George Lopez has made lemonade from lemons at every turn. Since he became plant manager at a Los Angeles airplane-parts factory, George has handled a complicated and tumultuous job, a strong but challenging marriage...
Pretending he's the mayor of Los Angeles, George bullies a menacing biker who won't release a stray dog that George's depressed mom, Benny, has grown to love. But the plan backfires when the real L.A. mayor, ANTONIO VILLARAIGOSA, visits the Lopez family.
As Halloween approaches, George and Angie play practical jokes that are even funnier and scarier than ever. But when Benny's abusive comments and behavior grow worse, George finds it impossible to laugh things off and threatens to make some big changes.
George is living with Ernie and his parents because he's still furious with Benny and refuses to return home until his mother leaves. But when he realizes how difficult it is for Ernie to live with his parents, George convinces him to get his own place.
George takes Max to a therapist after he witnesses a school shooting; but the therapist reveals Max's trauma isn't due to the shooting, but to George moving out and staying at Ernie's because Benny moved in with them. George realizes he needs to stop fighting with his mom and move back in for Max's sake.
After George makes jokes about his mother's age, Benny takes drastic measures to make herself look younger by getting ridiculously large breast implants. Series star GEORGE LOPEZ makes his directorial debut with this episode.
While giving marriage counseling to a young engaged couple from their church, George and Angie discover that they disagree about who works harder in their own marriage. They set up a point system based on their household tasks and compete for dominance.
When Max skips school, George enrolls in college to set a positive example. But George has difficulty getting anyone to take him seriously. Even Professor Lim (recurring guest star MING-NA - "ER") thinks his questions are jokes.
When the going gets tough, George drops out of school. But his attempt to hide his truancy from Angie and the kids becomes the worst kept secret around when Professor Lim (recurring guest star MING-NA) stops by the house to check in.
George tries to teach his niece, whose multimillion-dollar inheritance he controls, a lesson in the value of hard work by putting her to work at the factory. Meanwhile, Angie books her first new-age wedding.
Ray, Angie's brother, comes back when he finds out that Veronica, will inherit the family fortune. But George see's through Ray's schemes when Ray asks Veronica to tap into her inheritance to invest in a new company.
In the 100th episode, George takes over the planning of a wedding for one of Angie's clients, Brooke in order to prove he can do Angie's job better than she can. But Brooke is so high-maintenance that George almost goes crazy taking care the details.
In the Season finale, everyone in the Lopez family faces a crisis. Ernie tells George that the factory is moving to Mexico, and they'll both be unemployed. When the police want to question Benny about her part in an old robbery, she flees.