2016-06-17 18:25:00





Rubén Aguirre Dead At 82

  • 11 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Iconic 'Profesor Jirafales'

  • Profesor Jirafales is one of the first characters created by Roberto Gomez Bolaños, along with Dr. Chapatin.
  • His first appearance on "El Chavo del Ocho" was in 1973 in an episode called: "Don Ramón pintor."
  • His real name on the show is Inocencio Jirafales.
  • His character's 43 years old and is around 6 feet 5 inches.
  • The name “Jirafales” came from from “jirafa,” which means “giraffe” in Spanish.
  • The role has the most nicknames on the show due to his height, including: Maestro Longaniza, Ferrocarril parado, Manguera de Bomberos​ and Kilómetro de cañería.
  • He's a single man who is deeply in love with Doña Florinda.
  • Profesor Jirafales is described as polite, naive and very arrogant.
  • He's a know-it-all teacher, who has a lot of knowledge on topics such as Geometry, Music and History.
  • He has a lot of patience with his students, but when he doesn't he says "Ta, ta, ta, ta, ta!" out of frustration.
  • According to many episodes on the show, his favorite soccer team is UNAM.

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ramos - Jun 17, 2016, 7:29 PM

RIP Teacher Jirafales


madmax - Jun 17, 2016, 7:51 PM

Yes, we learn a lot from him