HOME / Number 1 : How popular culture gets popular. El Chavo The enduring popularity of a Mexican sitcom about a street kid who lives in a barrel. By Brendan Koerner|Posted Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at 11:24 AM Tweet (Continued from Page 1) *Correction, November 7, 2005: This piece originally misstated the name of Televisa's current boss; it's Emilio Azcárraga Jean. Click here to return to the corrected sentence. SINGLE PAGE Page: 1 | 2 Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Number 1 articles. Follow the Arts section. Follow stories by Brendan Koerner. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL Rule No. 1 for Female Academics: Don’t Have a Baby How Can You Survive in an Air Bubble 100 Feet Underwater for Three Days? Questlove Remembers What Happened When He Went Roller-Skating With Prince Brendan I. Koerner is a contributing editor at Wired and a columnist for Gizmodo. His first book, Now the Hell Will Start, is out now. Still courtesy Foto Archivo/Universal. All rights reserved. Click here to load comments.