Ernie introdues Rick, a new Powers Bros. executive, to George in "George Enrolls Like That" in Season 5 (ep.#12).
|Basic/General Character Information|
|Spouse(s):||Name not mentioned|
|Career/Job:||New Account / Business Executive at Powers Bros. Aviation|
|Played by:||Julian Acosta|
|Appeared on:||George Lopez (TV series)|
|Episodes appeared in:||"George Enrolls Like That" (Season 5)|
Upon getting introduced to George by Ernie, both Rick and George find out that they have a lot in common, except for the fact that he's a college graduate; they both grew up in rough neighborhoods, George in one in East L.A., Rick in Boyle Heights, where he tells George that he "couldn't sleep at night because of the police helicopters", and both were raised by their mothers, George, because his dad Manny left Benny when he was small, Rick, because his father had died, and, to top it off, they both struggled with Dyslexia.
The only things that are different being, is that Rick overcame his dyslexia and went on to graduate from college, getting a Bachelor's degree in Business, where he met his wife -- when George and Ernie checks out a snapshot of Rick's wife (George cajoles Rick to compare their wives' photos), there blown away by her beauty (as George later tells Max, as he tells him Rick's wife is "smokin' hot") as Rick says. that she did some modeling for a time.
Rick's starting salary and a photo of his wife influences George to persuade Max to want ot go to college, as he enrolls in a college course himself as he challenges Max to buckle down in his schoolwork in influencing Max to finish school and go to college, too.