the school.
It's not easy being Ho Goo, a low-key guy who can neither score a date nor score high enough on his civil service exams, which he's failed 7 years running. But when he has a chance reunion with national swimming champion Do Hee, the most popular girl of his high school, his luck begins to change — perhaps for the worse. After staying out all night with Do Hee, Ho Goo experiences a rude awakening when he realizes that not only has Do Hee left him, she's also pregnant!
Guillermo Romeo is getting ready to marry Nayeli, a young woman he has known since childhood. Across the city, Julieta Dorelli prepares for her wedding of convenience to Rodrigo Escalante. Fate will intervene and bring them together.
Besame Tonto is a 2003 Spanish language television soap opera as a joint Peruvian and Venezuelan production that received high ratings in Latin American countries as well as Russia, Germany and the Philippines. In 2004, Univision aired the soap opera in the United States.