The WORST Episodes of George Lopez

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 14, 2020

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 Discovers How Mescal-ed Up His Life Would Have Been Without the Benny-Fits

#1 - George Discovers How Mescal-ed Up His Life Would Have Been Without the Benny-Fits

Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 5, 2006

Benny is gets really mad when she discovers that George has rigged the results of a productivity contest at the factory against her favor, but gets the ultimate revenge when George can't sleep at night without dreaming of his dysfunctional childhood.

star 6.78
49 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Valentina Garza
George's Mom Faces Hard Tambien

#2 - George's Mom Faces Hard Tambien

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 24, 2007

Just as Carmen prepares to go off to college and George and Angie begins looking forward to being empty nesters, Angie discovers that the Lopez family could be growing. Meanwhile, George's job is in jeopardy, Benny faces jail time for a crime from days gone by and Vic contemplates engagement to a much younger woman, in the season premiere broadcast.

star 7.09
66 votes
George Gets Smoking Mad at Benny and Develops an Orale Fixation

#3 - George Gets Smoking Mad at Benny and Develops an Orale Fixation

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 24, 2007

When Powers Aviation institutes a smoking ban, Benny's nicotine withdrawals drive George to self destructive behavior back.

star 7.32
50 votes
George Discovers Benny's Sili-Con Job

#4 - George Discovers Benny's Sili-Con Job

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 30, 2005

George's wisecracks about Benny's age finally get to her, so she decides to enhance her chest to create a youthful appearance.

star 7.35
26 votes
Directors: George Lopez
Writers: Luisa Leschin
Benny and Randy

#5 - Benny and Randy

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 13, 2004

George interferes with Benny and Randy's relationship, causing Randy to break up with Benny. Benny starts to mope around so George goes to have a talk with Randy. George sees that Randy really does love his mother, so he tricks Benny into admitting she cares about Randy, but is just afraid he'll run off like George's father. Randy proposes and Benny accepts.

star 7.37
30 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Robert Borden
Wrecking Ball

#6 - Wrecking Ball

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired May 14, 2004

Still furious about her break-up with Randy, Benny takes a golf club to the hood of her boss' car. So when the Powers Aviation factory is vandalized, Benny gets the blame for this too - but it's a crime she didn't commit.

star 7.45
20 votes
Directors: Don Scardino
Writers: Richard Goodman, Spiro Skentzos
Split Decision

#7 - Split Decision

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 24, 2003

Powers Brothers Aviation lands a huge government project and decides to let everyone have the day off and party at a bar. But George gets in trouble when he lets slip that Mel went to Vegas with Jack's ex-wife -- while they were still married! Geroge fears his firing, but is surprised to find out that Powers is splitting in two! Problems ensue when Mel offers George a job at the new design plant.

star 7.45
42 votes
Directors: John Pasquin
Writers: Paul A. Kaplan, Mark Torgrove
George Vows to Make Some Matri-Money

#8 - George Vows to Make Some Matri-Money

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 29, 2006

"100th Episode" George takes over planning a wedding for one of Angie's rich clients (Eva Longoria) in order to prove he can do her job better than she can.

star 7.47
17 votes
Directors: Katy Garretson
Writers: George Lopez
It's a Cliffhanger, By George

#9 - It's a Cliffhanger, By George

Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 12, 2006

"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 7.53
49 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Robert Borden
Jason Tutors Max

#10 - Jason Tutors Max

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 27, 2004

Max gets an incredibly sexy new tutor and Carmen has dating troubles with Jason, subsequently resulting in the house turning into a teenage angst.

star 7.54
26 votes
Directors: Stacey Pulwer
Writers: Victor Gonzalez
Weekend at Benny's

#11 - Weekend at Benny's

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 20, 2004

When Angie goes away on a business trip, George sends the kids to Benny's house for the weekend, to teach them tough love.

star 7.55
31 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: David Grubstick
Prescription For Trouble

#12 - Prescription For Trouble

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 11, 2005

When Carmen asks for birth control, George is immediately angry with her reunited boyfriend Jason. But when Jason informs him it was Carmen's idea, George goes on a search to find out the real story, where the birth control seems to be everyone BUT Jason's idea.

