George Lopez is a guy who has made lemonade from lemons at every turn. Since he became the plant manager at an L.A. airplane parts factory, George has handled a complicated and tumultuous job including mergers, vandals and even a Presidential visit — with his sense of humor intact. Though his affable and loyal friend and leader, Ernie (Valente Rodriguez), and former compadres on the floor consider him a buddy, they continue to rib him and have their fun with his new found position of power. Dealing with his tough and acerbic but loving mother, Benny (Belita Moreno), while sifting through her vast assortment of lies about his childhood, and maintaining a civil relationship presents a constant challenge, both at work and at home. Fortunately George’s devoted wife, Angie (Constance Marie), possesses the patience of a saint and copes surprisingly well with Benny’s questionable behavior and insensitive wisecracks, and with George’s freewheeling approach to parenthood. Her recent suc
#2 – George Helps Ernie See the Cellu-Light
Season 5 – Episode 18
George helps Ernie lose weight before he loses his job.
The episode was rated from 19 votes.
#3 – George’s Grand Slam
Season 4 – Episode 19
With Carmen and Jason grounded for throwing a party at Jason’s and getting arrested, neither is able to do much. But George does allow for some bending when it comes to Jason’s baseball career which upsets Carmen and her feminist poet friend who is inspiring her anger. When Carmen questions George about going to college, George makes a big mistake in telling Carmen she has no potential.
The episode was rated from 21 votes.
#4 – Profiles in Courage
Season 2 – Episode 18
The airplane parts factory where George works is under consideration by the federal government for more business. Afraid that a certain employee’s ethnic background will hinder the company’s chances of getting the contract, George’s boss orders him to demote the worker. George must decide whether or not to jeopardize his career by being ethical.
The episode was rated from 37 votes.
#5 – The Valentine’s Day Massacre
Season 2 – Episode 14
When George gives Angie a disappointing gift for Valentine’s Day, Angie has a flashback to high school in the ’80s, when George painted a great mural of her for the holiday. But when Angie takes the entire family to look at the mural – only to find out it will soon be torn down – the truth comes out about the origins of the mural.
The episode was rated from 39 votes.
#6 – George’s Dog Days of Bummer
Season 5 – Episode 3
George wants to get a companion for his depressed mother, but when a rowdy biker (guest star Duane “Dog” Chapman) refuses to give up the stray dog George’s mom has grown to love, George takes to impersonating the mayor. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa guest stars as himself.
The episode was rated from 26 votes.
#7 – George Uses His Vato Power to Save Dinero Que La
Season 6 – Episode 12
George and Angie bet over who can live more frugally
The episode was rated from 22 votes.
#8 – George Drives the Batmobile
Season 5 – Episode 4
Rather than give in to Benny’s incessant pleas to buy her a new car, George and Angie agree to drive her around town just to get her out of the house. So, when George picks Benny and her friends up after a wild night on the town, her insensitive wisecracks and his temper gets him into a bit of trouble of his own.
The episode was rated from 25 votes.
#9 – George Finds Therapy Benny-ficial
Season 5 – Episode 7
A traumatic event at Max’s school has George taking him to see a counselor, played by guest star Richard Lewis.
The episode was rated from 24 votes.
#10 – A Funeral Brings George to His Niece
Season 5 – Episode 15
George gets money signs in his eyes when he finds out that he is named trustee of his niece’s multi-million dollar inheritance.
The episode was rated from 25 votes.