George Lopez

Prototype

Season 1, Ep 1, Aired 3/27/02
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  • Episode Description
  • When well-liked George becomes the first guy to be promoted from the assembly line to plant manager at a Los Angeles airplane parts factory, his life becomes a little more complicated. His pal Ernie and former compadres on the plant floor tease him about joining management. George's first test in the new position is to terminate one employee. He must choose either his acerbic line-inspector mother, Benny, or Ernie. George's hardworking and patient wife, Angie, copes with Benny's constant wisecracks and cares for the couple's kids, precocious 9-year-old Max and 13-year-old Carmen, who is dealing with the traumas of being a teenager.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Valente Rodriguez

    Ernie

  • Belita Moreno

    Benita 'Benny' Lopez

  • Constance Marie

    Angie Lopez

  • George Lopez

    George Lopez

  • Masiela Lusha

    Carmen Lopez (seasons 1-5)

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Pilot

    By crzza, Jun 07, 2008

  • it was good

    By nightwader, Dec 18, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (14)

    • Ernie: I'll come too, I just have to find a date. George: I thought you were dating two girls. Ernie: Turns out they were dating each other. They were just using me to drive them places.

    • Ernie: Remember what we used to say about Mr.Clipboard? George: Yeah, that if he didn't stop bugging us we'd take him to the parking lot and beat the crap out of him. But now that I'm manager, oh my God, that just seems so ghetto!

    • George: I'm sorry mom, but I have to do what's best for the company! Benny: What's best for the company? I'm your mother! Was the company there when you won your little league trophy!? George: Mom, you weren't even there! You dropped me off at the curb!

    • George: This isn't going to be easy for any of us Angie! I have to fire my own mom! "Hey mom, dump your crap in this box and follow the guy with the bad job. I love you!"

    • Benny: You know George learned that lying trick from me! Angie: Oh yeah? What was your lie? Benny: Oh, that we didn't have enough money to send him to college.

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    Notes (3)

    • This episode was nominated for the 2003 CSA (Casting Society of America) Award for Best Casting For TV-Comedy Pilot.

    • In this episode George Lopez plays a double role as George and as Danny Boy on the phone.

    • ABC SEASON 1-3 PRESS RELEASE George Lopez (George Lopez) is an assembly line worker who's been promoted to manage a Los Angeles airplane parts factory, and whose job and busy family life are complicated by the presence of his stubborn, insensitive mother, Benny (Belita Moreno). Complicating his life more is his wife Angie (Constance Marie), George's loving wife who has limited patience in dealing with her overbearing mother-in-law; Carmen (Masiela Lusha), their bright daughter who is just entering her teenage years; Max (Luis Armand Garcia), their adorable but precocious nine-year-old son; and Ernie (Valente Rodriguez), George's best friend and an employee at the factory.

    Trivia (1)

    • In this episode, George says he spent 16 years on the line, but in later episodes, it's 15.

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