Latinos LOVE El Chapulín Colorado also known as Chespirito (The Red Grasshopper). El Chapulín Colorado is a superhero like no other. He is cowardly, funny, and clumsy, but at the end of the day he saves the day— “No contaban con mi astucia!” El Chapulín Colorado premiered in 1973. The television sitcom was played and created by Roberto Gómez Bolaños. Bolaños was a Mexican engineer, composer, writer, actor, comedian, poet, and director.