Remembering Dolphy: from ‘John En Marsha’ to ‘Home Along Da Riles’
Is there a difference? How do the viewers of John En Marsha remember Dolphy compared to the viewers of Home Along Da Riles?

DOLPHY AS KEVIN COSME in 'Home Along Da Riles.' Screen grab from YouTube

MANILA, Philippines – The enduring career of Dolphy (real name: Rodolfo Vera Quizon) brought laughter and sometimes tears to millions of Filipinos of all ages.

When news broke Tuesday, July 10, that the King of Comedy has passed away at age 83, Filipinos from different parts of the world took to social media to share their memories of the Comedy King. Interestingly, the movies or TV series of Dolphy that netizens consistently cited in their posts also showed the decade or period they belong to.

After all, Dolphy was on their screens for over 66 years

Among the most posted social media comments mentioned two of his long-running TV series: John En Marsha, which lasted for about 17 years, from 1973-1990, and Home Along Da Riles, which dominated primetime TV for 11 years from 1992 to 2003. 

Scroll below for a glimpse of how different generations remember Dolphy.

– Rappler

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