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From left to right Lucero and Angélica Aragón with their respective roles
Genre Telenovela
Created by
  • Lucía Camen
  • Carlos Romero
Screenplay by Vivian Pestalozzi
Directed by Pedro Damián
  • Enrique Lizalde
  • Angélica Aragón
  • Gastón Tuset
  • Alma Delfina
  • Leonardo Daniel
  • Elsa Cárdenas
  • Manuel López Ochoa
  • Aurora Clavel
  • Renata Flores
  • Inés Morales
  • Samuel Molina
  • Josefina Escobedo
  • Roxana Chávez
  • Beatriz Moreno
  • Rogelio Guerra
  • Usi Velasco
  • Lucero
Opening theme "Chispita" performed by Timbiriche
Country of origin Mexico
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of episodes 200
Executive producer(s) Valentín Pimstein
Cinematography Manuel Ruiz Esparza
Production company(s) Televisa
Distributor Televisa Internacional
Original network Canal de las Estrellas
Original release November 11, 1982 (1982-11-11) – August 19, 1983 (1983-08-19)
Preceded by Déjame vivir
Followed by La fiera
Related shows Luz Clarita

Chispita (English title: Little Spark) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Valentín Pimstein for Televisa in 1982. It's an original story by Abel Santa Cruz, the telenovela is a remake of the 1979 Argentinean telenovela Andrea Celeste.

Lucero starred as child protagonist, Angélica Aragón and Enrique Lizalde starred as adult protagonists, Usi Velasco starred as co-protagonist, Alma Delfina and Leonardo Daniel starred as young co-protagonists, while Renata Flores starred as main antagonist.


María Luisa and her husband had terrible car accident, her husband dies and she lost her memory completely and she is not able to remember anything at all. Because of this incident, María Luisa forgot that she had a daughter, Isabel, who became an orphan and was therefore taken to the orphanage of Father Eugenio, where Isabel begins to live on and grow. When Isabel is 10 years old, she was adopted by Don Alejandro, a respectable man, widower and with 2 children, Juan Carlos y Lilí.

When Isabel is taken home, she meets Gloria, the maid, who becomes her friend, and so does Juan Carlos, but not Lilí or Miss Irene, Lili's tutor. Together, Miss Irene and Lily try to make life impossible for Isabel. Then, a woman named Bertha appears, who turns out to be María Luisa's sister, and she contacts Isabel and encourages her to look for her mother due to her strange disappearance. Meanwhile, María Luisa decides to name herself Lucía, due to her lack of memory, and she gets a job in the orphanage directed by Father Eugenio. When Isabel meets Lucía, they befriend each other, without knowing the familiar ties.



  • Enrique Lizalde as Alejandro de la Mora
  • Angélica Aragón as Lucía
  • Gastón Tuset as Father Eugenio
  • Alma Delfina as Gloria
  • Leonardo Daniel as Juan Carlos de la Mora
  • Elsa Cárdenas as Hermana Socorro
  • Manuel López Ochoa as José
  • Aurora Clavel as Flora
  • Renata Flores as Irene
  • Inés Morales as Pilar
  • Samuel Molina as Rogelio
  • Josefina Escobedo as Directora
  • Roxana Chávez as Olga
  • Beatriz Moreno as Lola
  • Rogelio Guerra as Esteban
  • Usi Velasco as Lili
  • Lucero as Isabel / Chispita


  • Alberto Mayagoitia as Ángel Guardián
  • Hilda Aguirre as Tía Beatriz


Year Award Category Nominee Result
1983 1st TVyNovelas Awards Best Child Performance Lucero Won
Azteca de Oro Awards Best Breakthrough Performance
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