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
#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.
#2 - George Helps Ernie See the Cellu-Light
Season 5 - Episode 18
George helps Ernie lose weight before he loses his job.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#13 - George's Extreme Makeover: Holmes Edition
Season 4 - Episode 22
George turns the garage into a business place for Angie.
#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.
#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.
#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........
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.