By Helen Holmes – – Image by Google.

Image: Robert Gomez Bolaños, a.k.a. ‘Chespirito,’ is an iconic figure in Mexican television who created several beloved series.

Google Doodles often pay homage to cultural figures who, while beloved by their fans, deserve a higher profile worldwide. Today’s doodle is no exception: Friday’s artwork is a tribute to the Mexican television star Robert Gomez Bolaños, better known by his stage name “Chespirito.” Chespirito, a sketch comedy show Bolaños created and starred in, ran from 1971 to 1992 and quickly became one of the most beloved and hugely popular shows in Mexico due to its optimistic, goofy and thoroughly apolitical brand of humor.

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