George Lopez episode
“Super Bowl”
Benny's estranged brother Joe Diaz (Ismael Carlo) visits George, who notices a massive tumor on his neck; when he winds back up in the hospital, he reveals that he's dying of cancer, as George and Angie try to get him to reconcile with Benny, who only wants his Super Bowl tickets in "Super Bowl" (ep.#13).
Season 2, Episode # 13
Number (#17) in series (120 episodes)
Guest stars: Tonantzin Esparza
Ismael Carlo
Network: ABC-TV
Production code: 213
Writer(s): George Lopez & Bruce Helford
Director Amanda Bearse
Original airdate January 15, 2003
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Super Bowl was the 13th episode of Season Two of George Lopez, also the 17th overall episode in the series. Co-written by George Lopez and Bruce Helford, the episode, which was directed by Amanda Bearse, first aired on ABC-TV on January 15, 2003.

"Super Bowl"
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The Lopez family finds out that Benny's estranged brother, Joe, is dying. George and Angie try to convince Benny to reconcile with Joe, but Benny is more interested in getting his Super Bowl tickets. She changes her mind, however, when she sees him. Meanwhile, since Benny never taught George how to cope with death when he was younger, he has difficulty attending the funeral.


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In this episode, it is mentioned that Benny's mother is "gone". Despite this, she appears in a later episode.

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