The website business2community.com has compiled a list of the top ten most talked about Google Doodles for 2011 (using the Brandwatch tool). At #8 is the Houdini Doodle, which Google posted on their homepage on March 24, 2011 in celebration of Houdini's 137th birthday.
However, as revealed on the piechart below, the Houdini Doodle generated more "negative buzz" than "positive buzz", but this could have been because of the hoax story which claimed the Doodle contained "secret animation." (It didn't.)
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The appearance of the Google Houdini Doodle gave WILD ABOUT HARRY it's best day of the year with 5,780 hits.