George Lopez

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Quotes (817)

  • 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.

  • Angie: Benny, we're handling this. Benny: I don't see anybody getting hit! Angie: We don't hit our kids, Benny. We threaten to send them to your house.

  • Angie: George, you're not leaving. She lied to get out of swim class, we're dealing with this now! George: Angie, is it that big of deal? Why does she needs to know how to swim? We're already here!

  • Angie: How many weeks have you been having this period? Carmen: I don't know... six? George: Six weeks? If you went to a Catholic school, you'd be like a miracle.

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Notes (96)

  • 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.

  • This is the first time we see Amy (Sandra Bullock), who is an executive producer for the show.

  • This title may be a reference to the Disney movie "Max Keeble's Big Move"

  • This marks the first appearance of Mr. Needles, but he doesn't have a name until later in the show.

  • Carly Schroeder (Ashley), Rachel Snow (Toby), and Masiela Lusha (Carmen) have all appeared on the Disney series Lizzie McGuire at least once. Schroeder and Snow have had recurring roles as Melina and Veruca, respectively, whereas Lusha has only appeared in the Lizzie episode "Last Year's Model."

  • In this episode we learn that George and Max both have dyslexia.

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Trivia (73)

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

  • It's revealed that Angie is Cuban.

  • Max still believe in Santa Claus.

  • When Max says he invented "cereal on a stick", George tells Max that he's going to work at the factory. In the second to last episode of the series, Max works at the factory to pay for the computer he broke.

  • We meet Ernie's mom in this episode. Despite jokes and references made in later episodes, she does not appear to be overweight.

  • Ernie's full name is revealed: Ernesto Cardenas.

  • Oops! Even though in "Prototype", George says its a bad idea to wear a tie in an Airplane Parts factory, he does so in this episode. In fact, he even forgets to take it off when he gets on his old machine!!

  • When Max starts talking to his dad when he comes down to do his homework his pencil keeps moving in shots.

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Allusions (36)

  • This episode shares its name with a series of children's books about a monkey living with man in a yellow hat.

  • The title of this episode is a reference to the movie The Natural.

  • Scarface George: Say hello to my little friend. George's line is quoted from Al Pacino's character in the film Scarface (1983).

  • Porky Pig Max: Th-Th-Th-Th-Th-Th-Th-Th-Th-That's all folks. This is the quote that Porky Pig says at the end of Looney Tunes cartoons.

  • The title of this episode is a reference to the 2000 movie Meet The Parents.

  • George: (Ernie puts the heat lamp in before putting in the wires) Nice going, Bob the Builder! Bob the Builder is a childrens series that aired in 1999. The main character is a construction worker named Bob who works with the help of his living construction vehicles.

  • This Old Casa: title the title is spoof of the show "This Old House".

  • Hosni: (George asks if the reason Hosni cant work on Friday is because of something religious) No. I like to watch America's Funniest Home Videos. But, I do it religiously.

    America's Funniest Home Videos is a televison reality series currently hosted by Tom Bergeron. In the show, contestants send in their own humerous home videos to try to win a cash prize.

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