Through the years, we have definitely seen innumerable teleseryes of different genres that left indelible marks in our hearts because of their notable components – powerhouse ensemble, remarkable characters, unique and/or well-thought of storyline, well-written script, and/or unforgettable, well-executed scenes.
Amazingly, FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano possesses all of these qualities, making it the second longest-running series in the entire history of television and the undisputed top-rating TV show at present – and these we owe to the unwavering support of our beloved Kapamilyas.
In its four years on-air, 2019 is proven to be extra special as we’re not only about to mark the fourth anniversary of the program on September 28, but we’re also celebrating two more significant milestones in the program’s successful and riveting run.
While the program’s incredibly doing great on TV, the videos of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano uploaded on the ABS-CBN Entertainment YouTube channel incredibly hit around two billion views this year as of this writing.
Apart from that, it has also reached its 1000th episode, which aired today, Thursday, August 8. Let’s take a look back on its most viewed videos on YouTube through the years in this feature.
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano: Search for Cardo
Views as of writing: 7.5M, 3 Years Ago
With his size, cuteness, and articulateness, it’s definitely impossible not to get captivated by the child star Xymon Ezekiel Pineda, who played the super adorable kiddo Onyok. He was only four years old when he first took on the remarkable role in 2015 and left two years after due to personal reasons.
Throughout his stint, he never failed to bless us with his irresistible charm and unbelievable acting chops considering that he’s a newcomer. Just like in this clip, wherein he tagged as along in his adventure of finding his Kuya Cardo (Coco Martin) in Manila.
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano: Patience
Views as of writing: 8.5M, 3 Years Ago
Fully assuming the identity of his deceased twin brother Ador who got killed during a buy-bust operation, Cardo instantly became a husband and a dad to his family, and a policeman at the same time. Despite being new to this job, he was able to fulfill his duty of saving people, even a suicidal one, by doing it in his own peculiar way.
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano: Makmak's thank you gift
Views as of writing: 9M, 3 Years Ago
From being that ordinary 12-year-old kid who made us laugh with “awra” faces through a short video that went viral in 2016, McNeal Briguela was next seen in FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano as the poor yet vivacious young gay Macario “Mak-Mak” Samonte Jr. who harbored secret admiration towards Cardo.
In this clip, many viewers surely got thrilled and was able to relate with how smitten he was with his ultimate crush, to the point that he brought him an ensaymada as a “thank you” gift and admiringly watched him take a bite on it.
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano: Makmak embraces his true self
Views as of writing: 9.2M, 3 Years Ago
We all knew how hard Makmak tried to keep his real identity a secret both to his biological soldier father and to his new family by showing them how masculine he is. But later on, he had learned to accept and be proud of who he really is because of the unconditional love and support his new family had bestowed him.
Besides, this also shows how his relationship with Onyok flourished – from being enemies to best friends.
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano: Makmak got circumcised
Views as of writing: 9.3M, 3 Years Ago
Anyone who saw this video probably found it difficult not to laugh with the hilarious animated reactions of Makmak as he underwent the painful process of circumcision. Even though he displayed toughness minutes before his turn, he shockingly passed out while the doctor was injecting anesthesia. Onyok also amused us here with how he incessantly bugged Lola Flora (Susan Roces) for him to get circumcised despite his age.
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano: Dancing Cop
Views as of writing: 12M, 3 Years Ago
We all know how a great actor and a favorable singer Coco Martin is, but we’re not sure if he’s a good dancer s well, not until he exhibited his snazzy moves when he became a part of the Highway Patrol Group. He actually refused to do what MMDA Constable Miguel Clemente (Neil Coleta) urged him to do at first, but he heeded to eventually do it and amused us with his take on “Totoy Bibo”.
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano: Onyok plays with Paquito
Views as of writing: 12M, 2 Years Ago
Apart from Xymon and Awra, three more kids charged the show with more energy and good vibes, namely, Shantel Ngujo (as Ligaya), Rhian Ramos (as Dang), and James Sagarino (as Paquito), who were all introduced in 2017.
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano: Onyok gets hurt!
Views as of writing: 13M, 3 Years Ago
Our hearts surely melted with the sight of Onyok crying after he and his Nanay Yolly (Malou Crisologo) almost got stabbed by a butcher, who got enraged when they accused him of tampering the weight of the meat they’re purchasing.
As soon as they told Cardo about it, he stormed into the market and unhesitatingly gave the butcher a lesson that he would never forget.
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano: Bus Holdup
Views as of writing: 13M, 3 Years Ago
This exhilarating encounter of Cardo with the hold-uppers was definitely one for the books! It showcased Coco’s boldness and precision in performing death-defying stunts while in the middle of a busy street and on top of a moving bus, as his character rescued the passengers of a city bus who were being held-up. This clip also serves as a tribute to traffic encounters for their everyday heroism in serving the public.
FPJ's Ang Probinsyano: Isabel kisses Cardo
Views as of writing: 28M, 2 Years Ago
Playing the role of a prostitute named Isabel, Sam Pinto’s comeback in the Kapamilya network truly created a noise in and out of social media as she shared a steamy scene with our hero. But Cardo proved his loyalty to partner Alyana (Yassi Pressman) and refused to give in to her insinuations.
Since we’re feeling generous, here’s a bonus video featuring the first full episode of FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, wherein you can review the journey of Ador in achieving his aspirations as a morally upright police officer and how Cardo suddenly came into the picture.
While there are people who are apparently anticipating the conclusion of the well-loved series as they include it in the memes and posts they share online, it seems that there’s indeed no stopping yet for FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano from giving us stirring scenes and thrilling stunts that we pine to see in the action dramas we’ve watched. Kudos on your 1000th episode!