El unico the very funny and talented George Lopez sits with Mel and chats about the movie Spare Parts. Lopez chats about obstacles he’s overcome, including finally getting an HBO special. The movie is deeply moving and he chats about the power of a dream.
Spare parts is based on a true story.
With the help of their high school’s newest teacher (George Lopez), four Hispanic students form a robotics club. Although they have no experience, the youths set their sights on a national robotics contest. With $800 and parts scavenged from old cars, they build a robot and compete against reigning champion MIT. Along the way, the students learn not only how to build a robot but something far more important: how to forge bonds that will last a lifetime