The BEST Episodes of George Lopez

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 7, 2019

Network: ABC (US)

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

George Keeps Truant to Himself

#1 - George Keeps Truant to Himself

Season 5 - Episode 13

When things get tough for George, he drops out of school. He tries to keep it a secret from his wife and kids but his professor drops by for an uninvited visit.

star 8.71
14 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: John R. Morey
George Helps Ernie See the Cellu-Light

#2 - George Helps Ernie See the Cellu-Light

Season 5 - Episode 18

George helps Ernie lose weight before he loses his job.

star 8.56
18 votes
Directors: Sheldon Epps
Writers: David A. Caplan
George's Grand Slam

#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.

star 8.55
20 votes
Directors: Victor Gonzalez
Writers: Valentina Garza
Profiles in Courage

#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.

star 8.51
37 votes
Directors: Andrew Tsao
Writers: George Lopez
The Valentine's Day Massacre

#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.

star 8.49
39 votes
Directors: Robert Borden
Writers: John Pasquin
George Uses His Vato Power to Save Dinero Que La

#6 - George Uses His Vato Power to Save Dinero Que La

Season 6 - Episode 12

George and Angie bet over who can live more frugally

star 8.48
21 votes
George's Dog Days of Bummer

#7 - 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.

star 8.46
26 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Paul A. Kaplan, Mark Torgove
George Drives the Batmobile

#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.

star 8.44
25 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Allen J. Zipper
George Needs Anchor Management

#9 - George Needs Anchor Management

Season 4 - Episode 20

When an old flame of Angie's moves back to town to become a news anchor, George becomes jealous with her giddy excitement over him. But George comes to find out that Angie has not told him the whole story about this former boyfriend.

star 8.44
16 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Rick Nyholm
George Finds Therapy Benny-ficial

#10 - 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.

star 8.43
23 votes
Directors: Victor Gonzalez
Writers: John R. Morey
A Funeral Brings George to His Niece

#11 - 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.

star 8.42
24 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Luisa Leschin
George to the Third Power

#12 - George to the Third Power

Season 4 - Episode 13

When George becomes frustrated with Max's dentist, he lobbies to have the company's dental plan changed.

star 8.41
17 votes
Directors: Andy Cadiff
Writers: George Lopez
George's Extreme Makeover: Holmes Edition

#13 - George's Extreme Makeover: Holmes Edition

Season 4 - Episode 22

George turns the garage into a business place for Angie.

star 8.41
17 votes
Long Time No See

#14 - Long Time No See

Season 2 - Episode 24

After George's estranged father gives him a huge loan to save the family from financial ruin, George vows to visit him in Phoenix. But George's difficult personal journey becomes a family vacation when Angie insists on joining him with Benny and Max. Along the way, George reminisces about his upbringing. Meanwhile, Ernie might finally have some success with women.

star 8.36
33 votes
Directors: John Pasquin
Writers: John R. Morey, Luisa Leschin
I Only Have Eyes for You

#15 - I Only Have Eyes for You

Season 2 - Episode 21

Carmen's friend is over to study and wants to change out of her dress. When Max hars this, he pulls aposter off his wall to reaveal a hole. He looks through but Carmen sees him and sprays perfume in his eyes. George shrugs it off and tells Max not to do it again. Carmen gets revenge though by taking a picture of Max sleeping with a stuffed animal. This leads Max to bebeaten up at school. While getting stitches, George and Carmen argue and Carmen says George loves Max more. George comes to realize that maybe that is true since he doesn't understand Carmen as well, so he sets off to spend some quality time with her.

star 8.34
32 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Jim Hope, Rick Nyholm
What George Doesn't Noah (1)

#16 - What George Doesn't Noah (1)

Season 3 - Episode 27

When George discovers Carmen's new boyfriend is cheating on her, he does some snooping to find out who the other girl is. But he is surprised to find there isn't another girl........

star 8.33
21 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Robert Borden
George Negoti-ate It

#17 - George Negoti-ate It

Season 4 - Episode 24

George steps in to be Jason's sports agent when NFL Quarterbacks Daunte Culpepper and Donovan McNabb (guest starring as themselves) pay a visit to the Lopez household to draft Jason for their alma maters and a minor league baseball recruiter approaches him for a contract. Meanwhile, Carmen and Los Lobos guitarist Cesar Rosas stir things up at George's family birthday bash.

star 8.33
21 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Luisa Leschin
George Rocks to the Max and Gets Diss-Band-ed

#18 - George Rocks to the Max and Gets Diss-Band-ed

Season 6 - Episode 13

George tries to relive his high-school days by teaching Max to play the guitar. But George wishes he could take it all back when Max moves on without him and joins a rock band.

star 8.32
19 votes
Directors: Andy Garcia
Writers: John R. Morey
George Gets Cross Over Freddie

#19 - George Gets Cross Over Freddie

Season 5 - Episode 19

George discovers that Max has begun an online romance with a teenage girl from Chicago. When he assumes his son's identity to protect him from what he suspects is an internet predator, George comes face to face offline with Freddie.

star 8.30
20 votes
Directors: Katy Garretson
Writers: Stacey Pulwer
George Decides to Sta-Local Where It's Familia

#20 - George Decides to Sta-Local Where It's Familia

Season 6 - Episode 18

A multi-millionaire Mr. Vega buys Powers Brothers Aviation and asks George to stay on board if he's willing to consider making some life-altering changes.

star 8.29
28 votes
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Honey

#21 - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Honey

Season 2 - Episode 9

After learning Benny had a one-night fling with a co-worker 35 years ago, George believes he has finally found his father. He meets Lalo - whose picture bears a striking resemblance to George -- and invites him over for Thanksgiving dinner. But George's bond is tested when he learns the truth.

star 8.27
52 votes
Directors: Barnet Kellman
Writers: John R. Morey
It's a Cliffhanger, By George

#22 - It's a Cliffhanger, By George

Season 5 - Episode 22

"Season Finale"- Everything hangs in the balance for the entire Lopez family: Ernie tells George that the factory is moving to Mexico and they'll both be out of jobs; the police want to question Benny for her part in an old robbery, so she flees; Angie has been feeling sick for days and awaits the results of a home pregnancy test; Carmen is afraid to open her final college letter after being rejected by her first three choices; Max has swiped a forbidden beer and is about to sample his first alcohol; and Vic prepares to propose marriage to younger woman he barely knows.

star 8.24
21 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Robert Borden
Girl Fight

#23 - Girl Fight

Season 2 - Episode 15

After Carmen ends her relationship with her classmate Adam, he tries to ruin her reputation at school. George and Angie want to repair the damage, but school counselor Tommy, who knew George when they were kids, refuses to right the wrong-prompting Carmen to take action in her own defense.

star 8.24
38 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Luisa Leschin, Michelle Serros
Charity

#24 - Charity

Season 2 - Episode 10

When Angie finds she has more free time around the house, she volunteers with a variety of charities. Feeling invincible, she soon finds herself joining more organizations than she can handle, and it's up to George and the family to help her get back on track.

star 8.23
44 votes
Directors: Barnet Kellman
Writers: Dailyn Rodriguez, Jim Hope
Now George Noah's Ex-Zack-ly What Happened (2)

#25 - Now George Noah's Ex-Zack-ly What Happened (2)

Season 3 - Episode 28

George and Angie attempt to convince Carmen to dump Zack when he reveals his interest is only in sleeping with her. Randy attempts to win Benny back with a little help from the Commodores. Max finally reaches his goal and graduates the 5th grade.

star 8.22
9 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Luisa Leschin, Dailyn Rodriguez