star 7.60
30 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Jim Hope
Friends Don't Let Friends Marry Drunks

#13 - Friends Don't Let Friends Marry Drunks

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 18, 2005

George is nervous to tell Ernie that his new pregnant girlfriend may not have been faithful to him.

star 7.60
25 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Allen J. Zipper
George's House of Cards

#14 - George's House of Cards

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 2, 2004

When Vic loses in poker, he won't pay George and instead opts to just take off $50 from money George owes him.

star 7.61
28 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Mark Torgrove, Paul A. Kaplan
E.I.? E.I. OH (aka Cold Opening)

#15 - E.I.? E.I. OH (aka Cold Opening)

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 30, 2004

When George mistakenly thinks he is going to be named VP of Powers Brothers, he whips out his "VP Dance", only to find the company has merged with another corporation and jobs such as Benny's and Ernie's need to be cut. Plus, George is appointed a new co-manager, a beautiful and cunning woman who George fears will take his job.

star 7.61
31 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Danielle Sanchez-Witzel
George of the Rings

#16 - George of the Rings

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 12, 2004

After George forgets he and Angie's anniversary, he goes to drastic measures to make it up to her. He takes her to a jewelry store, but the ring she picks is far out of George's price range and he must find a way to pay for it - or feel Angie's wrath.

star 7.62
37 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Mark Torgrove, Paul A. Kaplan
George Can't Let Sleeping Mexicans Lie

#17 - George Can't Let Sleeping Mexicans Lie

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 24, 2007

The family's new neighbor decorates his front lawn with an offensive art display; an old friend (Mario López) takes an interest in George and Angie's niece.

star 7.64
22 votes
George Gets Caught in a Powers Play

#18 - George Gets Caught in a Powers Play

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 22, 2006

George tries to teach his niece the meaning of a dollar by making her work at the factory.

star 7.64
25 votes
Directors: Bob Koherr
Writers: Kathy Fischer
George Decides to Sta-Local Where It's Familia

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

Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired May 8, 2007

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 7.64
56 votes
George is Being Elfish and Christ-misses His Family

#20 - George is Being Elfish and Christ-misses His Family

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 14, 2005

George ends up spending Christmas all by himself after he gets caught telling a lie to get out of spending the holiday with Angie's family.

star 7.65
20 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: Paul A. Kaplan, Mark Torgove
A Clear and Presentless Danger

#21 - A Clear and Presentless Danger

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 14, 2004

When George thinks back to the lousy Christmas presents from his mother, he gets worried since she drew Max for the family's "Secret Santa" presents. So as a backup, George buys Max a great present, only to find after he gives it to him that Benny has finally come through with a great present.

star 7.67
24 votes
Directors: Victor Gonzalez
Writers: David A. Caplan
George Thinks Max's Future Is on the Line

#22 - George Thinks Max's Future Is on the Line

Season 6 - Episode 17 - Aired May 8, 2007

Max goes to work with his dad to learn how important an education is.

star 7.67
30 votes
Max's Big Adventure

#23 - Max's Big Adventure

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 17, 2002

Benny and George find themselves holding open auditions for workers to replace Jim's position at the factory due to a bar fight, while George decides to prove something to Max when Max insists on George letting him walk to school on his own.

star 7.68
44 votes
Writers: George Lopez, Rick Nyholm
Leave It To Lopez

#24 - Leave It To Lopez

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 26, 2004

When a janitor with no life insurance dies at work, Angie finds out that George has been lying and does not have life insurance either. As Angie hounds him, he dozes off to classic TV which leads to a spoof of such classics as The Munsters, The Jetsons and Leave It To Beaver.

star 7.69
35 votes
Directors: Gerry Cohen
Writers: Mark Torgrove, Paul A. Kaplan
Dance Fever

#25 - Dance Fever

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 9, 2004

After receiving an award for excellence in business management, George humiliates himself dancing at a congratulatory party in front of his entire staff in order to gain approval from his mom. Meanwhile, Carmen tries to protect the baked goods she's prepared for the Great American Bake Sale from Max, but neglects to protect them from George.

star 7.70
23 votes
Directors: Joe Regalbuto
Writers: John R. Morey