George Lopez

Season 3 Episode 14

The Trouble with Ricky

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Jan 23, 2004 on ABC
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Episode Summary

When George discovers Max's friend, Ricky, has a rough home life, Ernie offers to lend a hand.

Who was the Episode MVP ?

    Valente Rodriguez

    Valente Rodriguez

    Ernesto 'Ernie' Cardenas

    Belita Moreno

    Belita Moreno

    Benita 'Benny' Lopez

    Constance Marie

    Constance Marie

    Angie Palmero Lopez

    George Lopez

    George Lopez

    George Lopez

    Masiela Lusha

    Masiela Lusha

    Carmen Conzuela Lopez

    Luis Armand Garcia

    Luis Armand Garcia

    Max Lopez

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (1)

      • When George left for work Max and Ricky found his car keys. But then how did George get to work?

        Reply: In Long Time No See George said he had spare keys above his visor couldn't George have taken those?

    • QUOTES (5)

      • Angie: (Sees Max trying to get Ricky out of the house in a trash bag) Max, what are you doing?
        Max: I'm just taking out this bag of trash.
        Angie: Oh, well, let me throw in these coffee grounds.
        Max: No, I'll just take it out like this.
        George: Are you sure, cause I could throw in this hot bacon grease!
        Max: Well it's really full.
        George: Then I'll stomp on it to squash it down! (Ricky runs outside and George chases him)
        Benny: George how many times do I have to tell you, make sure they're dead before you stuff 'em in a bag!

      • George: (to Max) You're grounded for sneaking Ricky in the house.
        Angie: He's already grounded for skateboarding in the house.
        George: All right, then no video games for a month!
        Angie: We took them away for eavesdropping on the phone calls.
        George: Allowance?
        Angie: Took it away when they burned down the garage.
        George: (to Max) Okay, you leave me no choice. For the rest of the're not allowed to use your hands!

      • (George is scolding Ricky for crashing the car through the fence)
        George: Do you know you could've killed someone?
        Ernie: Wow. Hey, your mom sits out here. What if she was in that chair?
        George: Don't try to cheer me up!

      • (Angie comes down for breakfast)
        Angie: Wow, this smells great.
        Ricky: I cook for my mom all the time.
        Angie: Well, she's lucky to have you for a son. How come you don't cook anything for me, Max?
        Max: 'Cause I don't have to work for your love. I mean, who's my competition, Carmen? I don't think so.

      • (George is rethinking banning Ricky)
        George: Look, I want him to stay with us for a while.
        Angie: Are you crazy? I mean, first the garage, then the fence. He's getting closer to where we sleep, George.

    • NOTES (0)

    • ALLUSIONS (1)

      • The title of this episode is an allusion to "The Trouble With Harry", a 1955 Alfred Hitchcock movie, based on a novel by Jack Trevor Story, about a comical situation regarding a dead man and the suspicions of who killed him.

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