George Lopez

Season 3 Episode 14

The Trouble with Ricky

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



  • Trivia

    • 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

    • 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

  • Allusions

    • 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.