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Remembering Roberto Gómez Bolaños (1929-2014)

Rest in peace comedic genius Roberto Gómez Bolaños, also known as Chespirito (1929-2014). Bolaños was well known across Latin America for his shows El Chaco del Ocho and El Chapulin Colorado. He was an actor, writer, and director. 

His TV shows originated in Mexico and were broadcasted all over Latin America, in  countries such as Guatemala, Panama and Venezuela. Over time, his shows also were translated and broadcasted in Japan, Europe, and the United States.

Bolaños always had positive messages in his comedy. In El Chavo del Ocho, the predominant message was friendship.

Here are some of his works from our collection (in English and Spanish):

  

The Best of El Chapulin Colorado

The Best of El Chavo del Ocho

El Diario Del Chavo del Ocho     

Sin Querer Queriendo

Que descanse en paz el genio de la comedia, Roberto Gómez Bolaños, mejor conocido como Chespirito (1929-2014). El señor Bolaños es muy conocido en Latino América por sus programas El Chaco del Ocho y El Chapulín Colorado. Era un gran actor, escritor, y director.

Sus programas originaron en México y desde México se expandieron a otros países de Latino América como Guatemala, Panamá, y Venezuela. Sus programas también fueron expandidos a Japón, Europa, y los Estados Unidos. 

La comedia de Bolaños en El Chavo del Ocho siempre tenía un mensaje positivo, como la amistad.

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