George Lopez episode
“George Gets Caught in a Powers Play”
Ep 5x16 - Ernie interrupts Veronica's plan to woo Mel
George has a big conflict of interest on his hands when Veronica, whom he takes in to work at the Powers Bros. factory, when she begins dating Mel in "George Gets Caught in a Powers Play" in Season 5 (ep.#16).
Season 5, Episode # 16
Number (#96) in series (120 episodes)
Guest star(s) Mark Tymchyshyn
Keith Burke
James Martin Kelly
Network: ABC-TV
Production code: 416
Writer(s) Paul A. Kaplan & Mark Torgrove
Director Sheldon Epps
Original airdate Ferbruary 22, 2006
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George Gets Caught in a Powers Play was the 16th episode aired in Season Five of George Lopez, also the 96th overall episode in the series. Written by Kathy Fischer, the episode, which was directed by Bob Koherr, originally aired on ABC-TV on February 22, 2006.

"George Gets Caught in a Powers Play"
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George takes Veronica to the factory, but Veronica then begins to reluctantly date Mel, George's boss. Then Veronica threatens George into giving her her inherence or she'll jeopardize his job.


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.


Recurring cast / Guest starring

Fun Facts

  • The epiloouge for the episode was cut in some airings on Nick at Nite.

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