Hugo Chavez Cartoon: Leader Animated In Heaven With Simón Bolívar, Che Guevara, Other Pals (VIDEO)

03/30/2013 01:22 pm ET | Updated Apr 01, 2013

"Hugo Chavez, Che Guevara, Simón Bolívar, and Salvador Allende all meet in Heaven." You'd be forgiven for thinking that was the opening line of a mediocre joke, but it's actually an animated TV spot, put together by Venezuela's state-run TV station, ViVe.

According to Foreign Policy, the spot, titled "Goodbye Forever Commander," features the late Venezuelan leader, who died on March 5 after an extended battle with cancer, passing expressionless through a field of peaceful trees and green grasses.

As mysterious piano music plays in the background, Chavez -- wearing his signature Venezuelan-flag tracksuit -- stumbles across his idols waiting for him by a thatched hut. His mouth falls open in surprise, then turns to a smile as he walks to the group, taking his place among them.

The Miami Herald notes ViVe may be particularly fond of Chavez, as the leader created the station in 2003.

WATCH the spot, above.

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Venezuelans React To Chavez's Death

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