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George lopez tv series

George lopez tv series

George Lopez tv series

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"The George Lopez Show" redirects here. For the late-night program hosted by the same comedian, see Lopez Tonight. For the similar but unrelated sitcoms co-created by the same comedian, see Saint George (TV series) and Lopez (TV series). (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

George Lopez is an American sitcom created by George Lopez, Bruce Helford and Robert Borden, which originally aired for six seasons, consisting of 120 episodes, on ABC from March 27, 2002, to May 8, 2007. It is currently in syndication on TBS, and stars the titular comedian George Lopez, who plays a fictionalized version of himself and revolves around his life at work and raising his family at home in Los Angeles. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

The season 4 cast of George Lopez (from left to right): Valente Rodriguez as Ernie Cardenas, Constance Marie with Luis Armand Garcia as Angie and Max Lopez, Emiliano Díez as Vic Palmero, Belita Moreno as Benny Lopez, George Lopez as George Lopez, and Masiela Lusha as Carmen Lopez. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

The comedy revolves around a fictionalized portrayal of Lopez who works at the Powers Brothers aviation factory, and raises daughter Carmen and dyslexic son Max with his wife Angie, after surviving a miserable, dysfunctional childhood at the hands of his neglectful alcoholic mother Benny, who is portrayed as selfish and cold-hearted. Other characters include Angie's indulgent father wealthy doctor Vic Palmero who is not very fond of George; and George's best childhood friend Ernie Cardenas, noted for his socially-awkward behavior and unsuccessful attempts at dating. After Carmen's departure from the series, Angie's overindulged niece Veronica moved in, laden with a large trust fund that is entrusted to George's care. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

The show's theme song is "Low Rider", performed by War. The theme plays in the opening credits and was present when the show aired on ABC as well as syndication, but was replaced in the DVD releases of all seasons except 1 episode due to licensing costs. At the 9th ALMA Awards in 2007, George Lopez called the song the "Chicano National Anthem". (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

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