Dr. Cándido Pérez is a Mexican television sitcom that aired on Televisa's Canal de las Estrellas from 1987 to 1993, starring Jorge Ortiz de Pinedo as the title character. The show is based on the 1962 film Dr. Cándido Pérez, señoras. It was recorded at Televisa San Ángel with a live studio audience.
|Dr. Cándido Pérez|
|Created by||Abel Santa Cruz|
|Developed by||Jorge Ortiz de Pinedo|
|Directed by||Carlos Zúñiga|
|Starring||Jorge Ortiz de Pinedo|
María Luisa Alcalá
|Theme music composer||Rodrigo Álvarez|
|Country of origin||Mexico|
|No. of seasons||7|
|No. of episodes||248|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original network||Canal de las Estrellas|
|Original release||1987 –|
- Cándido Pérez (Jorge Ortiz de Pinedo): The main character and protagonist in the series who is a gynecologist always getting nervous and hyper in any situation that goes wrong.
- Silvina Pérez (Nuria Bages): The wife of Cándido Pérez, often very suspicious of her husband.
- Catalina (Alejandra Meyer): The mother of Silvina Pérez and mother-in-law of Cándido Pérez, whom she never gets along with.
- Paula (Lupe Vázquez): Cándido Pérez's assistant nurse in his office.
- Claudia (María Luisa Alcalá): The Pérez family's housekeeper.
On October 22, 2020, Televisa announced that a new version of the series will premiere in 2021. The series will be produced by Pedro Ortiz de Pinedo. Arath de la Torre is set to star as Dr. Cándido Pérez.
- "¡'Dr. Cándido Pérez' regresa a la TV! Jorge Ortiz de Pinedo anuncia nueva versión (VIDEO)". Milenio (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 October 2020.
- "Habrá remake del Dr. Cándido Pérez con Arath de la Torre". distritocomedia.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 October 2020.
- Medina, Yazmín. "Arath de la Torre revivirá al Dr. Cándido Pérez". sdpnoticias.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 October 2020.