‘George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half’: Jokes on Mexican-American families strike a chord with Latinx fans

‘George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half’, the 59-year-old American comic and actor’s Netflix comedy particular, dropped on Tuesday, June 30. The one-hour particular shot on the Warfield Theater in San Francisco, California, is filled with jokes concerning the Mexican-American expertise, how Latinx families behave, farts (a number of it), and evaluating “Chicanos” with “white folks”. And bookending this act is a few political commentary. 

The stand-up comedy particular had its moments. However general, it wasn’t essentially the most hilarious or thought-provoking set ever made. Between some antiquated jokes and a few political ones, it was largely a look into the lives of Mexican-Individuals, and household dynamics.

Fans appeared to, nonetheless, like it. For one, folks appeared completely happy to see Lopez in a Netflix particular, in any case, particularly for Latinx folks within the U.S., Lopez was somebody they’d grown up watching in his self-titled ABC sitcom ‘George Lopez’. 

“@georgelopez new stand-up on Netflix has me f***ing crying. Rolling on the ground laughing,” wrote a fan on Twitter. One other wrote, “I want that the brand new George Lopez particular was longer. [Because] rattling it was good.”

One other fan wrote, “Your present is SO GOOD! Solely factor I may very well be mad at is that I’ve already watched the entire thing, and now it’s accomplished.”

Fans additionally gave the impression to be having fun with Lopez’s quotes from the particular. The preferred of them was one which was nearly on the finish of the set: “You f*** with one bean [a pejorative word for Latinx people, especially of Mexican origin], you f*** with the entire burrito!”

However what fans actually appeared to search out endearing, particularly Latinx fans, was simply how a lot of Lopez’s observations had been correct for his or her families as nicely. A fan wrote, “George Lopez’s new particular on Netflix makes me really feel like I’m again in Texas at our household reunion.” One other mentioned, “Each time I see a George Lopez rise up routine it jogs my memory of 1 particular uncle. For those who’re Mexican there may be all the time certainly one of them in your loved ones.”

One other fan, agreeing with Lopez’s observations, wrote on Twitter, “Latino dad and mom are the unique physique shamers is absolutely the fact. George Lopez nailed it.” 

A really touched fan wrote on Twitter, “I actually do get emotional fascinated with how I’m on this earth concurrently George Lopez. Think about having ONE man to validate your whole tradition rising up for actual!!!”

‘George Lopez: We’ll Do It For Half’ is out there for viewing on Netflix.

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